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How to Report Child and Adult Abuse and Neglect

To report Child Abuse & Neglect dial (336)703-(ABUSE) 2287 (24 hrs 7 days a week)

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To report Adult Abuse and Neglect dial (336)703-3503 (after 5pm call 911)

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Department of Social Services News

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Social Services Observes Elder Abuse Awareness Day

By Todd Luck / June 18, 2019

Forsyth County Social Services’ Adult Protective Services participated in Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15 to bring attention to the issues of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.

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Social Services Celebrates Foster Families

By Todd Luck / June 4, 2019

The Forsyth County Department of Social Services (FCDSS) honored foster parents on the final day of National Foster Care Month on May 31.


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Fans are available at Social Services

By Ann Roberts / June 3, 2019

Fans are available to those in need at the Forsyth County Department of Social Services, thanks to contributions received through the Piedmont Triad Regional Council’s Area Agency on Aging from Duke Energy Carolinas (Operation Fan Heat Relief) and donations from Centenary United Methodist Church.

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Social Services celebrates Project Birthday’s fifth anniversary

By Todd Luck / May 28, 2019

Project Birthday had a birthday party of its own on May 22, celebrating five years of giving a gift and a cake to each child in foster care on their birthday. News Story Text: Project Birthday had a birthday party of its own on May 22, celebrating five years of giving a gift and a cake to each child in foster care on their birthday.


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Cooling Crisis Assistance Available from Social Services

By Todd Luck / May 20, 2019

The Department of Social Services has funding left in the Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) to assist families experiencing an energy crisis and need help cooling their homes through June 30.

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