Department of Social Services

 1512 N. Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC 27203
Director - Beth Whitley Duncan email    |    Main # 336.683.8000    |    Privacy Practices
Child Abuse Hotline # 336.683.8200  |  Adult Protective Services Hotline # 336.683.8300  |  Fraud Hotline # 336.683.8198

Social Services Links

Adult Services

Friends of Residents in Long Term Care - North Carolina non-profit organization for residents in long term care facilities  -

Elder Web Site - Comprehensive information on eldercare and long term care -

National Council on Aging - National organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults -

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 - 

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 -

Family Services

Child Abuse Prevention Association - Information on preventing and treating child abuse -

Child Welfare League of America - National non-profit organization that assists abused and neglected children and their families -

Fostering Perspectives - Information on Foster Care in North Carolina -

Guardian ad Litem Program - The GAL Program needs volunteers to represent the best interest of children in the court system -

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy - Non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to reducing teen pregnancy -

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 -

Smart Start - Public-private initiative dedicated to improving the quality of child care as well as making it more affordable and accessible -

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 -

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 -

NC Resource Information System - Information about grants and loans administered by North Carolina's state agencies -

Work Permits
DSS no longer issues Work Permits. Please visit this link for information concerning Youth Employment. NC Department of Labor -

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