Public Health — (336) 703-3100
Social Services — (336) 703-3800
Behavioral Health — (336) 703-2600
Bridges to Hope — (336) 776-3255
Animal Shelter — (336) 703-2480

Latest News

Enrollment is open for Adolescent Health Programs

Enrollment is open for Adolescent Health Programs

FCDPH's Adolescent Health Programs are officially accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year. Flourish, Motivating Males on the Move (M3), and Unify will each be accepting 25 participants each and each program will run from September 2024-June 2025.


Health & Human Services Programs

Adult Services

Services that decrease recidivism and various services for older adults and individuals with disabilities.

Animal Shelter

We will align shelter policies with the needs of the community, which are inclusive and representative of the diverse voices in our community, and promote responsible pet ownership.

Behavioral Health

Resources and programs available to assist with mental and behavioral health.

Community Partners

Organizations that collaborate with Health and Human Services to better serve the residents of Forsyth County.

Economic Services

Services to adults, families, and children that contribute to the families' financial and economic stability.


Programs to educate and encourage healthy lifestyle behaviors to prevent or delay the onset of disease, improve health and provide training and learning opportunities geared towards employment.

Environmental Health

Routine inspections of food and lodging establishments, daycare, schools, institutions, tattoo parlors, drinking water, pools, and vector control.

Family & Children

Services that offer nutritional education and safeguards for children's well-being, safety, and permanence by supporting and enhancing family systems.

Health Services

Preventative, diagnosis, treatment, and physical and mental impairment services.

Teen Services

Teen programs provide educational sessions throughout the year for youth between the ages of 9-18 and include services to help teens transition from foster care.

More Resources

Publications and documents.

Flu and Covid Vaccine Clinic

Clinic information.

Health and Human Services Customer Feedback

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Resource Guide

Click to view the list of Health and Human Services Program and Services list.

Health and Human Services

At a Glance

Residents in Food & Nutrition Program

Residents Receiving Medicaid Benefits

Total Households Assisted with ERAP Funding

Meet Our Directors

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Denise Price

Deputy County Manager and Director of HHS/ Interim Behavioral Health Services Director
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DeWanna Hamlin

Director of Bridges to Hope
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Joshua Swift

Director of Public Health
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Christa Smith

Director of Social Services

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Public Health

Social Services

Animal Shelter

Public Health

799 North Highland Avenue
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Phone: 336-703-3100
Fax: 336-748-3292

Social Services

741 North Highland Avenue
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Phone: 336-703-3800
Fax: 336-727-2842

Bridges to Hope

725 North Highland Avenue
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Phone: 336-776-3255

Animal Shelter

5570 Stturmer Park Circle
Winston Salem, NC 27105
Phone: 336-703-2480

Behavioral Health Services

Phone: 336-703-2600