High Country Caregivers

High Country Caregivers and the community they assist on a river tubing excursion.

HIGH COUNTRY — High Country Caregivers is a nonprofit organization that supports local families in which grandparents are raising their grandchildren. Founded in 2006, HCC helps grandparents and other relatives who have stepped in to raise young family members in Avery, Mitchell, Yancey, Watauga, Wilkes and Ashe counties.

“We create a continuum of support to help grandparents put their grandchildren on a positive trajectory,” said executive director Jacob Willis.

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