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The Harwood Home for Funerals has the strongest professional affiliations we have ever been involved with. This mandate has provided us with an association of trustworthy forward-thinking funeral directors who are as committed to consumers' needs, as they are family's needs. This unique blend has shifted the focus back to service and value and the network synergism provides us with a daily advancement of service standards and experience resources to draw on.

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA)

The website of the National Funeral Directors Association has got a great deal of information pertaining to care giving resources, grief, consumer tips information and much more.  www.nfda.org

North Carolina Funeral Directors Association (NCFDA)


Black Mountain/Swannanoa Chamber of Commerce


Social Security Online

This is the official website of the Social Security Administration.  The website provides information regarding Social Security benefits available to a surviving spouse and minor children.  www.ssa.gov  

Department of Veteran Affairs

This is the official site of the Department of Veteran Affairs.  The website provides information regarding eligibility for the following: veteran benefits, types of head stones and markers, widow's pensions, DD-214 request form, etc.  www.va.gov

CarePartners (Buncombe County Hospice)

The website can be used to find out about hospice and to make donations.  www.carepartners.org

Matthews Casket Company

Aurora Casket Company

Batesville Casket Company

McDowell Doric & Trigard

Wilbert Vault Company

London Steel Grave Vaults