The Haven is a temporary, emergency shelter for homeless families and individuals in Transylvania County. If you or your family is in need of help don’t hesitate to contact us today.
Potential residents may apply between 4pm and 7pm daily.
The Haven provides:
Safe, secure shelter, shower and laundry facilities, evening and morning light meal,
counseling and case management, mail and telephone message service
Homelessness has many faces – don’t turn yours away
Haven Family House – These are exciting days at The Haven! After a year of negotiation we were able to purchase the abandoned group home next door to our present facility. Now after several additional months of renovating and updating the house, we have recently opened up this facility as The Haven Family House. The Family House can accommodate up to five families at a time. The house sits on 6/10 of an acre lot, so we were able to add much-needed space for children to play. We also built a 12 by 20 foot storage facility,so we no longer need to rent storage space for all the supplies necessary to operate The Haven. In addition, through a generous donation we have built three outside kennels for pet dogs. (For health reasons, we do not allow pets indoors at The Haven facilities.)
The annual Hoedown for The Haven on August 23 was a big success. More than 180 people filled Strauss Auditorium, transformed into an open-air barn for the night. Guests enjoyed the Low Country Boil, provided by Mountain Gourmet Catering from the Fall’s Landing, while the Crooked Pine Band shared their special music with listeners and dancers. Thanks to the generosity of a multitude of sponsors, donations at the event, the silent auction and ticket purchases, over $14,000 was raised in support of The Haven’s mission. Money raised from the silent auction was specifically designated for playground equipment for the new Haven Family House.