Northwestern Regional Housing Authority
Provides many kinds of housing opportunities and services to assure affordable, adequate housing. Programs include rental assistance (Section 8), housing counseling, property management and development, first-time home buyer training, family self-sufficiency, and public/private partnership.
Ashe County Department of Social Services
Provides utility assistance with heating and cooling costs. Only provides assistance for emergency situations; must have final notice.
OnTrack Financial Education and Counseling
Client will work with a Department of Housing and Urban Development certified counselor to create an affordable solution to help client keep their home.
*Hospitality House of Boone
The Hospitality House of the Boone Area, Inc. is a private, non-profit crisis intervention agency that assists adults and families in homeless situations. Also provides Bread of Life Community Kitchen, Food Pantry, Hunger Relief and Nutrition Programs.
Friendship Home for Women and Children
A homeless shelter for women and children.
Shelter clients are assigned a case manager and must comply with all goals set. Clients are all provided with personal items, laundry access, medications assistance, clothing and transportation to appointments and work.
A 24-hour a day transitional housing unit and emergency shelter beds for males who are veterans.
The shelter is two stories and on the first floor, there are rooms that are handicap accessible.
There are four phases for residents: stability; skill building; education, training, and employment; reintegration. Three meals a day are served for residents only.
McDowell Mission Men’s Center McDowell Mission Ministries (Serves Ashe County as well)
A homeless shelter for adult males.
*Steadfast House -- Women and Children’s Shelter Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry
A 24 hour transitional housing facility for women and children. Three meals a day served for residents only.
Serves 30 single females and up to 7 families with 10 beds specifically for female veterans. Beds are assigned on a first come basis, as space is available.
828-398-6920 Waiting List
828-767-1687 Veteran Waiting List
Ashe Really Cares
A food and clothing ministry.
Ashe Outreach Ministries
Mobile Meals, a food pantry, weekly community meals and a school backpack program.
Hunger and Health Coalition of Watauga County (Also serves Ashe County)
Assistance may include food, medicine (no controlled substances) and referrals to other community resources.
Sharing Center - Ashe County
It is a place where people in need can come to receive food, clothing and various other items.
Ashe Services for Aging
Home delivered meals enable homebound adults who are physically or mentally unable to obtain food or prepare meals and who have no responsible person willing or able to perform this needed service.
WIC -- Women, Infants, Children’s Nutrition Supplemental Program
Service(s) Offered: Supplemental nutrition program for low-income pregnant and post-partum women, infants, and children up to age 5. Program also provides healthcare referrals as needed.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina
Non-profit organization providing on-site programs, including group homes, low-income daycare, soup kitchens, homeless shelter and emergency food box programs.
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