Aging and Adult Services General Information and Announcements

Changes to Adult Day Services Fund

Public Comments are now open regarding the proposed changes. Please see the proposed rule and accompanying information related to the changes under the DOCUMENTS Section of this notice. For additional information, you may contact Misty Piekaar McWilliams via email at  or by phone at (919) 855-4980.

State Aging Plan: Advancing Equity in Aging

We are thrilled to announce that our 4-year State Aging Plan (2023-2027), Advancing Equity in Aging, is now officially live. Please visit the new State Aging Plan website to access. 

Multisector Plan for Aging (MPA): All Ages, All Stages NC

The All Ages, All Stages NC page is now live! 

Stay tuned for further updates and announcements regarding the steering committee stakeholder workgroups as we work together to create a vibrant and inclusive community for all ages, all stages. Final selections for the steering committee will be made by July 24th, with email notifications sent to the selected participants. If you wish to join a workgroup, please do so using this link. Stakeholder workgroups will form in August and meet every month. 

FY2022 - 2023 RFA Emergency Solutions Grants Program           

Division Issuing Notice
Division of Aging and Adult Services

Date of Notice
July 19, 2022


The purpose of this Request for Application (RFA) is to solicit applications from non-profits and local units of government who are interested in providing the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) services related to assisting individuals or families that are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless.


NC ESG funds are intended to be used as part of a crisis response system using a low barrier, housing-focused approach to ensure that homelessness is rare, brief, and one time.  Activities can include:

  • Engaging homeless individuals and families living on the street;
  • Improving the number and quality of emergency shelters for homeless individuals and families;
  • Helping operate emergency shelters;
  • Providing essential services to emergency shelter residents,
  • Rapidly rehouse homeless individuals and families, and
  • Preventing families and individuals from becoming homeless.


The Division of Aging and Adult Service, NC DHHS will accept applications for ESG funding from Continuums of Care (CoC). The applications will recommend non-profit or local government agencies for funding. Recommended agencies will contract directly with NC DHHS, Division of Aging and Adult Services, for funding or with a Fiscal Sponsor, who will then contract directly with NC DHHS_DAAS.

How to Apply

Applications in response to the RFA must be received through Smartsheet submission by 5pm on Monday, October 3, 2022.  All applications received by this deadline will be reviewed.  Late applications will not be reviewed.

Please see the application for a complete list of all information that must be submitted.

RFA Instructional Session and Q&A

All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of the in-person technical assistance sessions below, being offered by the NC ESG Office, to review and discuss the 2022-2023 NC ESG RFA:

Tuesday, July 26, 10am-12pm:
Registration Link: 

Thursday, July 28, 10am-12pm (new applicants):
Registration Link: 

Tuesday, August 2, 1pm-3pm
Registration Link: 

In the process of administering this program, NC DHHS-DAAS will make decisions and interpretations regarding regional, fiscal, and project applications. NC DHHS-DAAS is entitled to the full discretion allowed by law in making all such decisions and interpretations. NC DHHS-DAAS reserves the right to request additional information from any applicant. NC DHHS-DAAS reserves the right to reject any and all applications received. NC DHHS-DAAS reserves the right to amend, modify, or withdraw provisions contained in this application that are inconsistent or in conflict with state or federal laws or regulations. All applications for NC ESG funding become the property of NC DHHS-DAAS.

Deadline for Submission

Monday, October 3 at 5:00 pm via Smartsheet submission.  Smartsheet link will be provided at a later date.

How to Obtain Further Information

Direct all inquiries concerning this RFA to:

Lisa Worth
ESG Homeless Programs Coordinator
Phone: 919-605-0085

Chris Battle
ESG Homeless Programs Coordinator
Phone: 919-675-3067

Alissa Pritchett
ESG Homeless Programs Coordinator
Phone: 919-614-5777

RFA Application Documents are found on the NC DHHS_DAAS Grant Opportunities website located:

This page was last modified on 10/23/2023