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SOCIAL SERVICES COMMISSION

The NC Social Services Commission(SSC) is a statutorily based body (G.S. 143B-153 thru 156). This Commission has the authority to establish rules for public assistance with the exception of medical assistance; placement and supervision of delinquent children and payment of necessary costs of foster home care for needy and homeless children; payment of State funds to private child-placing agencies and residential child care facilities for care and services provided to children in the custody or placement responsibility of a county department of social services; social services programs established by federal legislation; implementation of portions of Title XX of the Social Security Act; inspection and licensing of maternity homes; inspection and operation of jails and local confinement facilities; and rules required by the federal government for social services grants-in-aid.

Membership consists of one member from each congressional district. Members are appointed by the Governor to serve for four-year terms.

Staff support for the Commission is provided by the Director of the Division of Social Services, at the direction of the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The Division of Social Services provides technical, clerical, logistical and other support for the work of the Commission. The Attorney General's Office serves as legal counsel to the Commission.

Social Services Commission Current Membership
         
District Representative City of Residence
         
1   Sandra B. Partin   Scotland Neck
2   Lindy Brown, Vice Chairman   Garner
3   Virginia R. Cooper   Winterville
4   John Sandrock   Lillington
5   Larry Potts, Chairman   Lexington
6   Carolyn T. Green   Greensboro
7   Stephen M. Marson   Lumberton
8   Anthony Q. Hall, Sr.   Landis
9   Phillip Davis   Weddington
10   Bobby K. Boyd   Conover
11   Ronald Roukema   Lenoir
12   Olga Wright   Greensboro
13   Vivian Reed   Stem

 

 

 

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