Non-profits & Community Programs

If your business is located within the central downtown business district and is not listed, please call our office at 828-438-5280 to let us know.

Alexander Youth Network

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Alexander Youth Network provides quality professional treatment to children with serious emotional and behavioral problems. We deliver an effective and efficient array of services, enabling children and their families to exercise self-determination, achieve their potential, and become positive contributors to society.

Contact:
828-433-9900

Address:
116 S. Sterling St., Suite 206

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Burke County Literacy Council

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Our goal is to recruit and encourage individuals to improve their literacy skills. Caring and personal attention, realistic and relevant goal setting, and sensitivity to family issues are components of our program.

Contact:
828-437-7477

Address:
300 North Green Street Suite 204

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Burke County Public Library

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Through partnerships, the Burke County Public Library develops readers, communities, 
and cultural awareness by providing informational, educational, and creative opportunities.

Contact:
828-437-5638

Address:
204 South King Street

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Burke County Smart Start

Smart Start was created in 1993 as an innovative solution to a problem: Children were coming to school unprepared to learn. Policymakers recognized that progress would require tapping into the same innovative spirit that inspired private sector advances, and therefore, established Smart Start as a public/private partnership.

Contact: 

828-439-2326

Address:
304 West Union Street

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Burke County United Way

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United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community.

Contact:
828-433-0681

Address:
121 West Union Street, Morganton

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Child Care Connections of Burke County

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Child Care Connections strives to coordinate child care services with child care needs and promote public awareness about the importance of child care and the needs of young children.

Contact: 
828-439-2328

Address: 
304 West Union St

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Children's Hope Alliance

Children’s Hope Alliance is the combination of Barium Springs and Grandfather Home for Children joining forces to serve children and families throughout North Carolina. We work hard to provide a safe, healing journey for hurting children and families, creating hope now and in the future. Our comprehensive services and programs are designed to give hope to our clients by providing a safe home, healing their hurt and encouraging a healthy start.

Contact:

828-433-7176

Address:

304 D West Union Street

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Community Foundation of Burke County

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The mission of CFBC is to encourage, develop and participate in philanthropy by providing flexible giving opportunities, professional support and responsible stewardship for the benefit of donors and qualified recipients.

Contact:
828-437-7105

Address:
123 North Sterling Street

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Foothills Conservancy

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Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina is a nationally accredited regional land trust that protects the fabric and character of Western North Carolina’s landscape forever and for the benefit of all.

Contact:

828-437-9930

Address:
204 Avery Avenue

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Historic Burke Foundation, Inc.

Our purpose is to preserve and restore historic buildings and sites in Burke County and to provide technical assistance to others engaged in preservation. Our goals are to encourage awareness of our heritage and to enhance the character and beauty of our community. Historic Burke Foundation is a non-profit organization chartered in 1982.

Hours:

Tues-Fri: 10:00a - 4:00p

Contact:

828-437-4104

Address:

102 East Union Street

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