Michael’s Graduation Story

Michael Couldn't Stand Shelters Michael left his parents’ house after they had a falling out at age 17 and started sleeping on friends’ couches. “I didn’t know anything about being homeless,” he said. The area provider gave the support that Michael needed on a...

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Key Commons Spotlight on WLOS

Key Commons Spotlight on WLOS

Watch John Le's story on WLOS about Key Common, Homeward Bound's newest endeavour into becoming property owners. "Our first foray into owning our own property," explained Executive Director Meredith Switzer. Watch the video for interviews with Board Member Brian...

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Homeward Bound’s Library Outreach

Homeward Bound’s Library Outreach

Homeward Bound staff member Erin recently transitioned into a new role as liaison between Buncombe County Library staff and the homeless community accessing the library. The County approached Homeward Bound because they had so many homeless individuals spending time...

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Estel’s Story

Estel’s Story

“I was like a kid waiting for Christmas!” said Estel when he was asked how it felt to have a home. “This place had furniture and everything I needed. Moving in was like getting a big Christmas present!” Estel had been homeless for a year, sleeping in front of a church...

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Strategic Initiative: Ending Chronic Homelessness

People who are chronically homeless have been on the streets or in shelter for at least 12 months and have a disability. The longer people are homeless, the more complex their needs become: they develop chronic medical conditions that don’t get treated, their mental health deteriorates and substance use increases, and they often experience severe trauma because they don’t have a safe place to live. Additionally, their public costs are high because they use emergency medical services and are frequently incarcerated, often for misdemeanors related to living outside. People who’ve become chronically homeless are the some of the most vulnerable members of our community. They have the greatest need for permanent housing but the least opportunity to access it. Based on our current programs, we know that people who’ve been chronically homeless can be successful in housing when we provide the right supports to meet their needs.

A Testimonial from Frankie

“I am so grateful and thankful that Homeward Bound was here when I desperately needed them,” said Frankie, pictured here with his case manager, Donna. “I don’t know what would have happened to me if they hadn’t come along.”

 

 

Homeward Bound of WNC

Homeward Bound of WNC ends homelessness by moving people into permanent housing, and providing the support they need. 89% of the people we've moved into housing are still housed. We receive public and private funding to do our work. If you'd like to be part of the solution, please visit our website and donate today! https://www.homewardboundwnc.org/donate
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Homeward Bound of WNC
Have you noticed it’s cold outside? Our Friends at Asheville Pizza and Brewing have noticed too. Bring an item on the list to any location and receive a $10 gift card! Check out their post for more details.
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Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co.
𝕋𝕙𝕖 𝕔𝕠𝕝𝕕 𝕙𝕒𝕤 𝕒𝕣𝕣𝕚𝕧𝕖𝕕, 𝕒𝕟𝕕 𝕨𝕖 𝕒𝕣𝕖 𝕔𝕒𝕝𝕝𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕠𝕟 𝕪𝕠𝕦 𝕥𝕠 𝕙𝕖𝕝𝕡 𝕜𝕖𝕖𝕡 𝕖𝕧𝕖𝕣𝕪𝕓𝕠𝕕𝕪 𝕨𝕒𝕣𝕞! ℂ𝕝𝕖𝕒𝕟 𝕠𝕦𝕥 𝕥𝕙𝕠𝕤𝕖 𝕔𝕝𝕠𝕤𝕖𝕥𝕤 𝕒𝕟𝕕 𝕞𝕒𝕜𝕖 𝕒 𝕕𝕠𝕟𝕒𝕥𝕚𝕠𝕟 𝕥𝕠𝕕𝕒𝕪. 𝕎𝕖 𝕨𝕚𝕝𝕝 𝕘𝕚𝕧𝕖 𝕪𝕠𝕦 𝕒 $𝟙𝟘 𝔸𝔹ℂ 𝕘𝕚𝕗𝕥 𝕔𝕒𝕣𝕕 𝕥𝕠 𝕤𝕙𝕠𝕨 𝕪𝕠𝕦 𝕠𝕦𝕣 𝕥𝕙𝕒𝕟𝕜𝕤! #keepashevillewarm Homeward Bound of WNC
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Homeless Heroes Donation Drive will go through November 19th.

Donations accepted at Homeward Bound’s Welcome Donation Center at 205 Elk Park Drive, open Monday, Thursday, and Friday 10-2 & Wednesday 1-4.

We need to keep our community safe and warm.
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Homeward Bound of WNC
We thank you for your service. Let's keep our Veterans warm tonight through Homeward Bound's Homeless Heroes Donation Drive. Find out more on our page.
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Homeward Bound PSA: Veteran's Journey
Together we can end veteran homelessness. More at homewardboundwnc.org. Homeward Bound's mission is to find permanent solutions to end homelessness. Based ou...
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Homeward Bound of WNC
Mountain Xpress's Give!Local is still in season!
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Mast General Store
Holiday shopping is a great chance to give back to your community! During the month of November, Mast General invites customers to “round up” their purchases to the next dollar as a contribution supporting the good works of Homeward Bound.

Mast General Asheville is located at 15 Biltmore Ave.

Share to spread the word! #mastgeneral #asheville #homewardbound #downtownasheville #housingfirst
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Homeward Bound of WNC
EMERGENCY. AHOPE is in emergency need of *warm blankets *emergency blankets (mylar) & *hand warmers. ASAP. It is a matter of life or death.

Any and all donations are greatly appreciated! If you can’t come by during open hours, our Amazon wishlist is a quick option— just order online at bit.ly/ahopewishlist and items will be dropped off right at our door so we can hand them out immediately.

Please share to get the word out, folks outside NEED our help.

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Get in Touch. Get Involved.

The Homeward Bound community includes caring staff, volunteers, board members, and people experiencing or moving out of homelessness. We believe that housing is a human right and use the “Housing First” national best practice to end homelessness. We care about the most vulnerable among us and work every day to help them improve their lives. Join us!

37 Montford Ave Asheville, NC 28801

Call Us: (828) 252-8883