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
  • 1 (910) 947-4841 Main
  • 1 (910) 947-6544 Services
  • P.O. Box 938, Carthage, NC 28327

Physical Address


Report Abuse

1 (910) 947-5683 (947-LOVE)

Moore County Social Services is

“Turning the Agency Purple”

In recognition of

Elder Abuse Awareness Month


Moore County Department of Social Services is joining national and statewide efforts to raise awareness for vulnerable adults.  Moore County is recognizing May 14th through June 18th as Elder Abuse Awareness Month. 

This awareness initiative serves as a call-to-action for individuals, organizations, and communities to raise awareness about abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable adults.

If you have a concern that an adult with disabilities is being exploited, abused or neglected and is in need of protection, please call the Moore County Department of Social Services.


Happening Now



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.
  • Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) “Meet the Purchaser” Networking

    Event Description

    The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of Procurement and Contract Services and Office of Property and Construction is partnering with the Department of Military Veteran Affairs (DMVA) and the NC Office for Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) to host a “Meet the Purchaser” Networking Event.
    The event will provide a forum for building strategic HUB partnerships through a mutual exchange of information with Purchasing Agents, Contract Specialists and Property and Construction Representatives across DHHS and DMVA. It is specifically designed to allow HUB business owners a concise, focused opportunity to introduce themselves and learn about the types of procurement and contract opportunities offered by DHHS and DMVA.

    Location: The McKimmon Conference and Training Center at NC State
    1101 Gorman Street
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    Date: May 31, 2018
    Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Speakers: DHHS and DMVA Procurement Teams

    Fee: No Cost

    Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dhhs-meet-the-purchaser-event-tickets-45609047890

  • Preventive Health & Health Services Block Grant Public Hearing

    Event Description

    Preventive Health & Health Services Block Grant Public Hearing
    Monday, February 26, 2018
    3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
    Division of Public Health Campus, Building 1, Pine Room
    5505 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609

  • State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (SCFAC) Meeting

    Event Description


    Dix Campus, Ashby Bldg
    1987 Umstead Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27603

    *Location is subject to change

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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