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COMMUNITY RESOURCE DIRECTORY

Striving to work as Christ’s hands and heart, Church of the Ascension provides both financial and hands-on support to local and regional service providers that exist to serve those in immediate need. Working directly with these resources prevents duplication of services and ensures our aid is more efficiently distributed to those most in need.

 

If you have a medical emergency, please call 911.  If you are in immediate need of food, shelter, health care, or financial assistance, please contact the following resources directly.

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • Catawba County residents can call (828) 327-0979 for access to financial assistance, food, prescriptions, and medical care.
     

  • Catawba County 24/7 Hotline -- call 211 or visit www.nc211.org.  Trained staff are available 24/7 to help you access shelter, health care, and food.

SHELTERS

EMERGENCY

DAYTIME

MEALS

Hickory Soup Kitchen - (828) 327-4828

Meals on Wheels - (828) 695-5600

Safe Harbor Rescue Mission - (828) 326-7233

Salvation Army - (828) 322-8061

FOOD PANTRIES

RENT/UTILITY/HOUSING

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

MEDICATION

Catawba County Social Services' Prescription Drug Discount Card

(828) 695-5600.

Publix Pharmacy offers FREE refills for cardiovascular, diabetes, and antibiotic medications. They also offer 90-day refills on several other medications for under $10.00.