Arden, NC
Child Care

Free diapers, clothing, formula plus free and reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 10 child care programs in the Arden, North Carolina area.

Care.com

1 Miles Away

Arden , NC 28704

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Services:
Care.com is a safe and trusted conduit that offers families and care providers in Arden , NC a chance to easily connect, share care giving experiences, and get advice. The company addresses the different care needs a family may go through the life cycle; be it child care, special needs care, tutoring, senior care, pet care, housekeeping and more. The service enables families to find and select the best care possible based on detailed profiles, background checks, and references for hundreds of thousands of mom and families.

Additional Services:
Low and reduced cost childcare in Arden , NC.

Area Served:
Arden , NC


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Baby Equipment and Resource Closet - Cummings Memorial United Methodist Church, Life Ministries

6 Miles Away

3 Banner Farm Road
Mills River, NC 28759
(828) 891-9413

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Services:
Helps families in need of baby clothing, care items such as diapers, strollers, high chairs, etc Ages 0 to 5 years.

Hours:
1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
No proof of income required.

Documents To Bring:
Walk in and complete brief information form.



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Direct Assistance, Catholic Social Services - Buncombe County

8 Miles Away

50 Orange Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 255-0146

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Services:
Open Wednesday 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m Walk-in program offering food, clothing, and financial assistance when available. Currently out of funds for financial assistance. Food pantry operates by clients choice. Individuals select, from a list of what is available in the pantry, what items they would like to have in their food box. Anyone in need welcome regardless of faith or ethnicity.

Hours:
Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
No restrictions; No documentation required; Call ahead for availability of financial assistance

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in only; Application required prior to receiving assistance; Clothing is provided for the first 20 applications; Food is available to anyone once a month



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Abernethy United Methodist Church Baby Equipment and Resource Loan Closet II

8 Miles Away

1418 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 254-2612

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Services:
The Bear Closet offers a three month loan service that provides clothing for infants from birth to size 5 and newborn baby equipment.

Hours:
First Wednesday of month, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.;
Third Wednesday of month, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Expecting mothers in the last trimester and new mothers; Picture ID required

Documents To Bring:
In person



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Food Pantry/Clothing Closet, Salvation Army - Buncombe County

8 Miles Away

204 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 253-4723

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Services:
Call before Wednesday to make an appointment for the Food Pantry Call anytime to pick up a clothing voucher

Pantry Hours: Wednesday, 1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m Provides emergency food and clothing assistance to those in need once every three months or as needed Non-perishable items are available with formal interview and screening. Every client must have ID, and current piece of mail to prove Buncombe County residency.

Also assisting with Enfamil baby formula, with no need for an appointment.

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.;
Food Pantry Hours: Wednesday, 1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. By Appointment
School clothing assistance hours:
Entire month of August 2012, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Eligibility:
Food pantry and clothing closet: picture ID, and current piece of mail to prove Buncombe County residency;
School clothing assistance: picture ID, social security number of child, and current piece of mail to prove Buncombe County residency; child needs to be present when applying for school clothing.

Documents To Bring:
Food Pantry: Please call by Tuesday for a scheduled appointment on Wednesday; Pantry is open every business day but is based on availability; Appointments guarantee a food bag;
For Enfamil baby formula apply in person during office hours
School clothing: Parent should come to the main office during designated hours



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Center for Women

20 Miles Away

39 East Jordan Street
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 885-7885

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Services:
Free pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, peer counseling, information and referral, and pro-life pregnancy counseling that offers abortion alternatives Free maternity clothes, baby clothes, and baby furniture.

Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.;
Other times by appointment

Eligibility:
call for details

Documents To Bring:
In person



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WIC Nutritian Program

22 Miles Away

157 Paragon Parkway, Ste 800
Clyde, NC 28721
(828) 452-6675

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Services:
WIC is a federally funded program that provides foods and education for women, infants and children with nutritial needs Nutritionists provide counseling.

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
based on income and family size

Documents To Bring:
open access, call or walk-in



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North Hazelwood Baptist Church Baby Pantry

26 Miles Away

809 Hazelwood Ave.
Waynesville, NC 28786

Services:
Provides baby food, formula, diapers and baby food.

Hours:
Third Saturday of each month.

Eligibility:
None

Documents To Bring:
None



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McDowell Pregnancy Care Center

34 Miles Away

2170 Rutherford Road
Marion, NC 28752
(828) 652-7676

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Services:
Offers free pregnancy tests, Christian counseling, educational materials on prenatal, parenting, abstinence, and alternatives to abortion Offers baby items such as formula, baby food, maternity and baby clothing, diapers, and wipes All services are free and confidential.

Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.;
Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
No restrictions

Documents To Bring:
Call for appointment



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Earn While You Learn, Tri-County Pregnancy Center

34 Miles Away

19 Burnsville School Road
Burnsville, NC 28714
(828) 682-7250

Services:
The Earn While You Learn Program offers free pregnancy tests and information that helps clients explore options about pregnancy, parenting, adoption, abortion, and related issues The Earn While You Learn Program includes parenting, prenatal, and life skill classes, as well as classes especially for men Resources such as maternity and baby clothing, baby care and personal products, etc. may be earned by those enrolled in the program.

Services are not limited to a specific county or zip code.

Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Women who are experiencing post-abortion stress.

Documents To Bring:
Call for information or to schedule an appointment to speak with one of our staff; walk-ins welcome.



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