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NC Family Caregiver Support Program
What is a Caregiver Specialist?
All North Carolina Area Agencies on Aging have a Caregiver Specialist on staff. They are available to answer your questions and to help you link with available local services that would help you perform your caregiver responsibilities. The services of caregiver specialists are free of charge.
A regional specialist may decide that you would be best served by a local caregiver specialist. If so, they would refer you to the appropriate person within a local agency serving your area. Usually, that agency is a Council or Department on Aging. If you would prefer to contact a local specialist directly, see the contact information below.
Regional Caregiver Specialists
and the Areas of North Carolina They Cover
(logo links to website)
|Region||Covered Counties||Specialist||Contact Number|
|Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Swain||Cindy Miles||
(828) 488-9211 x3033
|Buncombe, Henderson, Madison,Transylvania||Carol McLimans||
|Cleveland, McDowell, Polk, Rutherford||Michelle Templin||
|Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey||Brenda Reese||
(828) 265-5434 x128
|Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba||Mary Mitchell||
|Anson, Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly, Union||Dawn Gartman||(704) 348-2726|
|Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Guilford, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham||Julia Perdue||
(336) 294-4950 x326
|Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin||Holli Ward||
|Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Orange, Wake||Ellison Jones||
|Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance, Warren||Melissa Jones||
|Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash, Northampton, Wilson||Kim Emory||
|Cumberland, Harnett, Sampson||Barbara White||
(910) 323-4191 x28
|Bladen, Hoke, Richmond, Robeson, Scotland||Anne Oglesby||
(910) 618-5533 x3006
|Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, Pender||Holly Henderson||
(910) 395-4553 x204
|Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow, Pamlico, Wayne||Mineko Holloway||
(252) 638-3185 x3015
|Beaufort, Bertie, Hertford, Martin, Pitt||Sallie Williamson||
|Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Washington||Catherine Smith||
|All of North Carolina||Alicia Blater||
(919) 733-8400 x245
Click on a Region for a direct link to that Region's Area Agency on Aging. If an AAA doesn't have a website, the link will take you to the N.C. Division of Aging's website, AAA Contact Section.
Local caregiver specialists are trained individuals hired by a local agency, typically a Council or Department on Aging, who are very familiar with local resources and how things work within a particular county. They may know of resourses that a regional caregiver specialist wouldn't know about since the regional specialist works within several counties. The North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services keeps an online list of local caregiver specialists funded through the Older Americans Act. The services of caregiver specialists are free of charge.
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