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The mission of Polk County Department of Social Services is to assist families and individuals by helping them maintain and / or enhance their quality of life and to prevent abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable people in the community as we administer services and public assistance programs in a timely, effective and professional manner.

News For You

 Polk County Department of Social Services will be closed December 24 - 26, 2013 in observance of the Christmas Holiday and on January 1, 2014 to celebrate the New Year.

 Becoming a Foster Parent  Foster Parent Application


Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)

 NC 211-Help Starts Here
   Federal Health Insurance MarketPlace
 Employment Opportunities  


 Contact Information
231 Wolverine Trail     
Mill Spring, NC 28756
(828) 894-2100
8:30-5:00 Monday - Friday   
After Hours Emergencies -- (828) 894-0187