State Veterans Homes

The State of North Carolina is proud to offer four, full-service, State Veterans Homes. They are located adjacent to the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville, on the W.G. Hefner Medical Center campus in Salisbury, Kinston, and at Black Mountain. Please call our office at (919) 807-4263 for further information. Our Primary mission is to provide high quality care to Veterans, which will improve their quality of life. At the North Carolina State Veterans Homes, we know how to meet the special needs of veterans. Dedicated to excellence, our highly skilled professional staff provides exceptional care and activities to enrich individuals.

  • Comfort and security, encourages independence, meets individual needs and emphasizes personal choice.
  • Comfortable, spacious accommodations in an attractive environment.
  • Care provided by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certified nursing assistants under the direction of licensed physicians.
  • Registered dietician on staff.
  • Experienced social workers to assist Veterans and families.
  • Veterans Service Officer to assist Veterans and families in applying for VA Benefits.
  • Licensed by the State of North Carolina and approved for Medicare, Medicaid and third party insurance.
  • Complete team of therapists provide physical, occupational and speech therapy within the facility.
  • Specially designed therapeutic recreational programs directed by activity personnel on each unit.
  • Full range of in-house activities, community outings and programs involving local volunteer groups.
  • Special programs throughout the year honoring Veterans.
  • Hospital care provided by either the VA Medical Centers or local hospitals.


We serve all qualified North Carolina Veterans. The rate of payment is based on the actual cost of care and the individual’s ability to pay using available resources.

To be eligible, a veteran must:

  • Have served in the Armed Forces for other than training purposes.
  • Have been discharged under honorable conditions from the United States Armed Forces.
  • A veteran shall have resided in the State of North Carolina for two years immediately prior to the date of application.
  • Be referred by a licensed physician and be in need of skilled nursing care.
  • Be disabled by reason of age, disease, or other reasons determined through a physical exam.
    Our facility must be able to meet the need of the resident.

For information about the State Veterans Nursing Homes or assistance with the admission process, please refer to the following:

Fayetteville Location

NC State Veterans Home
214 Cochran Avenue
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Phone: 910-482-4131

Salisbury Location

NC State Veterans Home
W.G. Hefner Medical Center
1601 Brenner Avenue, Building #10
Salisbury, NC 28145

Phone: 704-638-4200 ext. 204

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 599
Salisbury, NC 28145

Kinston Location

NC State Veterans Home
2150 Hull Road
Kinston, NC 28504

Phone: 252-939-8000

Black Mountain Location

NC State Veterans Home
62 Lake Eden Road
Black Mtn., NC 28711

Phone: 828-257-6800