Social Services

Iredell County Department of Social Services is available to serve you and your household needs during this difficult time with COVID-19. We are offering alternatives to face-to-face interviews and office visits by providing services by telephone, mail, online, fax, and e-mail. For Food and Nutrition Services and Medicaid, you can call our office at 704-873-5631 to be interviewed by phone or you can apply online at For our other programs and services, please call 704-873-5631 to speak with someone for guidance on applying or with any questions. We have a drop box located under the canopy at the front of the building where you can leave information for your caseworker or our agency or make your payment. Please make sure that your name, phone number, and e-mail address if applicable is on the envelope in the event we need to contact you.

  1. Adult Services
  2. Family Services
  3. Health Services
  4. Social Services

Adult Day Care Service

  • Arranges placement and transportation
  • Assesses need and eligibility
  • Pays for care at licensed facility
  • 18 and up
  • Iredell County resident
  • Must be income eligible
  • Sliding fee scale

Rest Home Care (Adult Foster Care)

  • Assists families in locating nursing or rest home; assists new residents’ adjustment to nursing or rest home
  • Assists operator in licensing procedures for rest homes
  • Provides financial assistance for nursing or rest home care
  • Supervises facilities’ adherence to rest home standards
  • Iredell County resident
  • Must be financially eligible for nursing/rest home care
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Adult Protective Services

  • Assists in alleviating conditions causing need for protection
  • Receives referrals and assesses need for protective services
  • 18 years and up
  • Iredell County resident who is disabled, abused, neglected, or exploited and is in need of agency intervention