Wilkes County Schools

Skip to main content
Mobile Menu
Public Notice
Student Services - Family Resources » Crisis Intervention/Assistance Services

Crisis Intervention/Assistance Services

Provides cell phones and monthly cell phone service for qualified families.
Assistance for individuals and community. Call (336) 838-4563 for more information.
Open 3rd Saturday of the month for food and clothing assistance. Call (336) 984-2323 for more information.
Benefit Bank
For food assistance, call (336) 838-0977.
Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission, Inc.
A community action with the United Way of Wilkes County and a crisis intervention agency assisting low income clients with electric, rent, emergency food, prescription assistance, and heating fuel.
Byrd Ridge Crisis Center
Byrd Ridge Crisis Center provides food and clothing to those in need in Wilkes County. Clients are seen by appointment only. Call (336) 838-5847 for more information.
Works with clients to find the information, agencies, and services that can provide the help needed. Call (336) 667-2273 for more information.
Call (336) 838-7120 for more information. Located at 3200 Statesville Road in North Wilkesboro (upstairs at Crossfire United Methodist Church).
For food assistance, call (336) 838-9100 extension 26.
Offers domestic violence and sexual assault support services to residents of Allegheny and Wilkes counties. Provides a crisis line 24 hours a day every day toll-free at 1-866-261-3262 or 336-372-3262. Spanish crisis support is 336-657-0466. 
Department of Social Services
Family and children medicaid assistance, child support enforcement, assistance with heating and cooling emergencies, food assistance, low-income energy assistance, adult medicaid, work first employment and family assistance, adoption services, day care, foster care, medicaid transportation, perinatal services, and protective services.
Ebenezer's Attic
Community Thrift Store. Call (336) 838-2842 for hours and additional information.
Faith Baptist Church in Millers Creek provides clothing for children and adults on the second Saturday of each month from 2 - 4 pm, or by appointment.  Call 336-466-7971 for an appointment.
Food pantry provided by Unified City Church on Wednesdays from 5 - 8 pm. Email [email protected]
Open daily for job search assistance, information on unemployment insurance, work readiness skills, and training opportunities. Office is located at 1320 West D Street, Suite 2, North Wilkesboro. Call 336-838-5164 or visit www.ncworks.gov for more information.
Children's clothing, coats, and diapers. Located at 203 East Main Street, Wilkesboro. Call (336) 667-5555 for more information.
Food assistance for families.
A local non-profit dedicated to helping individuals and families struggling with substance abuse and related issues. The phone number is 336-667-8100.
For food assistance, call (336) 838-5331.
Financial assistance for rent, utility bills, medicine, and other specific needs for local families. 

The Salvation Army 
Emergency assistance if eligible for eviction, rent, electricity, heating, prescriptions, food, and some Christmas assistance. Call (336) 838-1145 for additional information.
The Salvation Army Thrift Store
The Salvation Army Thrift Store is located at 334 Wilkesboro Avenue, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659. Their phone is 336-818-2823.
This website offers information and guidance about substance abuse for all ages.
Emergency food and clothing assistance. Call (336) 838-4900 for additional information.
Food pantry, Toy Store, financial assistance, baby closet ministry, woodshed ministry, and handyman ministry.
Clothing assistance provided by appointment. Call (336) 838-5695 for an appointment.