Resources & Links

NUMBERS TO KNOW

            Emergency Help                 (anywhere in Wilkes Co.)     911
 SAFE's 24-hour Crisis Line (336) 838-SAFE (7233)
 National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-SAFE (7233)     toll free
 National Sexual Assault Hotline (800) 656-HOPE (8255)    toll free
 National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (866) 331-9474 toll free
 National Suicide Prevention Helpline (800) 273-TALK (8255)     toll free



FOOD, CLOTHING, BASIC NEEDS
  • BROC (Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission), (336) 667-7174. 711 Veterans Dr., N. Wilkesboro, N.C. Provides financial assistance to clients to prevent eviction notices, disconnection of power and fuel. Also assists with prescription medicines, food and other emergency services.
  • Care Connection, (336) 667-2273.  Free information and referral service helps people in need find local help. Also offers a Christmas assistance program.
  • Wilkes Department of Social Services (DSS), (336) 651-7400. 304 College St., Wilkesboro, N.C. Food stamps, Medicaid, child support enforcement, TANF assistance for domestic violence victims.
  • Samaritan's Kitchen, (336) 838-5331. 4187 W. US Hwy. 421, Wilkesboro, N.C. Food pantry, backpack food assistance program for children.
  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church Crisis Assistance and Step Ahead Program, (336) 667-4231. 200 W. Cowles St., Wilkesboro, N.C. Provides one-time assistance with power bills, rent. Step Ahead provides incentive grants to help clients trying to improve themselves. Assistance applications accepted only on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. Free lunch provided.
  • Wilkes Circles of Care, (336) 838-0977. A collaborative effort between adults who are committed to getting out of poverty and community members willing to help them.
  • Wilkes Ministry of HOPE, (336) 903-1414. 514 Elkin Hwy., N. Wilkesboro, N.C. Food pantry, Christmas toy store, other programs. 
  • Modest Needs. Web-based non-profit offering small grants to individuals, including new employment, self sufficiency and bridge grants.
  • Wilkes County Food Pantry Directory
  • Wilkes County Clothing Resources
  • Wilkes County Baby Needs Resources
  • North Carolina assistance programs

CHILD CARE & PARENTING RESOURCES 

  • Wilkes Child Care Resource and Referral Service, (336) 838-0977. Search by location for child care providers. Directory includes centers, home providers, More at Four and Head Start programs.
  • Head Start, (336) 667-7174. Free pre-school program for young children from low income families.
  • Our House, (336) 667-5555. 203 E. Main St., Wilkesboro, N.C. Offers free Love & Logic parenting classes and free supervised visitation services. 
  • Parent to Parent, (866) 812-3122. Information, individual and group support for parents of special needs children. 
  • Circle of Parents parenting program, (336) 838-0977. Offered weekly at Wilkes Family Central. 

HEALTH CARE 

  • CareNet Counseling of Wilkes, (336) 667-1644. 204 Jefferson St., Suite 106, N. Wilkesboro, N.C. Faith-integrated counseling services. 
  • Daymark Recovery Services, (336) 667-5151. 1400 Willow Ln., N. Wilkesboro, N.C.
  • Daymark Crisis Management, (336) 838-9936 or (877) 492-2785. 24-7 response to acute, immediate, non-medical crisis.
  • DonLin Counseling, (336) 838-7371. 402 C St., N. Wilkesboro, N.C. Batterer intervention, other counseling services.
  • Jodi Province Counseling Services, (336) 818-0733. 1260 College Ave., Suite 1, Wilkesboro, N.C. A private, outpatient counseling agency offering adult, adolescent, child and family therapy. Offers Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 
  • Wilkes County Health Department, (336) 651-7450. 306 College St., Wilkesboro, N.C. Provides comprehensive health services including WIC, a food assistance program for women, infants and children.
  • Wilkes Regional Medical Center, (336) 651-7800. 1300 West D St., N. Wilkesboro, N.C. Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner on call for victims of sexual assault.
  • Wilkes Public Health Dental Clinic, (336) 903-9399. 1915 West Park Dr., Suite 104, N. Wilkesboro, N.C. A full service dental practice for clients using Medicaid or N.C. Health Choice.
  • Wilkes County Medical Resources Directory 

HOUSING 

  • Hospitality House, (828) 264-1237. 338 Brook Hollow Rd., Boone, N.C. Safe shelter and support services for homeless persons. 
  • Catherine H. Barber Memorial Homeless Shelter, (336) 838-7120. 86 Sparta Rd., N. Wilkesboro, N.C. Provides temporary overnight shelter and one hot meal a day for individuals and families who are homeless. 
  • Northwestern Regional Housing Authority, (336) 667-8979. Wilkesboro office located in the Old Wilkesboro School, 215 W. South St., Wilkesboro, N.C. Manages Cub Creek Apartments, provides HUD Section 8 rental assistance, housing counseling and other services.
  • North Wilkesboro Public Housing, (336) 667-3203. 101 Hickory St., N. Wilkesboro, N.C.
  • Wilkes County Housing Resources Directory

LEGAL

  • Wilkes Clerk of Court’s Office, 651-4400.
  • District Attorney’s Office, 651-4410. (23rd Judicial District: Wilkes, Alleghany, Ashe and Yadkin Counties) 
  • Legal Aid of North Carolina, (866) 219-5262 (LANC) toll-free. Free divorce and child custody clinics. 
  • Wilkes Magistrate’s Office, 651-4419.
  • WomensLaw website
  • Rosen Law Firm websiteExcellent information about all facets of family law. 
  • Survivor to Survivor. North Carolina specific videos on protective orders, civil and criminal protections.

SELF HELP PROGRAMS 

TRANSPORTATION 

VICTIM SERVICES

OTHER HELPFUL LINKS

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