Helpful Resources

Parenting and Early Childhood Development 

(Circle of Parents) 

(Partnership for Children of the Foothills)

(Healthy Families)

(Triple P- Positive Parenting Program

Abuse Prevention and Intervention

(Prevent Child Abuse NC)

(Child Advocacy Centers of NC)


(National Children’s Alliance)

(National Children’s Advocacy Center)

(NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence)

(NC Coalition Against Sexual Assault)


National Human Trafficking Hotline          

 (888) 373-7888

Domestic Violence Hotline                          

  (800) 373-7888

National Child Abuse Hotline 

(800) 4-A-Child

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network




 Local Community Assitance Programs                                                         

Salvation Army                                       

(828) 287-0119


Neigbors Pantry                                     

(828) 652-5437


Chase Corner Ministries                     

 (828) 247-0096


Washburn Community Outreach     



Stainless Ministries                             

 (828) 748-7053


Yokefellow Service Center                 

  (828) 287-0776

West Point Baptist Church                 

 (828) 287-0165

Basics Christian Ministry                 

    (828) 289-7996

Adaville Baptist Church                       

 (828) 286-2361

Rutherford Medication Assistance   

  (828) 288-8872

Veteren Services                                   

  (828) 287-6186

Online Safety Information

(Online Safety for Children and Teens)

(Internet Dangers 101)


 Trauma Support and Resources

(Trauma Information)

(Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy Information)


North Carolina Registries

(NC Sex Offender Registry)

(NC Department of Corrections Offender Registry)

Legal Services

(Pisgah Legal Services)

Local Housing Assistance 

Forest City Housing Authority 

(828) 245-1390


Rutherford Manor Apartments

(828) 245-5974


Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program 

(828) 351-2327


Senior Citizens

Rutherford County Senior Center

(828) 287-6409


Love is Respect-National Dating Abuse Hotline for Teens

CALL (866) 331-9474  or TEXT “LoveIs” to 22522


Teen Line (Child abuse help line for teens)

CALL (800) 852-8336 or TEXT “Teen” to 839863


Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline 

(800) 4-A-CHILD


National Human Trafficking Resource Center

CALL (888)-373-7888 or TEXT “HELP” or “INFO” to 233733

Trevor Project Lifeline (Suicide Hotline for LGBT Youth)

(866) 488-7386


National Runaway Switchboard (For runaway youth)



National Eating Disorders Hotline

(800) 931-2237


Teens can visit any of these sites for tough topics

Teen Central

Teen Health & Wellness 

Teen Services Underground

Teen Counseling

Go Ask Alice

Teen Mental Health



1in6  (For male victims of sexual abuse or assault)

Help Guide

The Hotline (For male victims of domestic violence)

(800) 799- SAFE