Category: Community Profile

A Picture of the Gospel
It started when he was about five. Removed from his home because of his parent’s choices, Edgar had no idea what lay ahead. With an older brother and two younger sisters, and [...]
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Where Passion Meets Purpose
Nestled in the North corner of the Crossnore campus is a special place where passion meets purpose for 125 students – Marjorie Williams Academy. Founded in 1999, Williams Academy is [...]
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A Regional Resource for Psychiatric Care
We are excited to introduce Dr. Naomi Leslie as the Medical Director for Crossnore School & Children’s Home. Dr. Leslie grew up in Greensboro, NC and received her BA in [...]
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Summertime is here!
Graduation has come and gone. The school books are put away for this year. And summertime has arrived. You’ve never seen so many happy kids as we had last week [...]
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Foster Care and Adoptions: Changing generations
People often ask us how others can be foster parents. How can they take kids they don’t know into their homes? How can they ever say goodbye to a kid [...]
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Case managers are the hub of students’ teams
Their doors are almost always open. Yeah, it’d be easier if kids made appointments to see them. But they don’t. More likely, they will run into the admin building and [...]
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The Counseling Center: A Safe Place to Talk
It's a quiet building nestled in the trees offering a sense of serenity as you walk up the sidewalk and into the front door. The inviting lobby offers a place [...]
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A Safe Place to Call Home
Nearly every child wishes for a strong family. Even if they can’t verbalize it, there is nothing that makes you feel safe more than being in a safe place with [...]
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Young Children’s Village Update
"Car!" It's the cry that rings out every afternoon around the small playground outside of three of our cottages that house younger children and sibling groups. Every kid knows the [...]
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Getting to know The Crossnore School
Hopefully by now you have heard the news of our new affiliation with The Crossnore School in Crossnore, NC, but you may be wondering just who is The Crossnore School? Founded [...]
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Racism is Trauma

Crossnore School & Children’s Home exists to be a sanctuary for children and their families and racism destroys sanctuary. Racism is trauma and is part of systemic community trauma that has long term negative impacts on people and communities of color. Crossnore believes that black lives matter, and we are committed to building an anti-racist organization and supporting the development of racial equity in our communities. 

To read more about Crossnore's stance on racial equity, the Board of Trustee's Anti-Racist Statement, and to find other resources, please click HERE

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