There are a LOT of support groups around Charlotte! You will find traditional groups that charge a fee, require jobs and provide closeknit fellowship. You will find newer yahoo lists that offer greater flexibility and a variety of activities. There are Christian, secular and inclusive groups. Keep looking long enough and you will find a group that is just right for you!
The descriptions have been greatly abbreviated in order to get more groups on this page. Please see the links for further information. Or contact me for a list in pdf format.
Please note that areas are approximate. Many groups cover more than one area so look on either side of your area for ideas.
Christian, nonsectarian information clearinghouse. Large collection of links and files at the website. Any homeschooler welcome that doesn't mind religious postings.
CCHNet - Teen A subgroup of CCHNet for homeschooling parents of teens. You need to have at least one child who is 12 or older to join.
Inclusive social network for all homeschoolers. Meet other homeschoolers, find out about events, create your own groups. Multiple discussion forums.
Large secular information list. Many local homeschoolers purchase tickets for CTC plays through the hbec group.
Christian families using or learning about the Charlotte Mason philosophy of education. Resources and activities.
Christian, open to families with students in grades 7 and up.
Supplementing the needs of African American Homeschoolers in the Charlotte, NC region. All welcome who support our goals
Christian support group for homeschoolers who have children with special needs that affect their learning ( and diagnosed or suspected learning disABILITIES).
For members of the FACES homeschool co-op as well as other Charlotte area Catholics who are no members of the FACES co-op.
HINTS Home Instructors Need Team Support Large active group composed largely of Christians. Great bookfair in July.
HOPE Homeschoolers Offering Practical Encouragement Christian group offering the sharing of resources, ideas and fellowship.
WWHEAT Waxhaw Weddington Home Educators are Teaching Information and encouragement from a Christian worldview. Great website.
PALS (Parenting, Academics and Support) of Charlotte Inclusive group with members in Union Co and south and SE Charlotte. Come who you are and as you are!
MASC Matthews Area Secular Coop Large active secular group and coop.
PATH Parents As Teachers at Home Christian group for Union Co and SE Charlotte.
Union County Home Educators Activities list just for Union County.
Homeschool Forum on Union County Mommies Active board within local mommies group.
SW Charlotte Homeschool Parents Inclusive list for Steele Creek, Lake Wylie and surrounding areas to share local events and activities.
GRACE Group Resources and Christian Encouragement Diverse Christian group for SW and Central Charlotte and Pineville providing small group activities.
SEC Church Home Education Support Group For homeschoolers affiliated with Southern Eangelical Church but open to anyone.
Carolina Homeschooler Network for Third Option homeschoolers in SC. Great field trips that are open to NC homeschoolers, too.
Crusader Home School Group Christian group providing fellowship, educational opportunities and activities in Indian Land, Fort Mill and South Charlotte.
Alternative Learning Unschooling group in SC.
RHAH Rock Hill Are Homeschoolers Inclusive group for support and activities.
H.O.M.E. of Gaston County Christian group with lots of activities.
GCHN Gaston County Homeschool Network Inclusive elist of homeschoolers and unschoolers sharing information and ideas.
CCHA Cleveland County Homeschool Association Active Christian support for Cleveland, Gaston, and Lincoln counties and upper SC.
Learning4LifeHomeEducators Inclusive group of homeschooling families from the Gaston County area of North Carolina.
S.A.L.T. Home Educators Association, Inc. (Seeking and Learning Truth) Large active Christian group with a variety of activities and events to offer support for NW Charlotte.
ACE Adminstering Children's Education Christian support group in Catawba Co.
S.H.A.R.E. The Homeschool Network Christian homeschool group in Catawba Co.
PATH Parents Advocating Teaching at Home Inclusive group in Catawba Co. (there is another PATH in Union Co)
LIFE Learning in Family EnvironmentsChristian support group in Lake Norman.
LKNsec Lake Norman Secular Homeschoolers Secular inclusive support group for North Meck and Lake Norman providing support and activities.
SRHG_Rockwell Inclusive field trip group for areas surrounding Rockwell NC.
Cabarrus County Homeschool Association Nondenominational Christian support group.
Homespun Charlotte Inclusive no cost support and discussion group for North Meck and Cabarrus County.
ENRICH Education Network of Relaxed, Inclusive, Collaborative Homeschoolers A 501c3 nonprofit organization serving homeschoolers in the greater Cabarrus and Mecklenburg County area by promoting education, service, and community. Inclusive
Praying Hands Homeschool Association Christian group for Cabarrus and Rowan counties.
FAITH Fellowship And Instruction to Homeschoolers Christian group with active Teens of Faith in East Charlotte and Mint Hill. Contact Sarah Martin.
EastMeckHomeschool Inclusive free eloop that span East Charlotte above Mint Hill and below University including Harrisburg.