Serving Cleveland, Gaston and Lincoln Counties since 1964

Welcome to Gaston Skills

Gaston Skills, Inc.

Corporate Office

Hours:  M-F 7:45am - 4:15pm
​1301 Bessemer City Road
Gastonia, NC 28052

Toll Free:  1-888-241-3115
P:  704-869-0300
F:  704-869-9594
E:  patrivers@gastonskills.org



Salem Industries

Hours:  M-F 8am - 4pm
1636 Salem Church Road
Lincolnton, NC 28092

P:  704-732-1516
F:  704-732-0982
​E:  
patrivers@gastonskills.org



Day Activity

Hours:  M-F 8am - 3pm
220 E. Franklin Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28052

P:  704-869-0300
F:  704-869-9594
​E:  
patrivers@gastonskills.org


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 Regional Chamber of Commerce

​Bessemer City Chamber of Commerce

​Lincoln/Lincolnton Chamber of Commerce​