Community ResourcesOur local community is filled with amazingly skilled and supportive groups and individuals.
Abused Women’s Shelters & Support
HELPMATE – Domestic violence shelter, case management, court advocacy, counseling. All services are free and confidential. 24 Hour Hotline: 828-254-0516
OUR VOICE – Sexual assault and abuse services including counseling, support groups and court advocacy. All services free and confidential. 24 Hour Hotline: 828-255-7576,
Addiction Services and Support Groups
Mary Benson House – Serves women seeking substance abuse treatment while pregnant or or parenting a child from birth to five years. 828-252-5280
Ankyloglossia (Tongue & Lip Tie):
Kimberly Rush, IBCLC– in-home support, and bills insurance. She offers a full functional assessment, with continuing education completed in ankyloglossia. 828-808-5470,
Dr. Bill Chambers, Pediatric Dentist – Laser revisions, 828-274-9220,
Emily Sullivan, LMBT – Infant craniosacral therapy. 828-337-0007
Birth and Postpartum Doulas:
DAMA: Doula Association of the Mountain Area – The area’s professional association of certified doulas; birth and postpartum.
Breast Pumps and Equipment (purchase and rental)
Mission Breastfeeding Center – 828-213-1103
Aeroflow Healthcare – 888-598-0144
Breastfeeding Groups, Clinics, and Classes
Babymoon Breastfeeding, Postpartum, and Baby Care Class – Jen Chandlee, 828-989-9821
La Leche League – Free monthly meetings for breastfeeding mothers and their babies/toddlers – 828-303-6352
Toddler meet-up at Homegrown Babies every 3rd Wednesday of the month, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Breastfeeding Support/Lactation Consultants
Jen Chandlee – In-home breastfeeding education and support and classes, 828-989-9821
Liz Mills – In-home breastfeeding support and appointments at Homegrown Babies, 828-279-1735
Kimberly Rush, IBCLC – In-home support, and bills insurance, 828-808-5470
MAHEC Breastfeeding Clinic, 828-771-5500
Mission Breastfeeding Center Lactation Consultants, 828-213-1103
Child Abuse Protection Agency
Mission Hospitals: Prepared Childbirth Series, 828-213-2222
Laura Beagle, Empowered Birthing: Private and group childbirth classes
Mission Children’s Hospital, 828-213-1111
Chiropractors, Massage Therapists, Acupuncturists, Pelvic Health, Physical Therapy
Awakening Heart Chiropractic – 828-254-1767
One Love Chiropractic – (828) 505-1584
Well Adjusted-Chiropractic and Acupuncture – Hendersonville, 828-698-7888
Cornerstone Physical Therapy – Amanda Fugate
Medicine of the Feminine – Mayan Abdominal Massage, 503-707-5212,
Jenny Zoppo – Massage Therapy, 828-712-3795,
Asheville Community Acupuncture – Sliding scale fees
Living Points Acupuncture – 828-687-8747
People’s Acupuncture – 828-254-4098
Sacred Valley Acupuncture, Kerry Goodwin – 828-367-7315
Sustainable Health Acupuncture, Liz Roseman: Specializing in fertility, pregnancy, and family care.
Healing from Within Acupuncture, Megan Burns – 828-989-9229
Gloria Maria Llanser – Spanish speaking birth and postpartum doula, childbirth educator, and placenta encapsulator.
Family Doctors and Pediatricians
Family to Family: Family physicians offering functional medicine for all ages and stages. Dr. Susan Bradt specializes in pediatrics and offers integrative, holistic primary care and consultations. They take children’s medicaid. 828-251-2700.
Our Family Doctor: 828-252-2511
Community Family Practice: 828-254-2444
ABC Peds: 828-277-3000
Blue Sky Pediatrics: 828-687-8709
Asheville Medicine and Pediatrics: 828-651-0121
Rainbow Pediatrics -Hendersonville (828) 698-8135
Health Food Stores
Hospitals and Urgent Cares
Mission Hospital – 828-213-1111
Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville – 1-800-866-790-WELL
Park Ridge Hospital – 828- 684-8501
Sisters of Mercy Urgent Care – 828-252-4878
Asheville Urgent Care – 828-210-2835
Mission Breastfeeding Center – 828-213-1103
MAHEC Midwives: Offering hospital birth with certified nurse-midwives – 828-771-5500
Naturopathic/homeopathic services/stores and clinics
New Mother’s/Father’s Support Groups
Mother with Courage – Support group for new mothers. Each Monday, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m; mom-to-mom support.
4th Monday of each month 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. specifically for moms who are self or clinically diagnosed with Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs). Both groups are facilitated by Homegrown Babies Postpartum doulas.
Moving Mamas – expectant and new moms walk and stretch, talk and listen, learn and support one another; facilitated by marathon runner, doula, and Lamaze educator Kelly Brown. Meets Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. Carrier Park or Asheville Mall. Check our Facebook page on Wednesday to confirm location.
Father with Courage – Support group for new dads facilitated by Andrew Bednarzik, LPC.
Kelly Mom – Evidence based information on breastfeeding and parenting
Evidence Based Birth – Current, evidence based information on birth
Children and Family – Hendersonville, 828-698-0674
Hand in Hand Parenting – Asheville, 713-298-6984
Perinatal loss support groups/bereaved families support groups
Homegrown Families Perinatal Bereavement Parent Support Group – meets on the 4th Monday of each month 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Perinatal Mood Disorders (prenatal & postpartum depression, anxiety, etc)
Heriloom Counseling, Elizabeth Gillette, LSCW
Destinee Blau – Offering maternity, birth and family photography.
Helen Joy – Offering maternity, birth and family photography. 828-329-3969
Second Street Photography – Offering maternity, birth and family photography.
Meggan Hartman– Offering pediatric sleep consultations and classes
Social Service Organizations
Buncombe County Department of Social Services – To sign up for pregnancy Medicaid, 828-250-5795.
Yoga for prenatal and postpartum
Homegrown Babies offers Prenatal Yoga on Sundays from 1 – 2:15 p.m.
YAM – Hendersonville, Prenatal and postpartum yoga class.