Who is
Sunrise Community?

Read our 2023 Impact Report!!!

At Sunrise we accept and respect people of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, socio economic status, age, physical ability, religious belief, treatment choices, and various mental, emotional, and physical challenges. We celebrate diversity in a safe and positive environment. It is our responsibility to abide by these guidelines to create a safe and inclusive environment for all.
Drop-in Center participants
in the past year
Community Outreach
Peer Supported
Interactions in 2023

What is a Certified Peer
Support Specialist?

Watch this 3-minute video to learn the steps to becoming a Certified Peer Support Specialist, the history and the impact of these community change-makers.

support group schedule

Need a Support Group?

Check our calendar for support group meeting descriptions and schedules. All meetings are hybrid, meaning they are offered both online and in-person.

Visit Drop-In Community Center 
Mon-Wed-Friday 9AM-5PM and
Tues-Thurs 9AM-7PM.

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Sunrise Community for Recovery and Wellness is funded solely by grants and donations. 

We have a variety of giving options, from making a gift of stock, donating using your donor advised fund, or purchasing hygiene products for the shelterless community.

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Need Assistance?

Do you want to learn about treatment options? Do you need Narcan, safe syringes or harm reduction supplies? Do you want to learn about working as a Certified Peer Support Specialist? Do you need a place to stay for a week surrounded by Certified Peer Support Specialists?

Sunrise would like to thank the following Community Partners

  • Addiction Professionals
    of North Carolina
  • Allied Comprehensive Recovery Network
  • Analenisgi
  • Appalachian Mountain Community Health Centers
  • Asheville Homeless Network for Code Purple Cold Weather Shelter
  • Asheville Poverty Initiative
  • Asheville Reiki Connection
  • ASI Ed Services, LLC
  • Big Ivey Community Center
  • Bounty and Soul
  • Buncombe County
    Emergency Medical Team
  • Buncombe County FUSE
    Buncombe County Government
  • Buncombe County Health and Human Services
  • Buncombe County Post Overdose Response Team (P.O.R.T.)
  • Buncombe County
    Sheriff’s Office
  • Buncombe County
    Reentry Council
  • Buncombe County
    Treatment Courts
  • Buncombe County Family Justice Center
  • Buncombe County Justice Resource Center
  • CareReach/Impact RCC
  • City of Asheville
  • Cleveland Crisis & Recovery Services/Phoenix Counseling Center
  • Cleveland County Public Health Center
  • Community Kitchen
  • Cricket Wireless
  • Daya Mental Health & Wellness
  • Dayspring Foundation
  • Dogwood Health Trust Foundation
  • East Fork Pottery
  • EBCI Tribal Justice Center
  • Essential Purpose
  • Faces and Voices of Recovery
  • Family Preservation Services
  • Freedom Life Ministries
  • First Bank of Asheville
  • First at Blue Ridge Inc.
  • First Congregational United Church of Christ of Asheville
  • Food Connection
  • Foothills Workforce Development Board
  • Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina
  • Haywood Street Congregation
  • Helpmate
  • Homeward Bound of Asheville
  • Impact Peer Support Services
  • INclude
  • Julian F. Keith Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center
  • Kairos West
  • Community Center
  • Kathros Sanctuary
  • Lantern Health
  • Little Light Psychotherapy, PLLC
  • Liberty Missionary Church
  • Love & Respect for Recovery and Wellness
  • MANNA Food Bank
  • Mary Benson House
  • McDowell Access to Care & Health (MATCH)
    McDowell IMPACT
  • McDowell Mission Ministries
  • Mediation and Justice Restorative Center
  • Mission Ministries
  • NC Department of Health and Human Services
  • NCWorks (Cleveland)
  • Neighbors In Need
  • No Wrong Door
  • North Carolina Problem Gambling
  • Pavillon
  • Pisgah Legal Services
  • Promise Resource Network
  • October Road
  • Oxford Housing
  • Polk County Health & Human Services Agency
  • Q&A Training and Consulting, Inc.
  • Real World Transitional
  • Restoration House
  • Rutherford Housing Partnership
  • Sadhana Massage
  • SafePlusMore
  • SeekHealing
  • Shining Star Center
  • Summit Recovery
  • The Fresh Market
  • The Giving Spoon
  • The Nexus
  • The Period Project
  • The Recovery Home
  • The SHARE Project
  • Thrive Transitional
  • Umoja Health, Wellness, and Justice Collective
  • United Way of Rutherford
  • Vaya Health
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services of Buncombe County
  • Vocational Rehab (McDowell)
  • Warren Wilson College
  • Wilkes Recovery Revolution

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