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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  Public Comment form

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Johnston County North Carolina

DSS - Adult Services

714 North Street
Smithfield, NC 27577

FAX: 919-938-0192


Debbie Henderson, Adult Services Supervisor

Services Provided or Description:  

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

Hours:  8:00 - 6:00 pm, Monday; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday through Friday adult services one must be disabled or over age 65. One must also meet income and resource requirements.

Ages Served:  18 and older

Eligibility:  In order to qualify for adult services one must be disabled or over age 65. One must also meet income and resource requirements.

Bilingual?  Bilingual services are available for all programs at Social Services.

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