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WIC offers breastfeeding support, helps families meet nutritional needs

Posted August 3, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The first week of August marks World Breastfeeding Week, an international event highlighting the benefits of mother’s breastfeeding their newborn children. Here in New Hanover … Read More »

New Hanover County recognized with 10 National Achievement Awards

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – For the seventh straight year, New Hanover County has been honored by the National Association of Counties (NACo) with Achievement Awards that recognize various programs … Read More »

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Now Available

Posted July 18, 2022 at 10:00 am     Category: 911 CommunicationsNews ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –  A new three-digit number – 988 – is now live for anyone in the nation to call and be connected to the existing National Suicide Prevention … Read More »

Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet June 21

Posted June 16, 2022 at 1:53 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.  … Read More »

National Foster Care Month highlights continued need for community support

Posted May 4, 2022 at 9:30 am     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Every day, foster homes in New Hanover County strive to address the needs of young people by providing a loving, supportive environment. With 280 children … Read More »

Growing together, being a connection for others is focus of Child Abuse Prevention Month  

Posted April 5, 2022 at 2:28 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Providing a safe, nurturing environment for growth and learning is a vital part of the childhood experience. In New Hanover County, Health and Human Services’ … Read More »

Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet March 15

Posted March 11, 2022 at 5:16 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15, … Read More »

Public Notice: HHS data review subcommittee to meet on January 28

Posted January 25, 2022 at 10:57 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s data review subcommittee will meet at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 28, 2022 to discuss … Read More »

Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet January 12

Posted January 10, 2022 at 1:00 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, … Read More »

Energy bill assistance available for area families in need

Posted December 14, 2021 at 3:58 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services is administering the federally-funded Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) for qualified households. The program provides a one-time annual … Read More »

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