There are a number of programs and services available such as Special Assistance In-Home, Adult Protective Services, Guardianship, Adult Care Home Case Management, Placement and Adult Home Specialist. A member of the adult services social work staff is available each day, by telephone or office visit, to discuss the eligibility criteria of each program.
Provides case management to individuals placed in adult care homes who require enhanced care in the areas of ambulation, toileting and eating.
Monitors and investigates complaints of adult and family care homes to ensure licensure compliance.
Agency takes reports of abuse, neglect and exploitation of disabled adults. If you would like to make a report, please contact our office at (910) 592-7131 (or 911 after hours), ask for Adult Protective Services, and there will be a social worker available to discuss your concerns with you.
Agency serves as court appointed guardian for individuals who have been deemed incompetent and have no one else to assure their health, safety and well-being.
Agency assists individuals with locating appropriate out of home placement.
Provides case management to individuals who are determined to be eligible for Special Assistance Medicaid and are at risk of being placed in an adult care home.
Provided to birth parents, children in need of adoption, and adoptive parents.
Social work services coordinated for children at risk of abuse, neglect or dependency by their parent or caretaker.
Investigation and treatment of reported child abuse/neglect or dependency. To report child abuse or neglect, call (910) 592-4200 or 911 (after hours).
Temporary out-of-home placement for children due to family disruption as a result of abuse, neglect or dependency.
Recruitment, training and supervision of foster homes to assure safe and secure temporary homes for children.
Serves youth ages 16 and above in agency custody to prepare for adulthood.