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The Community Kitchen Haywood

Food boxes are distributed on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 10-12.
Dinner is served on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 5-6.

922 Champion Dr
Canton, NC 28716

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Church of the Advocate: Red Door Buncombe

Meal served Sundays at 2:00pm
Supply closet open Sundays at 2:00pm
60 Church St (held at Trinity Courtyard)

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Bounty and Soul Buncombe

Fresh produce food markets on Tuesdays from 11:00am-1:00pm and Fridays from 4:00pm-6:00pm
Bi-Lo 205 NC-9, Black Mountain, NC

Bounty & Soul Latino Wednesday Market
Nueva ubicación y hora (empieza Marzo 15th 2023)
Miercoles 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
216 Whitson Ave, Swannanoa, NC 28778

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Biltmore Church of God Buncombe

Food pantry open Wednesday from 4:30pm,-6:00pm
1390 Sweeten Creek Rd

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A-Hope Center Buncombe

In need of housing? The process starts at AHOPE, where you will meet with the Homeward Bound staff to begin a discussion of the type and urgency of assistance needed. AHOPE’s Day Center also provides showers, mail receipt, phone service, and a place to rest, have a cup of coffee, and store personal belongings until housing is established.

AHOPE Day Center
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday | 8 am to 12 pm
Wednesday | 8 am to 11:00 am

19 North Ann Street
Asheville, North Carolina 28801

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Salvation Army Buncombe

Food Pantry open by appointment Monday - Friday from 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Clothing vouchers/warm blankets

Men and Women Shelter

204 Haywood St.
828-253-4723

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Western Carolina Rescue Mission Buncombe

Lunch served Monday - Friday from 12:00pm-12:45pm
Dinner served Sunday - Saturday from 4:30pm-5:30pm

Clothing closet open Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00am-11:00am

Food Pantry open Tuesdays from 2:00pm-3:00pm

Men and Women shelter available

225 Patton Ave.
828-254-0471

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ABCCM To-Go Buncombe

Lunch served Monday - Friday from 11:30am-1:00pm
1543 Patton Ave.
828-259-5300

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Haywood Street Congregation Buncombe

Lunch served on Wednesdays from 10:00am-12:00pm
Breakfast served on Sundays from 8:30am-10:00am

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Behavioral Health Group Haywood

BHG incorporates a breadth of services to meet patients where they are and stay with them on their recovery journey, connecting them to the appropriate resources and services to ensure they have every opportunity for success and well-being.

During the course of treatment and recovery, each patient requires a unique combination of services and treatment components. For example, in addition to counseling or psychotherapy, a patient may require medication, medical services, family therapy, parenting instruction, vocational rehabilitation, and/or social and legal services.

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Behavioral Health Group Buncombe

BHG incorporates a breadth of services to meet patients where they are and stay with them on their recovery journey, connecting them to the appropriate resources and services to ensure they have every opportunity for success and well-being.

During the course of treatment and recovery, each patient requires a unique combination of services and treatment components. For example, in addition to counseling or psychotherapy, a patient may require medication, medical services, family therapy, parenting instruction, vocational rehabilitation, and/or social and legal services.

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Healthy Opportunities Haywood

To check qualification, visit the website above or call the 800 number on your Medicaid card and mention "healthy opportunities."

The Healthy Opportunities may be able to help you access fresh healthy food, safe housing, reliable transportation and personal safety services. These factors are as important as visits to the doctor and can even help prevent them. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for some of the following services:

*Support for finding stable, long-term housing.
*One-time security deposit and first month’s rent.
*Move-in support, such as arranging for a moving company.
*Healthy home goods, such as an air purifier or a new mattress.
*Home inspection to ensure safety and quality.
*Help with home issues like mold.

Help finding and getting nutritious food.
Group nutrition classes.

*Credits to purchase fruits and vegetables.
*Groceries for pick-up or home delivery.
*Healthy prepared meals for pick-up or home delivery.

*Transportation to things that support your wellness such as the grocery store, work, church or a support group.
*Vehicle repairs

*Medical support for people experiencing homelessness
*Legal support to address issues that impact your health

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Healthy Opportunities Buncombe

To check qualification, visit the website above or call the 800 number on your Medicaid card and mention "healthy opportunities."

The Healthy Opportunities may be able to help you access fresh healthy food, safe housing, reliable transportation and personal safety services. These factors are as important as visits to the doctor and can even help prevent them. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for some of the following services:

*Support for finding stable, long-term housing.
*One-time security deposit and first month’s rent.
*Move-in support, such as arranging for a moving company.
*Healthy home goods, such as an air purifier or a new mattress.
*Home inspection to ensure safety and quality.
*Help with home issues like mold.

Help finding and getting nutritious food.
Group nutrition classes.

*Credits to purchase fruits and vegetables.
*Groceries for pick-up or home delivery.
*Healthy prepared meals for pick-up or home delivery.

*Transportation to things that support your wellness such as the grocery store, work, church or a support group.
*Vehicle repairs

*Medical support for people experiencing homelessness
*Legal support to address issues that impact your health

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Nurse Family Partnership Haywood

NFP is an evidence-based community health program that helps transform the lives of vulnerable mothers who are pregnant. Each mother served by NFP is partnered with a registered nurse early in her pregnancy and receives ongoing nurse home visits that continue through her child’s second birthday. To qualify for enrollment, first-time mothers must be enrolled prior to 29 weeks gestation, and pregnant mothers with one or more children must be enrolled prior to delivery.

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Nurse Family Partnership Buncombe

NFP is an evidence-based community health program that helps transform the lives of vulnerable mothers who are pregnant. Each mother served by NFP is partnered with a registered nurse early in her pregnancy and receives ongoing nurse home visits that continue through her child’s second birthday. To qualify for enrollment, first-time mothers must be enrolled prior to 29 weeks gestation, and pregnant mothers with one or more children must be enrolled prior to delivery.

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WIC Haywood

WIC provides access to healthy food, breastfeeding support and encouragement for moms-to-be, new moms and families with young children, every step of the way.

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WIC Buncombe

WIC provides access to healthy food, breastfeeding support and encouragement for moms-to-be, new moms and families with young children, every step of the way.

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Pisgah Legal Services Haywood

Pisgah Legal Services seeks to pursue justice by providing legal assistance and advocacy to help low-income people in Western North Carolina meet their basic needs and improve their lives.

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Celebrate Recovery Haywood

Celebrate Recovery is Christ-centered, 12-step program where we can gain freedom, acceptance, and accountability for life's "hurts, habits, and hang-up." By applying the 8 Recovery Principles based off of the Beatitudes within the 12-step program.

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Manna Food Bank Haywood

MANNA links the food industry to over 200 partner pantries and other human service organizations to get food to thousands of families’ tables. Find free food distribution near you on their website.

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B.E.A.R. Closet Haywood

Our goal is to help struggling families provide some of the basic supplies needed to care for their newborns and small children. We also serve to connect families to community resources that can improve their quality of life.

Haywood B.E.A.R. Closet
Francis Cove UMC
2530 Crymes Cove Road

Phone: 678.332.7620
Hours: 1st and 3rd Thursdays 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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Blue Ridge Health Buncombe

At Blue Ridge Health/Meridian, we pride ourselves in providing judgement-free behavioral health and counseling services to people in Western North Carolina with mental illness and/or substance use issues.

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United Way Buncombe

NC 211 is an information and referral service provided by United Way of North Carolina. Families and individuals in all 100 counties in North Carolina can call to obtain free and confidential information on health and human services within their community.

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All Souls Counseling Buncombe

ASCC’s licensed therapists provide confidential individual, couples, and family therapy addressing mental health issues. Counseling services are offered on a sliding scale fee basis.

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Pregnancy Medicaid Haywood

Medicaid for Pregnant Women (or Pregnancy Medicaid) is a Medicaid program for pregnant women who do not have medical insurance or are underinsured. The program helps pregnant women get prenatal (before childbirth) and postpartum (after childbirth care). A pregnant woman may apply for this program before or after she has her baby. A woman who has had a recent pregnancy loss may also be eligible. The coverage for the mother continues for 12 months after childbirth. Individuals who are eligible will receive all Medicaid-covered services.

The easiest way to apply for Medicaid is online through ePASS.

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Haywood Pathways Center Haywood

Haywood Pathways Center provides short-term residential shelter services to homeless families and their children. Call (828) 246-0332 to request a phone screening for Family Shelter. (Haywood County Residency Requirement). Overnight and/or short-term shelter is also available for residents of Haywood County in crisis, or experiencing chronic homelessness. Typical length of stay: 1-3 nights

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REACH of Haywood Haywood

REACH of Haywood provides aid to victims-survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, and human trafficking. REACH offers advocacy, emergency shelter, community outreach, and prevention education to empower individuals to live a self-sufficient life free of violence.

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Double Up Food Benefit Haywood

Double Up Food Bucks is a program of MountainWise. It matches EBT Card, or food stamp, dollars spent on fruits and vegetables. With Double Up, families who need it most get the support to buy twice as much fruits and veggies, whether fresh strawberries at farmers markets or North Carolina-grown potatoes at grocery stores.

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Double Up Food Benefit Buncombe

Double Up Food Bucks is a program of MountainWise. It matches EBT Card, or food stamp, dollars spent on fruits and vegetables. With Double Up, families who need it most get the support to buy twice as much fruits and veggies, whether fresh strawberries at farmers markets or North Carolina-grown potatoes at grocery stores.

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All Souls Counseling Haywood

ASCC’s licensed therapists provide confidential individual, couples, and family therapy addressing mental health issues. Counseling services are offered on a sliding scale fee basis.

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Foster Church Community Services Buncombe

On Tuesday mornings, Foster Church's Community Services serves a hot breakfast to-go and provides a drive-through food distribution. Individuals may request further assistance and are assigned a counselor to figure out how we may serve.

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Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry Buncombe

SVCM is an emergency assistance ministry providing a clothes closet; food; and financial assistance for rent, utilities, and mortgage payments. Short-term housing for homeless mothers and children is also available.

SVCM serves those in the following areas:
East Asheville (Oteen and east of the VA Hospital)
Swannanoa
Black Mountain
Montreat
Ridgecrest

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St. Vincent De Paul Assistance Program Buncombe

St. Vincent de Paul provides short-term immediate assistance related to bills, rent, food, and transportation.
828-236-8555

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Housing Authority of the City of Asheville Buncombe

Asheville Housing Authority works to find and provide housing for residents of Buncombe County

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Buncombe County Schools Family Resource Center Buncombe

Buncombe County Schools Family Resource Center offers:
Caring Support
Case Management
Access to services
Supplemental Food Bags
Hygiene Items
Diapers and Wipes
Clothing
Home Goods

Call 828-779-4549 to schedule an appointment.

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Haywood County Health Dept Haywood

Public Health Services (formerly the Haywood County Health Department), is responsible for assessing the health needs of the community, establishing health policies, identifying community resources to meet health needs, identifying threats to health, and providing health services.

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Buncombe County Health Dept Buncombe

It is the mission of the Department of Health to promote and protect the public's health and to assure through community partnerships that all people in Buncombe County have the opportunity to make healthy choices within a healthy environment.

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Pregnancy Medicaid Buncombe

Medicaid for Pregnant Women (or Pregnancy Medicaid) is a Medicaid program for pregnant women who do not have medical insurance or are underinsured. The program helps pregnant women get prenatal (before childbirth) and postpartum (after childbirth care). A pregnant woman may apply for this program before or after she has her baby. A woman who has had a recent pregnancy loss may also be eligible. The coverage for the mother continues for 12 months after childbirth. Individuals who are eligible will receive all Medicaid-covered services.

The easiest way to apply for Medicaid is online through ePASS.

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United Way Haywood

NC 211 is an information and referral service provided by United Way of North Carolina. Families and individuals in all 100 counties in North Carolina can call to obtain free and confidential information on health and human services within their community.

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Manna Food Bank Buncombe

MANNA links the food industry to over 200 partner pantries and other human service organizations to get food to thousands of families’ tables. Find free food distribution near you on their website.

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Eblen Charities Buncombe

The mission of Eblen Charities is to provide assistance to families and individuals in our community during times of crisis and hardship whether medical, financial or an emergency need

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B.E.A.R Closet Buncombe

Our goal is to help struggling families provide some of the basic supplies needed to care for their newborns and small children. We also serve to connect families to community resources that can improve their quality of life.

The closest location to MAPS - Asheville is Abernathy UMC. Call ahead service is Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Please call 828.254.2612 and leave a voicemail with your contact information and we will return your call within 24 hours.

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Mountain Projects Haywood

Mountain Projects can assist with housing, transportation, and food services.

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Blue Ridge Health Haywood

At Blue Ridge Health, we pride ourselves in providing judgment-free behavioral health and counseling services to people in Western North Carolina with mental illness and/or substance use issues.

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RHA Health Services Buncombe

C3356 Comprehensive Care Center is a one-stop treatment and resource center for mental health services, substance use/addiction recovery support, and support for individuals who have behavioral health needs and co-occurring developmental disabilities.

The Mobile Crisis Team provides intensive, community-based response, stabilization and intervention for people of all ages who are experiencing a crisis due to mental health disturbances, developmental disabilities, or substance use. MCM services are available regardless of the ability to pay. Behavioral health professionals are available 24/7/365 to confidentially and safely stabilize the person at home, work, school or wherever in the community the crisis occurs. For help call: 1-888-573-1006

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Appalachian Community Services Haywood

ACS provides therapy and support for those facing mental health, substance use, and developmental challenges. Therapy is conducted in individual, group, and family settings.

The Adult Recovery Unit (ARU) is a 24-hour residential treatment facility located in Waynesville, North Carolina. for those who have mental health and/or substance use challenges or an intellectual/developmental disability. The average length of stay on the ARU is 5-7 days, but will depend on the identified crisis and the needs of the individual. Special consideration will be given to individuals with IV drug abuse and women who are pregnant with substance abuse issues.

ACS provides 24-hour rapid response to all those in the community facing a mental health or substance use crisis. When a behavioral health crisis happens, staff will come to you. Call our 24-hour crisis line 1-888-315-2880 to get immediately connected.

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Haywood Pathways Haywood

Adult Emergency Shelter provides overnight and/or short-term shelter for residents of Haywood County in crisis, or experiencing chronic homelessness. Typical length of stay: 1-3 nights

Family Shelter provides short-term residential shelter services to homeless families and their children in Haywood County. Call (828) 246-0332 to request a phone screening for Family Shelter.

Pathways Kitchen offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks served daily in our Dining Room. Community members in need of a meal are welcome to come for takeout dinner between 5:30 and 7:00pm each night.

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Catholic Charities Buncombe

Weekly food pick-up on Wednesdays from 11 am-1 pm at 50 Orange Street.
Must call 828.255.0146 to reserve a time.

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Haywood Christian Ministries Haywood

HCM provides help with various food and housing needs through NC Medicaid’s Healthy Opportunities Pilot Program. Clients can receive weekly grocery supplements (including shelf-stable goods as well as fresh produce and meat when available), emergency food bags, clothing, and household goods.

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Christian Adoption Services Buncombe Visit Website For More Information Category: Adoption Counseling Celebrate Recovery Buncombe

Celebrate Recovery is Christ-centered, 12-step program where we can gain freedom, acceptance, and accountability for life's "hurts, habits, and hang-up." By applying the 8 Recovery Principles based off of the Beatitudes within the 12-step program.

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Pisgah Legal Services Buncombe

Pisgah Legal Services seeks to pursue justice by providing legal assistance and advocacy to help low-income people in Western North Carolina meet their basic needs and improve their lives.

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ABCCM Buncombe

Food, clothing and supplies offered Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 3:30pm
24 Cumberland Ave.

Meals to go served Monday - Friday from 11:30am – 1pm
1543 Patton Ave.

Women/Children Shelter
Steadfast House
141 Hillside Ave

Transformation Village
30 Olin Haven Way

Men/Veteran Shelter
Veteran's Restoration Quarters
1329 Tunnel Rd

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Life 107 Haywood

Our passion is to eliminate sex trafficking and empower those affected by the sex trade industry to live free, abundant lives.

*Meeting survivors where they are with compassion, resources, & grace.
*Empowering individuals to develop an increased sense of self-worth, to help cease further sexual exploitation.
*Embracing survivors of sex trafficking to provide assisted recovery, liberation, & restoration.
*Offering spiritual renewal through the steadfast hope of Christ.

If you are in immediate assistance call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 888-373-7888 or Text HELP to 233733

If you would like to chat with someone at Life 107 about your situation, concerns, or relationship, please call 1-866-272-5209.

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Family Justice Center Buncombe

The Family Justice Center is a safe place where victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse can come for help and access many difference services in one location to being their journey towards hope, healing and safety

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Helpmate Buncombe

Helpmate Hotline
(828) 254-0516
24-Hour Service

Helpmate’s trained Court Advocates and volunteers assist victims in both civil and criminal court systems. Helpmate offers a crisis shelter for survivors who are actively fleeing intimate partner violence relationships.

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Our Voice Buncombe

In the pursuit of a community that is free of sexual violence, OUR VOICE serves all individuals in Buncombe County affected by sexual assault and abuse through counseling, advocacy, and education.

If you or someone you know has been impacted by sexual violence please call our 24-hour crisis line at (828) 255-7576.

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Abba’s House Buncombe

Abba's House was created to help mothers and their infants obtain the recovery they need from addiction. This free 12-Month residential program equips mothers with the tools they need to maintain a substance abuse free life.

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C3356: Behavioral Health Services Buncombe

Our continuum of behavioral health services is designed to “meet you where you are” on your journey to recovery and wellness. Whether you need immediate crisis stabilization, same day access to assessment and treatment, or are looking for routine outpatient care, peer and Family Support services or access to a pharmacy for behavioral health medications, we can help support you throughout the recovery process.

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Alongside Families Buncombe

We believe that humans were created to thrive within community. Social isolation deeply impacts families, often leading to generational cycles of trauma and family fracturing. We connect isolated families to supportive relationships that foster family strengthening and thriving.

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Haywood Pathways Haywood

In Christ’s name, feed the hungry, house the homeless and reduce recidivism in Haywood County.

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Catholic Charities

We are a Christian ministry of charity, service and justice dedicated to providing help to those in need, hope to those in despair, and inspiration for others to follow.

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Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery is Christ-centered, 12-step program where we can gain freedom, acceptance, and accountability for life's "hurts, habits, and hang-up." By applying the 8 Recovery Principles based off of the Beatitudes within the 12-step program.

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Pisgah Legal Services Haywood

Pisgah Legal Services seeks to pursue justice by providing legal assistance and advocacy to help low-income people in Western North Carolina meet their basic needs and improve their lives.

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Life 107 Buncombe

Our passion is to eliminate sex trafficking and empower those affected by the sex trade industry to live free, abundant lives.

*Meeting survivors where they are with compassion, resources, & grace.
*Empowering individuals to develop an increased sense of self-worth, to help cease further sexual exploitation.
*Embracing survivors of sex trafficking to provide assisted recovery, liberation, & restoration.
*Offering spiritual renewal through the steadfast hope of Christ.

If you are in immediate assistance call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 888-373-7888 or Text HELP to 233733

If you would like to chat with someone at Life 107 about your situation, concerns, or relationship, please call 1-866-272-5209.

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Safelight Buncombe

Safelight is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency that provides support for survivors of interpersonal violence, sexual assault and child abuse. We make it possible for families who want to be free of violent relationships, to succeed. We make hope real.

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Mary Benson House Buncombe

A Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Center for Mothers and Mothers-To-Be. The Mary Benson House (MBH) is a haven of healing and recovery for pregnant and parenting women located in Asheville, NC. Seven women can be served at a time with two residents per room. The residence includes a playroom and outdoor play area for young children.

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Project CARA of Western Carolina Buncombe

Substance use treatment in pregnancy. Our goal is to derease the stigma and barriers that prevent pregnant and parenting people with substance use disorders from getting the quality OB/GYN care and substance use treatment they deserve.

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Perinatal Substance Use Project

Specialized residential substance use disorder services for Women and Chlldren.

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C3356: Behavioral Health Services Buncombe

Our continuum of behavioral health services is designed to “meet you where you are” on your journey to recovery and wellness. Whether you need immediate crisis stabilization, same day access to assessment and treatment, or are looking for routine outpatient care, peer and Family Support services or access to a pharmacy for behavioral health medications, we can help support you throughout the recovery process.

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Alongside Families

We believe that humans were created to thrive within community. Social isolation deeply impacts families, often leading to generational cycles of trauma and family fracturing. We connect isolated families to supportive relationships that foster family strengthening and thriving.

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