Henderson County Partners

Council on Aging for Henderson County

The Council on Aging for Henderson County provides and coordinates services to keep older adults living independently. Since 1969, they have been providing a wealth of services to folks over age 60, their families and caregivers. While some seniors may never require one of the programs, many will come to rely on their help at some point in their lives.

Phone: (828) 692-4203

Henderson County Department of Social Services

Henderson County DSS mission is to improve the safety, health, well-being, independence, and quality of life for children, the elderly and disabled, and families in Henderson County.

Phone: (828) 697-5500

Senior Health Insurance Information Program - SHIIP

SHIIP is a consumer information division of the NC Department of Insurance that assists people with Medicare, Medicare Part D (prescription drug assistance), Medicare advantage, and long-term care insurance questions. There mission is to provide free unbiased and factual health insurance information.

Phone: (828) 692-4600

Disability Partners

Disability Partners is a private, non-profit, community-based organization. Regardless of income, they provide independent living services, community education, advocacy and more. As Centers for Independent Living, they have resources for people with all types of disabilities.

Phone: (828) 298-1077

Western Highlands

Western Highlands' mission is to make sure that services are provided to persons living with mental illness, developmental disabilities and substance abuse in Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, Transylvania, Yancey, Rutherford, Polk and Mitchell counties. They aim to help individuals gain access to services that are available, family-centered, and that honor and respect the rights of every person seeking services. They do not provide direct services, but manage a network of providers to whom they can refer individuals who need help, making every effort to provide choice to the person in need.

Western Highlands Network will monitor the services that are provided to consumers to ensure quality and consumer satisfaction.

Phone: 1-800-951-3792

Aging Projects

Aging Projects, Inc. is a new online directory designed specifically to help the senior population of Henderson County and their caregivers. It lists most commonly needed services and products from providers whose services are available in Henderson County. With funding from the community Foundation and at no cost to you, the site walks you through simple questions to determine your needs based on your own situation.



Not sure where to start? Call 2-1-1!
United Way's 2-1-1 of WNC is a community services information line that links people to health adn human services in Buncombe, Henderson, Madison and Transylvania counties. 2-1-1 service is free, confidental and available 24/7 to speakers of all languages.

Phone: 2-1-1
Toll-free: 1-800-401-6342

Henderson County Resources

• Long-Term Housing Directory for Henderson County

If you are a provider of services...

Upcoming Meetings:

• CRC Partnership Meeting
      May - Madison County
      Time TBA

• CRC Leadership Team Meeting
      July 10 - Land-of-Sky Regional Council
      10 am - 12 pm

• CRC Partnership Meeting
      August - Transylvania County
      Time TBA

Promotional Materials:

• CRC Rack Cards


Links to ADRC:

National ADRC

State ADRC