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9800 Kincey Ave.
Huntersville, NC 28078
P.O. Box 1558
Founded in 1983, UMAR’s mission is to promote
community inclusion, independence and growth for people with intellectual
and developmental disabilities through residential, employment and
cultural enrichment opportunities.
UMAR is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and an agency and ministry of
the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Our
24 group homes, 9 apartments, and 2 art centers and day programming, allow
individuals to experience independent living in a home-like atmosphere.
The Charlotte UMAR Arts Center is located at 1025 E. 36th Street (on the
grounds of Spencer United Methodist Church) Charlotte, NC 28205.
If you are interested in UMAR’s programs, services or group home
placements, please contact Intake & Admissions at: 704-659-7619.
Better Business Bureau Accredits UMAR
UMAR is pleased to announce its recent Better Business Bureau (BBB)
charity accreditation. “For UMAR, the BBB’s recognition is confirmation of
the agency’s high standards, ethical fundraising practices and financial
transparency,” Marilyn Garner, UMAR president and CEO said. “It’s an honor
to receive recognition as a trustworthy charity.”
To learn more, click on the BBB charity accreditation seal on this page or
read the press release below.
BBB Accredits Local Non-Profit, UMAR
UMAR Matters Fall 2014
Operation Crayon Rescue at the Charlotte Art Center - Charlotte
Intake and Admissions:
UMAR is now CARF-accredited for the following
- Supported Living
- Job Supports