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.

Public Notice

Nomination Period for NC State - Stokes County Board of Social Services

October 1, 2019 to November 30, 2019

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Representatives from the four health care programs (AmeriHealth Caritas, United Health Care, Blue Cross/Blue Shield or Healthy Blue, and Well Care) will be at the Stokes County DSS office on November 19, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  They will be available for Medicaid beneficiaries to ask questions concerning their options.  There is also an Enrollment Broker in the DSS office each day from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. to assist folks with enrollment.  Health plan coverage is to begin February 1, 2020.  For more information regarding choosing or enrolling in a health plan, go to or call 1-833-870-5500.   This call is free.  The website also has a chat feature where you can get answers to your questions.  If you have questions regarding eligibility and you are a Stokes County citizen, please contact the Stokes County Department of Social Services at 336-593-2861.

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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



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