Department of Social Services


1512 N. Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC 27203
Director - Beth Whitley Duncan email    |    Main # 336.683.8000    |    Privacy Practices



Social Services Links

Adult Services

Friends of Residents in Long Term Care - North Carolina non-profit organization for residents in long term care facilities  - http://www.forltc.org/

Elder Web Site - Comprehensive information on eldercare and long term care - http://www.elderweb.com/

National Council on Aging - National organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults - https://www.ncoa.org/

Randolph County Senior Adults Association, Inc. - Provides services and programs which enable individuals, with an emphasis on those over age 60, to live their lives with independence and dignity - http://www.senioradults.org/ 

UNC Institute on Aging - Statewide collaboration based at UNC-Chapel Hill working to enhance the well-being of older adults in North Carolina through research, education and public service - http://www.shepscenter.unc.edu/

Family Services

Child Abuse Prevention Association - Information on preventing and treating child abuse - http://capacares.org/

Child Welfare League of America - National non-profit organization that assists abused and neglected children and their families - http://www.cwla.org/

Fostering Perspectives - Information on Foster Care in North Carolina - https://www2.ncdhhs.gov/dss/fostercare/index.htm

Guardian ad Litem Program - The GAL Program needs volunteers to represent the best interest of children in the court system - http://www.asheboro.com/gal/

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy - Non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to reducing teen pregnancy - http://thenationalcampaign.org/

NC Division of Medical Assistance - A division of the NC Department of Health and Human Services which manages Medicaid and NC Health Choice for Children - https://dma.ncdhhs.gov/

Smart Start - Public-private initiative dedicated to improving the quality of child care as well as making it more affordable and accessible - http://www.smartstart.org/

Other Links

NC Department of Health and Human Services - State agency working to ensure the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolina citizens - http://www.ncdhhs.gov/

NC Division of Social Services - A division of the NC Department of Health and Human Services dedicated to helping North Carolina citizens in need of economic support become self-reliant, protecting children and adults from abuse, and assisting disabled and dependent adults - http://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/dss

NC Resource Information System - Information about grants and loans administered by North Carolina's state agencies - http://data.osbm.state.nc.us/cris/cris_new.html


Work Permits
DSS no longer issues Work Permits. Please visit this link for information concerning Youth Employment. NC Department of Labor - http://www.nclabor.com/wh/youth_instructions.htm

Clients have the right to free interpreter services. Los clientes tienen el derecho de los servicios de intérprete gratis.