Reporting Abuse/Neglect

How to Make a Report

Disabled adults or disabled emancipated minors present in North Carolina who are reported to be abused, neglected, or exploited, and in need of protective services are eligible to receive this service without regard to income.

Call the Johnston County DSS at 919-989-5300 Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. After hours, on weekends and holidays, please call 911 or 919-989-5000.

NOTICE: Do not send adult abuse or neglect referrals through email or this website. Please call 919-989-5300 during normal hours or 911 (after hours). Thank you!

Required Information

The following information must be provided when a report is made:

  • The name and address of the disabled adult
  • The name and address of the disabled adult’s caretaker
  • The age of the disabled adult
  • The nature and extent of the disabled adult’s injury or condition resulting from the abuse, neglect, or exploitation
  • Any other pertinent information

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