Resources & Information

Explore the many ways you can help to make a difference for children and families in Rowan County.

Make a Report

If you suspect a child is being abused, it is vital that you make a report to DSS immediately. It is not important that you have absolute proof. Make the call, express your concerns, and let the professionals ensure the safety of that child.

Make a report by calling Rowan County Department of Social Services at (704)-216-8499. Press 1 to connect with Intake.

You may always make a report anonymously.

If you feel there is an immediate safety concern, please call 911.

For comprehensive information on all available local resources, please dial 211:

Legal Resources

For questions regarding civil matters for eligible clients, please contact:

Center for Access to Justice
704-216-1600

Legal Aid of North Carolina
919-856-2564

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont
704-376-1600

For referrals for local attorneys in all matters, please contact:

North Carolina Bar Association - Lawyer Referral Service
1-800-662-7660 or 919-67-8574

Health Resources

For local information on assistance with food, immunizations, and medical and dental care, please contact

Rowan County Health Department
704-216-8777

For primary medical and dental care and access to prescription medications for eligible clients, please contact

Community Care Clinic of Rowan
704-636-4523

For assistance with obtaining prescription medications, please contact:

Salvation Army
704-636-6491

Housing Resources

For local information on assistance with utility disconnection, evictions, mortgage foreclosures, heating, food, clothing, and homelessness, please contact

Rowan Helping Ministries
704-637-6838

For assistance with utility disconnection, rent, and housing loss, please contact:

Salvation Army
704-636-6491