Neighbor Engagement Team (NET)

HomeMinistry OfferingsNeighbor Engagement Team (NET)

The Neighbor Engagement Team (NET) at GHCCM assists our neighbors (clients) with immediate and ongoing needs.

NET is the first stop to inquire about and find services available at GHCCM. The ministry offers assistance to improve health, wellness, and overall stability. Our compassionate team also collaborates with other area agencies to ensure that our neighbors receive the services that are needed.  The following assistance is available through NET:

  • Financial Assistance
    • Eviction prevention
    • Utility disconnect prevention
    • Crisis financial assistance
    • Referral services within GHCCM
    • Referral services with outside agencies
    • Nutrition Center (food) needs
      • Emergency food
      • Supplemental monthly food
      • Weekly food for the homeless
  • Homeless Ministry
    • Self-serve laundry (by appointment)
    • Hot showers (by appointment)
    • Supplemental weekly food bag
    • Mail service for those needing an address
    • Thrift Store vouchers for clothing and/or housewares (as eligible)


Shower Ministry Shower Ministry


  • Spiritual Navigators
    • The GHCCM Spiritual Navigators are available to talk with neighbors and staff to offer hope, help and healing through God’s grace and forgiveness. Ask the NET to set a time to meet with one of our Spiritual Navigators.

Neighbor Engagement Team


Monday through Thursday: 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Friday-Sunday: Closed
(828) 327-0979, ext. 221/222


Paulina Zaritski

Director of NET and Nutrition
[email protected]
828-327-0979 ext. 245

Susie Tolbert

NET Coordinator
[email protected]

Stacy Gibson

Rapid Rehousing Case Manager
828-327-0979 ext 256
[email protected]
Stephanie Ferguson

Stephanie Ferguson

[email protected]

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About Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM)

Serving Catawba County by providing and coordinating services for the uninsured, individuals and families facing crisis, living in poverty and/or experiencing homelessness.