Please take a moment to review our revised Resource Directory – many new features are available! Resources have been added and some are no longer available. Select category of interest from the drop-down below or you can search by name of resource provider or topic. (Some resources provide services that are found in multiple categories.) For additional information, select “more info”. (lower left) To view a map of the location – select “show maps”.(lower right)
Johnston County Employment Security Commission OfficeJohnston County Employment Security Commission OfficeLocal office – Johnston Country resources
Resources to Support Employment and Life Plans
NORTH CAROLINA CARE-LINE 1-800-662-7030
This is a number that you can call to find out about community resources all over North Carolina.
Johnston County IndustriesJohnston County IndustriesVocational Rehab/ Employment training- Disabled -Chronic Mental Illness Recovery
JCI provides community rehabilitation facility to evaluate, train, and return individuals with vocational barriers to employment. In addition to employing Johnston County residents, JCI places persons with disabilities, who have received services at JCI, in employment.
Unity House is a psychosocial rehabilitation program which serves persons with chronic mental illness. Offers ABE/GED courses Referrals are made to the program from local management entities and case managers. Referrals must be 21 and older.
Call General Inquires for more information.
No longer managed by Johnston County Mental Health
Johnston County Public Health DepartmentJohnston County Public Health DepartmentChild/Adult/Women’s Health, WIC, Behavioral Health, Vaccines
Mon.-Thurs., 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Programs and Services
- Child Health Services
- Women’s Health Services
- Prenatal Services
- Family Planning Services
- OB Care Manager
- Adult Health Services
- Epidemiology Services
- Health Information and Education
- Classes and Events
- Information for Patients and Consumers
- Information for Medical Providers
Johnston Recovery Services provides outpatient,medication-assisted treatment using methadone and Buprenorphine, combined with counseling and group therapy, to help opiate addicted individuals refrain from using illicit narcotics. JRS is a Methadone Maintenence Treatment Program. Clients are required to visit the clinic daily and can earn Take-Home Medication as they progress through the program. To ensure the highest level of care and provide for the best outcomes, we provide individual treatment planning tailored to each client.
Johnston-Lee-Harnett Community Action, Inc.Johnston-Lee-Harnett Community Action, Inc.Mortgage/Foreclosure/Financial Assistance
- Emergency help for paying bills
Rent help and eviction prevention
Debt counseling, job finding services, and more.
Housing and weatherization assistance
Crisis intervention programs
The Johnston-Lee-Harnett Community Action, Inc. is a non-profit organization that offers several services and resources to low and moderate income families in the county. The emergency plan provides emergency grants and other forms assistance to people who need help with bills and are facing a crisis situation. Funding is available to help meet crisis needs of individuals when there is no other resource or programs available to them. Emergency assistance comes from local churches, charities, local area ministries, The United Way, Catholic Charities, and emergency shelter and food grants. In addition, food closets are located throughout the area and they are run by local area ministries volunteers and work closely with the community action agency. You can get help for utility bills, food, vouchers for gasoline, and more as funding is available.
Kenly residents only: Application and voucher required
- M-Th-F 9 am – 11 am
- Tues 2 pm – 3 pm
- Wed 2 pm – 5 pm
Mental Health Association in Johnston County, IncMental Health Association in Johnston County, Inc Contact: Marie Dodson – Executive Director
Marie Dodson, Executive Director – firstname.lastname@example.org (919) 553-8210
Healthy Minds/Health Children
ADHD/ADD/ODD Support Group
Parents of BiPolar, Mood & Depression Disorder Group
May is Mental Health Month
National Depression Screening Day
Senior Center Programs
Operation Santa Claus
JCC Special Education Scholarship
Every other Monday
Johnston County Courthouse Hours of Operation
Operating hours for the courthouse are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The doors to the courthouse open at 8:00 a.m. unless you are an employee with a badge.