Department of Social Services

How to Report Child and Adult Abuse and Neglect

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

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Social Services Rings Bells for Child Abuse Prevention Month

By Todd Luck / April 9, 2019

Forsyth County Department of Social Services commemorated National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month with a proclamation and hand bell ringing on Monday, April 8.

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EBT benefits will be issued for April 2019.

By Tiffiany Lamarque / March 19, 2019

Families and individuals who normally receive Food and Nutrition Services benefits from April 1-11 will receive benefits on their normal day. Those scheduled to receive benefits from April 12-21 will receive them on April 12.


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Elder Abuse Awareness Walk to be Held at Triad Park

By Todd Luck / March 14, 2019

The Piedmont Triad Eighth Annual Elder Abuse Awareness Walk, Stroll and Roll will take place June 15 at Triad Park, 9652 E. Mountain St, in Kernersville. Registration and a vendor fair will start at 9 a.m. The opening ceremony and walk kick-off will be at 10 a.m.

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Notice of Your Rights Under Hawkins VS. Cohen

By Amanda Pruitt / March 8, 2019

As per NC DHHS Medicaid Office, these notices must be posted on local websites and within the DSS agency.


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