Lenoir County Department of Social Services

Address: 130 W. King St., Kinston, NC 28502
P.O. Box 6 
State Courier #: 01-22-20
Phone: 252-559-6400
Fax Number: 252-559-6381
Emergency Phone: 252-559-6118 Nights/Weekends/Holidays

Key Staff
Director:  Jeff Harrison

Director’s Administrative Assistant: 252-559-6360

Business Officer:  Angela Bailey, 252-559-6362

Personnel Technician: Tonya Branch, 252-559-6366

Staff Development Specialist: 
Vanessa Keyes, 252-559-6228
Kellye Wooten,  252-559-6364

Child Welfare: 252-559-6210, Fax: 252-520-7878

Child Support: 252-559-6349/6316, Fax: 252-559-6380

Economic Services: 252-559-6341
   Fax: 252-559-6328
   Email: lcdss@lenoircountync.gov

Medicaid: 252-559-6269

Social Work Program Manager: Teresa Lazenby

Adult Services Supervisor: Angela Bowie

Income Maintenance Administrator: Pat Rhodes
Income Maintenance Administrator's Administrative Assistant: Bridget Ervin, 252-559-6341

Economic Services Supervisors (Medicaid, FNS, Healthchoice, WFFA):
Ethel Dixon, 252-559-6297
LaTania Dixon-Moye, 252-559-6332
Melissa Hawkins, 252-559-6338
Sarah Parker, 252-559-6342
Melissa Mitchell, 252-559-6336
Cathy Ruiz, 252-559-6340
Willard Hall, 252-559-6260
Marcia Cherry, 252-559-6334

Work First Employment: Tammi Moore, 252-559-6245

Child Day Care Subsidy Supervisor: LaTania Dixon-Moye, 252-559-6332

Child Support Establishment Supervisor: Jordan Jones, 252-559-6346

Child Support Program Manager: Melissa Kennedy, 252-559-6352

Child Support Enforcement Supervisors: Debbie Martin, 252-559-6346

Medicaid Transportation:
Shelia Wooten, 252-559-6299
Deneen Phillips, 252-559-6302

County DSS Board:
Preston Harris- Chairman
Ann Cherry Vice-Chair
William Gray
Ty Eason
Kim Hazelgrove

Board of Commissioners

NC General Assembly Delegation