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Department of Social Services

1512 N. Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC 27203
Director: Tracie Murphy  email    |   Main # 336.683.8000   |  Privacy Practices
Child Abuse Hotline # 336.683.8200 email  |  Adult Protective Services Hotline # 336.683.8300 
Fraud Hotline # 336.683.8198


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Notice of Your Rights Under Hawkins v. Cohen
This notice contains important information regarding beneficiary rights as a result of a federal lawsuit filed in 2017, on behalf of Medicaid beneficiaries in North Carolina. 

             Hawkins v. Cohen Notice
             Hawkins v. Cohen Notice - Spanish




Main Office
1512 N Fayetteville St.
Asheboro, NC 27203  Directions
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Archdale Office
402 Balfour Drive
Archdale, NC 27263 
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Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Health and 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, D.C. 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, D.C. 20201 or call (202) 619-0403 (voice) or (202) 619-3257 (TTY). USDA and HHS are equal opportunity providers and employers.


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