Social Services

The Social Services Board is in need of interested applicants. Per North Carolina General Statute 108-7 (Part 3), the purpose of the Social Services Board is to make policies and recommendations governing the administration and operation of the Pitt County Department of Social Services. They meet on the second Tuesday of every month at 4:00pm in the Eugene James Auditorium located on the 2nd floor of the County Office Building.  Interested applicants can click here to apply.  The term would start July 1, 2018 and runs for three years.

There have been recent changes to CIP Fund Payments.  Please click here to find out more detailed information.

Report Child/Adult Abuse or Exploitation
To make a report of child or adult abuse and/or exploitation, please call 252-902-1110 or 252-902-1111 and follow the appropriate prompts.
After Hour Emergency Calls
To report incidents of abuse or neglect after normal operating hours, call 252-830-4141. Your call will be answered by the Pitt County Sheriff’s Department. You should ask for the Social Worker on call.

Our purpose is to enable individuals to function at their maximum capacity, to become self-sufficient, to improve their standard of living, to learn to cope adequately with their problems, and to provide preventive services that will avoid family breakup and enable individuals to remain in their own homes. Pitt County Department of Social Services provides financial assistance and human services to all County residents who meet eligibility criteria. The three main program areas are Income Maintenance Programs, Social Work Programs, and Prevention Services. Our programs are housed in two separate locations. Please click on Services and Programs to find where our offices are located and services provided at each location. 
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Work Permits

One Church One Child

The Pitt County One Church One Child Program is an outreach program between the Pitt County Department of Social Services and local area churches. This organization is designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our foster care and the families that care for them. View the One Church One Child Mission Statement (PDF).