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Praising Hands LLC: Connecting People

In the Service of People With Special Needs and Disabilities

Praising Hands LLC is a privately owned human service agency in Charlotte, North Carolina. Our organization primarily serves individuals with disabilities and those suffering from mental health issues including substance abuse. We work with The North Carolina Innovations Waiver to provide a variety of support services including respite care and community networking.

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How We Started

Our owner, Sandra Lloyd started out as a direct care provider for two clients. Shortly thereafter, she felt the need to do more. Sandra wanted to give more of herself and reach out to families and the community. Hence the birth of our organization in 2008.

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Since its early years, our organization has provided a full spectrum of services to children, adolescents, and adults. Today, we offer a number of developmental, behavioral, cognitive, rehabilitative, and recovery programs. The goal of these programs is to provide the life-long support necessary to ensure that individuals and their families are able to achieve their full potential and improve the quality of their lives.

Our Mission


Our mission is to provide creative opportunities and support to people with mental health disorders, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse issues. We are dedicated to providing quality care, individualized treatment, and person-centered services to mentally and developmentally challenged individuals.

Our Philosophy

Our philosophy is to provide person-centered services based on consumer choice whenever possible. It is our privilege to assist individuals in having a quality of life that is no less than our own.


Praising Hands LLC believes in adding support as needed and discouraging dependence on the system. Person-centered plans are developed by the person with the disability as the principal architect and are based on their individual needs. The plan’s focus is on strengths, capacities, and abilities.

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Why Choose Us

What makes us better than our competitors is that we build strong connections with the community to meet every individual’s specific needs. Additionally, the services we provide are funded, monitored, and licensed by Cardinal Innovations Healthcare.

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Our passion for serving our consumers is evidenced by our focus on excellence backed by an environment of integrity, dedication, and teamwork.


Our organization receives referrals from a variety of community resources such as the Cardinal Innovations Healthcare and the North Carolina (NC) Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Social Services. We also get approvals from juvenile court officials, advocacy organizations, the statewide panel, families, and even from various stakeholders in the community.

CARF International Accreditation

CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) is an independent, nonprofit organization focused on advancing the quality of services you use to meet your needs for the best possible outcomes. CARF provides accreditation services worldwide at the request of health and human service providers.

Whether you are seeking rehabilitation for a disability, treatment for addiction and substance abuse, home and community services, retirement living, or other health and human services, clients have confidence in their choice of providers. Providers that meet the CARF standards have demonstrated their commitment to being among the best available.

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Continue browsing through our website to learn more about our services. If you have further concerns, do not hesitate to get in touch with us today by phone or email. We are more than happy to assist you with your needs.

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