Searching for social services (housing, food stamps, Medical etc.)? All you have to do is call 211 to be connected to the menu of all departments anywhere in the U.S. 211 recognizes caller ID and will directly connect you with the agencies in your area - or you may visit their site. I saw a MediCal worker use this resource as I sat in front of her with a family member.
"About Child Abuse and Child Neglect...You can get more information about procedures and your rights from North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 7B. For additional information please refer to Janet Mason's Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect in North Carolina (second edition, 2003) Page Modified 10/15/2012"
D.C. social services worker admits to scheme to steal $800,000 in Medicaid, food stamps – D.C. Crime Stories
"McDowell Department of Social Services...the largest expense...overall budget of $38.4 million. DSS covers $9.8 million, or 25.52 percent...next largest item in the county’s budget is the public school system...$7.9 million. McDowell DSS gets $6.8 million in federal and state revenues. So that means, the actual amount of local money going to DSS is $2.9 million...pass-through programs such as food stamps...and Medicaid are not reflected in these numbers...County Manager Chuck…
"Pender County Commissioners on Monday largely ignored a request from the director of the Department of Social Services who said her staff needs help with food stamp and Medicaid issues stemming from glitches in the new NC FAST computer system. DSS Director Dr. Reta Shiver...."
This holiday season the Suffolk-County SCPA will be collecting and distributing pet food to needy pets in the area. Call the SCSPCA office at 631-382-7722 to make an appointment to come in and pick up your food. You must show your social services card or food stamp eligibility to receive free pet food.