TO REPORT THE ABUSE, NEGLECT, OR EXPLOITATION OF AN ELDERLY OR DISABLED ADULT CALL 828-287-6165 DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS.
NIGHTS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS DIAL 828-229-7205.
LEARN ABOUT NORTH CAROLINA'S SILVER ALERT PROGRAM
A system to quickly notify the public about missing endangered adults that suffer from dementia or other cognitive impairments.
Click on this link NC Silver Alert
The Adult Services Unit provides a variety of social work services to elderly and disabled adults in our county including, but not limited to:
- Adult Protective Services
- Adult Day Care/Adult Day Health
- In Home Aide Services
- Special Assistance In Home Services
- Foster Care for Adults - Includes monitoring, licensing/relicensing, investigations of complaints and assisting with placements in adult care homes and nursing homes
- Services for the Blind
- Guardianship Services
For information on any of our Adult Service Programs contact Lori Hall at 828-287-6282
Nursing Homes and Rest Homes
RESOURCE FOR OLDER ADULTS - Click on the links below for additional information
Retirement Insecurity during COVID
Financial Assistance for Home Improvement for Older Adults
Seniors and Financial Hardship
Coronavirus Information for Older Adults