Resource Connection Gateway

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The YMCA’s Resource Connection Gateway connects people with resources to make positive life changes. Your referral could change someone’s life by extending a true hand-up that places them on a journey to counseling, life-coaching, and fully integrated support services.  Please bookmark and use the Gateway, link above.

All Gateway referrals are handled with dignity and respect as they are immediately contacted (Always within the same business day – Over 90% are contacted within the hour.)

 

Upon Contact

  1. The client’s needs are determined and vetted to determine if the needs are CRISIS or CHRONIC.
  2. The client is connected with the appropriate CRISIS Relief agency. Clients are educated regarding required paperwork, hours of operation, and protocols.
  3. Offered no-cost clinical counseling if the need is more CHRONIC than crisis.
  4. Offered structure and accountability to move beyond whatever has them entrapped economically, professionally, etc.
  5. Offered the opportunity to participate in the Y’s NetworX poverty extraction initiative, once their situation has stabilized to a reasonable level permitting them the capacity to engage beyond ‘crisis’ mode.

For more information or to register for an upcoming session please contact Dwayne Burks at dburks@gastonymca.org or call/text 704.860.2957.

 


Programs

Together In Prayer

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. – Philippians 4:6   The YMCA was founded with prayer; thus, we continue with prayer. In 1844, George Williams, 21, and two of his friends felt God leading them to a strategy of praying by name…

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NetworX

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

What is NetworX? Weekly Meetings are the core of NETworX. They include shared meals, time for relationship-building and mutual accountability, goal setting, and celebration. At the end of the class, graduates are matched in groups to support and encourage one another to continue the journey of moving towards well-being together. Transformation takes time.   Participants are…

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Resource Connection Gateway

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

In 2016, the Gaston Faith Network joined the Gaston County Family YMCA. With this merger the Gaston Faith Network will continue the Resource Connection Gateway and other programs. The YMCA gained a chaplain, Dwayne Burks, who serves as the Director of Social Responsibility. Resource Connection Gateway Portal The goal of the Resource Connection Gateway is a…

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