Adult Services

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.

 NORTH CAROLINA'S SILVER ALERT PROGRAM is a system to quickly notify the public about missing endangered adults that suffer from dementia or other cognitive impairments.

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



Links of interest:
Coronavirus Information for Older Adults
Financial Assistance for Home Improvement for Older Adults
Nursing Homes and Rest Homes
Medicare and Covid 19
Retirement Insecurity during COVID
Seniors and Financial Hardship
 
SeniorHousingNet.com


For information on any of our Adult Service Programs contact Lori Hall at 828-287-6282