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Information and Assistance

We can help answer your questions about:

  • Housing options in Union County, NC
  • Local Assisted Living Communities
  • Local Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Home Care & Home Health Agencies serving Union County, NC
  • Local Adult Day Facilities
  • Free Durable Medical Equipment & Incontinence Supplies
  • Transportation Services
  • Union County Senior Nutrition Program Information
  • Senior Health Insurance and Information Program (SHIIP) Medicare Counseling
  • Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) & Medicaid Screening
  • Referral to additional Programs & Services in Union County, NC

Our aging professionals remain active members of the local and national aging network. This includes staying connected at the federal, state, regional, and local levels, maintaining licensure by the state, and participating in scheduled monitoring by Centralina Area Agency on Aging (CAAA).

Minor Home Repairs and Yard Work Projects

Our team of volunteers can complete minor home safety repairs such as installing safety grab bars, building wheelchair ramps, and completing yard work requests. Volunteers are NOT licensed contractors, and will have limits as to the amount of work they can complete. All projects must be approved by the Volunteer Services Coordinator. 

In order to place a request, individuals must:

  • Be over the age of 60
  • Live in Union County, North Carolina
  • Own their own home.

If you or someone you know could benefit from these services, please call or send us a message.

Senior Legal Helpline -- 1-(877)-579-7562

Council on Aging in Union County has partnered with the Legal Aid of North Carolina. Local attorneys can prepare living wills, healthcare Power of Attorney documentation (POA), and simple wills for individuals 60 years and over. To make an appointment, contact Legal Aid of North Carolina’s “Senior Legal Helpline” directly at 1-877-579-7562 (toll-free). They will then schedule a time to meet with you to complete the necessary paperwork. 

Legal Aid of North Carolina Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday. 9:00am-11:00am; 1:00pm-3:00pm. 

Caregiver Referral List

Council on Aging maintains a list of self-employed caregivers who are available to help with personal care services and household chores.

Caregivers on the Caregiver Referral List are not employed or endorsed by Council on Aging. They are simply listed as a courtesy for individuals interested in private hire.

These private caregivers have completed reference screenings and an interview with our Volunteer Services Coordinator. 

To request a copy of the Caregiver Referral List, call our office at (704)-292-1797. Or, email us at