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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.

Please click here to view Person County's updated operations release notice.

The Department of Social Services will remain closed to the public until further notice and we will continue to see clients by appointment only.
Given the increased risk that Coronavirus poses to our local community, and out of care for the health and safety of our customers and staff, and social distancing, the Department of Social Services will remain closed to the public. All appointments are encouraged to wear face masks/coverings prior to arrival and during meetings. We will continue to provide services by phone, email, and department website at



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.