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Family Support Network

Families benefit from the help and support that other families can provide and from information about their child's special needs and available resources. With this information, families can make informed decisions about services and support. The Family Support Network of North Carolina is a statewide network of affiliated local programs. All services are held in confidence and are free of charge.

How can the Family Support Network of North Carolina help you?

  • Can offer referrals and information to other such programs
  • Put you in touch with other parents with similar experience
  • Provide a "listening ear"
  • Help you become a volunteer Support Parent
  • Connect you to resources in your community, state wide and nationally
  • The Family Support Network of North Carolina is an Alliance Member of Parent to Parent USA.

Referrals to Family Support Network of North Carolina can be made by the parent (biological, foster, adoptive, grandparent, etc.) or, with the family's permission, by a family member, friend, or professional.

For more information about the Family Support Network of western North Carolina call 828-213-0033 or toll free 888-810-2800 extension 2.

NC Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program

Fullerton Genetics Center partners with Western Highlands Network and the state Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services to provide leadership for FASD prevention efforts.

Some of the Center's goals include:

  • Keeping up with research, best practices, and networking to increase understanding of issues surrounding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
  • Providing education and materials to health care providers, addiction/substance abuse counselors, caregivers and allied health professionals.
  • Serving as a resource for pregnancy exposures throughout North Carolina

If you have questions about alcohol use during pregnancy or wish to request training on FASD for your agency, please call the NC Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program at 800-532-6302.

Other Affiliations

Fullerton Genetics Center is an affiliate of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS).

The NC Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program is also part of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's Southeast FASD Regional Training Center.

If you would like more information on the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder clinic at Fullerton Genetics Center contact: Fullerton Genetics Center, 9 Vanderbilt Park Drive, Asheville, NC 28803

If you have questions about a harmful exposure during pregnancy, you can call the Pregnancy Exposure Riskline at 800-532-6302. This is a confidential, toll-free number for North Carolina residents.

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us at (828) 452-2211

Our Locations

Office Hours
Monday:8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday:8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday:8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday:8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday:8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM