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Johnston County
Department of Social Services

714 North Street
Smithfield, NC 27577

(919) 989-5300

Monday - Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


Calendar of Events


May 27

Memorial Day - Offices Closed

May 28

DSS Board Meeting - Building 1 Boardroom 8:30 am

June 25

DSS Board Meeting - Building 1 Boardroom 8:30 am

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DSS Mission


The mission of Johnston County Social Services is to serve, aid and protect needy and vulnerable children and adults in ways that strengthen and preserve families. We implement Human Services programs that are intended to promote the health, wellbeing, self-sufficiency and protection of families, children and adults within our community.

DSS Vision


To be an organization which promotes self-sufficiency and assures the protection of vulnerable individuals. We strive to have an organization which values the needs of our customers, the contributions of our staff, and the participation of our community. This vision shall be achieved through a culture which encourages continuous improvement.