Keeping the health and well-being of our entire community in mind, we are suspending on-site operations until further notice.
Our staff will hold regular weekday hours, working remotely, from 9:00am-5:00pm.

Care & Support

Who to Contact at Temple Beth El

  • If you or someone you know is in need of pastoral support, please contact our clergy. During business hours, call the main temple line at 704-366-1948 and ask for the clergy office. After hours, please use the clergy on-call phone: 704-576-5073.
  • If you have concerns regarding financial assistance and dues relief, please contact Candace Naliboff, Director of Member Services. All inquiries are treated with strict confidentiality and caring sensitivity.

Greater Charlotte Community Support

Community Resources

  • CharMeckResponds Coalition: A great list of resources from the CharMeckResponds Coalition, including current information from local government on rules around gathering, COVID-19 updates from the county, state and CDC, a list of food pantries and feeding programs, and housing resources.
  • MeckMIN Food and Financial Help Resources: this website includes a comprehensive list of food assistance programs, agencies providing financial assistance, information on utility assistance, and a number of companies that are actively hiring right now.

Jewish Family Services of Greater Charlotte Needs Intake Form

If you or a loved one are homebound and or in need of assistance, and not currently participating in current programs or services offered by Jewish Family Services (JFS), please fill out this form. These requests are being reviewed daily and a member of the Jewish Family Services professional team will be in touch with any questions.


United Way – Community Economic Relief Fund

United Way has created a fund to help with bills, rent and food. If you call 211 and give them your zip code, they will also give you a list of agencies in your area that can provide assistance.


24/7 Help Lines for Support and Resources

  • Center for Disease Control (CDC): cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov
  • Mecklenburg County Public Health Department mecknc.gov/healthdepartment
    • 980-314-9400
  • Atrium Health 24/7 Behavioral Health Line (local for Charlotte)
    • 704-444-2400 or 800-418-2065
  • Cardinal Innovations Mental Health Crisis Line
    • Call **275 (**ASK)
  • National Suicide Hotline 24/7
    • 1-800-784-2433
  • The Trevor Project LGBTQ+ crisis hotline 24/7
    • 1-866-488-7386
  • Crisis Text Line24/7 Text Hotline
    • Text “Hello” to 741-741
  • Behavioral Health Emergency Services (local for Charlotte)
    • Mobile Crisis (704) 566-3410 (Choose Option 1) (24/7 crisis assistance counselors in Charlotte)
  • Domestic Violence Support & Resources
    • National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233
    • Safe Alliance (Charlotte DV Shelter and services) 704-336-3210
    • Greater Charlotte Hope Line (Crisis Line for parenting, DV and sexual assault) 980-771-HOPE (4673)

COVID-19 Testing Sites and other Information