Steps in and seeks to rectify any situation in the county in which a person's civil or human rights are being infringed upon. Also builds community through events such as picnics, Martin Luther King Birthday Observance, and various educational programs. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at 7pm at Choptank Electric in Denton.
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program resolves the problems of individuals in long-term care facilities, provides information and referral about facility selection and quality care, assists resident and family councils, promotes residents' rights and represents residents' needs and interests to public officials. Nursing homes and board and care homes (including assisted living) are visited by long-term care ombudsmen. Ombudsmen are advocates for residents, working with them, and for them, to address complaints. Confidentiality is central to all ombudsman work.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
The website offers a chat function and additional resources that are more specific.
The North County Clergy Association coordinates the following community events: A Community Thanksgiving Service with a Soup and Sandwich Fellowship, a Community Lenten Series, and an Easter Sunrise Service. The North County Clergy Association works cooperatively with Caroline County's National Day of Prayer Coordinator to provide a county-wide NDP event; Giving Grace Food Pantry at Trinity United Methodist Church in Goldsboro; and His Hope Ministries as they provide shelter and resources to individuals and families in need. The North County Clergy Association meets for fellowship and business on the last Wednesday of every month (except December, June and July) at the Greensboro Baptist Church Family Life Center at 10:00 AM. Officers are Doug Morley, President; Thomas Fisher, Vice-President; Karen Handy, Treasurer; and Paul Merritt, Secretary.