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Wilkes Community Resources: Adult Services

Adult Day Care - Ruby Pardue Blackburn Adult Day Health Care Center

Provides 6 different levels of care as determined by a nurse's assessment. Health care monitoring, incontinence care, and therapy services offered.

1915 West Park Dr.

Suite 200

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

(336) 667-5926

Appalachian Senior Programs-Foster Grandparent Program

Volunteers age 60+ are assigned 1-3 special needs children and assist in any area where a child needs help. Volunteers serve 20 hrs. per wk and receive $2.50 per hour as reimbursement for travel and meals.


PO Box 50


Jefferson, NC 28694




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Wilkes Senior Resources / Respite Care Program

Provides in-home respite care to allow caregivers time off. Service provided to adults age 60 and up with at least one physical disability.  Must be able to walk or transfer in and out of bed or wheelchair. Two levels of service are available: Level 1 Housekeeping - Housekeepers perform weekly household tasks up to 2 hours weekly; Level 2 CNA - Personal Care is provided as well as companionship and some household chores for 1-2 visits per week.

(336) 667-5927

Adult Developmental Activity Program (ADAP)

Provides necessary services and supports to enable adults with developmental disabilities to become full participating members of the community.

902 Boston Avenue

PO Box 968

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Robin Whittington

(336) 667-1800

(336) 667-0694

Clingman Education Center

Basic skills, computer classes, job training information, AHSD or GED through WCC.

3317 Clingman Road

PO Box 7

Ronda, NC 28670

Allan Call

(336) 984-2207

(336) 838-6118

Wilkes Senior Resources / Senior Center

Provides classes, education, arts & crafts, clubs, trips, and health services. Activities and informational programs for seniors. Assists with transportation, delivers groceries or prescription medicine if the person is sick or home bound, and the Summer Fan Program. Information and referral to connect clients to other services. Respite Care. For seniors 60 years and above.

228 Fairplains School Road

PO Box 2695

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

(336) 667-5281

American Diabetes Association - Yadkin Valley Senior Community Center

To improve and maintain independent wellness for the senior community through advocacy, nutrition, volunteerism and vigorous programming to promote healthy minds, bodies and spirits.

121 Delos Martin Drive


Jonesville, NC 28642



Special Assistance and Long Term Care - DSS

Special Assistance offers a cash supplement to help pay for room and board in an adult care home or group home. Long Term Care offers a cash supplement to help pay for room and board in a long term care or skilled nursing facility. Payments are made to the vendor.


304 College Street


Wilkesboro, NC 28697