Community Resources

THE MISSION OF THE bURKE coUNTY hEALTH DEPARTMENT IS to promote and Protect the environment and health of the citizens of Burke County. 

We believe collaboration within the community is a necessity in order to achieve a desirable location for all who call Burke County home. 

We will will update this page frequently. 

Here are our health department's most recent brochures:

2019 BCHD Brochure (English, PDF)

2019 BCHD Brochure (Spanish, PDF)

Burke County Food Pantries

Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge provides a great community resource called Aunt Bertha. This Community Research Hub is provided to help you find and connect with free and reduced cost services in our communities. 

How to access Aunt Bertha:

1. Go to

2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page. Under the section "Important Links" click Community Resource Hub

3. Click Link to Community Resources

4. Type in your zip code.

5. Select from 10 different categories on what fits your need the best.

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The Recovery Village is an organization dedicated to helping those struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. With several locations across the country it is their philosophy that individuals looking for treatment are met with the highest quality of care at affordable rates. CLICK HERE to visit their website.

Are you or a friend or family member struggling with addiction? If so, please feel free to visit the substance abuse resource site, They provide information regarding drug and alcohol addiction in North Carolina and connects individuals with treatment centers that fit their needs. Their goal is to help individuals learn the drug law's of their state and to give them the tools necessary to reach sobriety. 

19_ARG_Logo (002)Alcohol Rehab Guide is an organization dedicated to providing extensive and reliable information on the various aspects of alcohol abuse and addiction. There are many different types of alcohol treatment that is available, but when left untreated, alcoholism can trigger a wide range of additional problems such as health complications, financial issues, relationship troubles and professional disruptions. The closest center in proximity to Burke County is in Old Fort, NC. However, this organization also provides a confidential hotline 855.826.4464 that will help those who call in with their individual needs.