Monarch to provide services, manage homes for people with disabilities in Johnston County

Monarch will assume services and management of the homes from Johnston County Group Homes (JCGH) on Monday, Aug. 19. Melissa Hall, a regional director at Monarch, will oversee the agency’s operations in Johnston County. Terhune and Hall said people who received services from JCGH will not experience a disruption of services and the homes will remain in the existing locations.

“We are excited about the opportunity to serve the individuals in this area,” Hall said. “We have met the families, guardians, staff and individuals.  We are optimistic about developing positive relationships, helping people reach their dreams and welcoming them into the Monarch family.”

For more information about Monarch’s new sites and services in Johnston County, please contact Melissa Hall, regional director, at (910) 895-8466 or

Established in 1958, Monarch provides support statewide to thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance abuse challenges from more than 50 North Carolina counties. The agency is nationally accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) and is CABHA certified. Monarch, which operates The Arc of Stanly County, is an affiliate chapter of The Arc of North Carolina and The Arc of the United States. To learn more about how Monarch is “Helping Dreams Take Flight” for people living in our communities, please call (800) 230-7525 or visit

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