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Grow With Us

A Caring Alternative offers a rewarding experience for those passionate about making a difference in the lives of others. We are in the business of caring and committed to building an organization where our team can grow together by helping others. 


ACA has served the community since 2006 as a well-established and respected comprehensive care agency providing mental health, substance use disorder services to adults, adolescents, and children in Western North Carolina. 

Join our talented team and become part of an inspiring organization that offers hope and care by delivering the highest quality of service for every client we serve.

Want a career you love? Apply Today!

What Our Employees Say |  Kim Prewitts Story

"Returning to College while working full time and also trying to be a devoted wife and mother, was the most challenging, seemingly impossible goal I have ever undertaken. I could not have obtained my master’s degree nor fulfilled my lifelong dream of becoming a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, without others risking and investing in me. A Caring Alternative offered me a paying job, allowed me to do my Internship, and supported me in so many ways during that time in my life. To be transparent, there were many obstacles to my goal; some within the agency and some outside the agency. However, the CEO of A Caring Alternative -Melaina Rhoney, not only made periodic visits and asked how I was doing, but she inquired as to what was working and what was not in my internship. She always assured me that it is the goal of the agency to support its Interns and to make a place for them within the agency, once they have graduated and are ready to enter the field of mental health full time."

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