Mountain Area Community Services, Inc. (MACS) provides a full continuum of services for children, adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Western North Carolina. Since 2004, the company has emphasized care and service for all its clients.

From their three regional offices in Marion, Brevard and Arden, MACS promotes core values that direct everyone’s work, from the founders to the staff and even the volunteers. These core values distinguish Mountain Area Community Services, Inc. as the service provider of choice for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. The MACS core values include:

  • Shared control: everyone — the client, the family, caregivers and service providers — participates in decisions
  • Providing choices: giving our clients options instead of orders
  • Dignity and respect: for all individuals, all the time
  • Encouraging self-worth: revealing the inherent value in all human beings
  • Promoting independence: enabling self-reliance and self-actualization
  • Quality assurance: practicing continuous quality improvement
  • Expressed equality: freedom from discrimination for all our clients

Please call or email any regional office for more information. Ask us how we can serve you better or improve our service to you and your family.

Serving the Developmentally Challenged in WNC

MACS supports the economic, social, physical, intellectual and mental well-being of its clients through a full range of periodic and regular services. MACS provides:

  • Job training
  • Help finding work
  • A place to go during the day
  • Residential facilities
  • Help performing daily living tasks
  • Training to achieve more independence
  • In-home skill building
  • Introduction to community events
  • Personal care
  • Supervised field trips

Supporting WNC Caregivers

Caregivers and family members play important roles in the lives of people with developmental disabilities. MACS therefore offers support to those vital partners through:

  • Respite care
  • Training
  • Moral support
  • Guidance through social systems
  • Introduction to community-based networks for additional assistance

Fully Accredited, Insured and Safe

MACS, Inc. is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). MACS serves these western North Carolina counties:

  • Buncombe
  • Haywood
  • Henderson
  • Macon
  • Madison
  • McDowell
  • Mitchell
  • Polk
  • Transylvania
  • Yancey