Search for Aging and Disability Services in Chatham and Orange County: Public Benefits Counseling

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Alliance of Disability Advocates, Center for Independent Living (Alliance) is committed to assisting people with disabilities to live independently and become productive, full participants in society. The entire staff and board, most of whom have disabilities, support people with disabilities in their efforts toward such life-affirming goals.

Alliance provides services to the five counties of: Wake, Durham, Franklin, Johnston and Orange.

The mission of the Chatham County Council on Aging is to promote and encourage independent living and physical and mental wellness through agency activities among the population over 60 years of age.

The Hispanic Liaison is a community based, non-profit organization founded in 1995. Our mission is to foster cultural understanding between Latinos/as and other residents of Chatham County, and to empower Hispanics to overcome the challenges they face as immigrants and find their voice in the community.

The Orange County Department of Social Services shall meet with clients at their point of need to provide preventive, supportive, and restorative services delivered with competence and compassion while striving to protect vulnerable children, the at-risk elderly, persons with disabilities and the economically disadvantaged in our community. These services will enhance skills, broaden knowledge, and encourage self-sufficiency and independence.

Our senior centers are one-stop hubs for older adults to access services and programs through the Department on Aging. We offer an array of activities, special events, trips, classes, clubs, lifelong learning, recreation and drop-in programs. We provide information, counseling, and services to help individuals and their families navigate the medical, personal, and social transitions that may accompany aging.