March 11, 2018 Change Your Clocks–Time to Spring Forward–Daylight Saving Time Begins

Posted on 05. Mar, 2018 by in Information & Referral

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Veterans Coffee Update 3/5/18

Posted on 05. Mar, 2018 by in Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

Don Timmons, Veteran, Army, 1969 & 1970 Hospice & Palliative CareCenter and Rowan Hospice & Palliative Care Community Partnership and Veterans Support Coordinator If you have questions about Hospice care, please call or email: 336 331-1309   don.timmons@hospicecarecenter.org   “Saluting Women Veterans” recognition dinner, Sunday, June 10. 4:00 – 7:00 pm Benton Convention Center, 301 West […]

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Legislative Update

Posted on 01. Mar, 2018 by in News

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Need Legal Information? Talk to a Lawyer For Free. March 2, 2018

Posted on 01. Mar, 2018 by in News

Friday, March 2, 7:00a – 7:00p North Carolina lawyers are volunteering free legal information Friday, March 2, 2018, at call centers statewide. Use the numbers below to call in: Asheville – 1.800.289.0013 Charlotte – 1.866.616.4255 Fayetteville – 910.884.3907 Greensboro – 1.855.390.3456 and 336.378.5046 Greenville – 1.888.616.0614 Raleigh – 919.744.3861 Wilmington – 910.386.5540 (10a – 7p […]

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Concept Papers from NC DHHS Regarding Medicaid Transition to Managed Care

Posted on 01. Mar, 2018 by in News

For those who want to review any of the Concept Papers published by NC DHHS regarding preparation, etc., for transition to Medicaid Managed Care, follow this link:www.ncdhhs.gov/nc-medicaid-transformation   This link is to the most recent NC DHHS Concept Paper entitled “Prepaid Health Plan Network Adequacy and Accessibly Standards”.  It is 8 pages in length with […]

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Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Waiting List Opening

Posted on 22. Feb, 2018 by in News

Read This Notice In Its Entirety: Please be advised that the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Waiting List will open on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 9:00am and close on Friday February 23, 2018 at 5:00pm for any persons interested in applying. The HCV Program is a tenant based rental assistance program that is administered by […]

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NCIL Condemns House Passage of H.R. 620

Posted on 16. Feb, 2018 by in News

  The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) strongly condemns the passage of H.R. 620 by the House of Representatives. Despite fierce opposition from the disability community, the House passed a bill that would roll back our right to access and participate in our communities.   The bill was passed by 213 Republicans and 12 […]

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H.R. 620 Vote Tomorrow: Keep Up the Pressure!

Posted on 14. Feb, 2018 by in News

We only have one day to stop the House from voting to strip our civil rights away! The House will vote on H.R. 620 tomorrow, so we need to take action today! We need everyone to contact their Representative and urge them to vote NO on H.R. 620!   Contact your Representative today!   Call! […]

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Congress Weighs Changes To ADA –More Information on the Importance on the Fight Against H.R.620

Posted on 13. Feb, 2018 by in News

Disability advocacy groups are rallying to fight against legislation they say would undermine longstanding accessibility protections in the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA Education and Reform Act, or H.R.620, is slated to come up for a full vote in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday or Thursday. But detractors say the bill would gut […]

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Action Alert: Save the ADA – H.R. 620 to Be Voted on This Thursday!

Posted on 13. Feb, 2018 by in News

  The House of Representatives is planning to vote on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Education and Reform Act (H.R. 620) this Thursday, February 15!   Take Action Now!   Contact your Representative today and urge them to vote NO on H.R. 620. All Representatives can be reached through the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at […]

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