Director - Beth Whitley Duncan  email


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Mission

The Randolph County Department of Social Services provides residents of Randolph County access to programs that promote economic independence and family stability.  We seek to preserve the dignity of the family/ individual and to provide good customer service in an efficient, cost-effective, timely and professional manner.

Summary

Services are provided to the citizens of Randolph County that will assist families and individuals to live in safe environments & to remain self sufficient. The programs administered by this department are funded by a combination of Federal, State, & County funds. Federally mandated programs include Income Maintenance programs such as Medicaid, Food & Nutrition Services, Work First (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), Work First Employment Services, & Crisis Assistance. Program eligibility is based on citizen income, fund reserves, & household size.

Other service programs that are federally mandated (but not income-based) are Child Welfare Services, including Child Protective Services, Foster Care, and Adoptions and Adult and Family Services, which include Child and Adult Day Care, In-Home Aide Services and Adult Protective Services. The department is also involved in a variety of other related services and coordinates with many community agencies to provide the most appropriate services to citizens in Randolph County. For Fiscal Year 2010 - 2011, it is estimated that we will serve more than 70,000 people in Randolph County.

The department benefits from the guidance of an advisory board consisting of five members: two appointed by the NC Social Services Commission, two appointed by the County Commissioners, and the fifth member appointed by the other four members.

 

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.

 

Contact Information
Main:
336.683.8000
Adult Protective Services
336.683.8300
Child Protective Services
336.683.8200
Fraud Prevention:
336.683.8198
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Locations:
Main Office
1512 N Fayetteville St.
Asheboro, NC 27203  map
Archdale Office
402 Balfour Drive
Archdale, NC 27263  map
336.318.6404
Hours:
8am - 5pm M-F
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