Stokes County DSS strives to provide preventative and supportive services with competence and compassion. We are committed to protect our most vulnerable citizens (children, older adults, & disabled) from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.  Our services reach all areas of our county and we strive to assist families in obtaining knowledge, skills, and the support needed to remain or become strong, healthy, and self reliant.



Low Income Energy Assistance Program


The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a federally funded program that provides for a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills.  Only households containing an elderly person age 60 and above or a disabled person receiving services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) are eligible to potentially receive benefits from December 1 through December 31 or until funds are exhausted.  Any eligible household can potentially receive benefits from January 1 through March 31 or until funds are exhausted.

A household that applies must:

· Have at least one U.S. citizen or non-citizen who meets the eligibility criteria

· Meet an income test

· Have reserves at or below $2,250

· Be responsible for its heating bills

Applications are taken Monday –Friday 8:30am-5:00pm at the

Stokes County Department of Social Services in Danbury

and at the following locations:


King Outreach Ministry

413 Kingsway Drive

King, NC 27021

December 7, 2017 and December 14, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.


January 3, 2018 and January 9, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.



East Stokes Outreach Ministry

301 W. 3rd Street

Walnut Cove, NC 27052

December 11, 2017 and December 18, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.


January 16, 2018 and January 22, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.


If you have any questions, please contact


Stokes County Department of Social Services at 336-593-2861



DSS Home

Am I Eligible?

Apply For Services

Child Care Resources

Community Child Protection
& Fatality Prevention Team

Contact Us

Donor/Volunteer Opportunities

DSS Governance

Helpful Websites

Non-Discrimination Policy

Title VI Limited English Proficiency

Reporting Adult

Protective Services

Reporting Child

Protective Services

Reporting Welfare Fraud

Safe Surrender


Stokes County Website




Stacey S. Elmes, Director


1010 Main Street

PO Box 30

Danbury, NC 27016



Monday - Friday

8:30am - 5:00 pm

* 4th Thursday Of Each Month

Hours: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM



Job Opportunities


For State of North Carolina Application (PD-107)

Click Here