Senior Services

811 George Street
P.O. Box 12039
New Bern, NC 28561-2039
Human Services Coordinator:
Kim Grissom
kim.grissom@cravencountync.gov
Phone: (252) 638-1790
Fax: (252) 638-3120


Senior Center located at 811 George Street, New Bern, NC 28560

Mission Statement

To provide services to enhance the quality of life for older adults in Craven County, allowing them to remain active and independent and in their own homes.


Craven County Elder Abuse Prevention Forum—May 16th, 2:00-4:30
Craven County Senior Center—811 George Street, New Bern

Please join Craven County DSS & the Area Agency on Aging on May 16th   to learn more about elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.  Presenters include District Attorney Scott Thomas, Ombudsman Sheila Lewis, P'lar Huffman of Wells Fargo, and Adult Protective Services Supervisor Tonja Davis.  Learn how to recognize the signs, who to contact, how the legal system gets involved, and what everyone can do to protect our seniors and disabled adults.

Call Mary Ann Mehan at 636-4900, extension 3109, for more information.  Click here for the printable flyer to share !

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 ** URGENT NEED FOR VOLUNTEERS IN CRAVEN COUNTY **

WHAT: Drivers needed to deliver meals to Craven County Seniors
WHEN: Monday through Friday
TIME NEEDED: 1 ½ to 2 hours
You can volunteer one day a month or everyday!!
WHERE: Two pick up locations:
George Street Senior Center
811 George Street
New Bern, NC
10:00 am Monday - Friday
Havelock Senior Center
314 East Main Street
Havelock, NC
11:30 am Monday - Friday
HOW: Contact the Craven County Senior Center
(252) 638-1790

Click here for a printable flyer to share!


General Services

Meals on Wheels 

Home delivered meals are distributed each weekday to approximately 100 older adults. To be eligible, an individual must be at least 60 years of age and basically unable to prepare a nutritious meal for his or her self. For more details and/or to apply, contact the Meals on Wheels Office at (252) 638-1790.

There is an on-going need for volunteers to deliver meals. Anyone who has access to a vehicle and can spare as little as a couple of hours at least one morning per month should contact Marilyn Bond at (252) 638-1790.

Congregate Nutrition Sites

Three locations: New Bern, Harlowe, Vanceboro
Meals, activities, educational programs
Open to all citizens at least 60 years of age

Health Promotion Programs

Educational seminars, exercise classes, yoga, arts and crafts, special programs for the visually impaired and hard of hearing are available free of charge to individuals at least 60 years of age.

Volunteer Program 

Opportunities are available to help older adults and other members of the community stay active. Volunteers deliver meals to the homebound, help serve food at congregate meal sites, lead recreational programs, and help with special events.

Locations and Hours of Operation

All locations are open Monday through Friday except for county holidays.

Administrative Office George Street Center
811 George Street 811 George Street
New Bern, NC New Bern, NC
(252) 638-1790 (252) 638-1790
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Harlowe Site Vanceboro Site
125 Old Godette Rd. 8749 US 17 North
Havelock, NC Vanceboro, NC
(252) 447-3099 (252) 244-1219
Hours: 8:30am - 12:30pm Hours: 9:30am - 1:30pm


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