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North Carolina Resources

Web links to resources for families and caregivers of adults who have Down syndrome and live in North Carolina.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services - People with Disabilities

N.C. DHHS home page for people with disabilities. Your guide to all services for all types of disabilities, as well as fact sheets, hotlines, volunteer opportunities.

NC Division of Aging and Adult Services

In support of the mission, vision, and values of the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS Excels), the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) works to promote independence and enhance the dignity of North Carolina's older adults, persons with disabilities, and their families through a community-based system of opportunities, services, benefits, and protections; to ready younger generations to enjoy their later years; and to help society and government plan and prepare for the changing demographics.

NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Home page for NCDVRS...employment and independent living services for people with disabilities-physical, mental or intellectual. Find trained, pre-screened applicants for business.

North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities

Alliance of Disability Advocates "Alliance of Disability Advocates is committed to assisting people with disabilities to live independently and become productive, full participants in society through independent and systems advocacy, peer mentoring and support, information and referral, independent living skills training, and community inclusion." Raleigh, NC

The Arc of NC

Support for Individuals with Developmental or Intellectual Disabilities. The Arc of NC promotes and protects the human rights of families and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Disability Advocates & Resource Center (DARC)

Disability Advocates & Resource Center (DARC), Greenville, NC. We provide an array of services to...


Although Disability Rights NC does not generally provide representation for guardianship issues, it has created several for individuals to understand more about alternatives to guardianship, restoration to competency, and the duties of a guardian. Alternatives to Guardianship discusses the options that may achieve some of the same goals of guardianship while allowing a person to retain his or her legal competency.

North Carolina - National Core Indicators - Reports from families about services

A data collection collaborative project aimed to develop nationally recognized performance and outcome indicators that will enable developmental disabilities policy makers to benchmark the performance of their state against the performance of other states.

North Carolina Medicaid Waiver Wait List Information

What Programs Are Available To Assist People With Disabilities in North Carolina? Is there a Medicaid waiver program in North Carolina ? North Carolina has several waivers including: Comprehensive Waiver Supports Waiver CAP Choice - IP CAP / DA Community Alternatives Program (CAP) for Children Innovations Waiver (Replaces the CAP MR-DD Waiver in 2013) What state department handles the Medicaid waiver program in North Carolina?

North Carolina Housing Finance Agency - Housing for Persons with Special Needs

If you are seeking affordable housing that offers accessibility options or supportive services, the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency may be able to help.

Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte

The DSAGC offers two levels of membership: DSAGC Member or DSAGC Guest (free). The annual fee to be a DSAGC Member is only $10 per household, business, or school. Out of this $10 fee, $2.50 of your membership fee will be sent to the national organizations that support Down syndrome research.

Team Up - Down Syndrome Network of Greater Greensboro

Children with Down Syndrome bring many unique joys to their family and community. The Down Syndrome Network of Greater Greensboro brings area families together for a special kind of support.

Down Syndrome Network of Onslow & Carteret Counties (DSNOCC) | Jacksonville

The Down Syndrome Network of Onslow & Carteret Counties (DSNOCC), Inc. is located in Jacksonville, NC and serves all of Onslow and Carteret Counties, as well as Camp Lejeune, MCAS New River, MCAS Cherry Point, and the surrounding area.

The Piedmont Down Syndrome Support Network is a nonprofit organization that provides support and information to parents of children with Down syndrome in the Piedmont area. Our aim is to support each other and enrich the lives of our children so they reach their full potential.

Triangle Down Syndrome Network (Raleigh)

TDSN is a nonprofit support, resource, and advocacy organization serving North Carolina's Wake, Durham, Orange, and surrounding counties. In our community and beyond, it's our goal to ensure all people with Down syndrome lead happy and productive lives.

Cumberland County NC Down Syndrome Association (Lillington)

Founded in 2014, dedicated to serving New and Expectant Parents and families in Cumberland County and surrounding areas.