Press Releases

New Contracts Focus on Improved Behavioral Health Outcomes

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is strengthening its contracts by seeking improved outcomes from the organizations that manage behavioral health care services supported with Medicaid and state mental health funds.

N.C. DHHS Accepting Applications For Operation Fan Heat Relief

Monday, May 1, 2017

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services begins accepting applications for Operation Fan Heat Relief today. People 60 and older, as well as adults with disabilities, are eligible to sign up for assistance through Oct. 31 at local aging agencies across the state.

N.C. DHHS to Accept Applications for Low Income Energy Assistance Program Dec. 1

Friday, November 13, 2015

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is accepting applications for the state's Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) beginning Dec. 1, 2015.

ICYMI: Governor signs 'Burt's Law'

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Gov. Pat McCrory on Tuesday signed a law increasing penalties for abusing residents of group homes or for failing to report abuse.