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

  1. Attention Generous Community Members!

    Attention Generous Community Members!

    The Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP), of the Forsyth County Department of Social Services, invites generous community members to share their cheer this holiday season by sponsoring a family where children are being raised by relatives.

  2. DSS In-House Employment Center to Open Soon

    DSS In-House Employment Center to Open Soon

    The Forsyth County Department of Social Services (DSS) is about to embark on an innovative approach to serving our customers by opening an in-house Employment Center on the first floor of the agency.

  3. Performance Teams Training Sessions Underway

    Performance Teams Training Sessions Underway

    Earlier this year, the Agency announced that we would be moving forward with implementation of performance teams in the Adult Division and Family and Children’s Services Division. Training sessions for these teams are now underway.

  4. Community Partners Help Youth Start the School Year Off Right

    Community Partners Help Youth Start the School Year Off Right

    The Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP), of the Forsyth County Department of Social Services, partnered with local institutions and individuals to provide back to school supplies for children being raised by grandparents or other relatives.