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Autism Society of North Carolina

505 Oberlin Rd, Suite 230
Raleigh NC 17605

For over 43 years, the Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) has worked to address areas of need and expand services for the autism community in North Carolina. ASNC is a statewide organization, supporting North Carolinians affected by autism. Our organization works to directly improve the lives of individuals and families affected by autism through advocacy, training and education, and direct services.

PO Box 445//1260 College Avenue, Suite 5
Wilkesboro NC 28697

Emergency SAFE Hotline (available 24 hours, 7 days per week) (336) 838-SAFE (7233). SAFE (Sheltered Aid to Families in Emergencies) is a not-for-profit agency serving women, men, teens and children whose lives have been affected by domestic and sexual violence. We've helped people in Wilkes and surrounding counties of North Carolina since 1980.
Child Abuse Prevention Team (CAPT) / Our House

203 E. Main St.
Wilkesboro NC 28697

Services provided: Parenting Classes and Workshops - Diaper Distribution - Supervised Visitation - Family Advocate Program - Volunteer Opportunities - Body Safety Puppet Shows - Coats for Kids
CareNet Counseling

204 Jefferson Street Suite 106
North Wilkesboro NC 28659

Helping families with the following issues: Mental health, family counseling for premarital, marriage, adolescents,substance abuse. Offers payment assistance with sliding scale, accepts military insurance and most others. If interested call or email.
Guardian Ad Litem Program 23rd Juicial District

500 Courthouse Dr.
Wilkesboro NC 28697

Services Provided are: The Guardian ad Litem Program provides trained community volunteers to investigate and determine the needs of abused and neglected children who are petitioned into the court system by the Department of Social Services. The Guardian ad Litem makes independent recommendations to the court about services which focus on the needs of search child. The Guardian ad Litem Volunteer advocates for a permanent and safe home for every child within the shortest time possible. The Guardian ad Litem does not provide any direct services. The Guardian ad Litem program primary focus is advocacy.
First in Families

3109 University Drive, Suite 100
Durham NC 27707
We are a catalyst for people with disabilities and their families in North Carolina to meet their self-determined needs by leveraging relationships and resources, and encouraging reciprocity in their communities. People with disabilities and their families believe in their dreams, achieve their goals, connect in their communities, and give back to others. We assist children and adults to be more involved and contributing members of their communities by helping them: meet current goals and plan for the future, acquire needed goods and services, find opportunities to give back to others.
Goodwill Career Center

1821 US Hwy 421
Wilkesboro nc 28697
336 667-0889

Goodwill provides a wide range of training, placement and workforce development services to help people develop the skills they need to find jobs and become more independent. These services are offered at our Workforce Development Centers and are offered in partnership with area community colleges, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Department of Social Services, Mental Health and other community organizations.
SAFE Spot Child Advocacy Center

P.O. Box 445
Wilkesboro NC 28697
336 838-9169

Cindy Hartley, Program Director

SAFE Spot Child Advocacy Center provides services to help children and families affected by sexual abuse or severe physical abuse. We're here to help bring healing and justice to abused children in Wilkes and Ashe County, North Carolina. Referrals are made to SAFE Spot by Wilkes DSS or law enforcement agencies.
Exceptional Children's Assistance Center

907 Barra Row, Suites 102/103
Davidson NC 28036

ECAC is a private non-profit parent organization committed to improving the lives and education of ALL children through a special emphasis on children with disabilities and special healthcare needs. ECAC affirms the right of all individuals, from all backgrounds and cultures, with or without disabilities, to an appropriate education and other needed services. We seek to make that right a reality by providing information, education, outreach, and support to and for families with children across the state of North Carolina.
Parent to Parent: Family Support Network of the High Country

2359 Hwy 105
Boone NC 28607

Karen Hayes, Director, Norma Bouchard Outreach Coordinator, Wilkes county

Services Provided are: Information and Support for Families of children with Special Needs in Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties. Provides information and support for families who have a premature infant, a child with a disability or chronic illness or a family who has experienced the death of their child. Can match a family one-to-one with a trained, volunteer Support Parent who has a child with special needs. These volunteer families provide emotional support and share the expertise of their own experiences. Supports professional working with families caring for children with special needs. Sponsors workshops, trainings and support groups. Promotes collaboration among parents, families and service providers. You can visit this link on their website to access resources for you community. www.p2presources.com/
Wilkes Circles of Care

1105 Hinshaw Street
North Wilkesboro NC 28659

Greta Ferguson

Wilkes Circles of Care is a group of caring individuals throughout the community who have come together to end poverty in our community in our lifetime. Classes are offered for 18-20 weeks, and attendees will receive $12.50 per hour to attend, as well as a meal. Participants can choose to continue for an additional 18 months to work alongside a mentor to help them to achieve life goals.
Jodi Province Counseling Services, PLLC

1260 College Avenue, Ste 1
Wilkesboro NC 28659

Tomica Horton
Jodi Province Counseling Services is an outpatient mental health agency serving 4 counties in Northwest North Carolina. We are pleased to offer evidence based therapies and work closely with many human service entities and various practitioners to provide the best care possible for our patients regardless of culture, creed, or background". We use the below listed treatment models to address issues around: ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder/Conduct Disorder, Assessment of Learning Disorders, Attachment Related Issues, Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergerís etc.), Parenting Skills, Grief and Loss, Mood Disorders (Depression, Bipolar, etc.), Anxiety Disorders (Panic Disorder, OCD, PTSD, etc.), History of Abuse, Substance Abuse Treatment, Trauma and PTSD.
Wilkes Pregnancy Care Center

1224 School St.
Wilkesboro NC 28697

Services provided: Pregnancy test, Baby items, Parenting classes, Community services for mothers and children under five years old as well as families.
Wilkes Community Partnership for Children

1915 West Park Drive Suite 107
North Wilkesboro NC 28659

Wilkes Community Partnership for Children, a local Smart Start agency, is committed to building and supporting programs designed to ensure that young children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. Parents can call 1-800-937-7610 for a list of available child care providers.
Wilkes Family Central at Lincoln Heights

374 Lincoln Heights Rd
Wilkesboro NC 28697

See full listing under Educational Services.
Wilkes Job Link Career Center

316 Wilkesboro Ave.
North Wilkesboro NC 28659

The JobLink Career Center provides job search and resume assistance, job application assistance, free computer classes, works with underemployed and unemployed to provide education and training, and more.
Vaya Health

895 State Farm Road, Suite 507
Boone NC 28607

Vaya Health works with healthcare providers to help people with behavioral health or developmental disability needs find healing and hope on their journey toward whole-person health.
Lynn Durchman Counseling Services

100 Bridge
Wilkesboro NC 29697

Call for counselor
Helping families with substance abuse issues, adolescents, Criminal justice clients, Etc...
Wilkes Transportation Authority

235 Jefferson St. Medical Arts Bldg.
North Wilkesboro NC 28659

Wilkes Transportation Authority provides specialized transportation for the general public, the elderly, and disabled.
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