The following organizations provide support and assistance for specific interest groups.
Washington, DC: 1-888-687-2277
Raleigh, NC: 1-866-389-5650
Solutions for Independence
Center for Independent Living
The Arc of Forsyth County
The Enrichment Center
Division of Health Service Regulation
Friends of Residents in Long-Term Care
Lupus Foundation of America
Mayor’s Council of Persons with Disabilities
Mental Health Association in Forsyth County
Piedmont Triad Regional Council
Area Agency on Aging
Winston-Salem State University
Q: What is The Senior Tar Heel Legislature?
A: The Senior Tar Heel Legislature provides information to senior citizens on the legislative issues being considered by the NC General Assembly. There is one delegate to the Senior Tar Heel Legislature for every county in NC. This delegate promotes community involvement and advocacy surrounding aging concerns in his or her area of residence. The Area Agency on Aging is responsible for selecting the delegates in their region. Please contact the Northwest Piedmont Regional Council Area Aging on Aging at 336-904-0300 for more information on this as well as other county advocacy positions.
Q: How do I contact my state and/or county officials?
A: The NC Department of the Secretary of State offers a “North Carolina Directory of State and County Officials.” Please click here to access this directory.