Category: Social Services

August 20, 2020

New & Departing Board for DSS

The North Carolina Social Services Commission has appointed Sarah Temple to a three-year term on the Catawba County Social Services Board...

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August 18, 2020

Child Support Awareness

August has been declared Child Support Awareness Month in North Carolina...

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August 17, 2020

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the online resource family information meeting from 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, September 8th....

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July 29, 2020

Crisis Intervention Funds

Funding is now available to help Catawba County residents in crisis pay heating or cooling bills or secure heating or cooling resources from the NC Dept of Health & Human...

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July 27, 2020

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the online resource family information meeting from 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, August 11th....

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July 06, 2020

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the online resource family information meeting from 9:00-10:30 AM Saturday, July 25th....

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June 23, 2020

Apply Online for Benefits

To help support social distancing, the NC Dept of Health & Human Services has made it easier for residents to apply online for Medicaid and Food & Nutrition Services benefits....

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June 22, 2020

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the online resource family information meeting from 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, July 14th....

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June 22, 2020

COVID-19 Relief Program

Individuals experiencing financial hardship paying mortgage, rent, utilities or other expense due to COVID-19 may apply for financial assistance through the COVID-19 Relief...

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May 17, 2020

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the online resource family information meeting from 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, June 9th....

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April 30, 2020

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the online resource family information meeting from 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, May 12th....

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April 27, 2020

Foster Care Sunday 2020

Churches and any religious group in the Catawba valley are being asked to participate in the 5th Annual Foster Care Sunday on May 17th....

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April 24, 2020

We Can Help in Trying Times

Karen Harrington, Director of Catawba County Social Services, writes about National Child Abuse Prevention Month...

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April 13, 2020

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the online resource family information meeting from 8:00-9:30 AM Thursday, April 30th....

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March 24, 2020

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the online resource family information meeting from 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, April 14th....

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March 23, 2020

DSS Encourages Online Apps

Catawba County Social Services reminds residents that online applications are available for Food and Nutrition Services (formerly Food Stamps) and Medical Assistance...

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March 16, 2020

Changes to Meals on Wheels

Catawba County Meals on Wheels has temporarily modified its delivery schedule to help protect the health of its clients. Starting Monday, March 16...

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March 12, 2020

SMO Sites to Close Temporarily

Due to current guidance regarding gatherings for high-risk individuals, Catawba County Senior Nutrition Services is temporarily closing all...

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February 27, 2020

Seniors Morning Out Activities

Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in March, including musical performance and cooking classes....

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February 18, 2020

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting at 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, March 10th....

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January 21, 2020

Seniors Morning Out Activities

Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in February, including Valentine’s Day Celebrations and Craft Classes....

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January 21, 2020

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting on Saturday Feb. 15th from 9:00-10:30 AM....

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January 21, 2020

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting at 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, February 11th....

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December 20, 2019

Seniors Morning Out Activities

Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in January, including musical performances and craft classes....

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December 18, 2019

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting at 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, January 14th....

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November 26, 2019

Seniors Morning Out Activities

Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in December, including holiday celebrations and craft classes....

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November 19, 2019

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting at 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, December 10th....

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October 24, 2019

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting at 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, November 12th....

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October 22, 2019

Senior Nutrition Earns Award

Senior Nutrition Services, a division of Catawba County Social Services, has received a 2019 LGFCU Excellence in Innovation Award from the...

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October 09, 2019

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting at 8:00-9:30 AM on Thursday, October 24th....

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September 24, 2019

Fall Recruitment Festival

Family Builders invites anyone interested in serving children experiencing foster care to attend a Fall Recruitment Festival on Sat. Oct. 26th from 2:00-4:00 PM....

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September 18, 2019

Seniors Morning Out Activities

Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in October, including a large bingo event and craft classes....

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September 17, 2019

Sr Nutrition Earns State Award

Senior Nutrition Services, a division of Catawba County Social Services, has received a Social Services Institute Best Practice Award from the North Carolina Association of...

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September 17, 2019

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting at 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, October 8th....

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August 22, 2019

DSS New & Retiring Board

Catawba County Social Services recently welcomed three new members to the Catawba County Social Services Board and thanked departing Board members...

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August 22, 2019

Seniors Morning Out Activities

Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in September, including musical performances and craft classes....

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August 20, 2019

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting at 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, Sept. 10th....

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August 13, 2019

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting at 6:00-7:30 PM Tuesday, August 13th....

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July 25, 2019

Seniors Morning Out Activities

Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in August, including visits to the Farmer’s Market and cooking classes....

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July 15, 2019

Volunteer with Catawba County

Do you have the desire to serve our community, meet new people or learn new skills during your free time? Volunteer with Catawba County! Many opportunities are available......

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July 12, 2019

Cooling-Related Crisis Funds

Households experiencing a cooling-related crisis may apply for financial assistance from the NC Department of Health and Human Services’ Crisis Intervention Program (CIP)......

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July 08, 2019

Foster/Adoption Info Meeting

Family Builders invites those interested in fostering/adoption to attend an info meeting on Saturday July 27th from 10:00-11:30 AM at the Sherrills Ford-Terrell Library....

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July 08, 2019

Meals on Wheels Receives Grant

Catawba County United Way awarded Catawba County Senior Nutrition Services $24,300 to help cover meals costs for Meals on Wheels and Seniors Morning Out......

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