Community Resource Directory Providers

Advantage West

AdvantageWest Economic Development Group is western North Carolina's regional economic development commission. Chartered by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1994, AdvantageWest is a non-profit...

Al-Anon- Caldwell

Support Group for families of alcoholics.

ALFA- HIV/AIDS Counseling

The ALFA Client Services staff members work together to answer questions and help people infected or affected by HIV to connect with community resources and services throughout our eight-county service...

Alliance Bible Fellowship

Respite events are for children or adults with special needs and siblings. There is pet therapy, a music room, large motor area, sensory room, crafts, café for parents and more! Joy prom is the...

Alzheimer's Association of Western North Carolina

Serving 49 central and western counties in North Carolina, the Alzheimer’s Association - Western Carolina Chapter is here to help. We provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer...

American Cancer Society

Provide public and professional education; loaning of home care equipment; setting up visitation programs; establishing support groups.

App Urgent Care

Provides convenient, walk-in care to patients with non-life threatening illness or injury such as sore throats, strains, sprains, fever, flu and more. Staffed by Board Certified physicians.

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Appalachian Home Care, LLC

Appalachian Home Care is licensed by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to provide in-home aide and nursing services. Services and programs such as: personal care services,...

Appalachian Regional Medical Center

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System is the healthcare leader in the High Country, comprising two hospitals: Charles A. Cannon Jr. Memorial Hospital in Linville and Watauga Medical Center in Boone....

Appalachian State University

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern North Carolina, Appalachian State University has built a national reputation for providing outstanding academics. With a student/faculty ratio of 17:1,...

Appalachian State University Counseling Center​

The scope of services includes the following for students currently enrolled in classes:

  • Short-term individual counseling

  • Group counseling

  • Short-term couples/...

Appalachian Voices

Appalachian Voices brings people together to protect the land, air, water and communities of central and southern Appalachia.

We empower people to defend our region’s rich natural and...

Arthritis Foundation - Carolina Chapter

Provides to arthritic patients and their families: information and referral, quarterly newsletter, pharmacy services, patient education classes, water therapy program, public forums.

Ashe County NCWorks Career Center

Types of services: We provide jobseekers with a variety of no-cost resources including workshops, networking opportunities, job fairs, coaching, and (depending on eligibility) training support to help you...

Asheville TEACCH Center

Consultation and instruction for parents in working with children who have learning or developmental disabilities associated with autism; information and referral to appropriate agencies; diagnostic...

Ashi Therapy

Ashi Therapy, Sacred Mountain Healing Retreat and Qigong Center, is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in the northwest corner of North Carolina. We chose this area for its magnificent beauty and...

ASU Charles and Geneva Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic

The Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic, a non-profit organization, is a unit in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the Beaver College of...

ASU Psychology Clinic

The ASU Psychology Clinic is a community-based training clinic dedicated to providing comprehensive psychological services to High Country residents and Appalachian State University students at an...

Autism Society of North Carolina-High Country Chapter

Autism Support Group and Autism Society of NC-Our organization works to directly improve the lives of individuals and families affected by autism through advocacy, training and education, and direct...

Baptist Children's Home of North Carolina

Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina offers residential placement and prevention services to help children and families overcome problems and challenges. BCH provides services in 19 communities...

Basic Skills/GED Program-Mayland Community College

It is the goal of the Basic Skills Program that our students will achieve one or more of the following outcomes: improve skills in reading, writing, and/or mathematics, earn a GED certificate, prepare to...

Batchelor Chiropractic Clinic, P.A.

SERVICES OFFERED Cold/Soft laser to speed healing. Precision aligned radiographic equipment utilized to evaluate structural status of the spine and other skeletal structures.  Microcurrent (designed...

Blue Mountain Center

Modalities offered include: traditional psychotherapy as well as ecotherapy, play therapy and expressive arts work. Also massage therapy and bodywork; Healing Touch and certified Dula services. Yoga...

Blue Ridge Conservancy

Blue Ridge Conservancy was built on the energy and efforts of volunteers.  As the roots of BRC, volunteers remain an essential part of BRC's day-to-day work.  We'd love to have your volunteer...

Blue Ridge Learning Centers

Using new and innovate tools such as challenge courses, we offer custom programs that help individuals and organizations develop in their teamwork abilities, communication skills, leadership potential,...

Blue Ridge Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, Inc

Routine, acute and chronic care for children ages birth- 18 yrs

Blue Ridge Therapeutic Wilderness

Length of service:  1 to 3 months

The program combines traditional, evidence-based therapies with a unique wilderness experience, Blue Ridge Therapeutic Wilderness provides youth and their...

Boone Area Lion's Club

Boone Lions are in their 82nd  year of serving the community. Boone Lions provide vision and hearing screenings, support those in need of eye exams and vision correction, and collect and distribute...

Broadstone

Burton Moomaw Acupuncture

Natural healthcare which stregthens your body's resources to heal itself.  Professional medical care in a quiet and relaxed setting.

Holistic healthcare using Acupuncture, cupping, and moxa...

Camp Crinkleroot

 Camp Crinkleroot  is a free respite daycamp for children ages 8-14 with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.  The camp is sponsored by Appalachian’s Institute for Health and Human Services....

Camp E-MA-ET/Eckerd Youth Alternatives

Founded in 1968, Eckerd Youth Alternatives is a pioneering youth services organization dedicated to helping kids succeed. Through some 40 Eckerd programs nationwide more than 80,000 youth have another...

Camp Lakey Gap, at Christmount

Located on a beautiful 600-acre campus in Black Mountain, NC, Camp Lakey Gap (CLG) is a uniquely structured environment serving individuals ages 4 to adult on the autism specturm, regardless of the degree...

Camp Sunshine, at Christmount

This is a special camp for high-functioning adults with special needs (sometimes referred to as cognitively challenged), 18 and over. It is a week of fun, fellowship, recreation, crafts, singing, swimming...

CAP/C (Community Alternative Program for Children) Home Care

The Community Alternatives Program for Children (CAP/C) provides cost- effective home care for medically fragile children who would otherwise require long-term hospital care or nursing facility care....

Catholic Social Services - Western Regional Office

Catholic Social Services (CSS) is a non-profit social service organization following the teachings of the Catholic Church. We offer services and programs in the following: Burial Assistance, Counseling,...

Cherokee Cove Retreat and Conference Center

Our purpose is to elevate and renew the family unit by strengthening family bonds, educating individuals in life application skills, and training disciples, based upon the foundation of a personal...

Children's Developmental Services Agency ( CDSA) of the Blue Ridge

CDSA BR is a state agency serving children from birth to 3  years with suspected or diagnosed developmental disabilities. CDSA staff  provides multidisciplinary assessments and works with...

Children's Hope Alliance- PRTF

Length of service:  4 to 6 months

Specialize in treatment for trauma; advanced behavioral and psychiatric complexity; intense frequency and duration of problem behaviors; acute skill deficits...

Community Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP/DA)

his program makes care at home a real possibility for many people who face nursing placement. CAP/DA exists to supplement rather than replace the formal and informal services and support already available...

Cooperative Extension 4-H

4-H offers programs to North Carolina’s young people in their communities; 4-H programs include clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment and after school child care.

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Corporation for National and Community Service

Senior Corps: Senior Corps offers a network of programs that tap the rich experience, skills and talents of older citizens to meet community challenges. AmeriCorps: Through its programs, AmeriCorps...

Cove Creek Farm

Cove Creek Farm is a simple place with a simple mission, to help young men and their families reach their full potential. With this in mind, we have created for our residents an atmosphere where trust and...

Crossnore School - Blair Fraley Thrift Store

The Blair Fraley Thrift Store is the largest resale shop in the High Country. Operated by The Crossnore School, the store offers treasures to locals and visitors alike. Generous friends donate quality new...

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Charlotte

Welcome to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Charlotte Chapter! Volunteers are the key to our success, and we encourage you to get involved. We value and deeply appreciate your time, your talent, and your...

Ebenezer Children's Home

Length of service:  More than 6 months

Our mission is to provide a loving, Christian, nurturing environment for the ones we are blessed to serve and to give them an opportunity to heal and...

Eckerd-Boomer

Length of service:  4 to 6 months

Eckerd's short-term residential service is an intensive service that includes individualized treatment and academic plans that combine formal and...

Elk Knob State Park

Elk Knob State Park, Western North Carolina's newest park, needs your help to build new trails. Some Freshman Seminar classes as well as the ASU Trail Club have already been out to volunteer. They have...

Elkland Art Center

Elkland Art Center's mission is to build community while making art; using art as a means to make the world a better place. Our program areas include: (1) community parades either delivered by Elkland or...

Epilepsy Information Service - Wake Forest School of Medicine

Toll-free line offering information on all aspects of seizure disorders; information packets available; patient and family education; educational programs available for professionals, cse consultations....

Farm at Mollie's Branch

The Farm at Mollies Branch, located in the historic region of Todd, NC, is a family-friendly place of adventures and experiences--no two ever alike. Be photographed receiving a kiss from Couzco the Llama...

Freedom Farm Ministries

Freedom Farm Ministries, located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, began in 2006 with a vision to provide men a way out of the bondage of alcohol and drug addiction through the...

Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation

Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation of Boone, NC, has been a provider of skilled and intermediate nursing services to Watauga county and surrounding communities since 1977. Over the years, many changes...

Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina

Goodwill is many things. We are a donor-driven agency. We are a retailer. We are a contract services operation and a major recycler of textiles. But most importantly, we are a leader in workforce...

Grandfather Home for Children

Length of service:  4 to 6 months

Residential treatment program for youth ages 12-18 who have experienced trauma who also have behavioral issues that may include sexual harm. Services are...

Hebron Colony Ministries, Inc.

A non-profit organization that provides a 10-week program which points the students to a study of God's Word and encourages the development of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

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Henry Blair Farm

Volunteer Opportunities include:  Cleaning and maintaining the yard, Cleaning and organizing oubuildings on the farm (old barn, grainery, etc.), Research the life and activities of Henry Blair for...

High Country Caregiver Foundation

The High Country Caregiver Foundation provides different services to caregivers throughout the High Country. Programs include Reach Out, an evidence-based caregiver support system designed to promote...

High Country Families on the Spectrum

A support group for loved ones on the Autism Spectrum or in the broader Autism phenotype.

High Country Triple Crown

The High Country Triple Crown is the premier running series in the High Country of North Carolina and has been in operation  for over 15 years.  The routes for the three races, The High...

High Gravity Adventures

HGA is located in the Boone/Blowing Rock area of North Carolina and specializes in unique and active outdoor recreation including Zip Lining and Climbing. Complete with a Zip Line Tour, an Aerial...

Holston Camp and Retreat Center

Holston Center is a ministry committed to changing lives through the gospel of Jesus Christ. We are located on over 150 acres of beautiful woods in the mountains of northwest North Carolina. We offer a...

HOPE NOW - Support and Guidance for Homeowners

HOPE NOW is an alliance between counselors, mortgage companies, investors, and other mortgage market participants. This alliance will maximize outreach efforts to homeowners in distress to help them stay...

Horn in the West/Hickory Ridge Homestead

Loved by young and old, the Horn in the West drama is located in the heart of Boone, North Carolina in one of the most beautiful outdoor theaters in the country. This adventure, from our nation's heritage...

Institute of Health and Human Services at Appalachian State University and UNC TEACCH

Provides multidisciplinary diagnostic services for the autism spectrum in Watauga and surrounding counties. The evaluation process is designed to describe the nature and extent of strengths and weaknesses...

Internal Revenue Service - Free Tax Return Preparation

The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. Trained community volunteers may help with...

KAMPN

KAMPN's (Kids with Autism Making Progress in Nature) mission is to provide an option rarely available for families having children with autism to experience activities in nature at Camp Cogger.

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Labor Ready

Each year, Labor Ready dispatches approximately 350,000 Temporary Associates to jobs in construction, manufacturing, hospitality, events, restoration, auto services, logistics and warehousing, retail...

Lees-McRae College

Lees-McRae College is an engaged learning community where students are inspired to pursue excellence and make a difference in the world. We offer a challenging intellectual environment for every student...

Legal Aid of NC-Boone

Legal Aid of North Carolina is a statewide, nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income people in order to ensure equal access to justice and to remove legal...

Legal Counseling: NBJ Management Consulting & Conflict Resolution

Management Consulting, Conflict Resolution & Motivational Speaker

Local Interagency Coordinating Council (LICC)

Recognizing the crucial benefits of early intervention for young children and their families, the LICC of Watauga County is a community based advisory group for the implementation of an interagency system...

MANNA Food Bank

MANNA FoodBank is a private, not-for-profit service organization, founded in 1982, that links the food industry with 315 partner agencies in 16 counties of WNC. MANNA FoodBank is a registered 501Â...

McLeod addictive Disease Center, Inc.

Drug and alcohol testing, adult residential care, adult family care, adult aftercare services, adolescent outpatient treatment, residential care for adolescent males, adolescent day treatment, youth...

Mentor Behavioral Healthcare

Small psychology clinic serving Boone and surrounding areas, providing psychological assessments, psycho-educational assessments and individual therapy.

Mountain Pathways Montessori School

Mountain Pathways School (MPMS), a Montessori school, was founded in 1987 by a group of parents and educators who wanted for our region's children an opportunity for interdisciplinary education that met...

Mountain Youth Academy

To provide mental health and educational services to enhance the quality of life for at-risk youth and their families through excellence of service, compassion, integrity, and respect. Mountain Youth...

NAMI of the High Country

NAMI High Country supports those living with mental illness as well as their families and loved ones. They strive to increase public understanding of mental disorders and give hope to those experiencing...

National Committee for the New River

LAND PROTECTION: NCNR protects land critical for preserving important wildlife habitat, rare and endangered species, cornerstones of biodiversity, and working farmland along the New River and its...

NC Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Cooperative Extension gives our residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications, and...

New Life Mobility Assistance

The concept behind New Life Mobility Assistance Dogs was born, not only to rescue shelter dogs and give them a new lease on life, but to give their recipient a new life. A life that will no longer have to...

Northwestern Regional Housing Authority

Provides many kinds of housing opportunities and services to assure affordable, adequate housing. Programs include rental assistance, housing counseling, property management and development, first-time...

Odyssey of the Mind

Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to...

Parent to Parent Family Support Network-High Country (FSN-HC)

We provide information and support for families who have a premature infant, a child with a disability or chronic illness, or a family who has experienced the death of their child. We can match a family...

Pathways Counseling and Wellness

Pathways Counseling and Wellness offers a combination of services including Registered Play Therapy Supervisor, Life Coaching for adults and youth as well as other healing services to individuals and...

Play Again Therapy

Play Again Therapy, Inc. provides therapy services to children from birth to young adulthood. Play Again Therapy works with clients to develop speed and efficiency in thinking skills, coordination and...

Psychology Clinic - Appalachian State University

The Appalachian State University (ASU) Psychology Clinic is a community-based training clinic dedicated to providing comprehensive, evidence-based psychological services to High Country residents and ASU...

RHA Health Services, Inc.

 RHA is a leading non-profit provider of services and supports for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. RHA Health Services, Inc services include supported living, vocational and...

Salvation Army- Family Store

Provides affordable household items and clothing for those in need.

Samaritan Christian Ministry of Wilkes (Samaritan's Kitchen)

What started out as 1 program - the Saturday Delivery program, which fed 60 families every Saturday - has now grown into 4 free food programs; the Client Choice Pantry program, the Saturday Delivery...

Samaritan's Purse

For over 35 years, Samaritan's Purse has done our utmost to follow Christ's command by going to the aid of the world's poor, sick, and suffering. We are an effective means of reaching hurting people in...

Special Olympics (Watauga County Parks and Rec)

Every spring, the Watauga County Special Olympics program invites athletes from the High Country for a countywide or regional competition that brings scores of local athletes to this premier event. With...

Spirit Ride!

Spirit Ride is committed to helping children with special needs achieve their full potential through equine related therapeutic and educational activities. Therapeutic Riding involves the use of horses...

The Children's Playhouse

Walk into The Playhouse and you'll find a wealth of engrossing art activities suitable for kids from toddlers to age eight. Adults like them, too!. These change weekly, so there is always something new to...

Thomas O. Eller Preschool Language Classroom

At the Preschool Language Classroom (PLC) at Appalachian State University, we are concerned about preschool-age children (2-5 years old) who have communication delays or disorders.

Children attend...

Total Health Integrated Services

An advanced medical facility providing comprehensive services in the High Country; Family Medicine, Minor Emergency Care, Psychiatric Medicine and Counseling, Occupational Medicine, Addiction Medicine,...

Tuck Sleep Foundation

Tuck Sleep Foundation is a non-profit community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources. Web...

Tweedie Therapy- Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Tweedie Therapy provides pediatric occupational therapy services to children 0-21 with a range of challenges. Therapy is provided in the home and incorporates the family as part of the therapy team....

US Small Business Administration

Whether you're just starting a small business or expanding to take advantage of new opportunities, your business needs the right financing at the right time in order to succeed. SBA is committed to...

VAYA Health-Innovations Plus

A public managed care organization that oversees Medicaid, state and local funding and offers a comprehensive health plan for individuals and families in need of mental health, substance use or...

Vocational Rehabilitation Services

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides counseling, training, education, transportation, job placement, assistive technology and other support services to those with physical,...

Watauga County Clerk of Court- Guardianship

Guardianship services are provided to individuals who are alleged to be incompetent or adjudicated incompetent by the court. Incompetence is determined in a court proceeding and means an adult is unable...

Watauga Literacy Association

The Watauga Literacy Association and the Watauga County Library have a natural partnership. Librarians have long been leaders in promoting literacy. In communities across the nation, the public library...

​Hunger and Health Coalition​

At the Hunger and Health Coalition, it is our intention to alleviate the arduous decision with which our clients are faced each month: food or life-saving medications.

Our mission statement is as...