Success Stories
Overcoming Struggles & Finding Affordable Housing
Our Community Inclusion Specialist worked with a consumer who was struggling to find affordable housing. She was homeless, and her newborn had to stay in the hospital until she found permanent residency. ADANC utilized CARES Funding to place her in a hotel and assisted her to find housing. 

She faced several struggles and countless negative results during her housing search, but she overcame them and can now provide for her newborn. 

The CIS worked with her continuously for four months, until they were able to secure housing within her price range. She is now the proud renter of a two-bedroom apartment that will provide a stable and safe environment for her child to come home!
Utilizing Self Advocacy
 A consumer of ADANC has been experiencing difficulties with her Home Owner’s Association. The Community Inclusion Specialist worked with the consumer to locate appropriate legislation to present to the Board. The consumer has learned to advocate efficiently and has been in contact with the HUD regarding this matter.

Her advocacy skills have grown and will help her to receive the request that she needs to mitigate her disability in her home. 
Our Vision is to see North Carolinians who experience a disability live in the communities of their choice and be empowered to address their own needs.

With your support we can make that vison a reality!

Support ADANC this year with a tax-deductible donation. Even small, monthly donations can help expand our programs and improve services.

NC Mask Mandate and Social Distancing Lifted
Governor Roy Cooper announced a new Executive Order which is to lift all mandatory capacity gathering limits, social distancing requirements, and most mandatory mask requirements effective immediately.

NC Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing explains NC mask and social distancing restrictions being eased.
While the State has made considerable progress in expanding vaccines to all, we encourage our supporters to keep wearing masks and maintain social distancing.
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The Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions Program (HOPE) is now accepting applications in 88 Counties across North Carolina.

This program provides rent and utility assistance to very low-income renters that are experiencing financial hardship due to the economic impacts of COVID-19.

Check out the NC HOPE Interactive Map to find your program.

The application deadline for the 2021 virtual North Carolina Youth Leadership Forum (NCYLF) has been extended until June 1st!

Apply TODAY to participate in this free, educational, and empowering event for young people with disabilities, ages 15-30, living in North Carolina!

Youth LEAD NC, a small youth-led nonprofit, is holding this year's virtual NCYLF from July 12th to the 23rd.
Delegates who attend will have the opportunity to meet people with similar interests, learn about the Disability Rights Movement, connect with resources in your community, and have a blast while becoming a young disability advocate! 
COVID-19 Vaccine Resources
COVID-19 vaccines are available in North Carolina to everyone ages 12 and older!

What you should know:
  • The vaccine is free everywhere in North Carolina.
  • No photo ID or insurance is needed.
  • Depending on where you get your vaccine, you may need to make an appointment.
  • U.S. citizenship is not required or checked.

 If you are a person with a disability and live in Durham, Franklin, Johnston, Orange or Wake counties and need assistance locating a vaccine provider, making an appointment or finding transportation to get the vaccine, please contact us. 

RIDE United NC
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United Way of the Greater Triangle, Lyft, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, and the NC Department of Transportation (in support of the North Carolina COVID-19 Public Health Coalition) are partnering to remove transportation barriers statewide for North Carolina residents who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Call: 1-844-771-RIDE
What We're Reading
Feds Issue New Rules For COVID-19 Vaccines At Facilities ...

Government officials are setting new expectations related to COVID-19 vaccines at institutions for people with disabilities and similar rules are under consideration for group homes as well.

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Biden Urged To Back Broad Changes To SSI

Dozens of federal lawmakers are calling on the Biden administration to support increasing Supplemental Security Income benefits, growing the asset limit, doing away with the marriage penalty and making other changes to the program. Members of...

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This project is supported, in part by grant number 1902NCILCL-00 from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201