Guardianship

Social Services can be appointed as Guardian of the Person for an individual who has been deemed incompetent by the Clerk of Court for the purpose of performing duties relating to an individual’s care, custody and control. An adult may be declared incompetent by the Clerk of Court is he/she lacks sufficient capacity to manage his or her own affairs or to make or communicate important decisions concerning his or her person, family or property. Social Services is only appointed as a last resort when there is no family member or responsible person who is able or willing to serve.

Contact: Johnston County Social Services, 919-989-5300


Report Child Abuse/Neglect

Monday through Friday 8 am through 5 pm (919) 989-5300
After hours, weekends and holidays, please call 911 or (919) 989-5000

Report Adult Abuse/Neglect

Monday through Friday 8 am through 5 pm (919) 989-5300
After hours, weekends and holidays, please call 911 or (919) 989-5000

Domestic ViolenceCall 911 or (919) 989-5000
Food Stamps(FNS)(919) 989-5300
Medicaid(919) 989-5300
Temporary Assistance Needy Families (TANF)(919) 989-5300
Child Care(919) 989-5300
Child Protection(919) 989-5300
Adult Protection(919) 989-5300
Foster Parenting(919) 989-5300
Transportation(919) 989-5300