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911 Communications
615 N. Highland St, Gastonia, NC
Telephone: 704-866-3300
Fax: 704-862-6267

Communications Center
Non-Emergency: 704-866-3300
Dispatch Fax: 704-862-6267
Admin Fax: 704-853-2837


ACCESS
Cheree Wilson, Transportation Coordinator
816 W. Mauney St . 
Gastonia, NC 28052 
Telephone: 704-866-3220

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 4 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
*Salisbury VA is Tuesday, Thursday only


ADA Coordinator
Ken Henderson
PO Box 1578 
Gastonia, NC 28053
Telephone: 704-862-5664


Animal Care and Enforcement
Telephone:
704-922-8677 or 704-922-8678 (8:30am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday)

Emergency Calls other hours:
704-866-3300

Mailing Address: PO Box 479, Dallas, NC 28034

Adoptions & Other Business Hours
Monday - Wednesday 11:00am-6:00pm
Thursday - Friday 11:00am-5:00pm
First Saturday of Month 10:00am-2:00pm
Closed other Saturdays and Sundays


Animal Care and Enforcement Task Force Advisory Board
Mr. Steve Whitlow, Chairman
Administrator of Animal Care and Enforcement 704-922-8677


Attorney
Charles Moore, County Attorney
Sam Shames, Assistant Attorney
Marcie Bonar, Paralegal 704-866-3194
Location: Administrative Building, 128 W. Main Avenue, Gastonia


Board of Adjustment
Telephone: 704-866-3075
BoardOfAdjustment@gastongov.com


Budget & Purchasing
Purchasing Division
Mailing Address: PO Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053 -1578

Budget Division
Telephone: 704-866-3053

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053-1578 
Location: 128 West Main Avenue, Gastonia, NC 28053-1578 
Telephone: 704-866-3038 Fax: 704-866-3139
Hours: 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday-Friday
Budget Administrator: Bryant Morehead 


Building Inspections
128 W Main Ave. 
Gastonia, NC

Telephone: 704-866-3960, 704-866-3045, or 704-866-3155


CaroMont Health/Gaston Health Care


Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053 -1578 
Location: Administration Bldg., 128 West Main Ave., Gastonia

Telephone: 704-866-3196


 Cooperative Extension Service


County Commission


Crime Stoppers
Tip Line 704-861-8000


Economic Development Commission


Elections
Location: 410 W. Franklin Blvd., Suite 50, Gastonia, NC 28052
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1396, Gastonia, NC 28053-1396 
Telephone: 704-852-6005 Fax: 704-852-6011
Email: gaston.boe@ncsbe.gov

Hours of Operation 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday-Friday

Adam Ragan, Director of Elections


Emergency Management
Emergency Management Information Line 704-866-3004
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1578, Gastonia, NC 28053 -1578 
Location: 615 North Highland St., Gastonia
Telephone: 704-866-3350 M-F 8AM-5PM or 704-866-3300 after hours 


Family Advisory Board
Mr. Gerald L. Liska, Chairman jliska@mhc-law.com
Ms. Arin Farmer, Secretary arin@cisgaston.org


Finance
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053-1578 
Location: 128 West Main Ave., Gastonia 28053-1578 
Telephone: 704-866-3111 
Hours: 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday-Friday 


Fire Marshal
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053 -1578 
Location: 615 North Highland St., Gastonia
Telephone: 704-866-3355
Hours: On Call 24 Hours per Day 


Forest Resources


Gaston College


Gaston County Courts


Gaston County Museum


Gaston County Public Library


Gaston County Schools


Gaston Tourism


GEMS - Gaston Emergency Medical Services
Mailing Address:
615 North Highland Street
PO Box 1475
Gastonia, NC 28053-1475

Telephone: 704-866-3212
Fax: 704-866-3203

Email: GEMS_CustomerCare@gastongov.com


Guardian Ad Litem


Health and Human Services
Public Health Division
991 West Hudson Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28052 

Hudson Location
704-853-5000
704-853-5079 (Español)
Hours
Monday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (General Clinic/Immunizations 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (General Clinic/Immunizations 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Highland Health Center
609 N. Highland St. 
Gastonia, NC 28052
Hours Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
704-833-1550

Summit Midwifery & High-Risk Obstetrics  
890 Summit Crossing Place
Gastonia, NC 28054
704-853-5464
Hours Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Social Services Division
330 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way
(Previously, 330 N. Marietta St.)  
Gastonia, NC  28052 
Hours Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Downtown Gastonia Location
704-862-7500

DSS Customer Care Line
(For Social Services Concerns or Complaints)
704-862-6770


Adult Health Clinic (Hudson)
704-853-5006
Adult Medicaid (Marietta)
704-862-7515
Child & Family Services (Marietta)
704-862-7530
Child Day Care Subsidy & Services (Marietta)
704-862-7515
Child Health Clinic (Hudson)
704-853-5066
Child Support Enforcement (Marietta)
704-862-7520
Communicable Disease (Hudson)
704-853-5002
Dental Clinic (Gaston Family Health Services)
704-853-5191
Employment Center (JTPA and WorkFirst) (Marietta)
704-862-7525
Environmental Health (Hudson)
704-853-5200
Gaston Family Health Services
704-853-5079
 
704-853-5053
 
704-853-4046
Family Planning Clinic (Hudson)
704-853-5009
Food Stamps (Marietta)
704-862-7510
General Clinic / Immunizations (Hudson)Clinic
704-853-5003
Health Education (Hudson)
704-853-5118
Highland Health Center
704-853-1550
HOTLINE for Child Protective Services (24 hours)
704-862-7555
HOTLINE for Adult Protective Services (24 hours)
704-862-7575
HOTLINE for the Domestic Violence Shelter (24 hours)
704-852-6000
Maternity Clinic (Hudson)
704-853-5008
Summit Midwifery & High-Risk Obstetrics
704-853-5464
Pharmacy (Hudson)
704-853-5011
Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program (Hudson)
704-853-5007
WIC (Women, Infants & Children) (Hudson, Highland)
704-853-5100
WIC (Español)
704-853-5115


Historic Preservation Commission


Human Resources
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053-1578
Location: 128 W. Main Ave., Gastonia, NC 28053-1578
Telephone: 704-866-3005
Fax:  704-862-5727


Information Technology
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053-1578
Location: 128 West Main Ave., Gastonia 28053


Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC)
Meeting Location:
420 West Franklin Blvd [Community Room]
Gastonia, NC 28054 
Second Tuesday of each month @ 12:30 p.m.

To Contact Us:
420 West Franklin Blvd.
Post Office Box 1578
Gastonia, North Carolina 28052

Gail Sparks
JCPC Clerk

Telephone: 704-866-3321
Fax: 704-862-6322


Manager's Office
Earl Mathers, County Manager
Location: Administrative Building, 128 W. Main Avenue, Gastonia, 28053
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 1578, Gastonia, NC 28053-1578

Telephone: 704-866-3101
Fax:  704-866-3147 


Natural Resources
1303 Cherryville Highway
Dallas, NC 28034
Site Location: Citizens Resource Center

Telephone: 704-922-4181
Fax: 704-922-2158


Parks & Recreation
Mailing Address: PO Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053 -1578

Physical Address:
1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy
Dallas, NC 28034

Telephone:  704-922-2160
E-mail:  parksandrec@gastongov.com

Hours: 8am to 5pm Monday-Friday


Partners Behavioral Health Management


Planning
David L. Williams, Director 704-866-3473

Planning General Information Line 704-866-3195
Public Hearings 704-866-3042

Physical Address:  
Gaston County Administrative Building
128 West Main Avenue
1st Floor Land Use Services
2nd Floor Planning and GIS Services
Gastonia, North Carolina 28052

Mailing Address:
Gaston County 
Planning and Development Services
Post Office Box 1578
Gastonia, North Carolina 28053-1578


Planning Board


Police
Communications
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 704-866-3300

Animal Care and Enforcement
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 704-922-8677

Police
Emergency: 911
Headquarters: 704-866-3320

Gaston County Police Department
420 West Franklin Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28053-1578
Fax: 704-862-6322
Email Inquires records@gcps.org


Public Information
Mailing Address: PO Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053 -1578
Telephone: 704-866-3000

Government Access Channel
cable@gastongov.com 
Telephone: 704-869-7337


Public Works
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1578, Gastonia, NC 28053-1578
Telephone: 704-862-7504


Register of Deeds
Location:
Gaston County Courthouse, 1st Floor 
325 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way
(formerly 325 N. Marietta Street) 
Gastonia, NC 28052

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1578, Gastonia, NC 28053-1578

Telephone: 
Administration 704-862-7680
Cancellations 704-869-7305
Deed Room 704-862-7684
Vital Records 704-862-7687
Recordings 704-862-7681
Notaries 704-862-7682


Senior Center
1303 Dallas-Cherryville Highway 
Dallas, NC 28034 
Telephone: 704-922-2170

Hours of Operation
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesdays 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fridays 8:00am - 12:00pm


The Shelter of Gaston County, A Battered Women’s Residence & Resource Center
330 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Gastonia, NC 28052
8:00am-5:00pm

24-Hour Domestic Violence Crisis Line 704-852-6000
Shelter Coordinator 704-810-6492
Social Worker - 704-810-6418
Shelter Outreach Specialist 704-852-6047
Case Manager 704-810-6495
Fax: 704-852-6004


Sheriff
425 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Gastonia, 28053
Telephone: 704-869-6800


Soil & Water Conservation District


Solid Waste
Telephone: 704-922-0267
solidwaste@gastongov.com


Tax Office
Mailing Address: PO Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053 -1578
Location: 128 W. Main Ave., Gastonia
Telephone: Collections 704-866-3158; Assessors 704-866-3145; Fax 704-862-6262


Veterans Services
965 Roberts Drive, Gastonia, NC 28054
Telephone: 704-866-3606
Fax: 704-852-6048

Email: VeteranServices@gastongov.com 

Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday thru Friday

"Drop-in" Hours: 8:30am-11:30am
Appointment Hours: 12:30pm-4:30pm