Residence Application

We make retirement in Western North Carolina accessible and more equitable.

There are four ways to apply. Please call 828‐452-9747 if you have questions about our community, the application process, or need assistance completing the application.

1. Mail:
Mail applications to
Givens Great Laurels
80 Candler Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

2. Email:
Email applications to
[email protected]

3. Fax:
Fax applications to

4. In-Person Appointment:
Schedule an appointment
by calling 828‐452-9747
and deliver the
application in person.

If your application is approved, you will receive a letter letting you know you’ve been added to the waitlist. Each building and program have a waitlist and the lengths of those lists vary and fluctuate. Please read our FAQs to learn more.

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Next Steps

Givens Great Laurels will contact waitlist applicants annually by first-class mail. If the applicant fails to respond regarding the applicant’s desire to remain on the waiting list, the household will be removed from the waiting list.

Applicants must contact Givens Great Laurels in writing if information changes (i.e., address, phone numbers, number of household members, number of future household members, criminal history, income, etc.).