Watauga County Affordable Housing Resources

Watauga County Affordable Housing Resources
(WSOC)

Rental, Mortgage & Utility Assistance

Northwestern Regional Housing Authority

Provides many kinds of housing opportunities and services to assure affordable, adequate housing. Programs include rental assistance (Section 8) and family self-sufficiency.

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828-266-9794

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Watauga County Department of Social Services

Provides utility assistance with heating and cooling costs. Only provides assistance for emergency situations; must have final notice.

828-265-8100

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Homeless, Transitional & Day Shelters

Veterans Quarters

A 24-hour a day transitional housing unit and emergency shelter beds for males who are veterans. Three meals a day are served for residents only.

828-259-5333

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*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. It also provides Bread of Life Community Kitchen, Food Pantry, hunger relief and nutrition programs.

828-264-1237

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*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 are served for residents only.

828-398-6920 Waiting List

828-767-1687 Veteran Waiting List

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Western Carolina Rescue Ministries -- Overnight Men’s Shelter

An emergency overnight shelter for the male street population.

828-254-0471

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Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens and Delivered Meals

Casting Bread Food Pantry

(828) 295-8333

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Hunger and Health Coalition of Watauga County

The mission of the Hunger and Health Coalition is to relieve poverty and hunger in a compassionate manner for families and individuals who are experiencing economic hardship and food shortages.

828-262-1628

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina

A non-profit organization providing on-site programs, including group homes, low-income daycare, soup kitchens, a homeless shelter and emergency food box programs.

336-784-5770

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