Posted: February 27th, 2023

Resource Handout

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(Home, School, and Community Relations-8th  Gestwicki) as a guide, list at least five needs that a family could  have with raising children.  Conduct research using the internet and  identify three North Carolina state agencies or local community agencies  that could help families with each of the identified five needs.  You  will list a total of 15 North Carolina state agencies.

Using  your research, prepare a handout that could be given to families  directing them to state agencies for assistance with family needs.    Your handout should contain the following information:

  1. Five needs that a family could have while raising children
  2. A minimum of three North Carolina state agencies or local community agencies per need
  3. Provide the name, address, phone number, website address, and contact  person (if available) for each North Carolina state agency or local  community agency listed
  4. Describe the services that each listed North Carolina state agency or  local community agency provides and how families could benefit from  obtaining these services.

Primary Care Faculties

primary care physician is a
physician who provides both the first contact for a person with an undiagnosed health concern as well as continuing
care of varied medical conditions, not limited by cause, organ system, or diagnosis.

MOUNTAIN AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER is a facility that provides health care to low income families. 121 Hendersonville Road Asheville, NC 28803-2868 (828) 257-4400

Minnie Jones Health Center/Western North Carolina Community Health is another health care faculty that provide care to low income families. 257 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 (828) 285-0622

Department of health and human services: Clinic for all local residents in need of minor health issue that need guides and assistance with health care.

Address: 40 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

, (828) 250-5500

Day Care Resources

Child care subsidy is a resource that provides low income parents with financial assists with day care.

119 Hendersonville Rd · (828) 771-5436

Asheville City Preschool: provides qualified toddlers with free child care from 8pm-2pm during the school year. 441 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 (828) 350-2900 From Polly.

Community Action is a good resource that provides day care assistance and other family resources and needs. 25 Gaston St, Asheville, NC 28801, (828) 252-2495

Family Resources

Local Resources

Family programs that can support your needs

Food Assistance

Food assistance benefits parents that need extra assistant with providing food for their families. Health and human services of Asheville, NC provides this service to qualitied families.

How to apply:

Buncombe County Health and Human Services

Address: 40 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC 28801


(828) 250-5500

Buncombe County WIC Office: assist pregnant women and children under 5 with basic protein and dairy products.


119 Hendersonville Rd · (828) 771-5436

Manna Food Bank: Provides free food such as can goods, and bread to the community.

Address: 89, 59 College St, Asheville, NC 28801

MANNA FoodBank


Public and private transportation resources in the community that can help families travel the city.
Asheville Redefines Transit (City Bus)
Provides public transport for 1 dollar within city limits to insure the community get to work, school, and other locations that they need to travel.
Address: 49 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone:(828) 253-5691 Website:

Mountain mobility: Provides transportation to disabled personals.

Address: 339 New Leicester Hwy, Asheville, NC 28806

(828) 250-6750

Uber: is a private pay transportation resource that can transport your family where they need to go at the time you request with a small payment amount depending on where you go.

Website to sign up:


coverage that pays for medical and surgical expenses incurred by the insured.

Medicaid is a health care program that assists low-income families or individuals in paying for long-term medical and custodial care costs

*Refer to local social security office.

Health choice is a privately-held website for healthcare consumers operating since 2007.

Medicare: Is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease





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