North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 108A Social Services

Article 1 - County Administration.

  • § 108A-1   Creation
    Every county shall have a board of social services or a consolidated human services board created pursuant to G.S. 153A‑77(b) which shall establish county policies...
  • § 108A-2   Size
    The county board of social services of a county shall consist of three members, except that the board of commissioners of any county may increase...
  • § 108A-3   Method of appointment; residential qualifications; fee or compensation for services; consolidated human services board appointments
    (a) Three‑Member Board. The board of commissioners shall appoint one member who may be a county commissioner or a citizen selected by the board; the...
  • § 108A-4   Term of appointment
    Each member of a county board of social services shall serve for a term of three years. No member may serve more than two consecutive...
  • § 108A-5   Order of appointment
    (a) Three‑Member Board: The term of the member appointed by the Social Services Commission shall expire on June 30, 1981, and every three years thereafter;...
  • § 108A-6   Vacancies
    Appointments to fill vacancies shall be made in the manner set out in G.S. 108A‑3. All such appointments shall be for the remainder of the...
  • § 108A-7   Meetings
    The board of social services of a county shall meet at least once per month, or more often if a meeting is called by the...
  • § 108A-8   Compensation of members
    Members of the county board of social services may receive a per diem in such amount as shall be established by the county board of...
  • § 108A-9   Duties and responsibilities
    The county board of social services shall have the following duties and responsibilities: (1) To select the county director of social services according to the...
  • § 108A-10   Fees
    The county board of social services is authorized to enter into contracts with any governmental or private agency, or with any person, whereby the board...
  • § 108A-11   Inspection of records by members
    Every member of the county board of social services may inspect and examine any record on file in the office of the director relating in...
  • § 108A-12   Appointment
    (a) The board of social services of every county shall appoint a director of social services in accordance with the merit system rules of the...
  • § 108A-13   Salary
    The board of social services of every county, with the approval of the board of county commissioners, shall determine the salary of the director in...
  • § 108A-14   Duties and responsibilities
    (a) The director of social services shall have the following duties and responsibilities: (1) To serve as executive officer of the board of social services...
  • § 108A-15   Social services officials and employees as public guardians
    The director and assistant directors of social services of each county may serve as guardians for adults adjudicated incompetent under the provisions of Chapter 35A,...
  • § 108A-15.1   Consolidated human services board; human services director
    (a) Except as otherwise provided by this section and subject to any limitations that may be imposed by the board of county commissioners under G.S....
  • § 108A-15.2 through 108A-15.6   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • § 108A-16   Appointment
    With the approval of the board of social services, the board of commissioners of any county may appoint a licensed attorney to serve as a...
  • § 108A-17   Compensation
    The special county attorney for social service matters shall receive compensation for the performance of his duties and for his expenses in such amount as...
  • § 108A-18   Duties and responsibilities
    (a) The special county attorney shall have the following duties and responsibilities: (1) To serve as legal advisor to the county director, the county board...
  • § 108A-19 through 108A-23   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 2 - Programs of Public Assistance.

Article 3 - Social Services Programs.

Article 4 - Public Assistance and Social Services Appeals and Access to Records.

  • § 108A-79   Appeals
    (a) A public assistance applicant or recipient shall have a right to appeal the decision of the county board of social services, county department of...
  • § 108A-80   Confidentiality of records
    (a) Except as provided in (b) below, it shall be unlawful for any person to obtain, disclose or use, or to authorize, permit, or acquiesce...
  • § 108A-81 through 108A-85   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 5 - Financing of Programs of Public Assistance and Social Services.

Article 6 - Protection of the Abused, Neglected or Exploited Disabled Adult Act.