Adult Services

  • Friends of Residents in Long Term Care - North Carolina non-profit organization for residents in long term care facilities
  • Elder Web Site - Comprehensive information on eldercare and long term care
  • National Council on Aging - National organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults
  • Randolph Senior Adults Association, Inc. - Provides services and programs which enable individuals, with an emphasis on those over age 60, to live their lives with independence and dignity
  • UNC Institute on Aging - Statewide collaboration based at UNC-Chapel Hill working to enhance the well-being of older adults in North Carolina through research, education and public service

Family Services

  • Child Abuse Prevention Association - Information on preventing and treating child abuse
  • Child Welfare League of America - National non-profit organization that assists abused and neglected children and their families
  • Fostering Perspectives - Information on Foster Care in North Carolina
  • Guardian ad Litem Program - The GAL Program needs volunteers to represent the best interest of children in the court system
  • The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy - Non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to reducing teen pregnancy
  • NC Division of Medical Assistance - A division of the NC Department of Health and Human Services which manages Medicaid and NC Health Choice for Children
  • Smart Start - Public-private initiative dedicated to improving the quality of child care as well as making more affordable and accessible.

Other Links

  • NC Department of Health and Human Services - State agency working to ensure the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolina citizens
  • NC Division of Social Services - A division of the NC Department of Health and Human Services dedicated to helping North Carolina citizens in need of economic support become self-reliant, protecting children and adults from abuse, and assisting disabled and dependent adults
  • NC Resource Information System - Information about grants and loans administered by North Carolina's state agencies
  • Work Permits - DSS no longer issues Work Permits. Please visit this link for information concerning Youth Employment. NC Department of Labor