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Please Help Support WNCAP’s Needle Exchange Program

There is a public health crisis in Western North Carolina, and WNCAP is struggling to keep up with the demand. Please support the Needle Exchange Program of Asheville (NEPA)

WNCAP Syringe Exchange Hours Are Changing

Due to high demand for clean needles, WNCAP is limiting our hours of syringe distribution to 9am-5pm on Monday, Thursday, and Friday.

Merry & Bright

This is the season of giving, and WNCAP is once again launching our Merry & Bright Holiday Gift Drive. Your donation will help give our clients’ children the presents they truly deserve this season. Will you help make the season of giving really sparkle?

Get tested today!

Did You Know:

WNCAP provides free, rapid, and confidential testing at our offices and around WNC. Stop in for an HIV, Hepatitis C, or Syphilis test today!

Call our Prevention Specialists to make an appointment, 828-252-7489, ext. 312.


Latest News

The Merry & Bright #RainbowTree Travels to O.Henry’s!

From Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15, the Merry & Bright #RainbowTree will be at O.Henry’s of Asheville gay bar. The tree will be hung with little angel placards that ask donors to commit to give a certain amount towards buying presents for children of WNCAP clients this year. Many of our clients are…

Please Give to the NEPA Campaign

  The opioid epidemic is devastating communities across the country, and Western North Carolina is no exception. In fact, the overdose rate in Buncombe County nearly tripled in the first 8 months of 2017, compared to the entirety of 2016. There are 68 opioid pills prescribed per person per year in Buncombe County. In addition…

WNCAP Opens Up Shower for Homeless Clients

Most people take for granted the ability to bathe regularly, and lack of access to free showers is one of the most difficult problems associated with homelessness. That’s why WNCAP is opening up the shower in our office for our clients who lack stable housing. But we need the help of our generous community members!…

WNCAP Syringe Exchange Hours Are Changing

Due to high demand for clean needles, WNCAP is limiting our hours of syringe distribution. We typically see the most activity on Mondays and Fridays so we have decided to remain open from 9am-5pm on those days, as well as Thursday. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, our friends at The Steady Collective distribute clean needles as…


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