The Wake County Human Services' Senior and Adult Services Department offers a variety of home- and community-based programs and services to seniors, adults with disabilities and their families.

Our goal is to maximize self-sufficiency, safety, health and independence so that seniors and adults can remain safely in the community for as long as possible and to maintain the highest quality of life for those who reside in adult and family care homes in Wake County.



 
 
 
 
 
 

The Senior & Adult Services Department provides:

  • Placement services
  • Assessment services for at-risk individuals
  • Case management services for people receiving Special Assistance/In-Home funds
  • Monitoring of adult care homes and day care programs
  • Protective services to disabled adults who are alleged to be abused/neglected/ exploited and in need of protection.
 
Services are also provided to consumers who have been declared mentally incompetent and who have no one else to assume decision-making responsibility.
 
 
  
 
Free Living Healthy Workshop
 
 
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Living Healthy and Living Healthy with Diabetes are free,
6-week Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs created to help reduce the risk and occurrence of disease and disability among the rapidly increasing number of adults 60 and older.
 
Please contact Barbara James, Living Healthy Coordinator
at  919-792-3651 for more information.
 
  
 
 
 
 
Community Advisory Committee Volunteers Needed
 
 
Community Advisory Committee members are volunteers who are appointed by Wake County Commissioners to work with the Ombudsman to protect the rights
of residents living in long term care facilities.
 
They are trained by the Ombudsman and regularly visit the facilities in Wake County to talk with residents, family members, and to facilitate communication with staff and the surrounding community.
 
Please contact Long Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO, Region J),
Aimee Kepler, for Adult Care Homes, at
919-558-2719
or
Jennifer Link, for Nursing Homes, at
919-558-9404
 
  
 
 
TO REPORT ABUSE, NEGLECT, OR EXPLOITATION
PLEASE CALL
919-212-7264
 
MONDAY–FRIDAY
8 A.M.–5 P.M.
 
(AFTER NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS, PLEASE CALL 911)