Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Helping Hands has had to implement new safety protocols. Patients with any respiratory symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath) or that have had known exposure to COVID-19 should call the Clinic at 828-754-8565 x 309. Masks required. Social distancing enforced.

Board of Directors

Ben Boaz
Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors


Allison Charles
Caldwell UNC Health Care


Brittany Crump Dobbins, Treasurer
Blue Ridge Health Care


Michael Dineen
Director, Lenoir Housing Authority


Becky Gibbons
Community Leader


Susan Gray
Board Chair
Community Leader


Dennice Herman, MD
Medical Director (ex-officio)


Martha June
Ex Officio Member: Patient Representative


Ike Perkins
Pastor, Missionary Baptist Church


Karen Trivett
Community Leader
Granite Falls First Methodist

Kristy Money
Caldwell County Health Department


Jane Prestwood
Board Secretary
Caldwell Hospice (Retired)


Melanie McRae
Melanie's Hometown Pharmacy


Mario Mastro
Granite Falls Brewing Company

Grey Scheer
Blue Ridge Energy


John Tye, MD
Retired Physician


Gwen Vanderbloemen
Vanderbloemen & White