Children Services

The Children’s Services Unit of Alamance County Department of Social Services provides the following services:

  • Adoption
  • 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) 229-2908,2909 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.

What is Child Abuse? Please visit the following site.
What is Child Abuse and Neglect?

For more information or to learn more about Child Abuse/Neglect or Dependency, please visit the following websites:

Prevent Child Abuse
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Child Abuse Prevention Network