SUBCHAPTER 06G ‑ SENIOR COMPANION
SECTION .0100 ‑ SCOPE OF SERVICE
10A NCAC 06G .0101 SCOPE OF SENIOR COMPANION
Primary Service. Senior Companion programs serve a dual purpose:
(1) the Senior Companion program provides part‑time community service opportunities for low‑income persons aged 60 and over with an hourly stipend to assist in defraying the costs associated with volunteering; and
(2) the Senior Companion program provides one‑on‑one assistance to adults who have developmental disabilities or other medical or social problems or both who would benefit from companionship, therefore preventing isolation.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑181.1(c);
Eff. March 1, 1994;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.