Helpmate Hotline: (828) 254-0516 | Business Line: (828) 254-2968

Safety • Shelter • Support

Domestic Violence Services in Buncombe County, NC

Is your partner violent, threatening, critical or controlling? Helpmate provides free emergency shelter, counseling, and support for you and your children. We will help you explore your options.

Call For Help (828) 254-0516

Our Service Locations

Family Justice Center

Helpmate is a proud onsite partner at the Buncombe County Family Justice Center (FJC), located at 35 Woodfin St in Asheville.

Court Advocacy

Helpmate’s trained Court Advocates and volunteers assist victims in both civil and criminal court systems and have an office located on the second floor of the courthouse.

Emergency Shelter

Helpmate offers a crisis shelter for survivors who are actively fleeing intimate partner violence relationships. 

Helpmate services lead to action and increased safety

Survivors served, including 1,318 children

Crisis calls responded to on 24hr hotline

Total sheltered (adult and children survivors)


Households housed/rental assistance (71 survivors)

Statistics from 2023

Creating a World that is Free of Violence

We believe that to serve our clients, we must model a violence-free community that is founded in respect and equality. By providing safety, shelter, counseling, and advocacy, we empower each client to create a life that is free of violence; by providing education, we empower our community to create a world that is free of violence.

Thank you to our Lifesaving Business Partners

Thank you to our Premier Business Partners

Thank You to our Leadership Business Partners

Thank You to our Grantors

The Beattie Foundation
Biltmore Lake Charitable Fund
Ramble Charitable Fund
Lutheran Church of the Nativity
Regal Cinemas Foundation
Emergency Food and Shelter Program
Community Development Block Grant

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