Welcome to the Terrie Hess Child Advocacy Center, serving Rowan County, North Carolina. We support child victims of abuse and their non-offending caregivers with critical in-house services at our nationally accredited facility. We offer free youth and adult education and support opportunities to teach our community about preventing child abuse.

In an emergency please dial 911.

24-Hour Crisis Hotline 866-275-9552

Daymark Recovery Services

Walk-In Crisis/Emergency Services

2129 Statesville Blvd.
Salisbury. NC 28147
Monday-Friday: 8 am-5 pm


For comprehensive information on all available local resources, please dial 211: 

HOPE4NC: 1-855-587-3463 or text “hope” to 1-855-587-3463

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Or chat at

Legal Resources

For questions regarding civil matters for eligible clients, please contact:

Center for Access to Justice

Legal Aid of North Carolina

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont

For referrals for local attorneys in all matters, please contact:

North Carolina Bar Association – Lawyer Referral Service
1-800-662-7660 or 919-67-8574


For local information on assistance with food, immunizations, and medical and dental care, please contact:
Rowan County Health Department

For primary medical and dental care and access to prescription medications for eligible clients, please contact:
Community Care Clinic of Rowan

For assistance with obtaining prescription medications, please contact:
Salvation Army


For local information on assistance with utility disconnection, evictions, mortgage foreclosures, heating, food, clothing, and homelessness, please contact:
Rowan Helping Ministries

For assistance with utility disconnection, rent, and housing loss, please contact:
Salvation Army