COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Dozens of other health-related resources in our community are located outside of our agency. Please find more information and links to some of the most frequently-requested resources below.

 

General Information and Referrals

United Way‘s “211” program maintains a directory of services for each county. Dial 211 (or 888.892.1162) for their information and referral line, or visit nc211.org to access the directory online.

 


Mental Health

Mental health services in Transylvania County are coordinated by Smoky Mountain LME/MCO. IF YOU NEED IMMEDIATE HELP, CALL 800.849. 6127 (AVAILABLE 24/7). For more information, visit the following links:

 


Transportation

Transylvania County Transportation provides rides for medical needs (including medical appointment outside the county), seniors, young children, and others as space is available. Some rides require a fare. For more information, call 828. 884.3203, email transport@transylvaniacounty.org, or visit transylvaniacounty.org/transportation.

 


Hunger and Food Insecurity

The Hunger Coalition of Transylvania County maintains a listing of food pantries located throughout the county, which includes a monthly schedule, locations, and contact information.

 


Substance Abuse and Underage Drinking

The C.A.R.E. Coalition is a Drug-Free Communities grant recipient that works to reduce underage drinking and substance abuse–particularly related to prescription medications and emerging drugs–in Transylvania County. Learn more about C.A.R.E. at their website or Facebook page, or by calling 828.884.3135 ext. 273.