Resources – P-S

  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance

    Phone: 1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888-477-2669)
    National program that can help people find patient assistance programs. Qualifying patients who do not have prescription coverage can use the program as their single point of contact to access information about public and private programs that may be right for them.

  • Pediatric Therapy Connections

    Phone: (828) 320-3980
    Contact: Lori Hartley
    Therapist owned private practice focused on the evaluation and treatment of speech-language disorders in children ages birth to twelve.  Connects their families with community resources. Services include:  free Speech-Language Screening, Comprehensive Speech-Language Evaluation, Individualized Treatment Plans, Play-Based Therapy Activities, and Parent / Caregiver Training.  Treats a variety of communication disorders including Apraxia, Autism, Articulation Delays, Phonological Disorders, Fluency Disorders, and Receptive-Expressive Language Delays.  Accepts Medicaid and Health Choice.

  • Phoenix Group Homes (operated through Caring for Children, Inc.)

    Phoenix Homes for Girls – Jay and Laura Balentine
    5560 White Oaks Drive Morganton, NC 28655-7948
    Phone: (828) 584-4571

    Phoenix Homes for Boys – Shawn and Marie Douglass
    117 William Parks Lane Morganton, NC  28655
    Phone: (828) 584-1589

    Offers intensive training to youth in the areas of improving social skills to build appropriate relationships; academic skills to improve school performance; hygiene; maintenance skills for employment; and accepting responsibility for their own actions.  Referrals can be made to the Teaching Parents or John Lauterbach at (828) 298-0186; fax (828) 298-4870.

  • Presbyterian Behavioral Health Services

    200 Hawthorne Lane Charlotte, NC 28204
    Phone: 1-800-786-1585 or (704) 384-4255
    Provides in- and outpatient treatment for anxiety, depression, attention deficit, hyperactivity, abuse issues and eating and adjustments disorders.  Accepts most major insurances, Medicare and Medicaid.

  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina

    Phone: (919) 755-5044; 1-800-543-7839 (toll-free)
    Prevent Blindness America (established in 1908), PBNC delivers direct service programs designed to preserve sight through screening, publications, safety, education, information and referral through volunteer efforts. PBNC’s mission is to reach people before blindness strikes.  Covers eye exams and eyeglasses for children up to age 18 enrolled in school or day care.  The program is not available for Medicaid recipients or children covered by other vision insurance; covers children whose families earn up to 200% of the federal poverty level.  The child must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien.  Application forms can be obtained from the School Nurse.

  • Project Challenge

    200 Avery Avenue, Suite #1 Morganton, NC 28655
    Phone: (828) 432-5030
    A community service-based restitution program that works with court-referred youth.

  • RHA Behavioral Health – Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

    4108 Park Rd. Suite 101 Charlotte, NC 28209
    Phone: (828) 450-5031
    Fax: (704) 522-5484
    Provides services to adults and children who are deaf and/or hard of hearing.  Services include comprehensive clinical assessments; case coordination and consultations; direct clinical services (child, adolescent and family); mental health counseling and therapy; substance abuse services; intensive in-home Services; psychiatric services and evaluation, crisis intervention services; referrals; and outreach, education and self-advocacy.

  • Rx Assist Patient Assistance Program Center

    Patient assistance programs are run by pharmaceutical companies to provide free medications to people who cannot afford to buy their medicine.  Rx Assist offers a comprehensive database of these patient assistance programs, as well as practical tools, news, and articles so that health care professionals and patients can find the information they need…all in one place.

  • Rape Crisis Center of Catawba County

    1220 Commerce St SW, Suite J Conover, NC  28613
    Phone: (828) 322-6011
    Fax: (828) 322-1704
    Offers free and confidential support services to victims of sexual assault.  Community education programs about child and adult sexual abuse and prevention are also offered.  All support services are available 24 hours/day.

  • Repay, Inc. Sexual Abuse Intervention Service (SAIS)

    420 West Fleming Drive, Suite C Morganton, NC  28655
    Phone: (828) 438-6218
    Fax: (828) 439-2340
    A comprehensive program providing treatment and consultation in the management of sexual behavior problems.  Services include adolescent sex offense treatment, adult sex offender treatment, specialized evaluations, individual and family treatment for sexually reactive children, and treatment for specialized populations.

  • ReStart

    1001 Reynolda Road Winston Salem, NC 27104
    Phone: (336) 721-7625
    The Children’s Home, in partnership with CenterPoint LME and the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services, operates ReStart, an 8 bed, co-ed residential substance abuse treatment program in Winston Salem for youth ages 12-17 years.  This 120 day (12 week) intensive, life-altering treatment system utilizes a wide-range of proven approaches for working with at-risk adolescents including: experiential adventure-based counseling, the evidence-based Seven Challenges substance abuse treatment model, individualized academic planning, family involvement and empowerment, solution-focused and strength-based philosophy, peer accountability, behavior modification and internalization, and value clarification.

  • Safe Kids Burke County

    700 East Parker Road (Human Resource Center) Morganton, NC  28655
    Contact: Ashley Simmons, Safe Kids Burke County Coordinator
    Phone: (828) 764-9219
    Website: (select “Health”, “Safe Kids Burke County”)
    Provides information on topics including, but not limited to: fire safety, water, sun, boat safety, gun safety, bicycle and helmet safety, insect bites, poison control and a concentration in child passenger safety. Checks car seats for correct installation for free and sell car seats at a reduced cost.

  • SafeLink Wireless

    Phone: 1-800-977-3768
    Government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime (1,000 texts and 250 minutes) each month for income-eligible customers.

  • Salvation Army (Catawba County)

    Phone: (828) 322-8061
    Serves to meet emergency short-term needs of the individual family whether physical, emotional, or spiritual.  Provides financial assistance, counseling, and clothing.  Also provides a homeless and transient shelter in Hickory.

  • Social Security Administration

    1040 Southgate Corp Park SW Hickory, NC 28602
    Phone: 1-888-877-1615/1-800-772-1213; TTY 1-800-325-0778
    Assists individuals applying for retirement, survivors’ (dependents of a deceased individual), Social Security Disability, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.

  • Southmountain Center of Excellence in Evidence-Based Practice

    406 S. Green Street Morganton, NC 28655
    Phone: (828) 231-5698
    Fax: (828) 348-0016
    Offers trauma assessments and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) for children ages 3 – 18 and their non-offending parents/caregivers.  Accepts Medicaid, insurance and has sliding scale fee for uninsured.

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