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nights of shelter provided


82% of Guests Working Full-time

73 Guests Found
Permanent Housing

103 Guests
Reunited With Family

Hours of Devotions

These figures are YTD from January 2019

Haywood Pathways Center VolunteerWANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE ?

Haywood Pathways Center is looking for volunteers to work with staff and guests at the Waynesville campus on Hemlock Street. There are many opportunities to choose from, with flexible hours and time involved. Adults 18 years old and older, from all walks of life and backgrounds are invited assist.

For questions about the info sessions or volunteer program,
please call Sue Cummings at 828-246-0332.  

Interested cook team volunteers please call Tammy Padgett
at 828-246-0332.

There are many opportunities to be involved with Haywood Pathways Center.  We welcome individuals, church groups, organizations and businesses. Opportunities to volunteer are available on a regular basis, or for a special, one time project.

For information on how to become a volunteer, contact
Sue, at 828-246-0332 or

Complete our Online Volunteer Application or
Print Volunteer Application or
Email us.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Kitchen Help—Evening meals are served 7 days a week. Planning, organizing, preparing and serving meals.( Individuals or groups for weekly or monthly service)
  • Food Pantry – check expiration dates, stock and organize shelves, rotate stock
  • Devotions—before evening meal 7 days a week—can sign up for weekly or monthly devotion.
  • Bible study — Every Wednesday evening after dinner. Separate studies for men and women guests of the center. Good opportunity for local ministers and/or teachers.
  • Indoor/ Outdoor Maintenance— Landscaping, gardening, routine building maintenance, painting and repairs  (individual or group projects)
  • Special projects – mailings, stocking shelves, managing donations at peak times

Haywood Pathways Center:

179 Hemlock Street.
Waynesville NC 28786

Mandy Haithcox
Executive Director

Served 30
97 Individuals 54 Children


36% of Guests Gained

88 Guests Found
Permanent Housing

64 Guests
Reunited With Family

21 Found
19 Rededicated

These figures are YTD from January 2018