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Posted on: August 31, 2023

NC victims of FNS EBT theft and fraud now eligible for replacement benefits


The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has announced those who lost Food and Nutrition Services benefits through card skimming, cloning or other forms of fraud are eligible to have their stolen FNS benefits (formerly known as food stam...

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Department of Social Services
Posted on: June 15, 2023

Beaufort County DSS observes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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Beaufort County Department of Social Services employees are wearing purple Thursday, June 15, in observance of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines elder abuse as “an intentional act or failure to act that...

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Department of Social Services
Posted on: May 15, 2023

Manager’s Recommended Budget Presented to Board

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WASHINGTON, N.C – On Monday night, the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners received the Manager’s Recommended Budget for the Fiscal Year 2023-2024.

A copy of the Recommended Budget is available for public inspection online at, a...

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Department of Social Services