Division of Social Services
Programs and services provided by the Richmond County Department of Social Services are funded through federal, state and county revenues, in addition to grants and other donations, to meet the community’s priorities as defined by the Board of County Commissioners.
The Mission of the Richmond County Department of Social Services is to develop and implement human services programs which are intended to promote the health, well-being, self sufficiency and protection of families, children and adults within our communities.
“In accordance with Federal law and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Under the Food Stamp Act and USDA policy, discrimination is prohibited also on the basis of religion or political beliefs.
To file a complaint of discrimination, contact USDA or HHS. Write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1440 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 619-0403 (voice) or (202) 619-3257 (TTY). USDA and HHS are equal opportunity providers and employers.”
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