Below is a list of commonly used resources for families in Henderson County. You can find an even more comprehensive community resource guide from the Children and Family Resource Center.

 

 I need help buying or preparing affordable, healthy food for my family.

WIC Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children at Henderson County Department of Public Health, 1200 Spartanburg Hwy, (828) 692-4223 (option 5)

SNAP/EBT - Henderson County Department of Social Services, 1200 Spartanburg Hwy, (828) 697-5500 

Henderson County Tailgate Market – accepts SNAP/EBT with Double Dollars for fresh produce – Saturdays 8am-12pm from April 3 to October 30 at the County Operations Building on King Street 

Mills River Farmer’s Market – accepts SNAP/EBT with Double Dollars for fresh produce with cooking demonstrations every week – Saturdays 8am-12pm from May 1 to October 30 at Mills River Elementary School 

Hendersonville Farmer's Market – accepts SNAP/EBT with Double Dollars for fresh produce – Saturdays 8am-12pm from May 8 to October 30 (Holiday markets November 20 and December 4) at the Historic Train Depot (650 Maple Street) in downtown Hendersonville's Seventh Avenue District

Manna Food Bank – Food Finder website – www.mannafoodbank.org 

The Free Clinics – 841 Case St – (828) 697-8422 

WNCSource Garden Vouchers – (828) 693-1711 

Henderson County Public Schools Summer Feeding Program – (828) 891-6310 

Hendersonville Rescue Mission – 639 Maple Street – (828) 697-1354 

 

 I need more information about nutrition or feeding.

WIC Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children at Henderson County Department of Public Health, 1200 Spartanburg Hwy, (828) 692-4223 (option 5)

NC Cooperative Extension - Henderson County Department of Social Services, 1200 Spartanburg Hwy, (828) 697-5500  

 

 I need money or financial help.

Salvation Army – 239 3rd Ave E – (828) 693-4181

Interfaith Assistance Ministry – 310 Freeman Street – (828) 697-7029

OnTrack Financial Education & Counseling – (828) 255-5166 or (800) 737-5485

Henderson County Department of Social Services – 1200 Spartanburg Hwy – (828) 697-5500

Pisgah Legal Services – 440 S Church St – (828) 692-7622

 

 I need affordable clothing for my family.

Interfaith Assistance Ministry – 310 Freeman Street – (828) 697-7029 

Salvation Army – 239 3rd Ave E – (828) 693-4181 

Thrift Stores: 

Blue Ridge Humane Society Thrift Store – 1214 Greenville Hwy – (828) 692-3503 

St. James Thursday Thrift Shop – 766 N Main Street – (828) 693-7458 

Council on Aging Thrift Store – 802 Spartanburg Hwy – (828) 693-7756 

Goodwill Retail Store – 1717 Four Seasons Blvd (828) 692-3561 & 2111 Asheville Hwy (828) 692-7414 

Four Seasons Hospice Home Store – 215 N Main St – (828) 696-0625 

Safelight Resale Store – 133 5th Ave W – (828) 693-3840 

WNCSource Bargain Hendo – 201 N King St – (828) 595-9934 

 

 I need help purchasing school supplies required by my child's school.

Interfaith Assistance Ministry – 310 Freeman Street – (828) 697-7029 

Henderson County Public Schools – contact the school counselor at your child’s school 

 

 I need a bigger or better house or apartment.

Habitat for Humanity – 1111 Keith Street - (828) 694-0340 

Housing Assistance Corporation – 602 Kanuga Road - (828) 692-4744 

Hendersonville Housing Authority 203 N Justice St  (828) 692-6175 

Housing Choice Vouchers – WNCSource – 220 King Creek Blvd - (828) 693-1711 

Thrive – 110-C Chadwick Square Ct  (828) 697-1581 

 

 I need assistance paying for utilities in my house or apartment.

St. Vincent de Paul Society – 109 Crescent Hill Rd, Arden – (828) 684-6098 

Interfaith Assistance Ministry 310 Freeman Street – (828) 697-7029 

Henderson County Department of Social Services  1200 Spartanburg Hwy   (828) 697-5500 

Salvation Army – 239 3rd Ave E – (828) 693-4181 

 

 I need help finding furniture or other housewares for my house or apartment.

Thrift Stores: 

Habitat for Humanity Restore – 230 S Washington St - (828) 696-9524 

Blue Ridge Humane Society Thrift Store – 1214 Greenville Hwy – (828) 692-3503 

St. James Thursday Thrift Shop – 766 N Main Street – (828) 693-7458 

Council on Aging Thrift Store – 802 Spartanburg Hwy – (828) 693-7756 

Goodwill Retail Store – 1717 Four Seasons Blvd (828) 692-3561 & 2111 Asheville Hwy (828) 692-7414 

Four Seasons Hospice Home Store – 215 N Main St – (828) 696-0625 

Safelight Resale Store – 133 5th Ave W – (828) 693-3840 

WNCSource Bargain Hendo – 201 N King St – (828) 595-9934 

 

 I need a car or other form of transportation.

Apple Country Transit – 526 7th Ave E – (828) 698-8571 

The Free Clinics Bikes 4 Life Program – 841 Case St – (828) 697-8422 

Medicaid Transportation (must give 2 days notice) – (828) 694-6163 

 

 I need legal assistance with a civil matter (housing, immigration, benefits, etc.).

Pisgah Legal Services – 440 S Church St – (828) 692-7622 

El Centro - 508 N Grove St – (828) 290-7134 

True Ridge – 110 Edney St Unit A – (828) 719-2751 

 

 I need after-school or school break supervised activities for my children.

Henderson County Public Schools PSAM/PSPM – (828) 891-2363 

Hendersonville Family YMCA – 810 6th Ave W – (828) 697-9622 

Salvation Army – 239 3rd Ave E – (828) 693-4181 

St. Gerard House – 620 Oakland St – (828) 693-4223 

Camp Tekoa – 211 Thomas Rd – (828) 692-6516 

El Centro – 508 N Grove St – (828) 290-7134 

Boys and Girls Club – 1304 Ashe St – (828) 693-9444 

Cross Walk at First Baptist HVL (for 6-12 graders) – 312 5th Ave W – (828) 693-3493 

 

 I need someone who can babysit for a day or evening so I can get away.

Hendersonville Family YMCA (for members) – 810 6th Ave W – (828) 697-9622 

Big Brothers Big Sisters (mentorship for older children) – 851 Case St – (828) 693-8153 

Boys and Girls Club – 1304 Ashe St – (828) 693-9444 

 

 I need more information about child development and/or developmental differences. 

Children and Family Resource Center – 851 Case St – (828) 698-0674 

St. Gerard House – 620 Oakland St – (828) 693-4223 

Autism Society of North Carolina – 306 Summit St, Asheville – (828) 236-1547 

Henderson County Public Schools Preschool Disability Program – (828) 654-3225 

Children’s Developmental Services Agency (CDSA) – 1303 5th Ave W – (828) 251-6091 

 

 I need basic or special materials/equipment to meet my child's needs. 

Children’s Developmental Services Agency – 1303 5th Ave W – (828) 251-6091 

Children and Family Resource Center (Diapers, wipes, formula) – 851 Case St – (828) 698-0674 

St. Gerard House – 620 Oakland St – (828) 693-4223 

Medical Loan Closet – 1225 7th Ave W – (828) 692-9005 

Autism Society of North Carolina – 306 Summit St, Asheville – (828) 236-1547 

BEAR Closet (Baby equipment and resources) – 3 Banner Farm Rd, Horse Shoe – (828) 891-9413 

Open Arms Pregnancy Center (diapers, wipes, supplies) – 329 N Washington St – (828) 676-4510 or (828) 702-0581 

 

 I need more information about programs that can help my child (educational, social, etc), or help finding educational materials for my children to use at home. 

Children and Family Resource Center – 851 Case St – (828) 698-0674 

Henderson County Public Library: 

Main Library – 301 N Washington St – (828) 697-4725 

Fletcher Library – 120 Library Road, Fletcher – (828) 687-1218 

Edneyville Library – 2 Firehouse Rd – (828) 685-0110 

Etowah Library – 101 Brickyard Road, Etowah – (828) 891-6577 

Green River Library – 50 Green River Rd, Zirconia – (828) 697-4969 

Mills River Library – 124 Town Center Dr. Suite 1, Mills River – (828) 890-1850 

St. Gerard House – 620 Oakland St – (828) 693-4223 

Autism Society of North Carolina – 306 Summit St, Asheville – (828) 236-1547 

Hendersonville Family YMCA – 810 6th Ave W – (828) 697-9622 

Henderson County Parks and Recreation – 708 S Grove St – (828) 697-4884 

Fletcher Parks and Recreation – 85 Howard Gap Rd, Fletcher – (828) 687-0751 

 

 I need more friends who have a child like mine.

Children and Family Resource Center – Circle of Parents – 851 Case St – (828) 698-0674 

St. Gerard House – 620 Oakland St – (828) 693-4223 

Family Support Network – Mission Children’s Hospital, Asheville – (828) 213-1740 

Autism Society of North Carolina – 306 Summit St, Asheville – (828) 236-1547 

 

 I need information about fun, free, or low-cost activities for my family.

GoHendo.org 

Family Friendly Asheville (and surrounding areas) Facebook Page

Hendersonville Family YMCA – 810 6th Ave W – (828) 697-9622 

Henderson County Parks and Recreation – 708 S Grove St – (828) 697-4884 

Fletcher Parks and Recreation – 85 Howard Gap Rd, Fletcher – (828) 687-0751 

Henderson County Public Library:

Main Library – 301 N Washington St – (828) 697-4725 

Fletcher Library – 120 Library Road, Fletcher – (828) 687-1218 

Edneyville Library – 2 Firehouse Rd – (828) 685-0110 

Etowah Library – 101 Brickyard Road, Etowah – (828) 891-6577 

Green River Library – 50 Green River Rd, Zirconia – (828) 697-4969 

Mills River Library – 124 Town Center Dr. Suite 1, Mills River – (828) 890-1850 

Laura E. Corn Mini-Golf – 840 N Church St – (828) 697-3007 

 

 I need better medical care for my child or another member of my family.

Henderson County Department of Public Health – 1200 Spartanburg Hwy – (828) 692-4223 

Blue Ridge Health:

2579 Chimney Rock Road – (828) 692-4289 

709 N Justice St – (828) 696-1234 

Rainbow Pediatrics – 110 Chadwick Square Ct #A – (828) 698-8135 

Advent Health - Hendersonville, formerly Park Ridge – 100 Hospital Dr, (855) 774-5433 

Advent Health Hendersonville Pediatrics – 50 Hospital Dr Ste 5D – (828) 650-8032 

Pardee-UNC Healthcare – 800 N Justice St – (828) 696-1000 

Hendersonville Pediatrics – 600 Beverly Hanks Ctr – (828) 693-3296 

The Free Clinics – 841 Case St – (828) 697-8422 

 

 I need someone to talk to about my problems and help me cope with my situation better. 

Full Circle Community Wellness – 1915 George Street – (828) 222-0401 

Blue Ridge Health Behavioral Health Services – 2579 Chimney Rock Road – 828-692-4289 

The Free Clinics – 841 Case St – (828) 697-8422 

Family Preservation Services – 120 Chadwick Square Ct – (828) 697-4187 

Biltmore Baptist Hope Network – (828) 651-6290 

Mud Creek Baptist Counseling – 403 Rutledge Rd – (828) 692-1262 

RHA Health Services – (828) 232-6844 

Vaya Health – 1-800-849-6127 

 

 I need help developing parenting skills that will help my child develop in a healthy way.

Children and Family Resource Center – 851 Case St – (828) 698-0674 

Family Support Network – Mission Children’s Hospital, Asheville – (828) 213-1740 

 

 I need help for myself or someone in my family who is struggling with using substances

Mobile Crisis – 1-888-573-1006 

HopeRX – 1200 Spartanburg Hwy – (828) 290-9622 

Full Circle Community Wellness – 1915 George Street – (828) 222-0401 

Blue Ridge Health Behavioral Health Services – 2579 Chimney Rock Road – 828-692-4289 

The Free Clinics – 841 Case St – (828) 697-8422 

Family Preservation Services – 120 Chadwick Square Ct – (828) 697-4187 

Biltmore Baptist Hope Network – (828) 651-6290 

Mud Creek Baptist Counseling – 403 Rutledge Rd – (828) 692-1262 

RHA Health Services – (828) 232-6844 

Vaya Health – 1-800-849-6127 

First Contact – 106 Chadwick Ave – (828) 435-2180 

AA groups – check www.ashevilleaa.org/meetings for times and locations 

NA groups – check www.wncna.org/meetings for times and locations 

 

 I need help for myself or someone in my family who is struggling with mental illness. 

Mobile Crisis – 1-888-573-1006 

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) – 1-888-955-NAMI or 1-800-950-6264 

Full Circle Community Wellness – 1915 George Street – (828) 222-0401 

Blue Ridge Health Behavioral Health Services – 2579 Chimney Rock Road – 828-692-4289 

The Free Clinics – 841 Case St – (828) 697-8422 

Family Preservation Services – 120 Chadwick Square Ct – (828) 697-4187 

Biltmore Baptist Hope Network – (828) 651-6290 

Mud Creek Baptist Counseling – 403 Rutledge Rd – (828) 692-1262 

RHA Health Services – (828) 232-6844 

Vaya Health – 1-800-849-6127 

 

 I need quality daycare so I can get a job.

North Carolina Childcare Search - ncchildcaresearch.dhhs.state.nc.us/ 

Smart Start Scholarships – 525 North Justice St – (828) 693-1580 

Department of Social Services Child Care Subsidy Unit – 1200 Spartanburg Hwy – (828) 698-4440 or (828) 698-4441 

Children and Family Resource Center – Childcare Resource & Referral – 851 Case St – (828) 698-0674 

Head Start, Early Head Start, NC Pre-K – WNCSource – (828) 693-1711

 

 I need information about adult education opportunities.

Blue Ridge Literacy Council – 625 College Dr, Flat Rock – (828) 696-3811

Blue Ridge Community College – 180 W Campus Drive, Flat Rock – (828) 694-1700

Henderson County NCWorks Career Center – 180 W Campus Dr, Flat Rock – (828) 694-1755 

Goodwill of NWNC – 155 Four Seasons Blvd – (828) 698-5887 

WAGE$ – (919) 967-3272 

 I need information about job training and employment opportunities. 

Blue Ridge Community College – 180 W Campus Drive, Flat Rock – (828) 694-1700 

Henderson County NCWorks Career Center – 180 W Campus Dr, Flat Rock – (828) 694-1755 

Goodwill Career Connections – 155 Four Seasons Blvd – (828) 698-5887 

WAGE$ – (919) 967-3272 

Work First Family Assistance – 1200 Spartanburg Hwy – (828) 697-5500 

 

 I need help for myself or someone in my family who is experiencing domestic violence. 

Safelight – 133 5th Ave W – (828) 693-3840 

True Ridge (bilingual) – 110 Edney Street Unit A – (828) 719-2751 

Believe Child Advocacy Center – 722 5th Ave W – (828) 693-3840 

 

 I need help with how to deal with problems with in-laws, relatives, friends, or neighbors. 

The Mediation Center – 103 S Grove St – (828) 251-6089 

Pisgah Legal Services – 440 S Church St - 28792