Campus & Community Support

Campus & Community Resources

The following campus and community resources are available to those seeking assistance regarding Pregnancy and Parenting. 

Please Note: The inclusion of the below-referenced resources is for informational purposes only. The inclusion or exclusion of any resource does not reflect any attitudes or perspectives of Appalachian State University. Please note this is not an institutional endorsement of products or services

Anderson Reading Clinic

The Appalachian State Reading Clinic provides direct service to children with reading problems and remains the only university-based clinic in North Carolina that offers year-round teacher training, along with diagnostic and remedial reading services to children in the community.


AppHealthCare offers Clinical Services on a sliding fee scale based on income for anyone regardless of ability to pay. We also gladly accept Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurances. AppHealthCare provides primary care for children & adults, screenings, immunizations, maternal health, case management, outreach, behavioral health, communicable disease, family planning, well-child services, preventive dental, 340B pharmacy program, women, infants, and children program (WIC), breast and cervical cancer control program (BCCCP), transportation, and diagnostic laboratory and radiology.

126 Poplar Grove Connector, Boone, NC | 828.264.4995 |

Blue Cross NC Institute for Health & Human Services

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services provide multidisciplinary research opportunities, clinical services, community outreach, and training programs related to holistic health and well-being with the overarching goal of improving lives through transformative social, environmental, and healthcare advances.

Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences, 1179 State Farm Road, Boone, NC

828.262.7677 | |

Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic

The Communication Disorders Clinic is able to provide services to children with language and reading disabilities regardless of their family's ability to pay.

400 University Hall Drive, Boone, NC | 828.262.2185 |

Children's Council of Watauga County

The Children's Council of Watauga County is a local nonprofit that works to build a strong foundation for children's learning and development by strengthening families, the early childhood system, and the wider community. Services include parent support groups, in-home visits for newborns, and details on affordable childcare in Watauga County.

225 Birch Stree, Suite 3, Boone, NC | 828.262.5424 |


 Counseling and Psychological Services

The Counseling and Psychological Services Center supports the mission of Appalachian State University and the Division of Student Affairs in the academic, vocational, emotional, social and cultural development of students. The goal of the Counseling Center is to assist the University community in maximizing the personal growth and development of its members. Services are primarily offered to students and focus on education, prevention, remediation, and crisis management. 

Call 828-262-3180  to schedule an initial consultation.

Harvest Heart 

Harvest Heart's mission is to support mothers, expectant mothers, by providing them with clothing, supplies, and information, for themselves and their families. It is to see mothers and families in the community feel empowered in raising their children, without the financial burden. This will be a place where mothers can feel loved and supported, without judgment.

247 Boone Heights Drive, Boone, NC |

Lactation Lounges

Appalachian State University has two lactation lounges: 219E Plemmons Student Union and the 4th Floor of Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences. 

M.S. Shook Student Health Services

The Mary S. Shook Student Health Service is a primary care ambulatory campus health clinic helping meet the needs of Appalachian State University students. Serving the student drives everything the Clinic does. 

To learn more about Women's Health Services, please click here.

Miles Annas Building, 614 Howard Street, 828-262-3100.



Parent to Parent FSN-HC provides free support, caring connections, information, and hope to families who have a premature baby, a child with a disability, an emotional or behavioral challenge, a mental illness, a chronic health condition, or to families who are grieving the death of a child.

2359 HIghway 105, Boone, NC | 828.262.6089 | |

Psychology Clinic

The ASU Psychology Clinic is a community-based training clinic dedicated to providing comprehensive psychological services to High Country residents and Appalachian State University students at an affordable cost.

400 University Hall Drive, Boone, NC | 828.262.6639 | | 

Student Parents of Appalachian Connecting & Encouraging (SPACE)

A Facebook page for pregnant and parenting Appalachian State University students.

Watauga County Social Services

The Department of Social Services is dedicated to helping those citizens in need to meet basic financial and social needs; providing a safety net for children, the disabled, the elderly, and the poor; maintaining the integrity of families; and helping individuals become self–sufficient.

132 Poplar Grove Connector, Boone, NC | 828.265.8100 |

Western Youth Network

Western Youth Network is working to eliminate Adverse Childhood Experiences and their consequences by intervening in the root causes of trauma and advocating for trauma-informed policies and practices in North Carolina’s Appalachia region. WYN currently manages five initiatives to realize its vision of a trauma-free community: mentoring, after school, summer camp, high school success, and substance abuse prevention.

155 WYN Way, Boone, NC | 828.264.5174 | |