RENEW Bryson City  

RENEW Bryson City

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RENEW Bryson City Resource Guide
Services Resources Agency Address/Contact
Alcoholics Anonymous Help for Alcoholic Dependency Bryson City Presbyterian Church
311 Everett St. Bryson City, NC 28713

Unknown Hours

800-524-0465

To contact District 80 (WNC Region)
828-254-8539

Monday - noon

Open Meetings:
Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday - noon
Saturday – noon
Alzheimer patients Adult Day Care Sweet Thoughts 7 Bryson Avenue

Betty Breedlove

828-488-6255

Tuesdays and Thursdays
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Aging and Disability Services Information and Referral Services for the Aging or Disabilities NC Community Resource Connections for Aging and Disabilities
828-321-0500
Assistance Programs and Services
  • Senior Services
  • Programs for Seniors
  • Senior Mentor/Foster
  • Program for Children
  • Housing Rehabilitation
  • Rental Assistance
  • Housing Assistance
  • Children's Programs
  • Health Insurance
  • Navigators
  • Food Assistance
  • Food Delivery
  • Assistance
  • Substance Use
  • Prevention Education
Mountain Projects
Website

Sylva Location:
25 Schulman Street
Sylva, NC 28779

(828) 586-2345

Waynesville Location:
2177 Asheville Road
Waynesville, NC 28786

(828) 452-1447
Assistance Programs and Services
  • Assistance for Adults
  • Work First Program
Population Served:
Eligibility varies by service. Please call for more information.
DSS
80 Academy Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

828-488-6921

Mon-Fri
8AM-5PM
Assistance Programs and Services
  • Support Services
  • Information
  • Referrals to Resources
  • Food Vouchers
  • Food Pantry
  • Emergency
  • Transportation
  • Financial Education
  • Financial Support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Health and Medical Services
  • Mediation Services
  • Community Garden and Spiritual Garden
  • Spiritual Support
Restoration House
81 Academy Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

(828)538-4540

Website

Monday-Friday: 10AM-2PM
Assistance Programs and Services
  • Senior Program
  • Utilities Assistance
  • Rent Assistance
  • Clothing Assistance
  • Food Assistance
  • Prescription Payment
  • Assistance
  • Music Program
  • Adult Literacy
The Salvation Army of Waynesville
290 Pigeon St.
Waynesvlle, NC

(828)456-7111

Website

Baby Love St. Joseph's Catholic Church
828-488-6766
Children and Families Free mentoring program for school-aged children Big Brothers/Big Sisters

210 Main Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Liz Butler, Swain
Program Coordinator
828 736-2252

Chamber of Commerce Swain County Information and Events Chamber of Commerce
800-867-9246
828-488-3681
Clothing Community in Schools receives referral and will pick up clothing for middle and high school students
  • Harmony Baptist Church
  • United Methodist Church
  • First Presbyterian Church
Krissy's Closet Family Resource Center

Physical Store: St. Andrews, Canton

828-488-7505
828-488-5853
828-488-2480
College Scholarships Contact the HS Guidance Counselor Swain High School

828-488-2152
Donations Furniture

Donation Station: People can donate furniture that they no longer want or need. Joan will personally have the furniture given to those in need in Swain County
Joan Chuculate

828-488-2233
828-736-2996
Education: Counselors at Swain County Schools Need to discuss concerns about children East Elementary
West Elementary
Swain Middle School
Swain High School

828-488-0939
828-488-2119
828-488-3480
828-488-2152
Education Elementary School East Elementary
West Elementary

4747 Ela Road
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-2119

4142 Highway 19 West
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-3480
Education Middle School Swain Middle School

135 Arlington Ave.
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-2152

Education Kindergarten through 8th Grade Mountain Discovery Charter School

890 Jenkins Branch Rd.
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-1222

Education Grades 9-12 Swain County High School

1415 Fontana Rd.
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-3129

Education Administration Swain County Schools Administration Office

50 Main Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-3129

Education Adult continuing education Southwestern Community College

Bryson City Site
60 Almond School Road
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

828-366-2008
Education: Vocational/Technical Education
  • Free Career Training
  • Free vocational Training
  • English Language Learning Program
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Tutoring
  • Electrical Training
  • Office Administration Training
Job Corps: Oconaluftee site

502 Oconaluftee Job Corps Rd
Cherokee, NC 28719

Website

(828)497-5411
Emergency Services Emergency Medical Services Swain County Emergency Medical Services

EMERGENCY-911

Website

Main Office:
828-488-6021
Emergency Services
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Safety
  • Inspections
  • Fire Safety Classes
  • Emergency
  • Assistance
  • Fire Safety
  • Fire Rescue
  • Rescue Squad
  • Rescue Squad
  • Participation
Bryson City Fire Department

150 Main Street

Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-2621
Emergency Services Law Enforcement Bryson City Police Department 200 Main Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

Emergency Call-911
828-488-3050
Emergency Services Law Enforcement Bryson City Police Department

95 Brendle Street
Bryson City, NC
28713

Website

Emergency Call-911

828-488-0159
Emergency Services Responsible for emergency planning; preparing for and responding to manmade or natural disasters. Swain County Emergency Management Services 1422 US 19 South
Bryson City, NC 28713

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2321
Bryson City, NC 28713

Contact:
David Breedlove
Coordinator

911 or 828-488-2196

Website

Office Hours:
8:00 am — 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday
Emergency Shelter Overnight accommodations Restoration House 81 Academy St
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-538-4540
Emergency Shelter Families that need shelter Vouchers will be given for motel through local churches DSS will be contacted Call 911
Emergency Shelter Shelters available at Swain County Schools for manmade or natural disaster Senior Citizen Center




East Elementary




West Elementary




Swain Middle School
125 Brendle Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-3047




4747 Ela Rd
Bryson City, NC 28713

838-488-0939




4143 US Hwy 19 W
Bryson City, NC 28713

838-488-2119




135 Arlington Ave
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-3480




Family Resources
  • Circle of Parents Group Meetings: Tuesdays 3:30-5:00
  • Strengthening Families Program: weekly for 14 weeks
  • Deli & Bread items
  • Community in Schools Program
  • Emergency Food Items
  • Used clothing
Family Resource Center 300 Hughes Branch Road

Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-7505

Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Food Assistance Food Pantry Bryson City Food Pantry First Presbyterian Church 311 Everett St.
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-2480

Hours of operation:
Thursday 6-8 p.m.,
Friday 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
Food Assistance Food Pantry Grace House Food Pantry Whittier United Methodist Church
150 Church Street
Whittier, NC 28789

828-497-2393

Hours of operation:
Saturdays from 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
(Except on 5th Saturdays)
Food Assistance Manna Food Bank Distribution is: Usually 3rd Thursday of each month 3-5p.m. (Daylight Savings time is 4-6 p.m.) (Call for Schedule) Victory Baptist Church 1275 New Fontana Road
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-6717
Food Assistance Food stamp program application assistance referrals to food pantries and other services over phone or in-person
Population served: Any North Carolina Resident
Manna Food Bank Helpline 627 Swannanoa River Rd
Asheville, NC 28805

Website

1-800-820-1109

Mon-Fri: 9AM-4PM
Food Assistance Home delivery for those unable to drive Senior Citizen Center Meals on Wheels 125 Brendle Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-3047
Food Assistance Free community meals The Community Table of Sylva 23 Central Street
Sylva, NC 28779

828-586-6782

Mon,Tues,Thurs & Fri-4-6p.m.
Government Benefits Information on programs and eligibility U.S. Federal Government Website
Health Care: Dental Free dental care Blue Ridge Mountain Dental Health Clinic 130 Highway 64 East
Cashiers, NC 28717
Website

828-743-3396
Health Care: Dental Dental care based on income and availability East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine 828-586-1200
Health Care: Dental Free Dental Care Swain County Department of Public Health 828-488-3198
ext. 2008
Health Care: Dental Free clinic that serves Swain county residents Blue Ridge Mountain Dental Health Clinic 110 US-64
Cashiers, NC 28717

828 743-3393
Health Care: Hospital Swain community hospital Swain Community Hospital 45 Plateau Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

828-488-2155
Health Care
  • Free or Low-Cost Health and Medical Services
  • In Home Care
Swain County Department of Public Health 545 Center Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-3198 Ext 2007
828-488-3792
828-621-1702
828-488-4044

Mon-Fri:
7:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Health Care
  • Personal Care and Assistance
  • CAP Program
  • In Home Care
Health Keepers 52 Colonial Square
Sylva NC 28779

828-471-5230
Health Care:

Health care and other services for Farmworkers and Migrant Farmworkers
Free or low-cost health and medical services Vecinos Farmworker Health Program 3971 Little Savannah Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723

173 Health & Human
Sciences Building

Website

828-293-2274
Health Care:
Free or low-cost Health and Medical Care Swain County Caring Corner 81 Academy St
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-341-1998

Thursday clinic hours: 4:00
p.m.-9:00 p.m. (Call for
Appointment)
Health Care:

Long term
  • 24-hour care, nursing home
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Health and Medical Services
Mountain View Manor 410 Buckner Branch Rd
P.O. Box 2344

Bryson City, NC 28713
Website

828-488-2101

Health Care:

Behavioral Health Services
Behavioral Health Services Integrated Care for the whole person
  • Behavioral health
  • Addiction
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Intellectual or developmental disability
Vaya Health 200 Ridgefield Ct
Ste 206


828-225-2785

Health Care Free Health Services Swain County Caring Corner United Methodist Church Office

Hours to make an
appointment: Tuesday,
Thursday and Friday from
9:00 a.m. to noon
Patients will be seen on
Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. to
9:00 p.m.

828-341-1998

Health Care:

Urgent Care
  • Urgent Care
  • Non-emergency
  • Health Care


Population Served:

Anyone.
No appointments needed.
Harris Regional Hospital: Sylva 176 Walmart Plaza
Sylva, NC 28779

Website

(828)631-9462

Mon-Sun
8AM-6:30PM
Health Care:

Urgent Care
  • Urgent Care
  • Non-emergency Health Care


Population Served:

Anyone.
No appointments needed.
Harris Regional Hospital: Canton 55 Buckeye Cove Rd
Canton, NC 28716

Website

(828)648-0282

Mon-Sun
8AM-6:30PM
Health Care:

utilities
Free firewood and heating assistance Logs of Love United Methodist Church
76 Main Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

828-488-2680
Health Care:

utilities
Free firewood and heating assistance Firewood Ministry The Grove Church
1127 Franklin Grove Church Road
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

828-488-6164
Housing, Shelters and Home Repair Assistance

Free firewood and heating assistance Online Resource Website

Housing/Home Repairs
Resources: HUD (Rental Assistance)
Assistance for Roofs, Urgent Repair, Heating Replacement,
Rental Assistance, Head Start,
Weatherization, replacing old windows, Handicap Ramps.

Sometimes there is a waiting list. Please Call for appt.
4 Square Community Action 101 Mitchell Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

828-488-2685
Housing/Home

Free furniture Furniture Donation Program Joan Chuculate

828-488-2233

828-736-2996

Information

Free referrals for services

Free Call Center
State of NC 50 South French Broad Ave
Asheville, NC 28801

Call-211

Website

Library

  • Public Library/Computers/Programs
  • Reading Rover
  • Color Printer
  • Video Conversion


Marianna Black Library 33 Fryemont Rd
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

828-488-3030

Hours of Operation:
Mon & Wed-10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Tues & Thurs 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Fri & Sat 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Post Office

Post Office 130 Slope Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-3481

Hours of Operation:

Mon -Fri 9:30 a.m..-5:00 p.m.
Sat 10:00 am. - 12:00
Senior Center

Senior Center 125 Brendle Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-3047

Hours of Operation:
6:30 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)

Local office: Cooperative Extension
Open enrollment Oct. 15 - December 7
(Review Plans Annually to determine if
a change is needed) Call for Appointment:
Bring Medicare card, and Prescription bottles for appt.
SHIIP is as division of the North
Carolina Department of Insurance
Swain County 60 Almond School Road
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-3848

1-855-408-1212
Shelter for Abuse

Women's Shelter for abused women Qualla Safe House Office: 828-488-9038
Crisis Line: 828-4886809

sqsafe@dnet.net
Shelter for Children

Women's Shelter for abused women Hawthorn Heights 828-488-6512
Social Services

  • Rent assistance
  • School for Young Children
  • Transportation for Children
  • Dental Services for Children
  • Nutritional Services for Children
  • Health Screenings for Children
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Snacks for Children


Service Area: Families with children ages 3-5 years old in Swain,
Cherokee, Clay, and Graham Counties. Includes
children with minor to severe disabilities.
Call for more eligibility info.
Four Square Community Action Head Start Program 60 Old Almond School Road
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

Bryson City site: (828)488-9756

Regional Head Start Director
Mozelle Sitton: (828)321-4475
Social Services

  • Adult Care
  • Case Management
  • Senior Assistance
  • Disability Assistance
  • Adult Care Home Complain Investigations
  • Social Worker
  • Guardianship
  • Estate Guardianship
  • Adult Home Placement
  • Adult Protective Services
  • Abuse of Adult
  • Vulnerable Adult Care
  • Neglect of Adult
  • Financial Exploitation Assistance
  • In-Home Aides
  • Financial Assistance
  • Medicaid Assistance
  • Social Security Assistance


Population Served:
Eligibility varies by service.
Please call for more information.
Swain County Department of Social Services: Adult Services 80 Academy Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

Office Phone: (828)488-6921

Mon-Fri
8AM-5PM
Social Services

  • Adoption Services
  • Foster Care
  • Child Protective Services
  • Domestic Violence
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Family Services
  • Foster Homes


Population Served:
Eligibility varies by service.
Please call for more information.
Swain County Department of Social Services: Child and Family Services 80 Academy Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

Office Phone: (828)488-6921

Mon-Fri
8AM-5PM
Social Services

  • Child Support Enforcement
  • Day Care Subsidy
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Energy Assistance
  • Food and Nutrition Services (Food Stamp Program)
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Medicaid
  • Transportation
  • Work First
  • Youth Employment Permits/Waivers


Population Served:
Eligibility varies by service.
Please call for more information.
Swain County Department of Social Services: Economic Services 80 Academy Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

Office Phone: (828)488-6921

Mon-Fri
8AM-5PM
Substance Use Inpatient Facilities

Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment & Recovery Therapy Appalachian Community Services 100 Teptal Terrace
Bryson City, NC 28713

Website

828-488-3294

M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Substance Use Inpatient Facilities

Crisis Line Appalachian Community Services Crises Line Crisis Line: 1-888-315-2880
24/7
Substance Use Inpatient Facilities

  • Recovery
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Use
  • Addiction
  • Detox
  • Detox Center
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Medication Management
  • Observation
  • Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Wellness Education
  • Transportation to Balsam Center


Appalachian Community Services--Adult Recovery Unit (Balsam Center) 91 Timberlane Road
Waynesville, NC 28786

Adult Recovery Unit:
(828) 454-1098

Psychiatric Clinic:
(828) 454-7220
Substance Use Inpatient Facilities

Mental Health/Substance Use Treatment Referrals Vaya Health 1-800-849-6127

Website

Substance Use Inpatient Facilities

  • Residential Substance Use Treatment
  • Residential Treatment Facility
  • Substance Use Recovery
  • Substance Use Addiction
  • Residential Rehab
  • 12 Step Support



Population Served:
Must be:
-Female
-18 or older
-North Carolina resident
-Substance Use Disorder diagnosis
-Pregnant or parenting a child under the age of 12.
RHHC Women's Recovery Varies-five sites in NC

(910)521-2900

Substance Use Inpatient Facilities

  • Residential Substance use Treatment
  • Residential Treatment Facility
  • Substance use Recovery
  • Substance use Addiction
  • Residential Rehab



Population Served:
Must be:
-Female
-18 or older
-North Carolina resident
-Substance Use Disorder diagnosis
-Pregnant or parenting a child under the age of 12.
Mary Benson House 450 Montford Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801

Website

(828)252-5280

24/7

Substance Use Inpatient Facilities

  • Residential Substance use Treatment
  • Residential Treatment Facility
  • Substance use Recovery
  • Substance use Addiction
  • Residential Rehab



Population Served:
Must be:
-Female
-18 or older
-North Carolina resident
-Substance Use Disorder diagnosis
-Pregnant or parenting a child under the age of 12.
UNC Horizons 127 Kingston Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Website

(919)966-9803

24/7

Substance Use Inpatient Facilities

  • Residential Substance use Treatment
  • Residential Treatment Facility
  • Substance use Recovery
  • Substance use Addiction
  • Residential Rehab



Population Served:
Must be:
-Female
-18 or older
-North Carolina resident
-Substance Use Disorder diagnosis
-Pregnant or parenting a child under the age of 12.
Swain Recovery Center (Black Mountain) 932 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711

Website

(828)669-4161

24/7

Support Groups

Cancer Support Group for Qualla Boundary

Population Served: Please call for more information.
Cherokee Cancer Support Group (828)497-0788

Hours vary

Support Groups

  • Support Group
  • Alcoholism
  • Alcohol use
  • Sobriety
  • 12 Step
  • Twelve Step


Population Served: Anyone
Alcoholics Anonymous Bryson City Presbyterian Church
311 Everett St
Bryson City, NC 28713
Website

To Contact District 80 (WNC Region):

(828)254-8539

Monday: 12PM Bryson City Group (OSSH)
Tuesday: 5:30PM Bryson City Group (OBB)
Thursday: 12PM Bryson City Group (ODH)
Saturday: 7PM Serenity Now Group (ODH)
Support Groups

  • Support Group
  • Alcoholism
  • Alcohol use
  • Sobriety
  • 12 Step
  • Twelve Step


Population Served:

Anyone. Some meeting times are closed. Some meeting times are open.
WNC Narcotics Anonymous: Cherokee Indian Hospital groups Cherokee Indian Hospital
1 Hospital Road
Cherokee, NC 28719-9253

Monday: 7PM
Wednesday: 7PM
Thursday: 7PM
Friday: 7PM
Sunday: 7PM

Support Groups

  • Support Group
  • Alcoholism
  • Alcohol use
  • Sobriety
  • 12 Step
  • Twelve Step


Population Served:

Anyone. All meetings open.
WNC Narcotics Anonymous: Sylva groups First United Methodist Church
77 Jackson Street
Sylva, NC 28779

Monday: 12PM
Tuesday: 7:30PM
Wednesday: 12PM
Friday: 12PM

Support Groups

  • Support Group
  • Alcoholism
  • Alcohol use
  • Sobriety
  • 12 Step
  • Twelve Step


Population Served:

Anyone. All meetings open.
WNC Narcotics Anonymous: Cullowhee group Cullowhee United Methodist Church
416 Central Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723

Room 207

Saturday: 6PM

Support Groups

  • Support Group
  • Support Group Search Tool


Population Served:

Anyone. Large database of local support groups and online support groups.
Health Finder: Support Groups Website

Online 24/7

Transportation

  • Public transportation
  • Cost: Depends on
  • Mileage


Population Served:

Anyone. Cost varies by distance from Bryson City limits. Call ahead of time to schedule a ride.
Swain Public Transit 125 Brendle St
Bryson City, NC 28713
Website

828-488-3213

Monday-Friday: 7AM-4PM

Utility
Car Repair Bill
Help
Shelter


DSS will try to provide/refer you to an organization that can help

Department of Social Services 80 Academy Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-6921


Veteran Services

Need to find out about benefits/services for disabled veterans

Marisol Tomas, Veterans Admin 828-298.7911 ext. 5952

marisol.tomas@va.gov

Veteran Services

  • Primary Care
  • Mental Health
  • Optometry
  • Laboratory Services
  • PharmD/Anticoagulation
  • Veterans Services
  • Veterans Clinic
  • VA Clinic


Population Served:

Please call the eligibility office for more information:
(828)298-7911 ext. 2509 (or 1-800-932-6408).
Franklin VA Clinic 647 Wayah St
Franklin, NC 28734
Website

(828)369-1781

Mon-Fri

7:30AM-4PM

Veteran Services

  • Veterans Services
  • VA Clinic
  • Support for Caregivers
  • Homeless Veterans Program
  • LGBT Veteran Care
  • Women Veterans Care
  • Home Based Care
  • In-Home Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Home Aides
  • Mental Health
  • PTSD
  • Pharmacy
  • VA Police
  • Primary Care
  • Psychological Care
  • Social Workers
  • Specialty Care


Population Served:

Please call the eligibility office for more information:
(828)298-7911 ext. 2509 (or 1-800-932-6408).
Charles George VA Medical Center 1100 Tunnel Road
Asheville, NC 28805

Website

(828)298-7911

24/7