Johnston County Public Health Department

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Johnston County
Public Health Department

517 N. Brightleaf Blvd.
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: (919) 989-5200

  Mon.-Thurs., 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public Health Director:
  Dr. Marilyn Pearson

Clinic Fax Numbers:
  Medical Records: 919-989-5278
  Primary Care: 919-989-5279
  Epidemiology: 919-989-5287
  Family Planning:  919-989-5266
  Maternity:  919-989-5266
  Child Health: 919-989-5199
  WIC: 919-989-5298

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Johnston County North Carolina

List of Community Resources in Johnston County for Adults

Resources are listed in alphabetical order by agency name.

Resources are not provided by JCPH. Scroll down to view all resources. Please direct questions to the individual agencies. JCPH is not responsible for the services provided by these agencies. We try to keep this information as up-to-date as possible, however, for best results, contact the agency listed directly.

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Youth and Children | Adults | Families | Persons with Disabilities | Seniors | Homeowners

Other Listings:
Healthcare Resources | Mental Health Resources

For more information about this list, or to have your organization added, changed or deleted, please contact the Health Department directly. Thank you.

Capital Area Workforce Center
Smithfield, NC

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Job search assistance, resume development, financial resources for training, employment planning, career assessment and counseling, on-site and virtual workshops, computer/internet access, job matching, career fairs and hiring events.

Community Care of Wake and Johnston Counties
Raleigh, NC

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Care management services to Carolina Access Medicaid patients. We connect them to community resources, and provide education and tools and resources.

Divine Destiny Adult Care, Inc.
Smithfield, NC

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Provides State-regulated Adult Day Health Care Services with professional staff for adults (age 18 and older) with chronic conditions.

These supervised services allow seniors, disabled adults and our Veterans to remain in their own homes and give their caregiver a much-needed break.

Services include:

  • Memory impairment program
  • Visually impaired program
  • Diabetic care program
  • Falls management program
  • Health care services (coordinated with personal physicians)
  • Assistance with mobility
  • Assistance with feeding
  • Transportation (contracted service)
  • Beautiful safe enclosed garden
  • Caregiver support services
  • Mild memory support services
  • Pet therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Reminiscent therapy
  • Level-specific physical and memory activities provided

DSS - Adult Services
Smithfield, NC

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In-Home Aides, Community Alternative Program/Disabled Adults (CAP-DA), Adult Homes Specialist, Adult Care Home Case Management, Adult Care Home and Nursing Home Financial Assistance, Adult Placement Services, and Protective Services for Disabled Adults.

DSS provides services for the in-home care of elderly and disabled adults through the In-home Aide Program and the Community Alternative Program for Adults (CAP-DA).

In-Home Aides may provide the following services:

  • Assistance with basic home maintenance skills such as housekeeping, laundry, and meal preparation.
  • Inpatient hospital care
  • Doctor's visits and clinical services
  • Outpatient hospital visits
  • Licensed home care services
  • Eyeglasses
  • Prescription medication
  • Laboratory and x-ray services
  • Nursing and hospice care
  • Durable medical equipment (e.g., walker)
  • Medically necessary ambulance transport
  • Dental care

DSS - Crisis Programs
Smithfield, NC

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  • Crisis Intervention Program (CIP)
  • General Assistance (GA)
  • Energy Neighbor
  • Low Income Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)

CIP provides emergency assistance to households that are in heating or cooling-related crisis.

GA provides funds to individuals for prescription medicines.

Energy Neighbor is a program that provides emergency assistance to a household for a heating or cooling-related crisis.

LIHEAP provides one-time assistance on heating bills which is paid directly to the heating provider.

DSS - Medicaid for Adults and the Disabled
Smithfield, NC

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Provides medical assistance to those individuals who meet the income and reserve test for the particular type of Medicaid for which they are applying. When one applies for Medicaid, eligibility for all Medicaid programs is evaluated to provide the greatest benefit to the client.

The different components of the Medicaid program are as follows:

  • Medical Assistance for Families (MAF)
  • Medicaid for Pregnant Women (MPW)
  • Medicaid for Infants and Children (MIC)
  • North Carolina Health Choice
  • Medicaid "Be Smart" Family Planning Program

DSS - Services for the Blind
Smithfield, NC

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Provides assistance intended for individuals who are blind or visually impaired to achieve their maximum potential. These services are provided through the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Services for the Blind.

The programs available in this area coordinate services in:

  • Independent Living
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Prevention of Blindness

Fuller Center for Housing

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Building and/or repairing homes for low- or fixed-income families.

Harbor, Inc.
Smithfield, NC

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Harbor provides:

  • 24-hour shelter for abused women and children
  • 24-hour Crisis Line support
  • Domestic violence, sexual assault, and life skills support groups
  • Advocacy and support to victims and displaced homemakers
  • Safety planning for victims trying to leave an abuser or victims who have left recently
  • Support and guidance to family members of the victim
  • Presentations to local clubs, churches, employers, groups to spread awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault

Programs include:

  • Court Advocacy program
  • Sexual assault program
  • Children's program
  • New Choices program

Johnston County Industries
Selma, NC

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Services and programs include:

  • Vocational evaluation services
  • Community-based assessments
  • Work First employment services
  • Employee development services
  • Community employment services - job placement, training and support
  • Employment Network / Ticket to Work
  • Supported employment and long-term follow-up
  • Community activity and employment transition services
  • Personal enrichment / life skills training
  • Community Alternatives Program Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
  • (CAP I/DD) Services - Day supports
  • Supported employment and long-term support
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation services
  • Yes I Can - at-risk youth and dislocated workers
  • Cyber Cafe - culinary training for dislocated workers

Johnston County Workforce Development Center
Clayton, NC

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Employability classes designed to educate and train individuals for success in the workplace.

Human Resource Development (HRD) provides skill assessment services, employability skills training and career development counseling to unemployed and underemployed adults.

Johnston Recovery Services (JRS)
Clayton, NC

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Methadone and Suboxone Outpatient clinic to help individuals overcome addiction to heroin, opium, and opiate-based prescription medication.

Lindley Habilitation Services
Raleigh, NC

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Services/Programs Provided:


  • Home and community services
  • Unlicensed AFL homes
  • supported employment
  • enhanced services
  • crisis services
  • personal care
  • respite
  • individual caregiver training education

Agency Training:

  • NCI (all levels)
  • Red Cross CPR & FA
  • OSHA

Private Pay Services:

  • One-on-one or 2:1 ratio per family request

Partnership for Children of Johnston County - Assuring Better Child Development and Health (ABCD)
Selma, NC

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The ABCD project coordinator provides ongoing support to physicians and their staff as they evaluate their current screening and referral process and plan for improvement. Resources available to participating ABCD project practices are:

  • In-Office training and technical assistance
  • Monthly office consultations
  • Low or no-cost program materials
  • Referral guide/directory

Partnership for Children of Johnston County - Teacher Incentive Program (TIP)
Selma, NC

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An incentive program for early care and education professionals that promotes a highly qualified childcare workforce.

Project Access of Johnston County
Smithfield, NC

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Project Access exists to assist communities across the nation with establishing and sustaining coordinated systems of charity care. There are 17 active Project Access programs in North Carolina, each unique to its own community.

Project Access of Johnston County/Harnett County is a physician-led volunteer initiative that gives low-income, uninsured county residents access to comprehensive medical care. Through Project Access, physicians and community partners like Johnston Health or Betsy Johnson Hospital, donate medical services without receiving reimbursement or compensation.

The Enhancement Center
Clayton, NC

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Mental Health services: Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR)