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Alexander Youth Network continues to serve youth and their families. We are following state and local guidelines and have put several safety protocols in place to ensure the safety of our kids. Read our COVID-19 Alexander Youth Network Agency Update.


Since 1946, Alexander Youth Network has provided mental and behavioral health care to children of Charlotte and all over the state. Alexander offers 13 different mental health programs and services in Charlotte and surrounding counties. Last year, Alexander served over 10,000 children and families in the state of North Carolina.

Leonard Shinhoster

Mission To Connect

Charlotte Campus Executive Director, Leonard Shinhoster, shares over 20 years of his personal and professional experience at Alexander Youth Network. Read more >

"I give to Alexander because every child deserves to be loved and supported. They need to know they matter."

Lynn Crutchfield

Lynn Crutchfield
Alexander Children's Foundation President