STATE OF EMERGENCY CURFEW WILL EXPIRE AT 5:00 AM ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2022 | MOORE COUNTY SHELTER WILL BE CLOSING AT 12:00PM ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2022, LOCATED AT MOORE COUNTY SPORTS COMPLEX - RECREATION CENTER 155 HILLCREST PARK LANE, CARTHAGE NC 28327

Mission

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

Vision

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

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Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm​

Contact Us

  • 1 (910) 947-2436
  • 1 (910) 947-4841 Main FAX
  • 1 (910) 947-5683 To report Child or Adult Abuse
  • P.O. Box 938, Carthage, NC 28327

Physical Address

Overview

The Moore County Department of Social Services (DSS) Board of Directors will have a special called meeting on Monday, June 6, at 5:30pm in the DSS Training Room at 1036 Carriage Oaks Drive, Carthage, NC.

 

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.

PROPOSED SETTLEMENT OF FRANKLIN et al. v. KINSLEY.
United States District Court – Eastern District of North Carolina
Case No.: 5:17-CV-581

Franklin et al. v. Kinsley, formerly known as Hawkins et al. v. Cohen, is a federal lawsuit filed in 2017. This case was certified by the Court as a class action lawsuit on behalf of N.C. Medicaid beneficiaries.

View English/Spanish version of Franklin et al. v. Kinsley (Case No.: 5:17-CV-581)

Service Changes due to COVID-19

 

Moore County Department of Social Services has adjusted operational protocols in response to advisories regarding COVID-19. We are continuing to provide all services while adhering to established safety measures. Remote applications and changes are available on-line; over the phone; thru email or fax. 

Paper applications are still available in the entrance of the lobby Monday- Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM.  You may complete the application and place it in the drop box located outside the front door on the right side of the building. 

Regular office hours are 8:00 am till 5:00. Please call with any questions at 910-947-2436 or email at [email protected]. We have increased the number of employees assigned to answering phone calls and email inquiries.

Residents may access social services in the following ways:

  • Report Suspicions of Adult or Child Abuse anytime day or night
  • 1 (910) 947-5683
  • 1 (910) 947-6544

Thank you and please do not hesitate to call if you need assistance.

Report Suspicions of Adult or Child Abuse anytime day or night

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

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  • 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.
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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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