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Drop-In Community Center is the hub of Sunrise, and is a "one-stop" location for resource connection, participation in recovery groups and more. Open on a drop-in basis Monday thru Friday from 9AM to 5PM and to 7PM on Tuesdays & Thursdays. No appointment or applications needed. 50 South French Broad Ave, Suite 246. 

Medication Assisted Treatment Program (MAT) works with opioid dependent individuals detained in the Buncombe County Detention Center and for up to a year post release. In partnership with Buncombe County Detention Center and Buncombe County Sheriff's office. 

Child Support Program connects non-custodial parents to resources that improve basic needs and recovery services, such as transitional housing, purge payments, access to jobs and education and more. In partnership with Buncombe County health & Human Services and the Buncombe County Sheriff's office. 

Peer University provides a gateway to employment as a Certified Peer Support Specialist.  Enroll in this FREE 9-week Certification program that provides the additional 20 credit hours needed to become a Certified Peer Support Specialist or if you are a current Peer Support Specialist and you want to hone your skills.

Harm Reduction Program engages individuals in a dignified way to reduce the harmful effects of substance use along with education, community outreach and immunization events. In partnership with Buncombe County Health & Human Services.

Problem Gambling Initiative is the first of its kind in North Carolina. This prevention and awareness program is centered on problem gambling in communities of color where ambassadors take the message of hope, awareness and prevention to their communities. In partnership with the NC Problem Gambling administration. 

Blair H. Clark Respite House is the first of its kind in NC and one of 17 in the U.S. As an alternative to non-emergency use of psychiatric hospitalization, individuals experiencing mental health stressors reside in a safe and supportive house up to seven nights under the care of Sunrise Peer Support Specialists.

Linkage to Care Re-entry Program connects people recently released from jail to services, recovery housing, basic needs and support services for up to a year post-release. In partnership with DHHS and Dogwood Health Foundation.

Training opportunities offer individuals the chance to improve their professional and interpersonal skills and are open to anyone interested in completing the courses. You do not have to be a Certified Peer Support Specialist to attend our trainings, in fact, these trainings are great for anyone  interested in recovery support, improving listening skills or creating a wellness plan on a personal or professional level.



Sunrise staff are Certified Peer Support Specialists, meaning they have lived experience in, and recovery from, substance use and/or mental health challenges. Our peers "meet people where they are" and provide support, empowerment and resource connection for people on their pathway to recovery.


Sunrise programs and partnerships originate from our lived experience. We have an authentic perspective on addressing the unique needs of the community. Our peers inspire hope, build relationship and empower change.


Through our extensive resource pipeline and in building trusted relationships, Sunrise peers provide connections that improve access to basic needs while removing stigma and isolation.  

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Call our Community Center Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM
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