Department of Social ServicesThe mission of the Department of Social Services is to enhance the quality of life for citizens of Currituck County. A team of social workers, income maintenance caseworkers, management personnel, and a support staff of 41 employees work to provide economic and Social Work services to the citizens of Currituck County.
The Department of Social Services operates under a five-member board appointed to three-year terms. Two members are state-appointed, two members are appointed by the Board of Commissioners, and one member is appointed by the Department of Social Services Board.
The present Department of Social Services Board consists of:
Margarette Etheridge, Chair
Sarah Banks, Vice-Chair
Robert F. Bell
In the News
2017 Operation Santa Now Accepting Applications & Donations
Citizens may apply for holiday assistance through Operation Santa until Dec. 8, 2017. Applications may be obtained at the Department of Social Services office. Operation Santa provides Christmas gifts to local children and food baskets to senior citizens.
DSS is also collecting donations from the community to support Operation Santa. Donations may be in the form of money, gift cards, or new toys.
What This Department Does
Please DO NOT make a child or adult protective services report by E-mail.