Health & Human Services
At the community level, Health & Human Services plays a vital role in keeping our community strong and working to align our community resources in ways that are efficient and lead to better outcomes for our citizens.
Caring for Children, Inc. seeks to nurture hope and create safety in the lives of children and families in crisis by providing high quality care, shelter, education, and treatment.
Community Action Opportunities is a catalyst for individual, family and community change.
For over 30 years, Helpmate has served as Buncombe County’s primary provider of crisis-level services designed specifically for – and offered exclusively to – victims of domestic violence and their children.
Irene Wortham Center has helped children and adults with developmental and/or socioeconomic challenges lead healthy, happy and independent lives. We believe in the value and promise of every person and strive to empower individuals to reach their full potential from birth to end of life.
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides counseling, training, education, transportation, job placement, assistive technology and other support services to people with disabilities.