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HIGHTS receives United Way grant

HIGHTS (Helping Inspire Gifts of Hope, Trust, and Service) works with the community’s most vulnerable youth to provide essential clinical mental health services, workforce development, skill building programs, meaningful service opportunities, outdoor adventure activities, and mentoring. 

This continuum of care covers the seven western counties of the state. HIGHTS’ goal is to help clients develop valuable skills, connect to a community who cares, and discover a sense of purpose, building blocks for a healthy and thriving life. 

HIGHTS received an award from the United Way to provide community crisis respite services for youth in Haywood County. The pandemic exacerbated challenges youth face in accessing services and increased barriers to well-being. This grant gives HIGHTS the opportunity to address their critical needs.

To learn more about HIGHTS, visit If you are interested in partnering with HIGHTS or would like to learn more about the programs, contact Paul Heckert at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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