Help is available

What is 2-1-1?

Help when you need it most.  Dial 2-1-1 to connect with a network of over 18,000 resources right here in North Carolina.  Call center experts and the website can assist you with:

*Food Pantries *Homeless Shelters * Addiction Treatment* Etc.

The first step in finding help is knowing who to call. 9-1-1 is for emergencies, 4-1-1 is for directory assistance and 2-1-1 is for finding community health and human service resources.

A call to NC 2-1-1 is free, confidential, available all day, everyday and in any language.




Other Avenues:

The Salvation Army SA

780 3rd Av Pl SE                                                                                                           Hickory, NC 28602                                                                                                                                   (828) 324-6919                                                                                                         g



 Greater Cooperative Christian Ministries

31 1st Avenue South East
Hickory, NC 28602
(828) 327-0979

Food Sorting/Packing Volunteer Opportunities, Food Collection Volunteer Opportunities, Clerical Volunteer Opportunities, Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Personal/Grooming Needs, General Clothing Provision, Fans, Rent Payment Assistance, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Food Pantrie

home-2Hickory Soup Kitchen

P.O.Box 1431, Hickory, NC 28603
131 Main Ave. NE, Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 327-4828 7am-1pm.“…our primary purpose is that of providing nutritious meals to the hungry of our community.”
-excerpt from HSK mission statement


Women’s Resource Center

25 3rd Street Northeast

Hickory, NC 28601                                                                                                                               (828) 322-6333

  Women’s Resource Center assists countless women and families in this region, offering help to those in need; affirmation to those in transition; encouragement to those seeking growth; hope to those who are searching; and empowerment to all who desire whole, healthy and vibrant lives