A healthy place to live, work & raise a family.
One of the most important aspects of an area’s quality is healthcare, and once again, Stanly County, North Carolina excels, with an abundance of healthcare resources. We’re particularly proud of Carolinas Healthcare System Stanly, which delivers first-rate, state-of-the-art care right here at home. The Medical Center has earned industry recognition for its leadership in quality, medical technology, and customer service – and it’s home to a wide variety of primary care physicians and medical specialists. Retirees also find Stanly County particularly appealing because of its abundant and accessible healthcare.

In Stanly County, we have a large sector of mental health providers that are a great asset to the citizens of Stanly County and the surrounding region. GHA Autism Supports provides quality, community services to meet the unique needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Monarch is a nonprofit organization that supports thousands of people statewide with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness, and substance use challenges. Daymark Recovery Services provides mental health and substance abuse services to support citizens of all ages and their families with the greatest opportunity for recovery, independence and the highest quality of life.

Another asset in our county is the Stanly County Family YMCA. The Stanly County Family YMCA strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities.

Our area’s outdoor-oriented lifestyle gives residents so many ways to stay healthy, too. From hiking to canoeing, to sports programs and recreational swimming, there’s something here for everyone!