Serving Cleveland, Gaston and Lincoln Counties since 1964

Welcome to Gaston Skills

Gaston Skills, Inc. is a private non-profit organization established in 1964 to serve adults who are mentally challenged in Gaston, Lincoln and the eastern portion of Cleveland Counties.  Through the years Gaston Skills, Inc. has expanded and developed new programs to provide services to adults with emotional, mental and physical challenges.  Originally located in Dallas, NC Gaston Skills, Inc. has relocated its base of operations to Gastonia, NC and acquired Salem Industries located in Lincoln County.

Gaston Skills, Inc.

Corporate Office

Hours:  M-F 7:45am - 4:15pm

1301 Bessemer City Road

Gastonia, NC 28052

Toll:  1-888-241-3115

P:  704-869-0300

F:  704-869-9594


Day Activity

Hours:  M-F 8am - 3pm

220 E. Franklin Boulevard

Gastonia, NC 28052

P:  704-869-0300

F:  704-869-9594


Salem Industries

Hours:  M-F 8am - 4pm

1636 Salem Church Road

Lincolnton, NC 28092

P:  704-732-1516

F:  704-732-0982



To enhance lives through Guidance, Support, and Involvement.


To be a leader in acknowledging the needs of diverse cultures.