Community Resources

  • Adult and Family Education
  • Adults with Special Needs
  • Children and Youth
  • Crime Victims
  • Crisis Line
  • Emergency Services
  • Employment and Financial
  • Food/Housing Assistance
  • Health/Medical Services
  • Homeless Resources
  • In-Home Services
  • Legal Resources
  • Libraries
  • Medical Equipment Suppliers
  • Mental Health
  • Schools
  • Senior Services
  • Support Groups
  • Transportation
  • Volunteer Opportunities
Adult and Family Education

ALFA ADVANCING LIFE. FIGHTING AIDS

HIV & Hepatitis C testing and counseling. Telephone: 828-322-1447

ADULT HIGH SCHOOL AND BASIC SKILLS PROGRAM at WILKES

Community College. Adult high school diploma, GED, beginning literacy and ESL. Telephone: 336-372-5061

ALLEGHANY COUNCIL ON AGING

Certified classes in chronic disease self-management, matter of balance, exercise and aerobics for arthritis, and walk with ease. Telephone: 336-372-4640

ALLEGHANY COUNTY LIBRARY

Basic computer classes upon demand.

Website: http://nwrl.org/NWRL

Telephone: 336-372-5573

ALLEGHANY PREGNANCY CARE CENTER

Classes in prenatal, parenting and living skills (i.e. positive credit, apt. renting, wise buying habits, used car buying, house cleaning, money management). Telephone: 336-372-7844

ALLEGHANY WELLNESS CENTER

Classes in spin, core strength, boot camp, yoga, Zumba, Latin cardio, kettle bells, karate, senior’s muscle strength and cardio circuit. Telephone: 336-372-2944

AMERICAN RED CROSS

Health and safety training and education.Website: www.redcross.org/takeaclassTelephone: 1-800-733-2767

BLUE RIDGE OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION (BROC)

Family self-sufficiency classes in writing resumes, stress and money management, budgeting, gardening, seeking employment; must be 18 or older with transportation. Telephone: 336-372-7284

ESL AT WCC ALLEGHANY CENTER

English as a Second Language offered through Wilkes Community College Alleghany Center. Telephone: 336-372-5061NC

COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

Classes and videos on Master Gardening, family consumer services, food preservation, healthy eating, chronic disease reduction, financial management, and farming issues. Telephone: 336-372-5597

PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN

Darkness to Light child sexual abuse prevention program, DANA program, Nurturing Parenting and Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) classes.Telephone: 336-372-2846

POSITIVE PARENTING PROGRAM (TRIPLE P) - ONLINE OR LOCAL PROVIDERS

Free online course for all parents in North Carolina! “Triple P gives you proven parenting strategies that will help you set up for child or teenager for life-so they’ll be happy, confident and successful.” You can choose the course that is right for your child’s age, anywhere from 0-17 years old! Website: www.HighCountryPositiveParenting.com, click on Triple P Online in top right corner. To find a Triple P provider in Alleghany county, click on ‘Find Local Triple P Providers’ in the top right corner, click ‘Map of Organization’ and filter by county.

WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Traditional curriculum, continuing education, industrial training and job-skill development courses.Website: www.wilkescc.edu/Telephone: 336-372-5061

Adults with Special Needs

ALLEGHANY COUNTY GROUP HOMES

Residential placement, care and person centered training for adults with developmental disabilities, 18 years and over.

Website: www.acgh.org/

Telephone: 336-372-5671

ALLEGHANY DEVELOPMENTAL VOCATIONAL PROGRAM

Vocational training, community inclusion, literacy and basic math education, hot lunch, recreational opportunities, and transportation for adults with developmental disabilities.

Telephone: 336-372-5671

ALLEGHANY IN MOTION

Elderly and Disabled Transportation Assistance Program for medcal and dental purposes, requirements and age limits, at least 24 hr. notice required for scheduling.

Telephone: 336-372-8747

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION-WESTERN CAROLINA CHAPTER

Provide and enhance care and support for all affected by Alzheimer’s/Dementia and reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health

24 Hr. Help Line: 800-272-3900 

Website: www.alz.org/northcarolina

Telephone: 828-514-3124

DAYMARK RECOVERY SERVICES

Comprehensive and culturally competent mental health and substance abuse services, psycho-social rehabilitation day treatment for adults who qualify.

Telephone: 336-372-4095

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Investigate and/or provide services to abused, neglected and exploited disabled adults; assistance in locating needed health services; placement services; guardianship for incompetent adults; 18 years and older.

Telephone: 336-372-1445

GENESIS HEALTH CARE, ALLEGHANY CENTER

Long term skilled nursing facility; short term rehabilitation facility offering full time physical, occupational and speech therapy, inpatient and outpatient.

Telephone: 336-372-2441

HIGH COUNTRY FIRST IN FAMILIES

Support to adults with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injury; i.e. school / medical supplies, toys, childcare, respite care, computers.

Website: http://fifnc.org/

Telephone: 336-667-3333x250


Children and Youth

Child Abuse Protection/Prevention Agencies

CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES-DSS

Investigate and act upon reports of abuse, neglect and dependency; assist with needed services.

Telephone: 336-372-1445

GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM

Volunteer advocates for abused and neglected children in the court system.

Website: http://www.nccourts.org/

Telephone: 336-651-4421

PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN

Darkness to Light child sexual abuse prevention program, DANA program, and parenting classes.

Telephone: 336-372-2846

Children’s Activities

ALLEGHANY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Story time for preschool and toddlers, summer reading programs through age 18, movie events.

Telephone: 336-372-5573

ALLEGHANY COUNTY RECREATION

Youth (up to 12 yrs.) baseball, softball, basketball, soccer and tennis.

Telephone: 336-372-2942

ALLEGHANY WELLNESS CENTER

Lessons in karate and swimming.

Telephone: 336-372-2944

BOY SCOUTS

Troops for ages 11 (6th grade) – 18; outdoor adventures, hiking and camping; merit badges; travel opportunities, local and out west.

Telephone: 336-200-1982

CUB SCOUTS

Dens for boys 1st – 5th grade; classes to earn badges, pins and belt loops; many camping opportunities including parent-son camporee.

Telephone: 336-200-2215

EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN’S ASSISTANCE CENTER

Information, workshops and training to improve lives and education of all children, special emphasis on those with disabilities.

Website: https://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/

Telephone: 800-962-6817

GIRL SCOUTS

Troops for kindergarten – 9th grade, badge earning, silver and gold awards, leadership experience, camping and travel opportunities (Daisy thru Cadets).

Telephone: Text 336-572-1220

NC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

4-H Clubs, summer fun programs and camps, school enrichment programs, 5-18 yrs.

Telephone: 336-372-5597

Child Care

BLUE RIDGE DEVELOPMENTAL DAY

All inclusive child care, educational and therapies; birth- 5 yrs.

Telephone: 336-372-4300

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Application to determine income eligibility for childcare assistance.

Telephone: 336-372-1445

DIVISION OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Information on choosing child care, operating a facility, financial assistance and early intervention.

Website: http://www.ncchildcare.nc.gov/

Telephone: 800-859-0829

FREE WORSHIP CHRISTIAN DAY CARE CENTER

Preschool preparation and after school care, birth- 12 yrs.

Telephone: 336-372-8423

Crime Victims

ALLEGHANY COUNTY DISPATCH

Dispatch for immediate assistance.

Telephone: 336-372-5676

CRIME VICTIMS SERVICES

Reimburse medical expenses and lost wages to innocent victims of rape, assault, drunk driving, sexual abuse, domestic violence and to families of homicide victims.

Website: https://www.ncdps.gov/

Telephone: 800-826-620

D.A.N.A.

Counseling, emergency shelter, court advocacy, support groups and certain transportation needs.

Telephone: 336-372-3262

NC SAVAN

Statewide Automated Victim Assistance and Notification, 24 hour automated information on offender status.

Website: https://www.ncdps.gov/

Telephone: 877-627-2826

VICTIM SERVICES FOR PRISONS, PROBATION AND PAROLE

Assist victims to understand adult correction system and their victim’s rights in the correction process; written notification of offender’s status in the system.

Website: https://www.ncdps.gov/

Telephone: 866-719-0108

Crisis Line

ADDICTION HELPLINE

Telephone: 1-888-351-6764

D.A.N.A.

Domestic violence and sexual assault crisis.

Telephone: 336-372-3262

DAYMARK RECOVERY SERVICES

Mental health and substance abuse crisis intervention; 24 hr., 365 days, toll free.

Telephone: 877-492-2785

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE

Telephone: 1-800-273-8255

Emergency Services

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Investigate and/or provide services to abused, neglected and exploited disabled adults; assistance in locating needed health services; placement services; guardianship for incompetent adults; 18 years and older.

Telephone: 336-372-1445

ALLEGHANY COUNTY DISPATCH

Dispatch for immediate assistance.

Telephone: 336-372-5676

ALLEGHANY COUNTY RESCUE SQUAD

Immediate medical assistance.

Telephone: 911

AMERICAN RED CROSS

Disaster relief and lifesaving blood.

Website: www. redcross.org/NC/Boone

Telephone: 828-264-8226

AMERICAN RED CROSS-SUPPORTING MILITARY FAMILIES

Emergency medical messages to military personnel regarding their immediate family only- parents, children, spouse, siblings, grandparents.

Telephone: 877-272-7337

BLUE RIDGE OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION (BROC)

Home weatherization, electric and fuel assistance once a year.

Telephone: 336-372-7284

DAYMARK RECOVERY SERVICES

Mental health and substance abuse crisis intervention.

Telephone: 336-372-4095

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE

Emergency shelter, court advocacy, support groups and certain transportation needs.

Telephone: 336-372-3262

SOLID ROCK EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND

Crisis funds (office at Alleghany CARES).

Telephone: 336-372-5959


Employment and Financial

Employment

ALLEGHANY WORKFORCE CENTER

Youth Workforce program (under 22 yrs.), Adult and Dislocated Worker Program, NC Works Web site and resume assistance, job placement, employment services.Website: www.ncworks.gov

Telephone: 336-372-5476 & 336-372-9675

DIVISION OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY, DEPT. OF COMMERCE

File for unemployment and any unemployment issues or questions.

Telephone: 888-737-0259

Financial Assistance

CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT (SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICE)

Attempt to locate absent parent and begin process to establish child support.

Telephone: 336-372-2411

DIVISION OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY, DEPT.OF COMMERCE

File for unemployment and any unemployment issues or questions.

Telephone: 888-737-0259

NC FORECLOSURE PREVENTION FUND

Employment oriented program, makes mortgage payments through interest-free loan to those who have experienced qualified hardship event.

Telephone: 1-888-623-8631

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

Obtain new Medicare card, social security statements, and disability benefits planning query; make appointment to apply for retirement, disability, Medicare and Social Security.

Website: https://www.ssa.gov/

Telephone: 1-800-772-1213

Hearing impaired: 800-325-0778

WORK FIRST (OFFICE OF SOCIAL SERVICES)

Temporary assistance for needy families with child 18 yrs. and under as they pursue employment.

Telephone: 336-372-2411


Food/Housing Assistance

BLUE RIDGE OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION (BROC)

Seed program for those of low income. Home weatherization, electric and fuel assistance once a year.

Telephone: 336-372-7284

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Application for food and nutrition program (food stamps). Crisis and low income energy programs, dependent on funding availability.

Telephone: 336-372-2411

SOLID ROCK FOOD CLOSET

Food assistance for those of low income and other mitigating circumstances. Electric and fuel assistance once a year. Telephone: 336-372-6560

WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC)

Food and nutritional assistance for pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age 5, Equal Opportunity Provider.

Telephone: 336-372-5644

Health/Medical Services

ADULT DENTAL PROGRAM –ALLEGHANY CARES

Cleanings, fillings, extractions with local dentist.

Telephone: 336-372-5959

ALLEGHANY C.A.R.E.S. MEDICATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Assistance in obtaining medications for uninsured low income Alleghany County residents.

Telephone: 336-372-5559

ALLEGHANY EYE CLINIC

Telephone: 336-372-2253

ALLEGHANY FAMILY PRACTICE

Telephone: 336-372-5606

ALLEGHANY HEALTH SERVICES

Telephone: 336-372-3110

ALLEGHANY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Medical care, WIC, nutritionist, CAP/DA, Appalachian District Environmental Health.

Telephone: 336-372-5641

ALLEGHANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

24 hr. emergency care, hospital care, surgical services, rehabilitative services, sleep studies, pain management, smoking cessation, respiratory services, lifeline system.

Telephone: 336-372-5511

ALLEGHANY MEMORIAL SPECIALTY CLINIC

Telephone: 336-372-3254

ALLEGHANY PREGNANCY CARE CENTER

Free pregnancy tests, counseling and referrals for unplanned pregnancy.

Telephone: 336-372-7844

ALLEGHANY WELLNESS CENTER

Swimming pool, track, exercise equipment, kitchen, massage therapist, personal trainers, room rentals and exercise classes.

Telephone: 336-372-2944

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION-WESTERN CAROLINA CHAPTER

Provide and enhance care and support for all affected by Alzheimer’s/Dementia and reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Website: https://www.alz.org/northcarolina/

Telephone: 828-514-3124

APPHEALTHCARE - APPALACHIAN DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT (ALLEGHANY)

Primary care for adults and children, screenings, immunizations, maternal health, case management, outreach, dental services, well child services, family planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP), 340B Pharmacy Program, WIC, nutrition counseling, Diabetes education, medical nutrition therapy, CAP/DA, environmental health, tobacco cessation, positive parenting program, innovative approaches, behavioral health, preparedness and communicable disease.

Telephone: 336-372-5641

BLUE RIDGE MEDICAL GROUP

Telephone: 336-372-5911

DAYMARK RECOVERY SERVICES

Comprehensive and culturally competent mental health and substance abuse services for recovery, independence and highest quality of life.

Telephone: 336-372-4095

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Applications for Medicaid.

Telephone: 336-372-2411

FARM WORKER HEALTH PROGRAM

Assists with health care needs of migrant and seasonal farm workers (crops) in Ashe and Alleghany Counties.

Telephone: 336-372-1704

FUELING HOPE—ALLEGHANY CARES

Gasoline vouchers for those in active cancer treatment.

Telephone: 336-372-5959

GENESIS HEALTH CARE, ALLEGHANY CENTER

Long term skilled nursing facility; short term rehabilitation facility offering full time physical, occupational and speech therapy, inpatient and outpatient.

Telephone: 336-372-2441

LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY- NC CHAPTER

Free in-person and online educational and support programs for patients, families, caregivers and healthcare professionals, financial assistance programs.

Website: http://www.lls.org/northcarolina

Telephone: 1-800-888-9934 or 1-919-367-4100

MEDI HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE

Local hospice team providing compassionate care focused on quality of life, palliative (comfort) care, with hospice- you are not alone.

Telephone: 336-372-8018

NEW RIVER SHRINER’S CLUB

Medical care for burned and crippled children and those with cleft palate, birth defects, and scoliosis; birth – 18 yrs.

Telephone: 336-372-7488

NC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

Radon and well water information, classes on healthy eating and chronic disease reduction.

Telephone: 336-372-5597

OLIVER EYE CARE

Telephone: 336-372-4493

Homeless Resources

Shelters

THE ARC MINISTRIES

Single women, married couples with proof of marriage, single men only if have custody of children.

Telephone: 336-527-1637

GENESIS HOME

Traditional housing, at least one adult and one child.

Volunteer: 919-683-5878

Housing: 919-560-8000

HOSPITALITY HOUSE

Telephone: 828-264-1237

HOPE HOUSE OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD

Telephone: 276-236-7573

CATHERINE BARBER MEMORIAL HOMELESS SHELTER

Telephone: 336-838-7120

OASIS

Telephone: 828-264-1532

Housing (Income Based)

CRESTVIEW

Telephone: 336-372-4751

HIGHLAND VILLAGE TOWNHOUSES2,3, and 4 bedroom units, playground and amenities, must be eligible for bedroom size.

Telephone: 336-372-5256

MAPLEWOOD APARTMENTS

Age 62 and older or handicapped or disabled.

Telephone: 336-372-5414

NORTHWESTERN REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY (HUD)

Apply for housing choice voucher.

Telephone: 336-372-5256

RIDGEVIEW APARTMENTS

Efficiencies; 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments.

Telephone: 336-372-4752


In-Home Services

BAYADA HOME HEALTH CARE

Skilled nursing care and domestic services provided by RNs, LPNs and CNAs; Medicaid certified, private pay and insurance accepted; pediatrics up to 21 yrs.; adults over 21 yrs.

Pediatrics: 336-835-8500

Adults: 336-526-1952

COUNCIL ON AGING

Meals on Wheels 5 days a week for homebound seniors 60 yrs. and older; Level 1 aid- basic housekeeping; Level 2 aid- CNA assisted personal care; need based.

Telephone: 336-372-4640

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

In-home case manager for adults 18 – 60 years.

Telephone: 336-372-1445

HAVEN HOME CARE

Home Health CAN’s and PCA’s personnel helping with personal assistance of daily needs.

Telephone: 336-372-4044

LIVING WATERS HOME CARE

CNA in-home personal assistance with daily tasks: i.e. cleaning, bathing, and toiletry; quarterly nurse supervisor visits, private pay or Medicaid.

Telephone: 336-372-5978

MEDI HOME HEALTH

Skilled nursing care i.e. catheter, blood draws, and meds; occupational and physical therapy; and CNA hygiene services in the comfort of your home.

Telephone: 336-372-2102

SERVICES UNLIMITED HOME CARE

CNA provided personal hygiene services, housekeeping and cooking if time; Medicaid, VA funded and private pay; CAP-DA transportation available one day a week.

Telephone: 336-372-5150



Legal Resources

ALLEGHANY COUNTY CLERK OF COURT

File all legal suits and collection of fees, issue passports, court records and minutes, will probates and estate manners.

Telephone: 336-372-8949

ALLEGHANY COUNTY MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE

Issue warrants, summons, subpoenas; conduct bond hearings; evictions; involuntary commitments; driver’s license revocation hearings; Small Claims Court.

Telephone: 336-372-4911

DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

Telephone: 336-372-9109

JUVENILE COURT COUNSELOR

Assistance for troubled youth and their families, ages 6-15.

Telephone: 336-372-8960

LEGAL AID OF NC

Advice on fair housing; child support, visitation and custody; divorces; family law; domestic violence; subsidized housing options; Medicare and Medicaid.

Telephone: 866-472-4243

Libraries

ALLEGHANY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Books, periodicals, E-books, computers, internet access, movies, cultural programs, children’s programs, free income tax service by appointment.

Website: http://nwrl.org/NWRL

Telephone: 336-372-5573

BOOKS ‘N FRIENDS

Used book store, benefits public library, accepts donations.

Telephone: 336-372-5155



Medical Equipment Suppliers

EASTER SEAL SOCIETY OF NORTH CAROLINA

Financial assistance for purchase of durable medical equipment.

Telephone: 800-662-7119

MEDI HOME CARE

Durable Medical Equipment (DME): portable oxygen, nebulizers, CPAP, wheelchairs, hospital beds and other home medical supplies.

Telephone: 336-372-4028


Mental Health

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION-WESTERN CAROLINA CHAPTER

Provide and enhance care and support for all affected by Alzheimer’s/ Dementia and reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Telephone: 828-514-3124

DAYMARK RECOVERY SERVICES

Comprehensive and culturally competent mental health and substance abuse services for recovery, independence and highest quality of life.

Telephone: 336-372-4095

APPHEALTHCARE - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Patient centered medical home providing medical care and behavioral health consultation for a wide range of health needs.

Telephone: 336-372-5641

ITHERAPY

Cognitive Behavior Therapy in office or via telephone or video, accepts most major insurance plans including Medicaid.

Website: http://www.itherapy.com/

Telephone: 828-964-8790


Schools

Preschools

ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOLS

Register for need and income based area preschools, schedule appointment for screening.

Telephone: 336-372-4345

BLUE RIDGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Pre-kindergarten programs for 3 and 4 year olds meeting at various locations.

Telephone: 336-372-6900

GAP CIVIL HEAD START

Kindergarten preparation for 3- 5 yr. olds stressing parental involvement; free to qualified families; health, dental and nutrition services for enrolled children.

Telephone: 336-372-8918

Schools

ALLEGHANY HIGH SCHOOL

Telephone: 336-372-4554

BLUE RIDGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Telephone: 336-372-6900

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Telephone: 336-372-4345

GLADE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Telephone: 336-657-3388

PINEY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Telephone: 336-359-2988

SPARTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Telephone: 336-372-8546

Senior Services

ALLEGHANY IN MOTION

Elderly and Disabled Transportation Assistance Program for medical and dental purposes, requirements and age limits, at least 24hr. notice required for scheduling.

Telephone: 336-372-8747

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION-WESTERN CAROLINA CHAPTER

Provide and enhance care and support for all affected by Alzheimer’s/ Dementia and reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Telephone: 828-514-3124

APPALACHIAN SENIOR COMPANIONS/ FOSTER GRANDPARENTS

55 yr. and older, volunteer 20 hrs. per week with ill seniors or in the school with special needs children.

Telephone: 336-846-4898

COUNCIL ON AGING

Fitness room, activities, outreach, information and referral, senior companions, congregate lunch 4 days a week, transportation to and from Senior Center available.

Telephone: 336-372-4640

D.A.N.A. ELDER ABUSE

Information, counseling and referrals.

Telephone: 336-372-3262

GENESIS HEALTH CARE, ALLEGHANY CENTER

Long term skilled nursing facility; short term rehabilitation facility offering full time physical, occupational and speech therapy, inpatient and outpatient.

Telephone: 336-372-2441

SENIOR EXERCISE TO NUTRITION

Exercise at Alleghany Wellness Center special classes and be rewarded with coupons to be spent at local farmers market.

Telephone: 336-372-5959

SENIOR HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION PROGRAM (SHIIP)

Publications, information and guidance regarding Medicare, Medicare Part D, Medicare Supplements and Medicare Advantage plans; Division of NC Dept. of Insurance.

Telephone: 336-372-4640

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

Obtain new Medicare card, social security statements, and disability benefits planning query; make appointment to apply for retirement, disability, Medicare and Social Security.

Telephone: 800-772-1213

Wilkesboro: 866-331-2298

VETERAN’S OFFICE

Veteran’s compensation, pension, VA Healthcare, military paperwork.

Telephone: 336-372-4850


Support Groups

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS SPARTA GROUP

Narcotics Anonymous meets every Monday at Sparta United Methodist Church, room 2 (use side door) from 6 PM to 7PM.

Telephone: 336-372-4441

DAYMARK RECOVERY SERVICES

Comprehensive and culturally competent mental health and substance abuse services for recovery, independence and highest quality of life.

Telephone: 336-372-4095

APPHEALTHCARE - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Patient centered medical home providing medical care and behavioral health consultation for a wide range of health needs.

Telephone: 336-372-5641

LIFE CENTER OF GALAX

Quality treatment for all forms of chemical dependency including alcoholism, opiate addiction and dual diagnosis.

Telephone: 800-345-6998

ALLEGHANY HOMESCHOOL HUB

Home education information, monthly Mom’s Night Out support meetings, find on Facebook.

Telephone: 336-372-4263

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION-WESTERN CAROLINA CHAPTER

Provide and enhance care and support for all affected by Alzheimer’s/ Dementia and reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Telephone: 828-514-3124

CIRCLE OF PARENTS AT ALLEGHANY CO. LIBRARY

Interactive parent/child group open to parents with children birth to five years old, every Wednesday 10AM- noon at Alleghany Partnership for Children, 994 N. Main St.

Telephone: 336-372-5573

JOHN L. ABSHER SUPPORT GROUP/BLIND & VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Meets second Friday of each month, 1 PM at Alleghany Public Library.

Telephone: 336-372-5573

HISPANIC WOMEN’S SUPPORT GROUP

Open group, various topics, meets fourth Tuesday of each month, 6 PM to 7:30 PM at Partnership for Children, 985 Golf Course Rd., Sparta.

Telephone: 336-372-2846

LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY- NC CHAPTER

Free in-person and online educational and support programs for patients, families, caregivers and healthcare professionals, financial assistance programs.

Website: http://www.lls.org/

Telephone: 1-800-888-9934

MEDI HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE

Bereavement counseling.

Telephone: 336-372-8018

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP

Meets second Tuesday of each month from 12:30 PM to 2 PM at Alleghany Wellness Center for those with MS, family members and caregivers.

Telephone: 336-372-2944

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

Meets every Monday at Sparta United Methodist Church, from 6 PM to 7PM.

Telephone: 336-372-4441

PARENT TO PARENT FAMILY SUPPORT NETWORKSupport families of children with a disability, emotional / behavioral challenge, or chronic health condition; families with premature infants or grieving the death of a child.

Telephone: 866-812-3122

RAINBOW OF HOPE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

Support for cancer patients and caregivers meeting 3rd Monday of month, 11:30 AM at Alleghany Wellness Center.

Telephone: 336-657-8495

WOMEN’S SUPPORT GROUP

Open group, various topics, meets second Tuesday of each month, 6 PM to 7:30 PM at Partnership for Children, 985 Golf Course Rd., Sparta.

Telephone: 336-372-3262

DIABETES TODAY

Meets monthly on the first tuesday from 12-1 at Alleghany Wellness Center. For those living diabetes, caring for a person with diabetes, or just trying to live a healthier lifestyle. Diabetes Today is a joint effort between AppHealthCare, NC Cooperative Extension - Alleghany Center, Alleghany Wellness Center and Alleghany Cares. Telephone: 336-372-5597



Transportation

ALLEGHANY IN MOTION

Employment; Health and Human Service; and Rural General Public transportation; at least 24 hr. notice required for schedu.

Telephone: 336-372-8747

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Transportation for eligible Medicaid beneficiaries- medical purposes only.

Telephone: 336-372-2411


Volunteer Opportunities

HOSPICE OF ALLEGHANY

Volunteers provide comfort and support for patients by reading, listening, taking walks, writing letters, bringing in music, supervising visits with pets, they also allow family caregivers the opportunity to take care of necessary errands and get some time away from the house. Family members also appreciate a visit from a compassionate friend who understands what they are going trough.

Telephone: 336-372-8018

COUNCIL ON AGING

Volunteers deliver meals to homes in the county.

Telephone: 336-372-4640

ALLEGHANY COUNTY LIBRARY

Volunteers man the bookstore; participate in the summer reading program, VITA - Volunteer Income Tax Assistant (seasonal) and various other duties.

Telephone: 336-372-5573

4-H PROGRAM

Locally, volunteers can serve as club leaders, be trained in curricula to teach in schools and at workshops, help with summer fun programming, serve as judges at local livestock, cooking and presentation competitions, attend camp and overnight trips and more.

Telephone: 336-372-5597

ALLEGHANY COUNTY SCHOOLS 3 SCHOOLS

Adult volunteers that help with sports, some assist teacher in classes such as masonry.

Telephone: 336-372-4554

PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN (FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER, DANA PROGRAM)

Volunteers help with administrative and family activities.

Telephone: 336-372-2846

GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM

Advocates in court for children.

Website: http://www.nccourts.org/Citizens/GAL/Default.asp

Telephone: 336-651-4421

ALLEGHANY CARES

Prepare donated items for thrift store, items include household, clothing, jewelry, electronics, linens, books, toys and seasonal items.

Telephone: 336-372-5959

ALLEGHANY PREGNANCY CARE CENTER

Receptionist, fundraising, church liaison for speakers bureau, update files, sort clothing, training available for counseling role.

Telephone: 336-372-7844

ALLEGHANY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Volunteers provide local information to tourist or help make our Main Street festive!

Telephone: 336-372-5473