The Harnett County Division on Aging Coordinates services and programs for older adults, educates the public in successful aging, acts as a catalyst for new programs and services in the interest of older adults. Services for the elderly, including advocacy, information and referral, minor home repair, In-Home Aide-Level I, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Elderly Nutriton Program, Community, Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP), Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP/DA), Medicare Counseling through the SHIIP Program, and others.
Harnett County Tax Assistance for the Elderly and Disabled
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program)
The Harnett County Library will have tax assistance available to the public on Wednesdays beginning in February from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm and ending March 26, 2014. No appointment necessary. Bring photo ID, W2s, 1099s, etc. Sponsored by Campbell University School of Business and the VITA program.
The Erwin Library offers free tax assistance on Thursdays beginning January 30, 2014 running through mid April from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon. These sessions are by appointment only. The appointments are made through the Division on Aging at (910)893-7578. Sponsored by the VITA Program and Harnett County Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
The Coats Senior Center will offer free tax assistance beginning February 04, 2014 on Tuesdays from 9:15 – 12 noon. These sessions are by appointment only. Call the Coats Senior Center at (910)897-4616 to make your appointment. Sponsored by the VITA Program and the Harnett County Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
Proper disposal of unused drugs saves lives and protects the environment. Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse. Help protect your family, community and environment! Click on the title to view a listing of prescription drug disposal sites in Harnett County. Medication safety tips: Dispose of unused, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs. Be smart about storage; keep medicines in their original bottles or containers. Review all your medicines with your doctor or pharmacist, do this at least once a year, or when you start using a new medicine. Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children and away from pets. For more information 910-893-7550.
- We are hoping to host "Matter of Balance", a fall prevention course in the near future. Please contact Brittany Weathersbee at 910-814-6075 if you are interested in attending.