Community Centers

  • There are Community Centers in most townships of Transylvania County that host a variety of activities and programs. 

Economic Development

  • The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce is an advocate and resource for business.
  • Heart of Brevard, promotes a vital downtown business area.
  • The Small Business Center, located on the campus of Blue Ridge Community College, is part of the Small Business Center Network, comprised of 58 Small Business Centers throughout North Carolina that support the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of training, counseling, and resource information.  
  • Transylvania Economic Alliance is the professional economic development organization for Transylvania County, Brevard, and Rosman. They assist existing businesses with expansion and retention efforts and work to recruit new businesses to our community. Whether a large manufacturer or an aspiring entrepreneur, the Transylvania Economic Alliance is your one-stop liaison for information regarding strategic site locations, infrastructure, incentives, and workforce training and development opportunities.  Easy link to Business Resource List


  • NC Works Center, located on the campus of Blue Ridge Community College, provides job seeking and career planning resources.

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Human Services

  • United Way of Transylvania County:  TRAIN (Transylvania Resource Access Information Network) is a collaborative network of community organizations such as health entities, government agencies, shelters, mental health services, and self-sufficiency programs improving access to community and health resources for Transylvania County residents. Areas of focus include medical, food, housing, and transportation. 
  • Looking for help for yourself or others within Transylvania County?  To find information and support around health, housing, education, food, employment, children, or veterans’ services, visit
  • Call 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162 on your phone to connect with resources within Transylvania County and the region.
  • Wanting to offer help to others? is your source for finding volunteer opportunities that match your interests.  Agencies and organizations can list available needs to help Transylvania residents find their favorite way to give back.