Mill Town Strong HELPLINE: 828-356-2023

Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm If you are seeking help with employment, training, health insurance, healthcare, and financial assistance or guidance we encourage you to call this helpline. Follow this link for MORE INFORMATION. (This line is NOT for emergencies.)

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Community Resources for the Canton Mill Closure

Employment & Training

Find opportunities for employment like job fairs and support for getting re-employed.

Health Insurance

Help is available NOW to plan for the loss of health insurance coverage on August 1.

Health & Wellness

Find support for mental health, counseling, family care, food & nutrition and more.

Financial Assistance

Find information about relief funds and other financial assistance resources and support.

Resource Submission

 Have your employment opportunity, service, or program posted on this website.

Quick Reference Flyer

Community Needs Survey

With the closing of the papermill, the town and the county are trying to gather as much information as possible about the needs of the community, including workers and their households, but also anyone else living in the community.

Results from this survey will be used to inform the work of the town, the county, the community college, and the school district. Results may be made public to inform state, federal, and philanthropic investments. READ MORE & TAKE SURVEY

NEED HELP IN A CRISIS?
Call the 24/7 Vaya Health Access to Care Line anytime: 800-849-6127. For more information about the hotline visit vayahealth.com

Events Calendar

See all events happening for support and assistance including but not limited to job fairs, training & information sessions and a variety of assistance events. 

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Quick Reference Contact Guide

Many agencies around Haywood County are working hard to provide as many resources as possible for those in our community that are affected by the mill closure.

For a quick reference of those organizations and contact information, please view this comprehensive brochure.

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Informational Updates

Press Release: Community Information for Canton Mill Closure

Community Information Resources for Canton Mill Closure Mill employees, their families, business owners, and community members affected by the closure of the Pactiv Evergreen paper mill in Canton...

What is a WARN Notice?

A federal law, the WARN Act, governs the process for filing a notice. The act seeks to protect workers, their families, and their communities by requiring employers to provide 60 days’ advance...

Press Release: Response to Canton Paper Mill Closure

Response to Canton Paper Mill Closure For Immediate Release: March 7, 2023 Joint Press Release: Response to Canton paper mill closure As our hearts and minds reel with the news that Pactiv-Evergreen...
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