The ST. CHARLES COUNCIL ON AGING, INC. is a private non-profit corporation serving as the area agency for St. Charles Parish. It is the responsibility of this agency to administer a comprehensive and coordinated service system which provides the kinds and levels of services needed by the elderly and to seek adequate resources for those services.
ST. CHARLES COUNCIL ON AGING, INC. is governed by a 13-member volunteer board of directors. A paid staff supervises and administers the services provided by the Council on Aging. There are no fees for services; however, contributions from participants are used to increase services.
A 21-member advisory council is responsible for planning and evaluating services. The ST. CHARLES COUNCIL ON AGING, INC. Area Agency on Aging provides services without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, political affiliation or disabilities. ST. CHARLES COUNCIL ON AGING, INC. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency.
The assistant to the director has been designated to coordinate efforts to comply with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The telecommunications device for the deaf TDD relay number is (504) 949-4413.