Department of Social Services

How to Report Child and Adult Abuse and Neglect

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

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Department of Social Services News

Public Health

Forsyth Health and Human Services Board Urges Public to Wear a Mask

By Todd Luck / January 20, 2022

The Forsyth Health and Human Services Board is urging the public to wear a mask as the rate of COVID infection and hospitalization has risen to their highest levels ever.

Department of Social Services

Social Services to offer assistance on water bills

By Social Services / November 30, 2021

The Forsyth County Department of Social Services has been awarded $659,455 of NC Department of Health and Human Services’ $38 million in federal funding to establish a new water assistance program for households affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.


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