Get free legal aid from Western North Carolina Legal Services. The organization runs a statewide organization that offers free legal assistance to low income and elderly people in North Carolina. Please call number below for more information or to speak to an attorney or representative. 704-586-8931
General financial assistance, counseling, debt reduction advice, and support is provided by Community Services. The main office is located in Murphy, NC. Call 828-837-6810. Currently the agency can provide one or more of the following. Emergency shelter and food assistance, emergency rent help and other financial support.
Salivation Army of Western North Carolina serves this region. A sampling of the programs offered include transitional housing to men, women, or families in need. While the exact availability and type of emergency services offered will vary, they do provide help with paying utility bills and security deposits, providing food for families, clothing, help for prescription medications, and rent and mortgage assistance. Christmas and holiday food and assistance is offered as well. Call 828-253-4723