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The Chatham County Department of Social Services will protect vulnerable children and adults; strengthen and preserve families; provide access to health care and better nutrition; and promote economic stability while encouraging personal responsibility. Please visit the Chatham County Department of Social Services website information about the following services: Food Assistance
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.
The UNC Health Care System is a not-for-profit integrated health care system, owned by the State of North Carolina and based in Chapel Hill.
It exists to further the teaching mission of the University of North Carolina and to provide state-of-the-art patient care. A distinguishing characteristic of UNC Health Care is its association with the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, a nationally eminent research institution. This relationship gives UNC Health Care a powerful pathway for moving the results of biomedical research from medical school laboratories to patient care settings.
Alliance of Disability Advocates/ Center for Independent Living (Alliance) is committed to helping people with disabilities 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.
The North Carolina Reading Service (NCRS) is a non-profit information agency which operates 24 hours a day on an audio network of radio, television, cable and internet stream. NCRS disseminates current news, information and entertainment from the print media for people who are blind or have low vision or other physical and cognitive disabilities. NCRS loans out specially tuned receivers, free of charge, to those living in the broadcast area.