Goals and Purposes

The goals and purposes of the North Carolina Association of County Boards of Social Services are:

Advocacy
To serve as an advocate for the interests of County Boards of Social Services, County Departments of Social Services, employees of County Departments of Social Services, and the clients of County Departments of Social Services at the county, state, and federal levels of government.

Education
To plan, develop, and provide education and training programs for members of County Boards of Social Services, provide information to members of County Boards of Social Services regarding issues affecting the administration of financing of public assistance and social service programs, and to provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas among County Boards of Social Services.

Awareness
To increase public understanding, acceptance, and support of public assistance and social services programs in North Carolina, and to promote closer working relationships between County Boards of Social Services and Boards of County Commissioners, the Department of Health and Human Services, and other public and private human services agencies and associations.
Goals and Purposes
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