Carthage Crisis Center

  • Faith Based Homeless Center
  • Recycling Center
  • Food Distribution Center

Welcome Message

Faithful men with vision…. Rev. Bruce Green of Grace Episcopal Church spearheaded a group of faithful Carthage men with a vision and a commitment to help homeless people in the Carthage area. The effort moved forward and Rev. Green called for a commitment on their part to put together a nonprofit and a shelter for the homeless. Representatives from nine churches including Carl Bowers of Fairview Christian, Beryl Kingsbury of First United Methodist, and Herman Holz of First Church of the Nazarene responded. A nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation—Carthage Crisis Center, Inc. was put together in March 1996. A 2,200 square foot building was secured at the corner of 5th and Lyon St. in Carthage for $15,000. A bunch of volunteers with various skills stepped up. The building was completely remodeled. Hundreds of

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Recent Updates

Crisis Center Voted Best Non-Profit in the Area

Carthage Press - Best of the Best Carthage Crisis Center has been named #1 Non-Profit in Carthage! The votes have been cast and the winner is…Carthage Crisis Center…really! Thank you Carthage voters and Carthage...

Spring 2017 Matching Gift Challenge

A group of Anonymous Donors Gives A Matching Gift Challenge! We have been given a wonderful opportunity to insure we can provide services to the people who come to us for help. A group of...
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