In need? Here’s some resources to help.

Before submitting a request to Quiet Givers, check out these resources for assistance.

Rent Assistance

Assistance with rent, mortgage costs, and eviction prevention.

OFFERED: Eviction prevention, rent assistance, utility cutoffs, heating fuel, and prescription medication needs

Since 2002, Western Crisis Assistance Network (WeCAN) has been providing help to community members who find themselves in these situations. Often, such assistance ultimately prevents a family from becoming homeless. The program coordinator provides guidance and helps the client create a plan for overcoming recurrent situations through information and referrals. Clients served by the program are also offered follow up counseling to help them achieve stability.

OFFERED: Rent assistance, utility assistance, car repairs and transportation, and medical costs for veterans and their families.

We partner with veteran friendly organizations to provide assistance and relief to veterans of the United States armed forces and their immediate family members

OFFERED: Rent assistance, food assistance.

Our goal at BUMC is to be a blessing to our neighborhood, a place where people connect and grow from neighbors to friends, and a witness to the body of Christ amidst a university, vacationers, part-time and full-time residents, and any other neighbor God brings to us. We love our town, and we love our God, and we want to see the two of them not only meet, but marry.

Utility Bills

Electric, water, gas, and other utility assistance.

OFFERED: Eviction prevention, rent assistance, utility cutoffs, heating fuel, and prescription medication needs

Since 2002, Western Crisis Assistance Network (WeCAN) has been providing help to community members who find themselves in these situations. Often, such assistance ultimately prevents a family from becoming homeless. The program coordinator provides guidance and helps the client create a plan for overcoming recurrent situations through information and referrals. Clients served by the program are also offered follow up counseling to help them achieve stability.

OFFERED: Provides low-income individuals with clothing, accessories, toys, shoes, and food. Provides individuals with heating costs during the winter months.

Our mission is to provide a ministry to those who are in need, with God's help, by supplying or assisting them with their physical and spiritual need. It is our goal to share the plan of salvation, giveaway Bibles and literature, also to be good listeners.

OFFERED: Rent assistance, utility assistance, car repairs and transportation, and medical costs for veterans and their families.

We partner with veteran friendly organizations to provide assistance and relief to veterans of the United States armed forces and their immediate family members

OFFERED: Food Stamps; Work first family assistance; low income energy assitance; crisis intervention; emergency assitance; subsidized childcare; health choice; medicaid and medicaid transportation; elderly/disabled transportation; domestic violence funding.

The Division of Social Services (DSS) provides guidance and technical assistance to agencies that provide direct services that address issues of poverty, family violence and exploitation. DSS promotes self-reliance and self-sufficiency and works to prevent abuse, neglect, dependency and exploitation of vulnerable individuals, children and their families.

Transportation

Car repairs and other transportation assistance.

OFFERED: Rent assistance, utility assistance, car repairs and transportation, and medical costs for veterans and their families.

We partner with veteran friendly organizations to provide assistance and relief to veterans of the United States armed forces and their immediate family members

OFFERED: Public transportation; Dial-a-Ride: Routes for rural destinations; Regional Medical Trips, Project on Aging - Senior's Transportation.

AppalCART is the transportation authority serving all of Watauga County with 12 fare free bus routes in the Boone area, and 10 van routes throughout the county. All 22 routes are open to the public. Trip tickets for rural routes cost $20.00 and can be used on van routes. Passengers over 60 years old can register at the Project on Aging and then get picket up at their homes for transportation to senior centers, doctors offices and grocery shopping at least once per week. Call 828-297-1300 for more information.

OFFERED: Food Stamps; Work first family assistance; low income energy assitance; crisis intervention; emergency assitance; subsidized childcare; health choice; medicaid and medicaid transportation; elderly/disabled transportation; domestic violence funding.

The Division of Social Services (DSS) provides guidance and technical assistance to agencies that provide direct services that address issues of poverty, family violence and exploitation. DSS promotes self-reliance and self-sufficiency and works to prevent abuse, neglect, dependency and exploitation of vulnerable individuals, children and their families.

Domestic Violence

Shelters and assistance for victims of domestic violence.

OFFERED: Early Childhood Education, Triple P Parenting, Family Foundations

Founded in 1995 to administer the Smart Start grant in Ashe County. Since that time we have expanded to include a domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and awareness program. We have also enhanced our family support programs to offer more support to families with children.

OFFERED: Intimate Partner Violence- 24 hour crisis line, provides emergency and transitional housing for IPV victims.

The sole provider of services to survivors of intimate partner violence & sexual assault, and their loved ones, in Ashe County, NC.

OFFERED: Food Stamps; Work first family assistance; low income energy assitance; crisis intervention; emergency assitance; subsidized childcare; health choice; medicaid and medicaid transportation; elderly/disabled transportation; domestic violence funding.

The Division of Social Services (DSS) provides guidance and technical assistance to agencies that provide direct services that address issues of poverty, family violence and exploitation. DSS promotes self-reliance and self-sufficiency and works to prevent abuse, neglect, dependency and exploitation of vulnerable individuals, children and their families.

Food

Food assistance: meals, groceries, etc.

OFFERED: Provides low-income individuals with clothing, accessories, toys, shoes, and food. Provides individuals with heating costs during the winter months.

Our mission is to provide a ministry to those who are in need, with God's help, by supplying or assisting them with their physical and spiritual need. It is our goal to share the plan of salvation, giveaway Bibles and literature, also to be good listeners.

OFFERED: Mobile meals, food pantry, weekly community meals, kid's backpack programs.

We offer a food pantry, prepare & deliver hot meals three days weekly send groceries home weekly w/school children & more

OFFERED: Delivered Meals, Adult Day Health Care, Child Day Care, Assisted Living, Respite and In-Home Aide.

Ashe Services for Aging's Mission is to provide services, intergenerational activities, and opportunities to the elderly and disabled adults of Ashe County that enhance their dignity and help them maintain their independence at home.

OFFERED: Ashe Co. Food pantry, children’s pantry & backpack outreach at schools, Cooking Matters workshops, Canning workshops, seminars on financial management and healthcare, provides screenings, shots, and tests.

A group of concerned and caring Ashe Countians gathered in 1983 to discuss hunger in Ashe County and to provide assistance to those needing help in our community. Thus, The Ashe County Sharing Center was established. Hunger was the most pressing need, so an emergency food pantry was opened and began operating with 12 volunteers.

OFFERED: Food Pantry

The Blowing Rock CARES Food pantry is open for clients on Mondays from 9 am to 12 pm at the rear entrance of Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church on 1218 Main Street in Blowing Rock, North Carolina.

OFFERED: Rent assistance, food assistance.

Our goal at BUMC is to be a blessing to our neighborhood, a place where people connect and grow from neighbors to friends, and a witness to the body of Christ amidst a university, vacationers, part-time and full-time residents, and any other neighbor God brings to us. We love our town, and we love our God, and we want to see the two of them not only meet, but marry.

OFFERED: Weatherization and HVAC repairs, senior nutrition services, BROC Christmas for Kids, Head Start program.

Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission Inc. (BROC) is a 501 ©(3) non-profit organization established in 1966 as a Community Action Agency. BROC serves Alleghany, Ashe and Wilkes counties, with a mission to provide assistance and services to low-income families, enabling them to move out of poverty.

OFFERED: Food boxes.

Casting Bread was founded as a closet-sized pantry in 2006 and is now blessed to feed thousands of people annually. In our free, self-choice Market, people choose foods they want, rather than a pre-selected box. Meals served in the Café are prepared using food from the Market and seek to model healthy eating habits. As a community kitchen, all are welcome. The Bakery prepares tasty loaves of bread for sale at the King Street market nine months a year.

OFFERED: Food Stamps; Work first family assistance; low income energy assitance; crisis intervention; emergency assitance; subsidized childcare; health choice; medicaid and medicaid transportation; elderly/disabled transportation; domestic violence funding.

The Division of Social Services (DSS) provides guidance and technical assistance to agencies that provide direct services that address issues of poverty, family violence and exploitation. DSS promotes self-reliance and self-sufficiency and works to prevent abuse, neglect, dependency and exploitation of vulnerable individuals, children and their families.

Medical

Assistance for medical costs and prescriptions.

OFFERED: Rent assistance, utility assistance, car repairs and transportation, and medical costs for veterans and their families.

We partner with veteran friendly organizations to provide assistance and relief to veterans of the United States armed forces and their immediate family members

OFFERED: Financial assistance for healthcare for low-income, uninsured individuals in Watauga and Avery Counties.

Appalachian Healthcare Project is a collaborative effort among the medical community to provide healthcare for low income, uninsured residents of Watauga and Avery Counties.

OFFERED: Delivered Meals, Adult Day Health Care, Child Day Care, Assisted Living, Respite and In-Home Aide.

Ashe Services for Aging's Mission is to provide services, intergenerational activities, and opportunities to the elderly and disabled adults of Ashe County that enhance their dignity and help them maintain their independence at home.

OFFERED: Ashe Co. Food pantry, children’s pantry & backpack outreach at schools, Cooking Matters workshops, Canning workshops, seminars on financial management and healthcare, provides screenings, shots, and tests.

A group of concerned and caring Ashe Countians gathered in 1983 to discuss hunger in Ashe County and to provide assistance to those needing help in our community. Thus, The Ashe County Sharing Center was established. Hunger was the most pressing need, so an emergency food pantry was opened and began operating with 12 volunteers.

OFFERED: Camp that is open to children with life-threatening medical conditions and/or IDD diagnosis.

Located in the beautiful mountains of Ashe County near Boone, North Carolina, Camp New Hope is a privately owned, nonprofit, no-charge facility for families who have children with life-threatening medical conditions. This unique and rustic five-bedroom lodge will provide you and your family with all the comforts of home, and more.

OFFERED: Free health clinic/uninsured. Must have NO insurance or Medicaid/Medicare

Free clinic that provides healthcare to low-income, uninsured persons in our community.

OFFERED: Food Stamps; Work first family assistance; low income energy assitance; crisis intervention; emergency assitance; subsidized childcare; health choice; medicaid and medicaid transportation; elderly/disabled transportation; domestic violence funding.

The Division of Social Services (DSS) provides guidance and technical assistance to agencies that provide direct services that address issues of poverty, family violence and exploitation. DSS promotes self-reliance and self-sufficiency and works to prevent abuse, neglect, dependency and exploitation of vulnerable individuals, children and their families.

Childcare

Assistance with childcare and related costs.

OFFERED: Delivered Meals, Adult Day Health Care, Child Day Care, Assisted Living, Respite and In-Home Aide.

Ashe Services for Aging's Mission is to provide services, intergenerational activities, and opportunities to the elderly and disabled adults of Ashe County that enhance their dignity and help them maintain their independence at home.

OFFERED: Camp that is open to children with life-threatening medical conditions and/or IDD diagnosis.

Located in the beautiful mountains of Ashe County near Boone, North Carolina, Camp New Hope is a privately owned, nonprofit, no-charge facility for families who have children with life-threatening medical conditions. This unique and rustic five-bedroom lodge will provide you and your family with all the comforts of home, and more.

OFFERED: Food Stamps; Work first family assistance; low income energy assitance; crisis intervention; emergency assitance; subsidized childcare; health choice; medicaid and medicaid transportation; elderly/disabled transportation; domestic violence funding.

The Division of Social Services (DSS) provides guidance and technical assistance to agencies that provide direct services that address issues of poverty, family violence and exploitation. DSS promotes self-reliance and self-sufficiency and works to prevent abuse, neglect, dependency and exploitation of vulnerable individuals, children and their families.

Unemployment Assistance

Find jobs, learn a new skill, or file for unemployment.

OFFERED: Focus is to serve young adults who are not attending school, ages 16-24, who wants to learn skills towards gaining employment.

The mission of the High Country WDB’s youth services is to empower youth to maximize their potential to succeed as students, employees, and citizens by establishing connections as we build a comprehensive service delivery system.

OFFERED: Food Stamps; Work first family assistance; low income energy assitance; crisis intervention; emergency assitance; subsidized childcare; health choice; medicaid and medicaid transportation; elderly/disabled transportation; domestic violence funding.

The Division of Social Services (DSS) provides guidance and technical assistance to agencies that provide direct services that address issues of poverty, family violence and exploitation. DSS promotes self-reliance and self-sufficiency and works to prevent abuse, neglect, dependency and exploitation of vulnerable individuals, children and their families.

Substance Abuse

Rehabilitation and recovery for those suffering from addiction.

OFFERED: Mental health, substance abuse, assessment and referral, developmental disabilities, 24 hour crisis services, consultaion/education/prevention services, Senior companion program, foster grandparents program

Daymark® Recovery Services, Inc. is a mission driven, comprehensive community provider of culturally sensitive mental health and substance abuse services.

OFFERED: Food Stamps; Work first family assistance; low income energy assitance; crisis intervention; emergency assitance; subsidized childcare; health choice; medicaid and medicaid transportation; elderly/disabled transportation; domestic violence funding.

The Division of Social Services (DSS) provides guidance and technical assistance to agencies that provide direct services that address issues of poverty, family violence and exploitation. DSS promotes self-reliance and self-sufficiency and works to prevent abuse, neglect, dependency and exploitation of vulnerable individuals, children and their families.

Education

Assistance for education-related needs.

OFFERED: Backpacks, shoes, and school supplies for any child in Watauga County.

The Back 2 School Festival is an event designed to streamline school readiness efforts for a greater impact on Watauga County families.

OFFERED: Mobile meals, food pantry, weekly community meals, kid's backpack programs.

We offer a food pantry, prepare & deliver hot meals three days weekly send groceries home weekly w/school children & more

OFFERED: Early Childhood Education, Triple P Parenting, Family Foundations

Founded in 1995 to administer the Smart Start grant in Ashe County. Since that time we have expanded to include a domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and awareness program. We have also enhanced our family support programs to offer more support to families with children.

OFFERED: Ashe Co. Food pantry, children’s pantry & backpack outreach at schools, Cooking Matters workshops, Canning workshops, seminars on financial management and healthcare, provides screenings, shots, and tests.

A group of concerned and caring Ashe Countians gathered in 1983 to discuss hunger in Ashe County and to provide assistance to those needing help in our community. Thus, The Ashe County Sharing Center was established. Hunger was the most pressing need, so an emergency food pantry was opened and began operating with 12 volunteers.

OFFERED: Camp that is open to children with life-threatening medical conditions and/or IDD diagnosis.

Located in the beautiful mountains of Ashe County near Boone, North Carolina, Camp New Hope is a privately owned, nonprofit, no-charge facility for families who have children with life-threatening medical conditions. This unique and rustic five-bedroom lodge will provide you and your family with all the comforts of home, and more.

OFFERED: Focus is to serve young adults who are not attending school, ages 16-24, who wants to learn skills towards gaining employment.

The mission of the High Country WDB’s youth services is to empower youth to maximize their potential to succeed as students, employees, and citizens by establishing connections as we build a comprehensive service delivery system.

Clothing

Clothing assistance, vouchers, etc.

OFFERED: Provides low-income individuals with clothing, accessories, toys, shoes, and food. Provides individuals with heating costs during the winter months.

Our mission is to provide a ministry to those who are in need, with God's help, by supplying or assisting them with their physical and spiritual need. It is our goal to share the plan of salvation, giveaway Bibles and literature, also to be good listeners.

Housing

Loans, mortgages, or building assistance.

OFFERED: Low incomes loans and mortgages.

USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Through our programs, we help rural Americans in many ways. Together, America Prospers.

Home Repair

Repairs, upgrades, and other home-related fixes.

OFFERED: Low incomes loans and mortgages.

USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Through our programs, we help rural Americans in many ways. Together, America Prospers.

OFFERED: Weatherization and HVAC repairs, senior nutrition services, BROC Christmas for Kids, Head Start program.

Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission Inc. (BROC) is a 501 ©(3) non-profit organization established in 1966 as a Community Action Agency. BROC serves Alleghany, Ashe and Wilkes counties, with a mission to provide assistance and services to low-income families, enabling them to move out of poverty.

Christmas Gifts

Assistance with gifts for children at Christmas.

OFFERED: Ashe Co. Children’s Project- Ashe Co. children with Christmas presents at Christmas.

Empowering, Mobilizing, & Creating Atmosphere for Churches

OFFERED: Weatherization and HVAC repairs, senior nutrition services, BROC Christmas for Kids, Head Start program.

Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission Inc. (BROC) is a 501 ©(3) non-profit organization established in 1966 as a Community Action Agency. BROC serves Alleghany, Ashe and Wilkes counties, with a mission to provide assistance and services to low-income families, enabling them to move out of poverty.