Health & Human Services

 

Link: Health and Human Services Department Page

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Karchmer, Angela Social Services Director    
Coone, Michael Assistant Social Services Director    
Black, MSN, RN, Paula Nursing & Clinical Services Administrator    
Cheek, BSBA, Cathy Public Health Business Services Administrator    
Grier, Ed.D, Gregory Community Support Services Director    
Eaton, MPH, Steve DHHS Director    
Gurganus, MPH, Lara Adult and Aging Services Administrator    
Kenney, MPH, Brittain Public Health Director    
Meier, MPH, Carrie Community Health Education Administrator    
Newton, MPH, Abigail Special Projects Manager, Public Health Division    
Osborne, J.D., Tereasa J. Lead Attorney, Social Services    
Robertson, MD MS FACOG, Tia Medical Director    
Sanford, Angela Economic Support Services Administrator    
Shands, Tiyania Children and Family Services Administrator    
Singleton, MN, BSN, RN, Cheri Public Health Community and Support Services Administrator    
Sisk, Dana Business Services Administrator, Social Services Division    
Stogner, Tina Economic Services Administrator    

ACCESS Transportation 
Directions

816 W Mauney Street
Gastonia, NC 28053

P.O. Box 1578
Gastonia, NC 28053

704-866-3206 | TDD/TTY: 800-735-2962

Link: ACCESS Transportation Department Page

Hours

Monday through Friday
4 am to 6 pm

Salisbury VA is Tuesday, Thursday only


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Littlejohn, Twanna   704-866-3254  

Family Visitation Center 
Directions

190 E Franklin Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28052

330 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Attn: Visitation Center
Gastonia, NC 28052

704-689-2832



Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Brachten, MSW, LCSWA, Michelle Therapeutic Clinician    
Grey, Tom Program Coordinator    
Outen, Jessica Case Manager    

Highland Health Center 
Directions

609 N Highland Street
Gastonia, NC 28052

704-833-1550


Hours

Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm



Human Trafficking 

Link: Human Trafficking Page

Report Human Trafficking

Minors

  • Gaston County Child Abuse Hotline: 704-862-7555
  • National Human Trafficking Hotline: 888-373-7888 or text ‘BeFree’ to 233733
  • Local law enforcement: 911

Adults

  • National Human Trafficking Hotline: 888-373-7888 or text ‘BeFree’ to 233733
  • Local law enforcement: 911

Reporting Online

Complete an Online Form to Report Human Trafficking.



Directions

991 W Hudson Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28052

704-853-5000 | Español: 704-853-5079


Hours

Monday - Friday
8 am to 5 pm

Note
Please note, we do not see patients the last 30 minutes of each day so we have time to close down our clinics.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Alliance , Harm Reduction   704-685-0702  
Fuller, Kathy Medical Records Clerk 704-853-5256 704-853-5247 (Fax)
Jackson, Nicole (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-853-5104  
Knight, Tara (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-862-6116 704-913-3129
Lewis, Brittany (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-853-5083  
Morris, Marti (She, Her) Data Analyst 704-853-5097  
Niu, Jenny (She, Her) Community Health Strategist 704-853-5311  
Partlow M. Ed., LaVerne (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-862-6134  
Radford, Lauren (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-862-5360  
Rhyne, Farran (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-853-5162 980-925-9011
Schroeder, Megan (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-853-5070  
Smith, Stacy Vital Records Clerk 704-853-5213  
Standley, Jazra (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-853-5238 980-285-1540
Stroupe, Ann (She, Her) Program Supervisor 704-853-5014  
Thomas, Robin (She, Her) Administrative Assistant 704-853-5019 704-352-9569
Thomas, Tiffany (She, Her) Nutrition Program Coordinator/WIC Director 704-853-5113  
Wadsworth, Ashlyn (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-862-5374  
White, Krystle (She, Her) Manager of Health Equity Outcomes 704-853-5163  
Willman, Diana (She, Her) Latinx Outreach Coordinator 704-862-5406 704-913-8313
Yount, Leigh (She, Her) Health Education Supervisor 704-853-5101 704-352-9030

Directions

330 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Gastonia, NC 28052

704-862-7500


Hours

Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm



Summit Midwifery & High-Risk Obstetrics 
Directions

890 Summit Crossing Place
Gastonia, NC 28054

704-853-5464


Hours

Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Kacmer, MD, Jennifer        
Pearson, MD, Darryl        
Robertson, MD, Tia        

WIC (Women, Infants & Children) 

704-853-5100 | Español: 704-853-5115


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
WIC, Gaston      
Huffstetler, Lisa Lactation Consultant 704-853-5181  
Shuping, Kristi (She, Her) Nutrition Program Coordinator 704-853-5113  
Sutton , Lori (She, Her) Administrative Supervisor 704-862-5125  
Tario, Evelyn Breastfeeding Peer Counselor 704-862-5392