AHOPE Day Center
ahope is the front door to housing
cups of coffee served last year at ahope
showers taken last year at ahope
people experience homelessness on any given night in Buncombe County
Homeward Bound’s AHOPE Day Center is Western North Carolina’s only day center for people experiencing homelessness and it meets a crucial need. AHOPE is often the only place that people who live outside can go for services, which makes it a powerful outreach and engagement tool in our community. Almost everyone experiencing homeless in our area comes through AHOPE and it serves as a hub of information and connection to other community resources.
AHOPE provides showers, mail receipt, phone service, and storage of personal belongings
pairs of socks were handed out at ahope last year
people came through the doors of AHOPE last year
Homeward Bound has been a blessing to me. I moved back to Asheville in 2017 and was homeless and got on [a community] housing waiting list at AHOPE. Six months later I was approved and Homeward Bound helped move me into an apartment. They helped with furniture, housewares, everything. That was 16 months ago and I now have a good job and a home. Thank you Homeward Bound for all you do!