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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Hanesbrands donates backpacks to foster children

By John Thacker / August 13, 2019

This past week, Hanesbrands Customer Service Managers Telesia Dubose and Paula Shumate provided and delivered 126 new book bags for children in the custody of the Forsyth County Department of Social Services.

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Forsyth County Social Services Wins Two Best Practice Awards

By Todd Luck / August 2, 2019

Forsyth County Department of Social Services employees took home two honors at the Social Services Institute’s Best Practice Awards held in Hickory on July 31.

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NC Medicaid Transformation: Selecting a New Health Plan

By Department of Social Services / July 23, 2019

There are numerous ways Medicaid beneficiaries can select a new managed care plan. Beneficiaries who do not select a plan before Sept. 16 will be automatically enrolled.

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Sheriff Kimbrough Speaks to Foster Teens at Graduation Celebration

By Todd Luck / June 24, 2019

Sheriff Bobby Kimbrough shared words of inspiration with teens in foster care who recently graduated high school at the LINKS Graduation Celebration on June 20.

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