The Buckie & Jay Somers Crisis Center

Crisis Relief and Rehabilitation Services to Help People Become Self-Sustaining

Individuals and families in crisis can receive the following assistance:

FOOD ASSISTANCE

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Food boxes are available to families who do not have enough nutritious food to eat.

CLOTHING ASSISTANCE

 

Clothing is available for all members of the family.

RENTAL ASSISTANCE

Rental assistance is available to clients who have received an eviction notice.

UTILITY ASSISTANCE

Utility assistance is available to clients who have received a cut off notice. 

DENTAL ASSISTANCE

 

Dental extraction of one tooth is available to the uninsured

 

Clients will be referred to a local dentist for an extraction.

MEDICATION ASSISTANCE

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Medication is available up to $150

 

Medication with "street value" is not available. 

 

VETERANS ASSISTANCE

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A designated fund provides assistance to Veterans and the Widows of Veterans who are experiencing a financial crisis.

 

HEATING ASSISTANCE

Heating assistance is available to select families from November to March.  

 

Families who have elderly, physically disabled or preschool members may receive heating assistance once a year.

You must provide Proof of Income, Expenses and Residence to receive assistance

Documentation must be provided for everyone living or staying in the residence.

To qualify, you must bring documentation of any of the following items that apply:

Proof of Residence is a Driver License, Utility Bill, Residential Lease, or Bank Statement that states your name and CURRENT address

HCM is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

All donations to HCM are tax deductible.

 

Phone: 828-456-4838

Fax: 828-456-7058

Thrift Store: 828-452-2909

Haywood Christian Ministry

150 Branner Avenue

Waynesville, NC 28786

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