Amazing Grace Advocacy

Who we serve

Rachel Brown
President

Susan Keever
Vice President

family services

Sometimes going it alone is too overwhelming. Our Individualized Family Service provides specific support and advocacy for families.

Gwen Bartley

Founder and Executive Director

Youth programs

Our Goal is to make a difference in the life of Children with Brain Disorders.  To help them grow into purposeful and happy adults.

Gwen Bartley

Youth and Families in Cabarrus, Rowan and surrounding areas with diagnosis or concerns of:


  • Behavioral concerns, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Mood Disorders.
  • Depression, Anxiety, Anger and other issues that occur in youth and teens.
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Serious Mental Illness, high level of care and out of home placements.
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Dual Diagnosis of Mental Illness and Intellectual Disabilities
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Traumatic Childhood Experiences
  • Brain Injury(Concussion, TBI)
  • Epilepsy 

Our Team is expanding , we are seeking people with a Passion to help Families and Children

Contact Gwen Bartley if you are interested in joining our Team!

Mary Ann Fandl
Secretary

our leadership team

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Carie Bumbarger
Treasurer

Support Groups

No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate support each family.

​​A Family Resource for Youth with Brain Disorders

Our founder

"My hope is to make a path for children, to receive the help needed; in order to live happy, purposeful lives.  For their families to have the support and guidance needed when parenting a child that needs extra love and care."