Providing Resources for Asheville’s LGBTQ Community

Asheville has long been a welcoming city. The history of the LGBTQ community in the area goes back many decades. In today’s social climate, it’s more important than ever for our LGBTQ residents to have access to resources to provide safety and success in the Asheville area.

Beyond the annual Blue Ridge Pride event, which was held this past weekend at Pack Square, there are numerous resources for the LGBTQ community. Prime Mortgage Lending, Inc. wants to provide information to assist anyone in needed of support. This short list is just a primer, but we encourage you to reach out if there is anything you need.

Gay Asheville

This site catalogues information important to the LGBTQ community in the Asheville area. On the site you’ll find a calendar of events, a list of resources, and more. The site even has a page dedicated to real estate in the area to help home buyers choose a welcoming agency to help find their next home in the Asheville area.

Blue Ridge Pride

The annual Pride festival was held this past weekend, but this organization does so much more throughout the year to support and affirm our LGBTQ community.

The festival itself brings together all of the people and organizations in the greater Asheville area that make the region a diverse and welcoming place. The site also aggregates events from around the year that may be of interest to the LGBTQ communities and allies.

Campaign for Southern Equality

This Asheville based organization works across the Southeast to promote full equality for the LGBTQ community. The fund helps to fight for equality across the board. There are also resources to report violence, discrimination, and harassment.

This legal organization is essential for the southern LGBTQ community to fight inequality across the region.

LGBTQ Elder Advocates of WNC

A much-needed organization right here in Asheville, the LGBTQ Elder Advocates of WNC have a mission specifically to support the aging community. There is a list of medical providers, including mental health

care, on the site, which is a fantastic resource. Another page provides a resource for senior living and elder care in the area. The organization also plans events intended to bolster community among older adults. Events include book clubs, movie nights, and community strolls.

There are far too many organizations to list, but we hope this gives you a basic understanding to help you when you’re choosing to move to the Asheville area. And when you do, give us a call to help you for financing your next home purchase.