Department of Social Services

How to Report Child and Adult Abuse and Neglect

To report Child Abuse & Neglect, call (336) 703-ABUSE (703-2287) 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 (336) 703-ABUSE (703-2287))

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Department of Social Services News

Department of Social Services

Local organizations donate Thanksgiving meals to DSS clients

By Todd Luck / November 24, 2020

Local organizations have donated approximately 50 turkey meals to the Forsyth County Department of Social Services to distribute to foster families and other DSS clients in need this Thanksgiving.

Department of Social Services

NC HOPE - Rent and Utility Assistance Program

By Amanda Pruitt / October 30, 2020

HOPE (Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions Program) will provide rent and utility assistance to low- and moderate-income renters that have fallen behind due to the coronavirus pandemic.


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Stretch your Food Dollar!

By Amanda Pruitt / October 30, 2020

For pregnant women, new moms, infants, and children under the age of 5 - if you receive Food and Nutrition Services (Food Stamps), Medicaid or Work First Cash Assistance, you could be eligible for WIC!

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