Resources for Individuals
Unemployment
Apply for UnemploymentWeekly Certifications
Federal Unemployment AssistanceHelp with Unemployment Claims

Job Search & Employment –
NCWorks Career Centers
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Buncombe County – Community Service & Assistance
2-1-1 – matches callers with resources based on individual needs
ABCCM – provides assistance with utilities, rent/mortgage, food, clothing, etc.
Bounty and Soul – food assistance
Eblen Charities – assists with utilities, clothing, food, medical, dental, rent, etc.
Employee Assistance Network (EAN) – behavioral health support
Helpmate – emergency support for domestic violence victims
Land of Sky Regional Council – various projects and programs to benefit our citizens
MANNA Food Bank – food assistance
One Buncombe – financial assistance
OnTrack WNC – financial education, counseling, and support
REACH Animal Hospital – emergency animal care
Salvation Army – utilities and rent assistance
United Way – basic needs; crisis services
YMCA – emergency childcare for essential workers; free food at local mobile markets

Henderson County – Community Service & Assistance
2-1-1 – matches callers with resources based on individual needs
Employee Assistance Network (EAN) – behavioral health support
Henderson County Community Foundation – resources for community-based organizations
MANNA Food Bank – food assistance
Salvation Army – utilities and rent assistance
United Way – basic needs; crisis services
YMCA – emergency childcare for essential workers; free food at local mobile markets

Madison County – Community Service & Assistance
2-1-1 – matches callers with resources based on individual needs
MANNA Food Bank – food assistance
Local WIKI – various Madison County resources
OnTrack WNC – financial education, counseling, and support
Salvation Army – utilities and rent assistance
United Way – basic needs; crisis services

Transylvania County – Community Service & Assistance
2-1-1 – matches callers with resources based on individual needs
MANNA Food Bank – food assistance
OnTrack WNC – financial education, counseling, and support
Sharing House – meals, financial assistance, etc.and more
The Children’s Center – emergency assistance with transportation, medicine, gas and diapers

National Resources for Individuals
Child Mind Institute – coronavirus education, care and research for parents
HealthWell Foundation – improving access to care for America’s underinsured
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – mental illness support

Telephone Resources
Emergency Response: 9-1-1
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233
Suicide Lifeline: 800-273-8255
LGBTQ Suicide Lifeline: 866-488-7386

Resources for Businesses
Unemployment
UI Resources for EmployersHelp with UI Account

Post Job Openings & Recruit Talent –
NCWorks Career Centers
BuncombeHenderson
MadisonTransylvania
NCWorks Jobs Information Hub
Other Business Resources
AB Tech Small Business Center
Blue Ridge Community College Small Business Center
Capital Associated Industries, Inc.
CARES Act Employee Retention Credit
Dogwood Health Trust
Heart of Brevard
Mountain BizWorks
NC Center for Non-Profits Resources
NC Chamber of Commerce
NC Department of Commerce
NC Rapid Recovery Loan Program
Paycheck Protection Program
Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC)
Small Business Center Network
SupplyConnector
US Chamber of Commerce Save Small Business Fund
US Small Business Administration
Workplace Legislation & Employer Compliance During COVID-19

Local COVID-19 Updates
Chambers of Commerce
Asheville Chamber of CommerceHenderson County Chamber of Commerce
Madison County Chamber of CommerceTransylvania County Chamber of Commerce

County Government
Buncombe CountyHenderson County
Madison CountyTransylvania County

K-12 Public Schools
Asheville City SchoolsBuncombe County Schools
Henderson County Public SchoolsMadison County Schools
Transylvania County Schools

State COVID-19 Updates
North Carolina COVID-19 Information
NCDHHS – North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Federal COVID-19 Updates
CDC – Centers for Disease ControlFEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency
The White HouseUSA.gov (English)
USA.gov (Spanish)WHO – World Health Organization