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Social Services

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355 B South Madison Blvd
Roxboro, NC 27573

Telephone Number: 336-599-8361

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.



To create a family-centered agency which provides resources whether they be material, emotional, or guidance to enable and empower families to hope, to set goals, and to attain self-sufficient, nurturing, and satisfying lives for all members regardless of their age.


The Person County Department of Social Services exists to alleviate emotional and economic distress among the people of the County. Through the delivery of preventive and restorative programs, the agency’s staff seeks to assist and to protect the vulnerable: children, adults, the blind, the disabled, and the sick.