Click to go to Catawba County Home Page
Social Services Logo
John Eller, Director
Phone: (828) 695-5600


Google Map
3030 11th Avenue Drive SE
Hickory, NC 28602

Mailing Address:
PO Box 669
Newton, NC 28658

Employee Lookup
Phone Directory By Unit

Office Hours:
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
You may report suspected child or adult abuse at any time

Make a comment

Free Interpretation Services

Watch Our Videos!

How SMO Helps Me
How SMO Helps Me

Local Parents Talkk About Fostering
Local Parents Talk
About Fostering

Helping Homeless Youths
Helping Homeless Youths

Safe Sleep for Babies
Baby Room to Breathe:
The Rules of Safe Sleep

Our History
Our History:
New Book Available

More videos...

Social Services News:

NACO Award Social Services wins two awards in National Association of Counties competition ... Read more

Blackburn with Resolution Michael Blackburn is honored for six years of service on the Catawba County Social Services Board ... Read more

Farmers Market Seniors Morning Out participants will visit the Farmers Market and enjoy a picnic in July. All sites will be closed on July 4 ... Read more

Kids in Park Persons considering becoming foster or adoptive parents are invited to attend an informational meeting on July 12 ... Read more

Donation Jim Armstrong Subaru Raises $9,200 for local Meals on Wheels ... Read more

Counseling Senior Information and Options Counseling available to assist people making decisions about life transitions ... Read more

Keyboard SAFE Connect resource provides help to persons who are experiencing homelessness ... Read more

Donate Now! Our Events
Success Coach Post Adoption Services
Affordable Care Act Information
Aging Plan  & Snapshot
Children's Agenda Report & Snapshot