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Tri-County Pregnancy Center, Inc.


Contact
19 Burnsville School Rd
Burnsville, NC 28714
(828) 682-7250


Description
The Earn While You Learn Program offers free pregnancy tests and information that helps clients explore options about pregnancy, parenting, adoption, abortion, and related issues The Earn While You Learn Program includes parenting, prenatal, and life skill classes, as well as classes especially for men Resources such as maternity and baby clothing, baby care and personal products, etc. may be earned by those enrolled in the program.

Services are not limited to a specific county or zip code.

Hours
Monday, Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Eligibility
Women who are experiencing post-abortion stress.

Documents Required
Call for information or to schedule an appointment to speak with one of our staff; walk-ins welcome.

Area Served
Yancey County

Big Ivy Historical Park


Contact
550 Dillingham Rd
Barnardsville, NC 28709
(828) 626-3438


Description
Provides an emergency food pantry and clothing closet Thrift store and library on site Has a community swimming pool Picnic shed, play ground, and volleyball court, & basketball court Picnic shed & resource room are available for rentals Food Pantry open Tuesday, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Big Ivy Community Holiday Events 2012:
Senior Christmas Luncheon is Sunday, December 9th at 1:00 p.m - a congregate meal is served for Seniors and family members (for Barnardsville senior residents only).

Family Christmas Gathering is Saturday, December 15th at 6:30 p.m. - Children toddler to 10 years old sit on Santa's lap and get a stuffed animal; cookies & juice served (for Barnardsville family residents only).

Hours
Food Pantry/Closing Closet: Tuesday, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.;
Thrift Store and Community Center: Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.;
Library: Tuesday, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Eligibility
Available to residents of northern Buncombe County. Targets residents of Big Ivy Community (Barnardsville Fire Department District - Barnardsville, Democrat, and Dillingham)

Documents Required
Food Pantry/Closing Closet: Apply in person
Rental Information: Call community center

Area Served
Buncombe County

Mars Hill Baptist Church


Contact
67 N Main St
Mars Hill, NC 28754
(828) 689-2911


Description
Accepts and provides clothing, and is only open on Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; See description

Eligibility
Madison County residents in need

Documents Required
Phone call; Walk-in

Area Served
Madison County

Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry


Contact
101 N Ridgeway Ave
Black Mountain, NC 28711
(828) 669-9404


Description
Provides assistance in the form of food, clothing, as well as financial help for fuel, utilities, rent, mortgage, and medical expenses. Will consider other needs on a case-by-case basis. MUST BE A RESIDENT OF SWANNANOA, BLACK MOUNTAIN, RIDGECREST, MONTREAT and portions of EAST ASHEVILLE if located in Owen School District Also provides limited assistance to homeless residents of area served or people who broke down in area served for food, lodging, car repair, and gas Can provide a written referral to ABCCM for individuals seeking help with furniture or household items Assists with Buncombe County CIP funds.
Open Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Hours
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.;
GED Classes Tuesday - Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Eligibility
See description; Social Security Card, Picture ID, income verification, final notice/eviction notice and/or rental form filled out by landlord required; Food pantry limited to once a month (not turned for food if unable to present ID); Clothing once per month.

Documents Required
In person

Area Served
Buncombe County

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Rams Rack Thrift Store


Contact
147 New Vale Rd
Newland, NC 28657
(828) 733-5127


Description
Free or inexpensive clothing, depending on need; emergency food box that feeds four people for four days; utility and rent/mortage assistance; emergency shelter for one night; housekeeping basics; gasoline for transients; coordination with local churches to assist persons in emergency situations; referrals to other agencies as needed.

Hours
Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Eligibility
Must be in an emergency situation with little or no income. The difference between income and expenses determines eligibility.

Documents Required
Come by and complete an application

Area Served
Avery County

Hearts With Hands


Contact
850 Warren Wilson Rd
Swannanoa, NC 28778
(828) 667-1912


Description
Hearts With Hands strives to eliminate suffering through the application of Christian principles.

Their operating programs are as follows: 1. "Christmas From the Heart" - Helped almost 500 underprivileged children with Christmas 2. Sharing Heart Food Bank- serves over 500 families per month 3. Sharing Heart Regional Distribution Center- serves over 60 agencies with food per month. Last year the distribution center gave away over 2 million pounds of food absolutely free of charge. 4.GoodWill Vendor Program- Hundreds of dollars worth of clothing and household goods given to victims of disasters, housefires, and poverty. 5. Harvest of the Heart Food Drive- Local food drive collecting over 80,000 pounds of canned food for the distribution center. 6. "Koats 4 Kids" - Assisted over 700 children in western North Carolina with a warm coat. 7. "PIP Program" (Preparedness is Paramount) - Four-htheir disaster relief seminar to prepare you and ytheir family to be self-sufficient for 72 hours or more. 8. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) - Hearts With Hands, Inc. is the training arm of Buncombe County and has been awarded grant funding to teach the program to county residents. 9. "School Tools" - A local program to assist underprivileged children with school supplies. 10. "Operation GI Joe/GI Jane" - Hearts With Hands, Inc. collects and distributes care packages to their overseas troops. To date over 5,000 care packages have been distributed. 11. International Assistance Program...provide medical and economic assistance to Cuba, Honduras, and other third world countries on a routine basis. The International Assistance Program also responds to disasters throughout the world.

Area Served
Buncombe County

Friendship Home


Contact
124 Fleming Ave
Marion, NC 28752
(828) 659-6490


Description
“McDowell Mission Ministries is a charitable organization dedicated to impacting the lives of people in personal need by providing practical social and economic assistance in the name of Jesus Christ.”

They have two shelters. one for Men, one for Woman & Children. They provide transportation to work, school, & doctor. Food & housing. Clothing needs.

Area Served
McDowell County

McDowell Pregnancy Care Center


Contact
40 S Main St
Marion, NC 28752
(828) 652-7676


Description
Offers free pregnancy tests, Christian counseling, educational materials on prenatal, parenting, abstinence, and alternatives to abortion Offers baby items such as formula, baby food, maternity and baby clothing, diapers, and wipes All services are free and confidential.

Hours
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.;
Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Eligibility
No restrictions

Documents Required
Call for appointment

Area Served
McDowell County

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Beacon of Hope Services


Contact
120 Calvary Dr
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-3470


Description
Provide emergency assistance with food, clothing, furniture, medical bills, prescriptions, oil, and utilities as funding allows Out of utility and heating resources until further notice Food Pantry Open Monday Food Stamp applications available on site during food pantry hours.

Hours
Food: Monday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.;
Clothing and Furniture: Monday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.;
Oil, Utilities, and Other bills: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Eligibility
Madison County residents

Documents Required
In person if possible; Complete application;
Call for Utility Assistance 828-649-0403

Area Served
Madison County

West Marion Elementary School


Contact
820 Marler Rd
Marion, NC 28752
(828) 738-3353


Description
Offers food assistance to children and their families that live in the West Marion area Food is offered on a weekly basis Clothing and hygiene items also offered to families Helps with school supplies Offers parenting classes.
During the school year, open Monday Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Hours
August 25 - June 5: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.;
June 15 - August 24; Tuesday, Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Eligibility
Families with minor children in West Marion; bring picture ID

Documents Required
Call main number and ask for Wendy or Gail.

Area Served
McDowell County

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