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Trust the Council on Aging of Buncombe County to provide personal, caring support and to assist you with the challenges of growing older. At the Council on Aging of Buncombe County you will find referrals and help. Whether you are learning the Medicare system, looking for services to help you stay healthy and independent at home, or need support in taking care of others, the Council on Aging of Buncombe County can help you to make the right connections.

Making a Difference in our Community

Our Vision:

A community where everyone has the opportunity to age successfully.

Our Mission:

Promote the independence, dignity, and well-being of adults through service, education, and advocacy.


The Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. is a charitable organization 501(c)(3) registered with the Secretary of State of the State of North Carolina. You can find out more about our organization at the Secretary of State of North Carolina website and click on Search Our Registry to look up the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc.


History

  • Established in 1964 as Buncombe County Committee on Aging, Inc.
  • Renamed in 1973 as Buncombe County Council on Aging, Inc.
  • Renamed in 2003 as Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc.
  • In 2014, the Council On Aging of Buncombe County celebrated its 50th anniversary!
  • Secured more than $2 million dollars in benefits for clients in 2017.
  • We provide more than 10,000 services a year to individuals.

Diversity and Inclusion

Council on Aging of Buncombe County (COAbc) is committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion. For over 50 years, our organization has recognized the value of equity and anti-discrimination in the health and well-being of our community. Our mission to promote the independence, dignity and well-being of adults through service, education, and advocacy describes our investment in Buncombe County and the tremendous impact that we believe unbiased access to support has on the individuals and families we serve. 

You will find information about our programs and services on this site or contact us at info@COAbc.org or call us at (828) 277-8288. We look forward to helping you to age with choice.

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