COVID-19 Resources

Please remember that you can dial 2-1-1 from your phone 24 hours a day/7 days a week to speak with a specialist who can direct you to real-time health and human service resources closest to you in our community.

Why am I so tired, easily agitated.....

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/neuroscience-in-everyday-life/202003/10-things-the-brain-does-in-response-pandemic

COVID-19 Information

Finances

Meditations and Mindfulness

Art and Music

Safety

  • Asheville Police: 911
  • RHA Mobile Crisis 1-888-573-1006, they can come to where you are for psychiatric and/or substance use crises
  • RHA Comprehensive Care Center: 24/7 Drop-in Support 254-2700 at 356 Biltmore Ave. Child Protection Services 250-5900
  • Helpmate (domestic violence) 254-0516 ​https://helpmateonline.org/
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255
  • Our Voice (sexual violence) 255-7576 or text VOICE or VOZ to 85511
  • The Trevor Project (Crisis and Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ youth) 866-488-7386 Trans Life Line (peer support line for trans and questioning) 877-565-8860

Food

  • United Way compiled a list of food pantries, shelters and services: https://www.unitedwayabc.org/news/covid-19-buncombe-county-food-resources
  • Asheville Independent Restaurant Association (AIR) list of restaurants for take out and delivery
  • Asheville City Schools bus drivers + nutrition employees are delivering meals to children at four main distribution sites: Pisgah View Apartments, Hillcrest Apartments, Klondyk Apartments + Arthur Edington Center. There will also be a drive-through distribution site at Isaac Dickson Elementary on Hill Street in the Montford community. The packaged meals include a hot lunch + the next day’s breakfast. (WLOS)

Transportation

  • City of Asheville transit services are now fare-free, with social distancing precautions being taken on buses – including rear-door exiting, hand sanitizer, and interior cleaning. Parking fees + enforcement have been suspended at city-owned garages and along streets through April 5.

Pets

  • The ASPCA is distributing free pet food to Buncombe County residents impacted by the pandemic. This will be a drive-through event by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call the ASPCA hotline (800) 738-9437 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. There are no same-day appointments and you will be required to show a photo ID when you arrive.

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