Helpful Hands and Hearts, a project of the Lake Gaston Retirement Village Foundation, Inc., organizes volunteers to help meet the needs of seniors who are living at home and need assistance to physically access their home, physicians, pharmacies, and more. Volunteers also make home visits with individuals who are house bound or not able to get out frequently for socialization.

The American Red Cross Frederick E. Turnage Chapter serves Halifax, Northampton, Nash, Edgecombe, and Wilson Counties. Our main office is located at 326 S. Franklin St., Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Our satelite office is at 2305 Wellington Dr., Ste. G, Wilson, NC 27893.

You many feel it is your responsibility but you do not have to do it alone, you do not have to be a superman or superwoman. Roanoke Valley Adult Day Center has been privileged to serve the elderly and disabled and their families for the past 27 years.

Northampton County Office on Aging helps to meet the dietary needs of their elderly clients.  Each of these participants is age 60 or older.  The participants are homebound, some of them have a form of disability, and/or they are unable to prepare a well-balanced meal for themselves.  

It is an ongoing struggle to receive and maintain quality care for many of the people they serve.  Therefore, preference is given to those who are greatly deprived both socially and economically and/or low-income minorities.  We continue to serve citizens in eleven towns:  Conway, Galatia, Garysbury, Gaston, Henrico, Jackson, Milwaukee, Rich Square, Seabord, Severn, and Woodland.