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Local Resources

Prior to your 18th birthday, if you experienced any of the following ACEs, you can find help in breaking the cycle of ACEs in your family. We encourage you to contact the following local agencies for information and support.

Once you know your ACE Score and its impact, there are personal strategies and community resources that exist to help you.

If you or someone in your family has experienced:

(1) Emotional Abuse
(2) Physical Abuse
(3) Sexual Abuse
(4) Emotional Neglect
(5) Physical Neglect
(6) Absence of Parent - Divorce, Death or Abandonment
(7) Mother/Stepmother - Treated Violently
(8) Household Member - Abused Alcohol or Drugs
(9) Household Member - Depression, Mental Illness/Suicide Attempts
(10) Household Member - Prison

Interested in an ACE presentation at your agency?
Email the ACE Collaborative Leadership Team:

This initiative is supported by Buncombe County Health and Human Services.

Click on one of the following areas for local resources and information:
Mental & Emotional Health Services
Children & Family Support Services
Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) | 828.259.5365
Buncombe County Health and Human Services
Food Assistance/Medicaid Assistance/Work First/Child Care | 828.250.5500
Report Child Abuse or Neglect | 828.250.5900
Report Adult Abuse or Neglect | 828.250.5800
Prevention and Family Support Services | 828.250.5900
Under Six Initiative | 828.250.6000
Children First Communities in Schools of Buncombe County | 828.252.4810
Community Action Opportunities | 828.252.2495
Eblen-Kimmel Charities | 828.252.2495
Homeward Bound | 828.258.1695
Housing Authority of the City of Asheville | 828.258.1222
Mountain Housing Opportunities | 828.254.4030
Salvation Army | 828.253.4723
Steadfast House | 828.259.5365
Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministries | 828-775-5595
Western Carolina Rescue Ministries | 828.254.0471