Disabled adults are vulnerable to abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The Johnston County Department of Social Services receives and evaluates reports to determine whether disabled adults are in need of protective services and what services are needed.
Services may include:
The Adult Protective Services Social Worker also assists with placement, guardianship, advance directives, and involuntary commitment when needed as part of the adult’s protection plan.
All inquiries go through the DSS main number:
This includes Food Stamps (FNS), Medicaid, Temporary Assistance Needy Families (TANF), Child Care, Child Protection, Adult Protection, Foster Parenting, Transportation, and more.
Report Child Abuse/Neglect
Report Adult Abuse/Neglect
Call 911 or (919) 989-5000.