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The way home.

We are a recognized leader in helping children who have experienced abuse or other trauma reclaim, rebuild, and reimagine the essential belief in a safe, dependable home.


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The Crossnore Way

For more than 100 years Crossnore Communities for Children has provided a Christian sanctuary of hope and healing for children in need from North Carolina. Our holistic model of care allows us to care for and nurture each child’s mind, body and spirit.


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November 16th, 2022

How to be a Help in Hard Holiday Times


This time of year, the sun shines less, and darkness covers us for longer periods of time. Warmth is slowly replaced with…

November 10th, 2022

Celebrating the Holidays at Crossnore


The holiday season can be challenging for many of our children who are missing their biological families. Knowing that, Crossnore works hard…

October 27th, 2022

Making Therapy a Safe and Celebratory Space for Kids


"I don't need therapy." "Therapy is stupid. No shade to you though." "You don't get it. You'll never understand."

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