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Services for the Aged

Duplin County Services for the Aged began operating as a County Department in July, 1974, and the Nutrition Program began in September, 1975.  These two programs consolidated into one department in January, 1979.  In May, 2007, Duplin County Services for the Aged and Duplin County Public Transportation were consolidated into one department. 

The primary objective of the agency is to serve as an advocate for persons sixty years of age and older to achieve a better quality of life.

The Senior Center serves as a community focal point, on Aging for programs and activities that are designed to meet the mental, emotional, social and physical needs for older adults, and enhance their dignity, support their independence and encourage their involvement in and with the community.

The Senior Center operates four congregate nutrition sites within the county in the following locations:

  • Beulaville Nutrition Site (Beulaville Presbyterian Church) 205 East Main Street, Beulaville, N.C. (9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)
  • Faison Nutrition Site (Wellness & Recreation Center) 184 Park Circle Drive, Faison, N.C. (10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
  • Kenansville Nutrition Site (Senior Center) 213 Seminary Street, Kenansville, N.C. (10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
  • Wallace Nutrition Site (Campbell Center) 209 Clement Street, Wallace, N.C.  (10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
Services Available:
  • Alzheimer’s/Caregiver Support Group
  • Agency Newsletter
  • Annual Events:  Senior Christmas Party; Senior Fun Day; Volunteer Recognition Event
  • Centennial Program
  • Congregate Nutrition Sites
  • Duplin American Association of Retired Persons Chapter
  • Ensure
  • Family Caregiver/Respite
  • Health Promotions – Evidence Base Programs
  • Homebound Meals
  • Housing Home Improvement
  • Income Tax Assistance
  • Information & Referral
  • In Home Aide Level 1
  • Legal Services provided by Legal Aid of North Carolina
  • Neuse River Senior Games
  • Operation Fan-Heat Relief
  • Outreach
  • Seniors Health Insurance Information Program
  • Senior Trips
  • Telephone Reassurance
  • Transportation
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Phone: (910) 296-2140
Fax: (910) 296-2128