Frequently Asked Questions

Is Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry a 501(c)(3)?

Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an IRS ruling year of 1972, and donations are tax-deductible.

How can I receive help with food, utility bill, clothes, or furniture?

Call our Crisis Ministry at 828-259-5300; or email us at for more information about the help we can give you.

Are you in need of shelter?

Our staff is ready to talk to you. Male and female Veterans can call the intake line at (828) 398-6609. Women and mothers with children can call the Transformation Village intake line at (828) 398-6920, all other questions please call (828) 259-5300.

Do you need medical attention from our free clinic?

Staff will be available to take calls Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 6 pm. Contact the clinic during the morning regarding visits and refills, (828) 259-5339. Learn More about the Medical Clinic

How do I learn about new volunteer opportunities?

Are there certain days/times that are better for you? Are there certain areas of service that you're particularly interested in? Do you prefer a particular geographical area? (North, South, East, or West AVL area) What are you passionate about? What breaks your heart? (These 2 questions are usually good indicators of a service area). Please feel free to contact us directly at if you have any questions or to discuss further.