Community Collaboratives and Advocacy Groups

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...

Ashe County Transportation Authority

Ashe County Transportation Authority is community transportation designed to meet your transportation needs. If your needs require handling personal assistive devices i.e. wheel chair, walker, etc., we...

Children's Council of Watauga

The Children's Council of Watauga County is a local nonprofit that works to build a strong foundation for children's learning and development by strengthening families, the early childhood system,...

Girls on the Run of the High Country

Girls on the Run is a life-changing after school program for 3rd through 5th grade girls. Its highly interactive curriculum combines self-esteem enhancing lessons with uplifting workouts aimed to develop...

High Country United Way

High Country United Way is a community-based organization that develops human and financial resources to improve the quality of life in the High Country.

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...

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...

Resort Area Ministries

Resort Area Ministries is an ecumenical organization providing ministries/services to the residents of and tourists to the High Country.  RAM provides worship services and family evening programs in...

Western Youth Network, Inc.

School-based and community-based mentoring services, high school support/advocacy, after school and summer enrichment, community health initiatives to prevent substance misuse and educate the community on...

Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge

The mission of High Country Women's Fund is to affect positive change for women and their families in Avery and Watauga counties. We endeavor to inspire, educate, and empower women moving toward self-...