Pathways to Prosperity

Supporting a vibrant, healthy and enduring community

OHCEDC offers

Asset Building Opportunities  equipping residents

to succeed in today’s economy. 

OHCEDC is a 21 year old private nonprofit 501(c) (3) corporation founded  to provide solutions to distressed residents located in Burke, Caldwell,

Catawba & McDowell Counties. 


Our Mission

"Positively impacting the economic environment of area residents with asset building opportunities to achieve financial stability.”


Our Vision

To serve the communities we live, work and play in with value added services that make a difference with individuals, families and communities.


Technical Trades Graduates

Participants completed 160 hours of classroom training along with hands on Highway Flagger Training. 

Received OSHA 10; Highway Flagger certificates; TIMS (Traffic Incidence Management Safety) as well as constrution math & other technical skills training.


Buying a home is one of life's biggest decisions and financial investments. It can be intimidating for anyone.

Fortunately, our counselors provide education and assistance for homebuyers so they can confidently purchase homes that are affordable for
the long term.

The purpose of Olive Hill Community Economic Development Corporation, Inc. is economic progress that builds opportunity for people  to prosper.  


Our unwavering commitment to creating prosperity includes efforts on a wide range of issues, such as consumer protections, financial literacy, increasing affordable housing and removing barriers to saving and building wealth.

Programs & Services


Guidance and advice for consumers who are buying or renting a home, are seeking counseling on a current reverse mortgage, have credit issues or are at risk of default or foreclosure. Housing counselors educate first-time home buyers, help home buyers select the right mortgage product and help buyers avoid predatory lenders.

Technical Trades Academy


Prepares participants for a career in the trades; changing lives by helping them succeed in a career of their choice.


NCHFA Community Partner Loan Pool

First time Home Buyer, Military Vets & many others  eligible for down payment assistance 


Helping homeowners understand options such as loan modifications to reduce payments.


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200 South College St.
Morganton, NC 28655

Mailing Address: PO Box 4008

Morganton, NC  28680
Tel: 828-475-4620
Fax: 828-522-4070

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