Helpful Resources

N.C. Lawyers’ Referral Service (800) 662-7660
A free service to help locate attorneys in NC by area of practice and city.

Workers’ Compensation Resources

North Carolina Industrial Commission
(800) 688-8349 or (919) 807-2500

North Carolina Advocates for Justice
(800) 688-1413

Social Security Resources

Social Security Administration or (800) 772-1213

District Offices
Asheville (866) 572-8361
Hendersonville (866) 964-5053
Franklin (866) 522-0738
Shelby (877) 405-3576


Medicaid Resources

Department of Health & Human Services-Medicaid

Department of Social Services (DSS) Offices in Western North Carolina

To apply for Medicaid, Food Stamps and other public assistance.

Avery (828) 733-8230
Buncombe (828) 250-5500
Cherokee (828) 837-7455
Clay (704) 487-0661
Cleveland (828) 389-6301
Graham (828) 479-7911
Haywood (828) 452-6620
Henderson (828) 697-5500
Jackson (828) 586-5846
Macon (828) 349-2124
Madison (828) 649-2711
McDowell (828) 652-3355
Mitchell (828) 688-2175
Polk (828) 859-5825
Rutherford (828) 287-6165
Swain (828) 488-6921
Transylvania (828) 884-3174
Watauga (828) 265-8100
Yancey (828) 682-6148


Community Resources

Western Highlands Mental Health Referral Agency (Serves Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Transylvania and Yancey counties) (828) 225-2800

Mountain Mobility (828) 258-0186

United Way’s 211 Helpline
This free, 24-hour number provides information about access to community services in Buncombe, Henderson and Transylvania counties.

Pisgah Legal Services (828) 253-0406
This nonprofit organization offers legal assistance, advocacy and outreach to help low-income people meet basic needs.

Project Access (828) 274-6989
For Buncombe County Residents Only.This program of WCMS provides free doctor visits and treatment for patients who qualify.

Homeward Bound (828) 258-1695
This program offers a variety of services to the homeless population of WNC.


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