Closings & Changes to Service

Animal Services - (919) 731-1439

Appointments can be scheduled for rabies vaccines, searching for a lost animal, reporting an animal that has been found, reclaiming an animal, or turning in a stray animal. If you are interested in adopting an animal, please view the current list of animals available for adoption at www.waynegov.com/animals. If you own a personal trap and plan on trapping, please contact the shelter prior to using your trap. If you make an appointment and you are not feeling well, please call to cancel your appointment instead of visiting the shelter.

Department of Social Services - (919) 580-4034

Wayne County Department of Social Services is encouraging customers to apply for benefits online at ePass.nc.gov. Staff will also be present upon entry to Wayne County DSS to provide paper applications for Adult Medicaid, Family and Children’s Medicaid, Food and Nutrition, and Work First programs.  Individuals may complete the paper applications and drop the application off in the secured Social Services Mail Box, located in the parking lot.

If individuals need to report changes for Food & Nutrition Services and Program Integrity, please call the change line at 919-731-1126. For Medicaid, Work First, and Child Care Services change line, please call 919-731-1022. DSS staff can accept drop off information or you can also mail your information to: Wayne County DSS, 301 N Herman Street Box HH, Goldsboro, NC 27530.

The face to face interviews for Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) or Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) applications are waived and we are allowing a telephone interview for applications. You can call 919-731-1577.

Environmental Health Department - (919) 731-1174

Customers are encouraged to continue transacting business with the inspections department via email, phone, mail, and website resources. For information on how to obtain services, please call 919-731-1174.

Health Department - (919) 731-1000

Temperature checks for all visitors to the building will be required upon entry. Individuals with a forehead reading of over 100.4 will not be permitted in the building and their appointment will be rescheduled.

Inspections Department - (919) 731-1169

Customers are encouraged to continue transacting business with the inspections department via email, phone, mail, and website resources. For information on how to obtain services, please call 919-731-1169.

Library - (919) 735-1824

All branches of the Wayne County Public Library are open with restrictions on occupancy and social distancing.

The Maxwell Center - (888) 359-3303

The Maxwell Center is closed to the public. If you need assistance, please call 888-359-3303 or contact staff by email.

Planning Department - (919) 731-1650

Customers are encouraged to continue transacting business with the planning department via email, phone, mail, and website resources. For information on how to obtain services, please call 919-731-1650.

Services on Aging (Peggy M. Seegars Senior Center) - (919) 731-1591

The Peggy M. Seegars Senior Center remains closed to the public.

Veterans Services - (919) 731-1490

Customers are encouraged to call (919) 731-1490 to speak with a service officer. If we are not able to answer you call, please leave a message and someone will return your call asap. 

If your matter is not time sensitive, please call the VA directly at 1-800-827-1000, as they can handle some requests via phone.   

We have a drop-off box located on our office door for documents that need to be submitted. Please complete these documents in their entirety. Someone from our office will call you should any questions or concerns arise before submission to the VA.