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Welcome to Haywood Pathways Center

Haywood Pathways Center is a faith based 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization in Haywood County that provides adult and family emergency shelter, halfway house for men and women recently released from prison, short term residential program for individuals seeking life transformation and community kitchen providing meals to those living in the shelter and within our community. Our services are open to anyone in Haywood County regardless of age, race, gender, religion or nationality. No one who is sober and drug free is turned away for a short stay, but participation in the short term residential program requires the commitment to create and work on an individualized goal plan with our case management team which addresses 6 focus areas:


  • Income
  • Reintegration/Housing
  • Rehabilitation
  • Life Skills
  • Social Support
  • Spirituality

Programs offered include:

Haywood Pathways Center is supported by individuals, churches of all denominations, community organizations, businesses, private foundations and corporate grants who believe all people are God’s people.

Happenings at the Haywood Pathways Center

Addict writes book chronicling addiction recovery

Article from The Mountaineer James Cooper has trouble not tearing up when he talks about his book. The book, which is nearing publication, chronicles his harrowing journey through drug addiction and his recent recovery. While it is filled with painful lows, it has a happy ending, and there is one specific

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Silent Auction

Kingdom Seed Produces Kingdom Fruit June 1, 2017 Greetings to you Dear Friends, “Save a Life Live a Life Mission Ministry is an up and coming Faith Based Non-profit Group; equipping the redeemed people of God for a second chance at success through sharing the written experiential testimonies of Christ.”

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Limited options for convicted drug abusers

(Editor’s note: This is the 14th story in a multi-part series about drugs in Haywood County.) Kyle Perrotti  Apr 28, 2017 Updated Apr 28, 2017 There aren’t many who have a harder lot in life than those with a felony drug conviction. The punishment continues long after incarceration. While there are

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Thank you Junaluska Elementary

Written by: http://themountaineer.villagesoup.com/ The students at Junaluska Elementary School recently collaborated to make sure there were plenty of warm, happy feet at the Haywood Pathways Center. The Student Council decided it wanted to host a spring community service project, so the school reached out to the Pathways Center to see

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Give Today!

We can’t do it without YOU. As we work together to meet the needs of Haywood County’s less fortunate we depend on people like you to help achieve our goals.

Need List

Although we appreciate, and gratefully, accept financial contributions, you can also donate everyday items that are used to meet the personal care needs of our guests.


We can’t do it without YOU.

As we work together to meet the needs of Haywood County’s less fortunate we depend on people like you to help achieve our goals.


“It took a while to find a job with my record,” she explained.” I found the structured environment helpful, and the fellowship here is wonderful. We’re all trying to get our lives together.” ~Julie