Community Based Services

man handing out mealOur regional network of service providers plays a vital role in the quality of life of older adults of the High Country. Community based services are accessible through our network of contracted service providers and offer a low cost way to help keep individuals at home and in their community as long as possible. The funding for these services are offered through the Home and Community Care Block Grant (HCCBG) and administrated through the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services. The HCCBG was established in 1992 under NCGS 143B-181.1(a) (11) and was devised as a "common funding stream" for a comprehensive and coordinated system of home and community based services for older adults. Learn more about the HCCBG.

The High Country AAA's regional service provider portfolio of services includes, but is not limited to: general and medical transportation, in-home aide, nutrition services, health promotion, respite, housing and home improvement, adult daycare, information and assistance, insurance counseling and legal services.

View a regional contact list of the High Country Area Agency on Aging service providers (PDF).

regional map of providers

Additional resources for Community Based Sevices can be found on our Information and Assistance page.

For additional information on any of the Community Based Services or Providers, contact Nicole Hiegl, Regional Health Promotion Coordinator, at nhiegl@regiond.org or 828-265-5434 ext. 113.