In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Under the Food Stamp Act and USDA policy, discrimination is prohibited also on the basis of religion or political beliefs.


To file a complaint of discrimination, contact USDA or HHS. Write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272(voice) or (202)720-6382 (TTY). Write HHS, Director, Office for Civil Rights, Room 506-F, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20201 or call (202) 619-0403 (voice) or (202) 619-3257 (TTY). USDA and HHS are equal opportunity providers and employers.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Title VI - Limited English Proficiency

The Stokes County Department of Social Services must take reasonable steps to ensure that Limited English Proficiency (LEP) persons have meaningful access to the programs, services, and information agencies provide.  One of the provisions of the Voluntary Compliance Agreement signed with USDHHS OCR was that each DSS agency develops a Title VI /LEP compliance plan to address the needs of this ever-growing population of individuals whose primary language is not English.  To learn more about Title VI and LEP, view the attached brochure.


Title VI Complaint Procedure

A customer/client has a right to file a complaint if they think that they were treated unfairly because they do not speak English well.  They can file a complaint for self or for someone else.  To protect your rights you must file this Complaint within 180 days of the date you believe you or someone else was treated unfairly.  If you do not file your Complaint within 180 days, you may lose your right to file any Complaint.

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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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