Reporting Adult Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation


Who Should Report?

It is the law that any person who has reasonable cause to believe that a disabled person is in need of Protective Services must report the case to the county Social Services Department (N.C.G.S. 108A-102).  The reporter’s identity is kept confidential.  You may file a report anonymously if you wish.


How are reports made?

Telephone, write or visit the Stokes County Department of Social Services when you have information about a disabled adult being abused, neglected, or exploited.  You should give the following information pertaining to the disabled adult:

̃ Name, Age, and Address of the disabled Adult

̃ Name and Address of Caretaker (if applicable)

̃ Nature of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation

̃ Other Pertinent Information


Phone Number:

336-593-2861 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on business days

After hours and holidays call 911.


Mailing Address:

Stokes County Department of Social Services

P O Box 30

Danbury, NC  27016


Street Address:

1010 Main Street

Danbury, NC  27016

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Stacey S. Elmes, Director


1010 Main Street

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Danbury, NC 27016



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