Assisting people in overcoming life's challenges and strengthening our community through high quality social services.


A professional and well trained work force focused on innovation, efficiency and collaboration to strengthen individuals and the community.


Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm​

Contact Us

  • 1 (910) 947-2436
  • 1 (910) 947-3027 Main FAX
  • 1 (910) 947-6544 To report Child or Adult Abuse
  • P.O. Box 938, Carthage, NC 28327

Physical Address


Nomination Period for Moore County Board of Social Services

The Social Services Commission will make an appointment to the Moore County Board of Social Services to fill the seat of an expired term. The term will expire June 30, 2019. The Social Services Commission will consider nominations at a future meeting.

Click here for more information.

The Department of Social Services (DSS) Board generally meets the third Monday of each month at 5:30 pm. at Moore County DSS.

Board Meetings begin at 5:30 pm.

Report Suspicions of Adult or Child Abuse anytime day or night

1 (910) 947-5683
1 (910) 947-6544

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N.C. Department of Health and Human Services: Press Releases

  • NC DHHS serves North Carolinians. We administer Medicaid, child support enforcement, social services, services for the disabled. We promote public health, and regulate child care and health care facilities.
  • Medicaid Provider Training: MCT 107: Contracting with AMH Practices

    Event Description

    This training course is for NC Medicaid Providers transitioning to NC Medicaid Managed Care.

    This webinar provides contracting guidance and reminders to Advanced Medical Home (AMH) Tier 3 practices as they consider provider network participation with PHPs. Established DHHS contracting guardrails are reviewed with AMH Tier 3 practices, including payment, and standard terms and conditions. Clarification will be provided on expectations for practices that attested to Tier 3 and options available to ensure that they can meet the content of the attestations in anticipation of Medicaid Managed Care go-live (November, 2019). The webinar also reviews timeliness for contracting. Time will be alloted for questions and answers.

  • Medicaid Provider Training: MCT 106: Behavioral Health Services: Standard Plans and Transition Period

    Event Description

    This training course is for NC Medicaid Providers transitioning to NC Medicaid Managed Care.

    Providers can expect to receive a high degree of clarification and information related to behavioral health billing transition, including: services transitioning to Standard Plans; those services that will continue to be billed to LME-MCOs; and transition timing for Tailored Plans. In addition, providers will receive guidance on contracting with Standard Plans as well as how to avoid process issues that prevent beneficiaries enrolled in Standard Plans from accessing necessary services (especially crisis services) only covered under future Tailored Plans.

  • Medicaid Provider Training: MCT 105: Beneficiary Policies

    Event Description

    This training course is for NC Medicaid Providers transitioning to NC Medicaid Managed Care.

    This webinar will provide participants with an overview of key policies affecting beneficiaries who will be enrolling in Medicaid Managed Care. The materials will cover beneficiary-related topics that have an impact on providers such as: 1) beneficiary eligibility and enrollment, 2) PCP selection, 3) beneficiary supports, 4) grievances & appeals, 5) and how to address the social needs of patients. Time will be allocated for questions and answers.

In accordance with Federal law and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Under the Food Stamp Act and USDA policy, discrimination is prohibited also on the basis of religion or political beliefs. To file a complaint of discrimination, contact USDA or HHS. Write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TTY). Write HHS, Director, Office for Civil Rights, Room 506-F, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20201 or call (202)619-0403 (voice) or 202-619-3257 (TTY). USDA and HHS are equal opportunity providers and employers.

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