Council on Aging in Union County is a private, nonprofit agency striving to promote a quality of life and supportive services for adults 60 years of age and older living in Union County. As a focal point on aging, the agency’s purpose is to postpone or prevent institutionalization, respect independence, dignity and the right to choose in reviewing options for care. Formally organized in 1972 and chartered in 1973, the agency received its first Older Americans Act funding in 1974.

  • Council on Aging (COA) in Union County began providing services in 1973.
  • COA is a non-profit 501© (3) agency.
  • COA is licensed by the NC Division of Facilities Services (DFS).
  • COA is a member of the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services.
  • COA is the coordinating site for the SHIIP program in Union County.
  • COA is a United Way member agency.