• WELCOME TO BLACK MOUNTAIN HOME – Begun in 1904 as Mountain Orphanage, the Home began its ministry taking in children whose parents had died or disappeared. Today, we serve youth from birth through college graduation and beyond through family foster care, residential care, transitional living, and independent living.

A TRUE CONTINUUM OF CARE

When children are in need of out-of-home placement, BMH can meet those needs through all the stages and phases of their growing up years. From infants born prematurely or with addictions to young adults working toward an educational or career goal, the ministry provides a safe, supportive home for youth of all ages and stages.

Programs include:

  • Family foster care in the local community
  • Cottage care on our campuses in Black Mountain and Pisgah Forest, NC
  • Transitional living providing life coaching for teens
  • Independent Living for older youth continuing their education beyond high school or working toward a specific career goal through our Apprenticeship Program
  • Lifelong Living for those with learning or cognitive challenges who will need support as they move into adulthood

Upcoming Events

“Campus Connections” Ministry Tour
Jan
13

Join us at 10 a.m. for refreshments, ministry overview, and driving tour of our campus.


10 a.m.

Bear Cub Classic Golf 2022 – Tentative
Apr
28

On Thursday, April 28, we’ll have a shotgun start at 10 a.m. at the Black


10 a.m.

Alumni Reunion, July 2022
Jul
15

Children’s Home alumni, past staff, and friends of the ministry are invited out to enjoy


10 a.m.

Open Forum – Youth Perspectives – tentative
Sep
22

Each year our youth select some of their peers to share their thoughts about the


4:30 p.m.

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Latest News

CHRISTMAS TIME IS COMING – and YOU CAN HELP!
September 30, 2021 Posted by: Sarah Thomas Posted in: Uncategorized

Holidays are especially difficult for children in foster care. That’s why we make sure our youth have bountiful meals, fun activities,

Call-to-Auction – Online Fundraiser & Virtual Visit – Bid NOW!
August 12, 2021 Posted by: Loretta Shelton Posted in: Uncategorized

Call-to-Auction – Online Fundraiser & Virtual Visit – BID NOW! Join us for our 2nd annual online auction featuring wonderful

You Can Help – Bridge Funding
July 14, 2021 Posted by: Loretta Shelton Posted in: Uncategorized

If you reached out to the state legislature in April – THANK YOU! The Senate budget included 2 full years

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