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


Recent Updates

September 2016 newsletter

September 2016 Newsletter ​

Carthage Area United Way Video

Carthage Area United Way in cooperation with Leggett and Platt, have created a video that prominently features the Carthage Crisis Center. Click on this link to see the video...
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