Services for Elderly Disabled
Aid to the Blind
Aid to the Blind assists visually impaired in developing their maximum individual capabilities and in becoming self-sufficient. For more information, please call 252-459-1454.
Adult Day Care
Adult care service provides a day program for adults who may need supervision and other planned activities on a daily basis. For more information, please call 252-459-1432.
Adult Placement Services
Adult placement services provides assistance to aging, blind or disabled adults in finding suitable licensed substitute homes when they are unable to remain in their own homes or when they need to move out of institutional care. Counseling and casework services with the adult and his family are a part of this program. For more information, please call 252-459-1432.
Emergency Financial Assistance
Emergency financial assistance is available for the following situations:
- Crisis Intervention Program (CIP)--pays for heating and cooling expenses when families are in a crisis.
- Progress Energy Neighbor Fund -- pays for heating and cooling expenses when families are in a crisis. Limited to CP&L customers.
- Emergency Assistance--short-term financial help for families with children under age 21 in crisis that is not related to heating and cooling. Used primarily for rent and utilities.
- Pauper Burials -- pays toward the cost of burial when no other resources are available.
Guardianship for Adults
The Guardianship Services Agency serves as court appointed guardian for persons declared incompetent.
For more information, please call 252-459-1432.
In Home Aid
NC Aging and Adult Services allows for the purchase of services for the provision of care with home management, personal care, and custodial supervision for adults who are unable to care for themselves and have no one to provide the needed care in order to remain in their own home. For more information, please call 252-459-1432
Protective Services for Adults (18 & Older)
Protective Services investigates reports of neglect, abuse or exploitation of adults, evaluation of the degree of damage or risk to the adult, to obtain suitable care and services for adults in or out of their own homes and initiation of court action where necessary. Also included are counseling and planning with the adult's family toward the solution and prevention of problems causing neglect, abuse or exploitation and assisting families in utilizing appropriate services and community resources. For more information, please call 252-462-2711.
Purchase services to enable Medicaid eligible clients or eligible aged or disabled individuals to visit medical and health related resources. For more information, please call 252-459-1427