The Children's Services Unit of Alamance County Department of Social Services provides the following services:
- Child Protective Services
- Foster Care
If you believe a child is being abused or neglected, it is your legal obligation to report it. Please contact us by calling (336) 229-2908 or (336) 570-6532 or by visiting our office located at 319 N. Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington, NC 27217. Please ask for the Child Protective Service Intake Worker when making a report. Reports may be made during regular business hours Monday-Friday from 8 am - 5 pm. By law your identity and information will be kept private.
If the situation is an emergency, please dial 911.
For non-emergency situations during the night, holiday, or weekend hours, you may contact the Alamance County Central Communication (336) 570-6777 to request the on call social worker. Reports can also be made by contacting the Burlington Police Department (336) 229-3503 and Graham Police Department (336-570-6711) and the Alamance County Sheriff's Office (336) 570-6300. These agencies are always open and willing to contact our on-call worker. Our worker will contact you regarding your report.
For more information on Making a Report of Abuse, Neglect, or Dependency, click here.
If you would like more information on Our Process of assessing a referral for abuse, neglect, or dependency, click here.
Please click the following links to learn more about child abuse/neglect/dependency: