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Dedication of Health and Human Services Building to take place on October 17

Posted October 8, 2019 at 12:35 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will celebrate the completion of the new Health and Human Services building, located at 1650 Greenfield Street, on Thursday, October 17. The … Read More »

Public Notice: October 15 Health and Human Services Board Meeting

Posted October 4, 2019 at 4:14 pm     Category: News ReleaseOtherPublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Human Services Board will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 15, at 8 a.m. in the Lucie Harrell … Read More »

Public Notice: September 17 Health and Human Services Board Meeting

Posted September 16, 2019 at 6:13 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Human Services Board will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 17, at 8 a.m. in the Lucie Harrell … Read More »

Public Notice: Aug. 20 Consolidated Human Services Board Meeting

Posted August 9, 2019 at 8:11 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Consolidated Human Services Board will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 20, at 8 a.m. in the Lucie … Read More »

New Hanover County Wins Seven National Achievement Awards

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with seven Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The seven awarded programs focus on treatment for opioid abuse, … Read More »

Public Health and Social Services consolidated July 1; first board meeting set

Posted July 3, 2019 at 9:26 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

New Hanover County, NC – The New Hanover County Consolidated Human Services Board will have its first meeting on Tuesday, July 16, at 10 a.m. in the New Hanover County … Read More »

New Hanover County to Consolidate Public Health and Social Services Agencies

Posted March 19, 2019 at 10:38 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At Monday’s meeting, New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to consolidate the county’s Public Health and Social Services departments into one human services … Read More »

Energy Assistance Money Still Available in New Hanover County

Posted March 1, 2019 at 8:09 am     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Department of Social Services (DSS) is accepting applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) until March 29. The program provides … Read More »

Heating cost assistance available in New Hanover County

Posted November 28, 2018 at 2:04 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will begin taking applications on Monday, December 3 for the state’s Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) for qualified households. The program provides … Read More »

Update: Fiber outage impacting county buildings has been repaired

Posted November 20, 2018 at 9:50 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSenior Resource CenterSocial Services

UPDATE – November 21 at 5:15 p.m. The fiber network has been repaired to the county’s Senior Resource Center, Public Health and Social Services buildings. The phone lines, internet and computer … Read More »

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