Health Services

If you do not already have a primary care provider for your child, there are a few Community Health Centers in the area. These providers accept Medicaid and provide services on a sliding fee scale to people without insurance:

Appalachian Mountain Health Centers: (828)202-5200 (serves Asheville, but not Arden)

Western North Carolina Community Health Center: (828)285-0622

Blue Ridge Community Health Center, Arden: (828)692-4289

You must be an established patient with each of these centers in order to use their services. For emergencies, go to your local urgent care facility or to Mission Hospital Emergency Room.

IF YOU SUSPECT YOU OR YOUR CHILD HAS COVID -19, do NOT go to ANY health care provider before calling ahead. The COVID-19 HOTLINE# is 866-462-3821.

General Assistance

You can remotely request assistance with needs by visiting NCCARE360.
You will be asked for basic information about you and the need you are trying to fill. A community navigator will contact you to help link you to the resources you need.

You can also call 211 to ask for information about available services in your area.