Welcome to NHC Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services has an email address, DSSinfo@NHCgov.com, for customers to send documents, requests for applications, and case inquiries for Economic Services programs including:

  • Food and Nutrition Services (formerly known as Food Stamps)
  • Medicaid, including Long Term Care services
  • Child Care assistance (subsidy for child care costs)
  • Work First Family Assistance (financial assistance for working families)
  • Crisis Intervention (financial assistance for utility and housing payments)

To report abuse, neglect, or exploitation of a child or an adult, call 910-798-3420.

Notice of Class of Proposed Settlement of Franklin vs. Kinsley

AccessHHS for benefits and more

Social Services: 1650 Greenfield Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-3500 • Fax 910-798-7824
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