Off-Campus Resources

ACADA, Inc. - Avery Citizens Against Domestic Abuse (PDF, 684 KB)

Serving victims of domestic violence with evidence of physical or emotional abuse or sexual assault, such as doctor's referral, court papers, protection orders, etc. Monday-Friday 9am-5pm; 828-733-3512; Email:; PO Box 1645 Newland, NC, 28657

Daymark Recovery Services

Daymark® Recovery Services, Inc. is a mission driven, comprehensive community provider of culturally sensitive mental health and substance abuse services. The Daymark® goal is for skilled medical and behavioral healthcare professionals to support citizens of all ages and their families with the greatest opportunity for recovery, independence and the highest quality of life. We are committed to using the most current best practices and effective, research-based treatment programs to assist all citizens working toward achieving optimum health and recovery.

 High Country Pride

High Country is the North Carolina High Country's leading online Web portal devoted to uniting and representing the area's GLBTIQA (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, Intersexed, Queer and Allies) community. This free, donation-supported web site brings you local news and updates about everything from social activities to activism and promotes Boone's annual gay pride event.

National Organization of Women (Boone Chapter)

The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. Their purpose is to take action to bring women into full participation in society — sharing equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities with men, while living free from discrimination.

O.A.S.I.S. – Opposing Abuse with Service, Information, and Shelter

Services include: confidential emergency shelter ; short-term crisis counseling; information and referrals to community resources; case management; support groups; medical and legal advocacy; educational programs for schools, civic organizations, faith-based groups, and professional association
24-hour crisis line numbers:
1-800-268-1488 (within area codes: 828, 336 and 423)
828-262-5035 (within the Boone area)
828-264-3761 (page via Sheriff's Office)

Project Rainbow: Domestic Violence for the LGBT Community

Domestic violence occurs in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) relationships as often as in straight (or heterosexual) relationships. This website, as well as the NCCADV website ( contains information about domestic violence in LGBT relationships, tools for domestic violence service providers, tips on helping a friend experiencing domestic violence, and links to other online resources.