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Below: Proclamation of Vulnerable Adult and Elder Abuse and Exploitation Awareness Month in Chatham County. Click on the image to view it at full size.

Helping Seniors Since 1974

Our goal is to provide programs and services to assist older adults in maintaining quality of life and independence at home.

Western Chatham Senior Center

112 Village Lake Road, Siler City, NC 27344
(919) 742-3975

Eastern Chatham Senior Center

365 NC-87, Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 542-4512

Notices

Request for Bids:

The Chatham County Council on Aging is accepting bids for in-home aide services for older adults in Chatham County for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020. The Council on Aging has about 80 clients who receive Level II and III in-home aide services and caregiver respite. Funding for the program comes from several sources, including the State Home and Community Care Block Grant (HCCBG), local government, other grants, contributions and donations. Businesses submitting bids must have been in operation and complied with all local, state and federal laws for at least three years, and have a working knowledge of State Rule 10A NCAC 13J and the HCCBG standards for in-home aide services covering such areas as aide competency, training and oversight, assessment and service planning, service priorities, and documentation and quality assurance. HCCBG funding requires adherence to the Expanded Home Care Licensure Rules. Businesses must submit with the bid proof of liability and workers compensation insurance, proof of licensing by the NC Division of Health Service Regulation, verification for appropriate criminal background and Nurse Aide certification policies, and certification that there are no overdue tax debts. The specific aide services include personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation and caregiver respite.  Closing bid date is May 22, 2020 at 5 pm. For more information, contact Dennis Streets, Director of the Council on Aging at 919-542-4512. Bids must be received at P.O. Box 715, Pittsboro, NC 27312 or the Eastern Chatham Senior Center, 365 Highway 87 N Pittsboro, or via email at dennis.streets@chathamcoa.org.  Chatham County Council on Aging reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive as an informality any immaterial irregularities or minor errors contained in a proposal. 

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The Interfaith Food Shuttle (IFFS) Mobile Market will take place this Thursday, June 4th from 11AM - 4PM at St. Julia's Catholic Church in Siler City.

The distribution is FREE and open to the public. Each vehicle will receive shelf-stable dry foods, frozen casserole meals, fresh produce and recipe booklets!
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