• WELCOME TO BLACK MOUNTAIN HOME – Begun by Rev. Robert Perry Smith 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.


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


FALL INTO GIVING at the Mountain Home Thrift Store! Throughout the month of October, we’re

10 a.m.

“Campus Connections” Fall Ministry Tour, Nov. 2021

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

10 a.m.

113th Annual Thanksgiving Offering

In 1909, churches throughout Western North Carolina began taking up a Thanksgiving Offering to support

Bear Cub Classic Golf 2022 – Tentative

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

10 a.m.

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Latest News

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

Appreciating our Sponsors!
April 23, 2021 Posted by: Sarah Thomas Posted in: Uncategorized

April Child Abuse Awareness & Pinwheels for Prevention Throughout Child Abuse Prevention Month in April we’re making an effort to

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