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Community resources for children and families in Henderson County.


AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)

Community support meetings

Adult High School Diploma Program – Blue Ridge Community College

Free public education through Henderson County Public Schools
Contact: 694-1763/694-1745
180 West Campus Drive, Flat Rock

American Red Cross

Emergency aid to fire victims
Contact: 693-5605 203
2nd Avenue East, Hendersonville

Anchor Baptist Church

Food warehouse
Open Tues-Fri 1:30PM-5:30PM; Saturday 9:00AM-1:00PM
Contact: 884-76103232
Hendersonville Hwy., Pisgah Forest

Apple Country Transit

Transit service at various stops in county and medical service (1 day notice)
Contact: 698-8571
526 7th Avenue, Hendersonville

Autism Society of North Carolina

Direct care, respite, crisis, on-line resources, behavior consultations
Contact: 236-1547
306 Summit Street, Asheville

Balfour United Methodist Church

Bread products on Mondays 3 -4pm
Contact: 692-5501
2567 Asheville Highway,

BEAR Closet (Baby Equipment and Resource)

Open 1st and 3rd Thurs. 1:00-5:00
Contact: 891-9413
3 Banner Farm Road,
Horse Shoe

Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Contact: 693-8153
851 Case Street

Blue Ridge Community Health Services

Adult, pediatric, dental care and behavioral health
(Accepting: Health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid and sliding fee scale)
Contact: 692-4289
2579 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville

Blue Ridge Literacy Council

Basic literacy for reading and math, workplace literacy, GED resources, English language tutoring and citizenship preparation (adults only)
Contact: 696-3811
BRCC campus, Continuing Education Building, room 202

Boys & Girls Club

Afterschool and summer programming
Contact: 693-9444
1304 Ashe Street, Hendersonville

Calvary Episcopal Church

Pantry Saturday 8:30am -11am
Contact: 684-6266
2840 Hendersonville Road, Fletcher

Child Care Subsidy Program

DSS Program—vouchers for child care
Contact: 697-5500
1200 Spartanburg Highway, Suite 300

Children’s Developmental Services Agencies (CDSA)

Services for families, caregivers, and professionals serve children (ages 0 to 3) with special needs
Contact: 251-6091


Children & Family Resource Center

Childcare resource and referral; resource library; school readiness;
developmental screenings; child development and parenting education
Contact: 698-0674
851 Case Street, Hendersonville

Crosswalk at First Baptist

Faith based 6-12th grade afterschool, Mom’s Morning Out
Contact: 693-3493
312 5th Avenue West


Eblen Charities

Outreach and assistance paying the enrollment fee for the
North Carolina Health Choice Program
Contact: 255-3066
Westgate Regional Shopping Center,
50 Westgate Parkway, Asheville

Etowah United Methodist Church

Fishes & Loaves Pantry
Saturdays 8:00-11:00
Contact: 891-4360
110 Brickyard Road, Etowah


Family Preservation Services

Crisis help for mental health, substance abuse and developmental disabilities
Walk-in center M-F 8:00-5:00
Contact: 1‐888‐573‐1006 (24/7)
1430 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville

First Baptist Church of East Flat Rock

Community Produce Distribution
One Tuesday per month 10:30-11:30
Contact: 692-0765
2227 Spartanburg Highway, East Flat Rock

Fish Volunteer Medical Transportation

For medical, dental and therapy appointments only
Must give 2 days notice or more
Contact: 693-5100
526 7th Avenue East, Hendersonville

Fran’s Cottage

Transitional and migrant housing
Contact: 698-7056
70 Hope Circle, Hendersonville

French Broad Baptist Church

Pantry, (all ahead requested)
Contact: 891-4665
182 Grandview Lane, Hendersonville

Friday Staffing

Clerical, technical, industrial, professional
Contact: 684-8700
1944 Hendersonville Road, Suite A, Asheville

Full Circle Counseling & Wellness

Counseling, group therapy, message, classes, community
Contact: 222-0401
322 8th Avenue East


Goodwill Career Connections

Skills training classes, job readiness, career coaching,
application assistance, internet access
Contact: 698-5887
155 Four Seasons Mall, Hendersonville



Support groupmeets Sun. 3:00;
also SOS-Survivors of Suicide; divorce care
Contact: 692-1262 ext. 135
Mud Creek Baptist Church


Habitat for Humanity

Home ownership
Contact: 694-0340
1111 Keith Street, Hendersonville

Henderson County Department of Public Health

Prenatal care, family planning, pediatric care, behavioral health, Immunizations;
Car seat safety (accepts: health insurance, Medicaid, sliding fee scale)
Contact: 692-4223
1200 Spartanburg Highway, Suite 100

Henderson County Department of Social Services

Emergency financial assistance, heating through CIP and LIEAP, SNAP
Contact: 697-5500
1200 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville

Henderson County Public Schools – Preschool Disability Program

Evaluation and services for preschool children 3 ‐ 5 years with disabilities
Contact: 654‐3225

Hendersonville Family YMCA

Parent’s Morning Out, Parent’s Night Out, summer camp
Contact: 692-5774
810 6th Avenue

Hendersonville Housing Authority

Long term, section 8
Contact: 692-6175
203 North Justice Street

Hendersonville OB/GYN Associates

Insurance and Medicaid
25% discount for self-pay on day of service
Contact: 687‐3800
27 Doctor’s Drive

Hendersonville Pediatrics

Insurance and Medicaid
Contact: 693‐3296
600 Beverly-Hanks Center, Hendersonville

Hendersonville Rescue Mission

Emergency shelter
Breakfast 7:30 -8am (M-F), lunch 12 :00 (M-F) 12:45 (Sun), dinner 6 -6:30pm (M-Sa)
Contact: 697-1354
639 Maple Street, Hendersonville

Hendersonville Seventh Day Adventist

Contact: 692-2255
2301 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville

Housing Assistance Corporation

Home ownership, renovations, repairs, counseling
Contact: 692-4744
602 Kanuga Road, Hendersonville


Interfaith Assistance Ministries

Heating assistance, crisis assistance, rental assistance, clothing closet;
home hearth food pantry
Contact: 697-7029
210 Ehringhaus Street, Hendersonville



Career enhancement, student scholarships, community resources
Contact: 694-1755
Blue Ridge Community College,
180 West Campus Drive, Flat Rock


Joseph’s Outreach Ministries

Job resource center, practice interviews;
dinner on Sunday 4:00-6:00pm
Contact: 595-9899/702-3109
701 7th Avenue, Hendersonville


Le Leche League of Hendersonville

Breast feeding support
Contact: 693-9899


Love’s Kitchen

Meals on Thursday 11:30 -12:30
Contact: 693-3493
First Baptist Church Hendersonville
312 Fifth Avenue West, Hendersonville


Medicaid Transportation

For transport to any medical service that Medicaid covers.
Must give 2 days notice.
Contact: 694-6163

Medical Loan Closet of Henderson County

No cost medical equipment rentals
Contact: 692-9005
1225 7th Avenue East,
Hendersonville NC

Mobile Crisis Management

Crisis help for mental health, substance abuse
and developmental disabilities
Contact: 1-888-573-1006 (24/7)


NA (Narcotics Anonymous)

Community support meetings
WNC help line: 866-925-2148

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Information line, referrals, support groups
Contact: info line 1-888-955-NAMI/helpline 1-800-950-6264
24/7 suicide helpline 1-800-273-8255

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

North Carolina Mental Health Association

Contact: 1-800-897-7494

NC Works

Career enhancement, student scholarships, community resources
Contact: 694-1755
Blue Ridge Community College,
180 West Campus Drive, Flat Rock


OnTrack Financial Solutions

Education, counseling, foreclosure prevention
Contact: 255-5166; 1-800-737-5485
50 S French Broad Ave, Asheville


Open Arms Pregnancy Center

Free pregnancy testing, counseling, referrals,
baby clothing and equipment, maternity clothing
Contact: 676-4510;
after hours contact: 702-0581
329 North Washington Street


Pardee Center for Women’s Health

OB/GYN care, women’s care
Insurance, Medicaid, charity care, commercial
Contact: 696-0897
512 6th Avenue West, Hendersonville

Park Ridge Hospital Behavioral Intake (HOPE)

Depression, anxiety, trauma, sexual abuse, eating disorders
Contact: 681-2282; 684-1115
100 Hospital Drive

Park Ridge OB/GYN

Insurance, Medicaid, sliding fee scale
Contact: 650-8077
Park Ridge Health
50 Hospital Drive, Suite 4-A

Park Ridge Women’s Services

OB/GYN care, certified nurse midwife Insurance,
Medicaid, sliding fee scale
Contact: 698-9934

Park Ridge Pediatrics

General pediatric care, care for children and
adolescents with special needs
Contact: 650-8032
50 Hospital Drive, Suite 5D

People Being Jesus

Food pantry 2d and last Saturdays;
every Monday for food baskets
Contact: 772-0668
500 7th Avenue East, Hendersonville

Pisgah Legal Services

DV family law, eviction, foreclosure, consumer issues,
Affordable Care Act sign-ups
Contact: 253-0406
440 South Church Street,

Psychiatric and Addictions Therapeutic Healing Services (PATHS)

Psychiatry and detox; in-patient
Contact: 696-4250
Pardee Hospital
800 N. Justice Street


Quit smoking support, free cessation services.
Some callers are eligible for free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges
Contact: 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)


Rainbow Pediatrics

Contact: 698‐8135
110 Chadwick Square Court, #A


Rural Development

List of subsidized and section 8 housing.
Rural housing loans, repair loans/grants
Contact: 765-0889, ext. 4
11943 So. 226 Highway, Spruce Pine


Safe Kids WNC Mission Children’s Hospital

Car seat safety instruction
Contact: 213-5543
520 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville


Emergency shelter for women and their children under 18
facing family violence, ER advocacy, law enforcement accompaniment,
counseling, support groups, court advocacy, job training
Contact: 693-3840 (24/7)
133 5th Avenue West

Salvation Army

Clothing assistance every 6 months with ID,
Insurance co-pays and prescription assistance;
Assistance with heat and light with disconnect notice
Contact: 693-4181
239 3rd Avenue East, Hendersonville

Smart Start of Henderson County

Literacy programs, child care scholarships for at-risk children
Contact: 693-1580
722 5th Avenue, W

Scholarship for Single Parents

Scholarship for single parents to continue post-secondary education
Contact: 698-0674
Children & Family Resource Center
851 Case Street, Hendersonville

Steps of Courage

Faith-based shelter for women and their children facing family violence
Contact: 595-2625
212 South Grover Street, Hendersonville

St. Gerard House

Evidence-based treatment for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder,
learning disabilities, developmental delays and behavioral health needs.
Support for families
Contact: 693-4223
620 Oakland Street, Hendersonville

Sunshine Employment Resources

Industrial, clerical and hospitality
Contact: 696-0996
120 Chadwick Avenue, Suite 11


Recovery for women recovering from eating disorders
Contact: 396-2604
11 N. Country Club Road

The Free Clinics

Adult care for the uninsured, dental for uninsured adults;
extractions only, pharmacy and medications
Contact: 697-8422
841 Case Street, Hendersonville

The Mediation Center

No-cost mediation of interpersonal conflict, mediation for adults and youth
Contact: 697-7055
101 South Grove Street,

The SOAR Program

Social Security disability and SSI outreach for homeless
Contact: 1-800-489-6144

The Storehouse

Clothing Closet; Must have a referral for food,
hygiene products and emergency vouchers
Contact: 692-8300
627 7th Avenue East, Hendersonville


Job skills training; Behavioral health for adults
Contact: 697-1581
522 Kanuga Road, Hendersonville

Turning Point Services Inc.

Early childhood intervention;
services for children with disabilities, in-home care, respite
Contact: 692-9600
408 Lawn Avenue


Vaya Health

Mental Health crisis line;
Connects mental health, substance abuse and
developmental disability care providers with the WNC community
Contact: 1‐800‐849‐6127 (24/7)


Western Carolina Community Action (WCCA)

Head Start/Early Head Start;
Section 8 housing applications, self-sufficiency program
Contact: 693-1711
220 King Creek Blvd, Hendersonville

Women Helping Women Pardee Hospital Foundation

Diagnostic testing for health issues;
offers financial and emotional support
Contact: 696-4758
561 Fleming Street, Hendersonville


Work First Family Assistance

Short-term training with monthly stipend
Contact: 697-5500
1200 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville