Available Services & Caregiver Resources

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Wilson County Family Caregiver Support Program

Natashia Shelley, Coordinator
Phone: (252) 206-4067
Email: caregiverprogram@wilson-co.com

Located in the Wilson County Senior Activity Center
1808 South Goldsboro Street
Wilson, NC 27893

Available Services

  • Caregiver Support Group – 2nd Thursday of each month from 11:00 am to noon at the First Baptist Church located on Nash Street at Park Avenue in Wilson
  • Ensure Low Cost Nutritional Program for qualifying caregiver and care receivers Caregiver Program presentations to churches and organizations
  • Assistance to caregivers in gaining access to supportive services
  • Respite care assistance for qualifying caregivers
  • Benefits checkup assistance
  • Information and assistance in preparation of Advance Directives: Living Will and Health Care Power of Attorney
  • Caregiver Training: Powerful Tools for Caregiver course
  • Literature, pamphlets, books and web link information to fit individual caregiver needs Caregiver Video Library
  • Information and assistance for Grandparents 55 years old and older raising grandchildren 18 years old and younger

Local Caregiver Resources

  • Alzheimer’s NC, Inc. 1-800-228-8738
  • City of Wilson transportation 252-291-2850
  • HASTEN Help System (Health & Security Telephone Emergency Network) 1-800-582- 3073
  • Independent Living (Rocky Mount) 252-446-0867
  • Legal Aid of North Carolina (POC Gay Joyner) 252-442-0977
  • Life Line Eastern Monitoring (POC Kent Spencer) 252-237-2349
  • Long Term Care Ombudsman Program Area Agency on Aging (POC Abigail Harper 252-234-5963 or 1-877-344-2066)
  • Mental Health Association 252-243-2773
  • North Carolina AARP 1-866-389-5650
  • NC Division of Services for the Blind (POC Reginal McClain) 252-206-4041
  • NC Division of Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (POC Karen Caputo) 252-243- 3104
  • Senior Community Service Employment Program – Area Agency on Aging 252-234- 5954
  • Seniors Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) 1-800-443-9354
  • Social Security Administration 252-291-5967
  • Volunteer Action Center (POC Judi Thurston) 252-237-7411
  • VRI Personal Response System (POC Gale Matthews) 252-904-6780 or 252-442-6780
  • WilMed Hospice 252-399-8924
  • Wilson County Department of Social Services Special Assistance In-Home Program (POC Michelle Parrish) 252-293-4330
  • Wilson County Senior Activitiy Center Foot Clinic (by Appointment/POC Ellen Reason) 252-290-2218
  • Wrights Senior Adult Day Care (Rocky Mount) 252-442-8363
  • Wilson County Transportation Service (POC Marvin Sharpe) 252-399-2817
  • Wilson Crisis Center 252-237-5156
  • Wilson County Office of Senior Citizens Affairs (Home Delivered Means/POC Debbie Raper) 252-237-1303

Wilson County Family Caregiver Support Program (PDF)

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