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.
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!
The following information must be provided when a report is made:
All inquiries go through the DSS main number:
This includes Food Stamps (FNS), Medicaid, Temporary Assistance Needy Families (TANF), Child Care, Child Protection, Adult Protection, Foster Parenting, Transportation, and more.
Report Child Abuse/Neglect
Report Adult Abuse/Neglect
Call 911 or (919) 989-5000.