Department of Social Services

How to Report Child and Adult Abuse and Neglect

To report Child Abuse & Neglect call (336)703-(ABUSE) 2287 or fax 336-726-0249 (24 hrs 7 days a week)

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To report Adult Abuse and Neglect dial (336)703-3503 (after 5pm call 911)

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Department of Social Services News

Department of Social Services

Assistance coming for families with children eligible for free, reduced lunch

By Social Services / April 22, 2020

Families with children who would receive free and reduced lunch at school will be getting assistance to buy food as part of the new Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program.

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County in partnership to help homeless during COVID-19 outbreak

By Todd Luck / April 15, 2020

A coordinated effort between Forsyth County, City of Winston-Salem and the Continuum of Care is addressing the needs of the homeless population during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Receive NCDHHS Alerts: Text & Email Messages

By Amanda Pruitt / April 2, 2020

Food and Nutrition Services applicants/recipients and Medicaid applicants/beneficiaries can elect to recieve communication from NCDHHS via text messages and/or email alerts .

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