This Department is comprised of three units: the Economic Services Unit, the Services Unit, and the Clerical Unit. Each unit provides a different level of assistance.
Economic Services Unit
The Economic Services Unit, primarily, determines eligibility for medical and financial assistance programs such as:
Food and Nutrition Program
LIEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program)
Medicaid to Families and Children
North Carolina Health Choice for Children
Program Integrity or Fraud Investigation
TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
Work First Employment Services
The Services Unit provides social work services for:
Adult Protective Services
Child Protective Services
Children, Families and Adults
Monitoring Adult Care Homes
The Clerical Unit provides the support functions required for both the Income Maintenance Unit and the Services Unit. The three units must work in coordination with one another on a daily basis in order to adequately assist the individuals and families in our county.