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


Serving Cleveland, Gaston and Lincoln Counties since 1964

Programs/Services

Production

The production department provides quality work for local industries at our facilities or at the customer's location.  For adults with disabilities this production work environment presents the opportunity to earn income while supplying competitively priced outsourced labor to local industries.

For customers, services provided are:  Assembly, Packaging, Collating, Shipping, Re-Work, Bar Coding, Sorting, Heat Sealing, Shrink Wrapping and Quality Inspection.  Other services that are available are Warehousing, Pickup and Delivery.

Life Enrichment

Provides activities for senior adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Day Activity Services

Provides an organized day activity program with supervision for adults for a substantial part
​of the day in a group setting to individuals who are intellectually/developmentally disabled.

​​​NC Innovations

Provides Medicaid funded one-on-one/group services to
​persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Adult Developmental Vocational Program (ADVP)

Provides services for individuals with developmental disabilities
using real work as a primary job training tool; emphasis is placed ​on
​development of socialization and independent living skills.

Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce

​Bessemer City Chamber of Commerce

​Lincoln/Lincolnton Chamber of Commerce​