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New Hanover County to break ground on Public Health and Social Services Building

Posted May 17, 2018 at 1:51 pm     Category: HealthNews ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will break ground on a new Public Health and Social Services building on Wednesday, May 23 at 11 a.m. at 1650 Greenfield … Read More »

Adult Day Care Funding Available in New Hanover County

Posted May 16, 2018 at 4:03 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Department of Social Services has State Adult Day Care funding available to help individuals who are 18 and older and require care … Read More »

Bridging Change Initiative to enhance family support, kicks off February 23

Posted February 2, 2018 at 1:19 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Department of Social Services’ (DSS) Family Support Program, Child Support Services, and other community partners will kick off the Bridging Change … Read More »

New Hanover County residents can receive assistance with heating costs

Posted December 1, 2017 at 8:21 am     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will begin taking applications on December 1 for the state’s Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) for qualified households. The program provides … Read More »

New Hanover County, NHRMC Finalize Purchase of Health Department Property

Posted August 10, 2017 at 3:32 pm     Category: HealthNews ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) and New Hanover County have executed an agreement for NHRMC to purchase the county’s Health Department property located at … Read More »

No waitlist for New Hanover County childcare vouchers

Posted March 29, 2017 at 8:49 am     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Department of Social Services (DSS) announced today that there is no waiting list for childcare vouchers for New Hanover County citizens who qualify. … Read More »

Energy Assistance Money Still Available in New Hanover County

Posted March 6, 2017 at 10:11 am     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Department of Social Services is accepting applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) until March 31. The program provides a … Read More »

Child Care Subsidies Available Through New Hanover County Social Services

Posted December 19, 2016 at 1:06 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Department of Social Services (DSS) has funds available to assist additional residents with child care subsidies. Individuals on the DSS wait list … Read More »

New Hanover County residents can receive assistance with heating costs

Posted November 21, 2016 at 3:07 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Department of Social Services will begin taking Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) applications on December 1 for qualified households. The … Read More »

Ten County Programs Receive National Recognition

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Ten innovative programs in New Hanover County were recognized this week by the National Association of Counties (NACo) through the Achievement Awards Program. The awards … Read More »

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