Resources – G-J
Burke Mission Station, 305 West Union Street, Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 439-9948
Clinic Hours: Monday–Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. with closure for lunch 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Closed on Friday.
Pharmacy: Monday and Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.-12:30p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Provides free medical care, limited dental care and prescription medication to those who are without governmental assistance, private insurance, or the financial resources to afford such care. Applicants need a picture ID, must be at least 18 years old, Burke County resident and must have no health insurance and have a Medicaid denial letter. Good Samaritan Clinic is an interdenominational Christian Ministry.
101-B Carbon City Rd. Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 413-2143
Services: Offers tutoring and assistance for elementary students. Works with the child’s teachers to individualize a learning plan in the areas the child needs the most help. Call ahead to schedule time.
Phone: (828) 464-9444/(828) 465-7634
Offers public and specialized transportation in Burke County. Hours of operation are Monday –Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Transportation is wheelchair accessible.
200 Avery Avenue, Suite #3 Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 438-5470
Provides trained, independent advocates to represent and promote the best interests of abused, neglected, or dependent children involved in the court system.
305 West Union Street (Burke Mission Station) Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 437-0370 / (828) 437-5306
Builds affordable homes for qualified people. Participants must live in Burke County and currently live in overcrowded or substandard housing conditions; have steady, verifiable income making enough money to make a house payment but not so much that one would qualify for a loan at a bank; have a decent credit report; and be willing to help build their house and the houses of others.
205 Main Street (Hallyburton Academy) Drexel, NC 28619
Phone: (828) 439-2604; (828) 439-8191
Provides day treatment programs for adolescents ages 11-18 in Burke and Caldwell Counties.
304 South Main Street Drexel, NC 28619
Phone: (828) 437-8429 / 1-800-435-9251
Provides transportation to medical appointments with wheelchair lift equipped vans and other vehicles. Serving the counties of Burke, Catawba, McDowell and Caldwell. Medical transportation for Burke County residents age 60 or older is FREE of charge; there is a charge for the other service counties. Also provides In-home care services.
1001 Reynolda Road Winston Salem, NC 27104
Phone: (336) 721-7625
A psychiatric residential treatment facility (PRTF) for young children (co-ed, ages 6 – 15) who are struggling with mental illnesses, trauma, abuse or neglect. This service is available for children for whom removal from home is essential to facilitate treatment. A board-certified child psychiatrist leads the team of therapists, nurses, recreational therapists, and residential counselors providing services. Treatment consists of daily small group activities, individual therapy, recreational therapy, medication management and individualized schedules. Schooling is provided on campus and is integrated into treatment goals.
Phone: 1-888-623-HOPE (8631)
Connects callers with non-profit housing and credit counselors in their local communities who can advise them about options to avoid foreclosure on their home.
1721 Enon Road Valdese, NC 28690
Phone: (828) 879-1601
Provides care and support for terminally ill patients and their families during the patient’s final 6 months of illness and for survivors during the first year of bereavement. Hospice operates a residential hospice facility that provides full-time care to terminally ill patients without adequate caregiver support. Palliative Care services can begin as soon as a serious illness is diagnosed and help manage the illness at home, as well as provide education in order to make informed decisions. Hospice and Palliative Care services are usually covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurances. Burke Hospice and Palliative Care serves Burke, Catawba, Caldwell, Avery, McDowell, Rutherford, Cleveland and Lincoln counties of Western North Carolina. Also offers free bereavement counseling (up to 3 visits) for individuals in the community and to students in school – upon request/referral from the school. A weekly grief support group is hosted at North Morganton United Methodist Church on Mondays, 7pm.
106 Murphy Street Morganton, NC 28655Phone: (828) 433-8921
Services: Provides overnight emergency shelter for homeless men and provides direction in seeking housing and employment.
20574 Running Creek Church Road Locust, NC 28097
Contact: Stephen White (must be contacted to initiate referral)
Phone: (704) 485-2891 (Charlotte)
Provides payment for dental care to a child less than 18 years of age, who is afflicted with any of the following disabilities: cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, organ transplant, or mentally challenged (ID). Applications are not accepted for children covered by Medicaid. Referrals for children covered by North Carolina Health Choice are accepted, with NCHC considered the primary coverage. Orthodontics, reconstructive jaw surgeries or implants are not covered. Dental needs must be pre-authorized for payment to the local dentist and/or hospital.
Contact: Michael T. Jones, Admissions Office (Charlotte)
Phone: (704) 344-0240, ext. 222
420 West Fleming Drive, Suite C Morganton, NC 28655Phone: (828) 438-6218 (Repay office)
Fax: (828) 439-2340
At-risk program for girls ages 11-17 years old, who are considered at risk for future involvement in the criminal justice system, unwanted pregnancy, or dropping out of school. The program provides group therapy, skills development, and opportunities for strengthening positive bonds with school, family, and community through gender specific group and individual therapy. Referrals are accepted from schools, Juvenile Court, parents and other agencies.