Resources – A

  • A Caring Alternative

    617 S. Green Street, Suite 300 Morganton, NC  28655
    Phone: (828) 437-3000
    Provides psychological and psychiatric assessments; Comprehensive Clinical Assessments; individual and group outpatient therapy for adults, children, and families; intensive in-home services; behavior management consultation; medication management; Day Treatment Services; therapeutic and family foster care; Assertive Community Treatment Team for adults with chronic mental health conditions; Community Support Team for adults; and CAP I/DD Specialized Consultative Services.

  • ACCESS (Partners Behavioral Health Management)

    Phone: 1-888-235-HOPE (4673); TDD/Hearing Impaired (828) 325-4698
    Partners Behavioral Health Management (Partners BHM) oversees the publicly-funded behavioral healthcare service system for residents of Burke, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Surry, and Yadkin counties. The organization was formed on July 1, 2012 through the merger of Crossroads Behavioral Healthcare, Mental Health Partners, and Pathways LME. Partners BHM operates as a Managed Care Organization (MCO) and performs functions under the requirements of the Medicaid 1915(b)/(c) Waiver. Access to Care will ask some questions to help in finding the type of services that match your needs. You will select a provider and Access to Care will help you schedule your first appointment. Pregnant women who are abusing substances and persons injecting drugs receive priority scheduling.

  • AccessCare, Inc.

    407-C East Union Street Morganton, NC  28655
    Phone: (828) 433-1955; (828) 438-8211
    Fax: (828) 433-1875
    Medicaid Case Management Services

  • ALFA (AIDS Leadership Foothills Area Alliance)

    1120 Fairgrove Church Road Hickory, NC  28602
    Phone: 1-800-473-1447 (toll-free) / (828) 322-1447
    Educates community about HIV/AIDS and related issues; assists in AIDS prevention efforts; assists those diagnosed with HIV by providing support services such as case management and emergency finances.

  • Alexander Youth Network

    116 South Sterling Street, Suite 206 Morganton, NC 28655
    336 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd., Suite 1 Hickory, NC 28602

    Referrals: (828) 286-2040 (Kim Hennessee); email
    Offices: (828) 433-9900 (Morganton); (828) 322-3988 (Hickory)
    Provides a comprehensive array of services developed to treat children with, or at risk for, serious emotional disturbance.  Services include diagnostic assessment; outpatient therapy; therapeutic, specialized, and intensive foster care; multi-dimensional treatment foster care; and intensive in-home services.

  • Alternate Solutions

    Phone: (828) 448-2514 (Tammy Willcox)
    Provides conflict management services including mediations, facilitations, strategic planning, communication coaching, educational seminars, community dialogues and progressive management consultations in Burke and Catawba Counties. There is fee for service; sliding fee scale is available.

  • American Diabetes Association Camp Carolina Trails

    2418 Blue Ridge Road Ste. 206 Raleigh, NC 27607
    Phone: (919) 743-5400 ext. 3217 (Justin Thomas)
    Offers one week of summer camp each year for boys and girls with diabetes ages 7–17 years. Campers are housed in cabins with adult chaperones.  Experienced personnel, including medical and dietary staff, as well as camp counselors, supervise all camp activities.

  • American Red Cross – Burke County Chapter

    305-A West Union Street (Burke Mission Station) Morganton, NC  28655
    Phone: (828) 438-8844; (828) 437-1911 (nights, weekends, and holidays);
    (828) 406-5581 (Charles Avery, cell)
    Website: / (to register for a health class)
    Offers 24-hour disaster and military family emergency service, aid to victims of fire and other disasters, blood donation collections, health classes (CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguard), and disaster preparedness education.

  • Archway Counseling

    1131 Malcolm Blvd.
    Rutherford College, NC  28671

    Phone: (828) 874-5511
    Provides substance abuse assessments and individual, group, and family counseling for adults and adolescents; accepts Medicaid and most insurance plans.  Archway is credentialed to provide specialized assessments for DOT and DMV related matters such as DWI charges.  Archway Counseling is available to provide community education related to substance abuse issues.

  • Arrowood Counseling and Consulting, Inc.

    404 C. West Fleming Drive (Tannery Square) Morganton, NC  28655
    Phone: (828) 437-7009
    Specializes in child, adolescent, and family therapy, and blended family issues.  Referrals to a Child Psychiatrist for medical evaluations can be arranged as needed.  Saturday and evening appointments are available.

  • Assurance Wireless

    Phone: 1-888-898-4888
    FREE wireless phone, and 250 FREE minutes and 250 free texts each month, within a nationwide coverage area, if you participate in any of the following: Medicaid, F and S / SNAP (formerly Food Stamps), SSI, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Section 8 housing, Low Income Energy Assistance Program, National School Lunch Program’s Free Lunch Program; OR, your household income is at or below the eligibility guidelines.

  • Autism Society of North Carolina

    Phone: 1-800-442-2762
    Operates residential summer camp for persons with autism.  Provides job-coach services, information and referrals statewide, support to parents and families through one-on-one parent advocacy and workshops, and public education through workshops, conferences, clinical training, printed materials, and the media.

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