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

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Social Services to offer assistance on water bills

By Todd Luck / November 30, 2021

The Forsyth County Department of Social Services has been awarded $659,455 of NC Department of Health and Human Services’ $38 million in federal funding to establish a new water assistance program for households affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Local organizations donate Thanksgiving meals to DSS clients

By Todd Luck / November 23, 2021

Local organizations have donated approximately 52 turkey meals to the Forsyth County Department of Social Services to distribute to families receiving child welfare services and other DSS clients in need this Thanksgiving.


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Social Services and sponsors deliver Christmas early to foster kids

By Todd Luck / November 22, 2021

Forsyth County Department of Social Services (FCDSS) is delivering Christmas early with the help of 34 sponsors who donated presents to make sure 250 youth in the agency’s custody receive gifts this year.

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