- Social Services
- Economic Services
EBT Direct NumberTo request a duplicate EBT card you can also call the Direct EBT toll free phone line: 888-622-7328.
NC Medicaid Managed Care
There is a New Way to Get Medicaid Health Care. -- Hay Una Nueva Manera Para Obtener Cuidados De Salud De Medicaid
Child Day Care
Subsidized childcare services are provided to families that express a need for childcare and who have been determined eligible for services.
Food & Nutrition Services
Food and Nutrition Services provides monthly benefits that help low-income households buy the food they need for good health.
Adult Medicaid and Long Term Care Medicaid
Adult Medicaid is health insurance for low-income individuals, seniors, and people with disabilities. Eligibility is based on your family’s monthly income and resources that are owned. To receive Medicaid for disability or blindness, you must meet Social Security’s definition of disability or blindness. Adult Medicaid covers individuals living at home in a Private Living Arrangement (PLA) or individuals in Long Term Care (LTC) living arrangements. The Medicare Savings Program is a limited assistance Adult Medicaid program for individuals enrolled in Medicare Part A and/or Part B. The Medicare Savings Program can help pay for Medicare premiums, coinsurance, and deductibles.
Family & Children's Medicaid
Is a health insurance program that serves low-income individuals, children, and parents? For information regarding the different types of Medicaid in North Carolina and to see if you are potentially eligible, visit the Division of Medical Assistance web site
Program Integrity Unit
The purpose of the Program Integrity Unit is to investigate suspected fraud and/or over payment referrals in all programs administered by the Wayne County Department of Social Services and to promote integrity in the programs.
Work First Family Assistance & Employment Program
The Work First Program was developed on the premise that everyone has the responsibility to their family and the community to work and to provide for their children. The program reduces welfare dependency and provides services to promote self-sufficiency.
Medicaid transportation is available to medical appointments for those who have active Medicaid. All beneficiaries must complete as assessment by Wayne County Department of Social Services case worker before transportation services are provided. Only medical transportation will be provided to active Medicaid recipients. Request must be made three (3) business days prior to the appointment time, (this excludes Saturday’s and Sunday’s).