Organizations

Bessemer City Ministerial AllianceBessemer City Community GardenBessemer City Area Chamber of CommerceBessemer City Optimist ClubBessemer City Lions ClubBessemer City Crisis CenterBessemer City Women's ClubCarolina Cruisers
The Bessemer City Ministerial Alliance is comprised of local faith-based organizations that strive to better the quality of life for Bessemer City area residents.
commuity-garden-logo1303 North 12th Street
Bessemer City, NC 28016

(704) 747-4437

bcgarden.org

chamber-logo201 West Washington Avenue
Bessemer City, NC 28016
Contact Tony Glenn for more information at (704) 629-5681.
P.O. Box 564
Bessemer City, NC 28016
(704) 629-3906
The Bessemer City Crisis Center is a non-profit organization that serves the residents of Bessemer City. It is a United Way agency and is also supported by the organization’s thrift store, contributions from local churches, civic organizations and individuals.

Chairperson: Mike Brown

Address and Contact Information
111 N. 12th Street
Bessemer City, NC 28016
Office Hours: Monday – closed Tuesday – 1pm – 4pm Wednesday – 10am – 2pm Thursday – 9am – 12pm Friday – closed
Contact: Toni Long
Contact Title: Executive Director
Phone: 704-629-2147
Fax: 704-629-2147
Email: bccrisis@yahoo.com

Mailing Address: PO BOX 921, Bessemer City, NC 28016

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P.O. Box 1504
Bessemer City, NC 28016
(704) 629-3252
The Carolina Cruisers, a classic auto club, is headquartered in Bessemer City. The Cruisers host several car shows each year. The Cruisers send a portion of their profits each year to the Crowders Mountain Shrine Club for the NC Hospital for Crippled and Burned children.

Scott Jenkins: (704) 867-2861, Dan Boling: (704) 629-4771, Chris Hoyle: (704) 629-3442

Boys & Girls Clubs of Bessemer City

401 E. Washington Ave – Bessemer City, NC 28016
(704) 629-5663

Boys & Girls Club of Bessemer City is a development organization for youth ages 6-18 in Bessemer City. Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Our youth development strategy is to promote the development of young people by instilling in them a sense of competence, a sense of usefulness, a sense of belonging and a sense of power or influence.

Boys and Girls Club Program Highlights
  • Educational Enhancement – Programs enable youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, apply learning to every-day situations and embrace technology to achieve success in a career. Programs include: Study Buddy, Computer Classes, and Baking for Success.
  • The Arts – Programs help children enhance self-expression and creativity, develop multi-cultural appreciation, gain exposure to and develop skills in crafts, visual arts, performing arts and literary arts. Programs include: weekly arts and crafts as well as musical programs.
  • Citizenships / Leadership – Programs help youth develop leadership skills and provide opportunities for planning and decision making, and contributing to the club and the community. Programs include: community service projects, Goals for Growth/Graduation, 4H Club and Scout programs.
  • Health & Physical Education – Activities help children achieve and maintain fitness, acquire a broad range of physical skills, develop a sense of teamwork, cooperation and fairness and use sound judgment about safety, nutrition and avoidance of risky behaviors.
  • Social Development – Programs provide opportunities for children to participate in fun group activities designed to develop social skills and self expression.
Other Greater Gaston Unit Locations:
  • West Gastonia Boys & Girls Club, 310 South Boyd Street, Gastonia, NC 28052.
    (704) 810-9524
  • Greater Gaston Pals Mentoring Program, Gastonia NC.
    (704) 867-5320
Boys and Girls Club of Bessemer City Provides:
  • A safe place to learn and grow
  • Ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals
  • Life-enhancing programs and character development
  • Hope and Opportunity
  • A positive place for kids
How you can help the Boys and Girls Club:
  • Volunteer as a tutor
  • Volunteer as a coach
  • Become a mentor
  • Help with a party
  • Be a friend of the Club
  • Donate school/art supplies
  • Sponsor a child
  • Sponsor a program
  • Come and play