Housing Options and Facilities

405 Barbour Rd.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-0076

Ekklesia I and II is a HUD–subsidized retirement complex in a quiet part of town off Barbour Road. About two blocks from Morehead Plaza Shopping Center, Ekklesia I and II includes 94 one-bedroom units and six two-bedroom units, all arranged in clusters around the community center, which houses laundry facilities, a...more about Ekklesia I and Ekklesia II

812 Shepard St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-0453

Locally owned and operated, Harborview Towers is in a downtown residential neighborhood on the Morehead City waterfront overlooking Bogue Sound. The modern 10-story, 50-apartment complex is adjacent to Harborview Health Care Center, a skilled-nursing and intermediate-care facility for 122 patients. Residents purchase lifetime rights, with deeds of trust, to live in...more about Harborview Towers

3020 Market St.
Newport, NC 28570
(252) 223-2600

Somerset Court offers 16 beautifully furnished, two-bedroom apartments, each accommodating four residents who are able to live independently with some assistance. Assistance includes three nutritious meals a day (with special diet considerations) served in the dining room; laundry and housekeeping services; medication monitoring and administering; scheduled transportation; and a variety of social,...more about Somerset Court of Newport

Veterans Groups

Because of the proximity of several military bases and military hospitals, Carteret County is home to many veterans. The more than 9,000 veterans living on the Crystal Coast make up nearly one-fifth of the permanent population. There are numerous veterans' organizations in the area, and all welcome new members. The Carteret County Veterans' Service Office at 3710-B John Platt Drive in Morehead City (252) 728-8440, offers problem-solving services to veterans. The Carteret County Veterans Council, (252) 223-5056, is the coordinating body for member veterans' organizations of Carteret County, and meets at the Veterans' Service Office. The council sponsors the Morehead City Veterans Day Parade and Carteret County Memorial Day Ceremony and promotes exhibits and issues relevant to veterans.

The Morehead City VA Outpatient Clinic, (252) 240-2349, operated by the Durham VA Medical Center, is located at 5420 U.S. Highway 70 West in Morehead City. The clinic, which is open Monday through Friday, provides primary care, mental health, immunizations, dental and blood-drawing services by appointment to VA enrolled patients in Carteret, Craven, Jones and Pamlico counties. Walk-in and emergency services are not available.

Other veterans' organizations in the area include Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2401, (252) 728-4390; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9960, (252) 393-8053 and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 749, (252) 393-6178.

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