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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.


Latest News

November 16th, 2023

Safety Planning for a Trauma-Informed Holiday Season


Are you excited about the holiday season?  The holiday season is a time of many feelings - joy, happiness,…

November 9th, 2023

Finding Home Through a Career at Crossnore


One of the highlights of my childhood came when I was in the second grade. I won a Silver Medal…

November 6th, 2023

Reinforcing Community Resilience


Communities worldwide have been contending with the word "resilience" for years. What does resilience mean in the context of…

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