Department of Social Services


4421 U.S. 301
Halifax, NC 27839

P.O. Box 767
Halifax, NC 27839



Link: Department of Social Services Page

Reporting Abuse

During Business Hours

Child Abuse Reporting Line


Adult Abuse Reporting Line 


After Hours/Holiday Closings

(252) 536-6500

(252) 583-1991

(911 Emergency Services)

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Exum, Felicia DSS Director 252-536-6443 x6572  
Garner, Deana Human Services Deputy Director    
Southard, Dana DSS Attorney    
Vaughan, Yvonne Program Manager - Child Support    
Hughes, Viola Program Manager - Food and Nutrition Services    
Shoulars, Travis Program Manager- Children Services    
Smith, Keisha Program Manager-Children Services    
Roberts, Jill Program Manager - Adult Services    
Whitaker, Shakelia Computer Systems Administrator III    
Ragland, Kentrice Income Maintenance Administrator – Medicaid - FC Medicaid    
Powell, Sharon Income Maintenance Administrator - Adult Medicare