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Resources – D-E

  • Division of Juvenile Justice

    200 Avery Avenue, Ste. 2 Morganton, NC  28655
    Phone: (828) 432-2845
    Website: https://www.ncdps.gov/sbc/sbc.cfm?cty=burke-25
    Services:
    Information and referral, counseling, and court supervision for undisciplined and delinquent youth.

  • Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing –
    Morganton Regional Center

    107 Foothills Drive Morganton, NC  28655
    Phone: voice (828) 430-7185 / 1-800-999-8915;
    Videophone (828) 475-6606;
    TTY (828) 430-7192 / 1-800-205-9920
    Website: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dsdhh/
    Services:
    Provides direct services to individuals with hearing loss and the agencies and businesses that serve them. In addition, provides resources and linkages to programs and services across North Carolina.  Offers information and/or assistance, presentations and training sessions. Provides access to telecommunications devices (such as amplified phones, text telephones, alerting devices, and hearing aids) for people with limited household income who have a hearing loss or speech impairment.

  • East Burke Christian Ministries

    103 3rd Avenue SE Hildebran, NC  28637
    Phone: (828) 397-7074
    Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 9 a.m. – noon and 1:00 – 4 p.m., Thursday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Services:
    Crisis ministry assists people needing emergency aid with food, clothes, and/or financial assistance in the form of power, rent, medicine, gas, and other needs.  Clothing is $1 per item, or $7 to fill a 13-gallon bag; clothing items are free in a crisis such as a house fire. Serves Eastern Burke County residents living east of Mineral Springs Mountain Road.

  • Eckerd

    208 Executive Park Asheville, NC 28801
    Phone: (828) 575-2047
    Website: www.eckerd.org
    Services:
    Provides community-based services for children and families. Programs for families include adolescent parenting education, family preservation and support through in-home crisis intervention, and family reunification. Programs for youth include juvenile justice diversion services to maintain youth in their communities, short-term juvenile justice residential treatment, and juvenile justice aftercare service.

  • Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center (ECAC)

    907 Barra Row, Suites 102/103 Davidson, NC  28036
    Phone: 1-800-962-6817
    Email: ecac@ecacmail.org
    Website: www.ecac-parentcenter.org
    Services:
    A parent training and information center offering parents of children with disabilities and special healthcare needs information, assistance, and training with the goal of empowering families.  ECAC also houses a lending library that includes a large collection of print and video materials that focus on children and adults with special needs, as well as young children who are typically developing, and their families.  These resources are available for loan to parents and professionals in North Carolina.  All ECAC services are provided at no cost to families.  Spanish-speaking staff are available.