FAMILY & CHILDREN’S MEDICAID

Family and Children’s Medicaid is a health insurance program that serves low-income individuals, children, and parents. For information regarding the different types of Medicaid in North Carolina and to see if you are potentially eligible, visit the Division of Medical Assistance web site at https://dma.ncdhhs.gov/medicaid/get-started

AM I ELIGIBLE?
  • To be eligible for Medicaid, you must be a US Citizen or provide proof of eligible immigration status unless you are only applying for emergency services.
  • You must live in North Carolina and provide proof of residency
  • You must have a social security number or have applied for one.
  • Income and resource limits vary depending on the Medicaid Program and eligibility.
APPLYING FOR FAMILY & CHILDREN’S MEDICAID:
  • Apply online at https://epass.nc.gov/
  • Apply at Johnston County DSS at 714 North Street Smithfield NC 27577. Applications are taken between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (except holidays)
  • Mail In Application: https://dma.ncdhhs.gov/medicaid/get-started/apply-for-medicaid-or-health-choice(scroll down for printable applications)
  • Request that an application be mailed to you by calling 919-989-5300
FAMILY & CHILDREN’S MEDICAID RECERTIFICATIONS AND CHANGES:

When information is required to complete your FCH Medicaid Recertification, documents must be returned by the due date on the request sent to you. Documents can be mailed in, dropped off using the DSS drop boxes located outside of the DSS building, or dropped off at the inside drop box of building 1.

For more information contact: 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