Adult Day Care is the provision of an organized program of services during the day in a community group setting for the purpose of supporting adults personal independence and promoting their social, physical and emotional well being. The Adult Day Care programs in Buncombe County are licensed by the NC Division of Aging and Services for Adults and monitored by the local Social Service Agency.
Buncombe County Social Work Services provides an Adult Service Social Worker who case manages thirteen participants with developmental disabilities at the Irene Worthem Day Care, as well as elderly and/or disabled participants at Hominy Baptist Day Stay and CarePartners Mountain Care and Marci's Adult Day Services. These participants receive funding from the STATE ADULT DAY CARE FUND to pay for their participation at the Day Care.
Adult Day Care Services include
- Initial assessment to determine eligibility
- Develop service plan
- Complete cost sharing form
- Quarterly contacts
- Yearly reassessments
If you have questions regarding the above service please call the Adult Service Intake line at 250-5800.
What to bring with you
Social Security Card
How are services paid for?
State funds and Cost Sharing contributions from participants.
Do you suspect abuse?
To make an adult or child protective services report any time, day or night, call the numbers below:
Child Abuse: 828.250.5900
Adult Abuse: 828.250.5800
Report Communicable Disease
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If you would like to inquire about opening a Adult Care Home or Family Care Home or have concerns about a currently licensed Adult Care Home or Family Care Home call our Intake number at 828.250.5814 between the above hours.