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Elderly Services

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Legal Aid of North Carolina
Legal Aid of North Carolina-Fayetteville Office

Provides free legal assistance to income eligible individuals. Handles civil cases, family law, consumer, Social Security matters, elderly law, and public benefits. Does not handle separation and/or divorce. Special units handle cases for older adults and Native Americans. Domestic violence prevention program provides legal assistance to persons who are victims of domestic violence.

327 Dick Street, Suite 103, Fayetteville, NC 28301
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Holiday Assistance
James McAllister Christmas Fund

Benefits selected African-American residents of Cross Creek Township. Trustees of the fund determine allocation of a small financial gift at Christmas. Must apply in person during the month of November. Applicant must be 70 and over to be considered. Disbursement of funds is announced through the newspaper near the time of allocation. Call for more information.

2547 Ravenhill Drive, Suite 201, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Legal Services
Mid-Carolina Council of Governments - Area Agency on Aging

This service is intended to provide older individuals with legal advice and representation, appropriate referrals to human services agencies or pro-bono services, as well as community education.

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cumberland County Council on Adults
Cumberland County Council on Adults

Meals on Wheels for adults 60 and over. Minor home repair, in home-aid, telephone reassurance program, Senior companion program and Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) which helps to better understand medicare.

339 Devers Street Fayetteville, NC 28303
Monday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM; Tuesday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM; Thursday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM; Friday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM