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

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Public Announcement On Accessing Services

By Department of Social Services / March 18, 2020

The Department of Social Services office remains open with core staffing in place. Many service lines are implementing modifications to processes to allow the public to access information and services through alternative means.

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Child Care Application Appointments - Saturday March 14th and Saturday March 28th cancelled

By Amanda Pruitt / March 13, 2020

Forsyth County citizens who received appointment notices to come into the Department of Social Services to make an application for Subsidized Child Care Assistance (Day Care) on Saturday March 14th or Saturday March 28th have been cancelled.


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Changes to the Public Charge Test

By Amanda Pruitt / March 12, 2020

Rules regarding the public charge test used by immigration officials to determine if a person is likely to become dependent on the the government for support have changed recently.

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FC DSS Child Support agents among top in the state for February

By Todd Luck / March 12, 2020

Four Child Support agents with Forsyth County Department of Social Services were recognized by the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) as being among the top child support lump sum collectors in the state for February 2020


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Reentry Expo to be held April 23

By Todd Luck / March 10, 2020

The Third Annual Reentry Expo will be Thursday, April 23, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hanes Hosiery Recreation Center, 501 Reynolds Blvd (located on Bus Route 91).

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Social Services celebrates Social Work Month

By Todd Luck / March 9, 2020

Forsyth County Department of Social Services (FCDSS) celebrated its social workers with a special appreciation luncheon held on Thursday, March 5 in recognition of Social Work Month,.

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