Public Notice

Public Notice

Information About New Flood Maps and Flood Ordinance Changes

06.13.2018

Brunswick County is considering adopting new flood maps and amending the County’s Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance, to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

FEMA regularly updates Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) using studies to improve the maps and ensure their accuracy. The last maps FEMA approved for our area were adopted in 2006; since then, FEMA has worked to study and improve these maps. Now that FEMA has approved updated maps, Brunswick County can adopt them and continue to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

To view the current effective maps or the preliminary maps on the State’s website, visit the Flood Risk Information System (FRIS) – Flood Maps, which will automatically show the current effective maps. To view the preliminary maps, in the top right corner of the page, click on “Effective” and change to “Preliminary.” This will allow the viewer to see the maps being adopted on August 28, 2018.

Brunswick County will be scheduling a public hearing about these changes, and a public informational workshop will be held on July 10, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the County Commissioners Chambers, at 30 Government Center Drive in Bolivia, NC.

For more information about the proposed changes to the Flood Maps and the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance, click here.

Social Services

Medicaid & Food and Nutrition Services

Column 1 CTA

Children’s Services

Column 2 CTA

Adult Services

Column 3 CTA

Child Support Services

Column 4 CTA

Brunswick County Social Services

Welcome to Brunswick County Social Services! We partner with individuals, families and community  to meet the needs of Brunswick County citizens. We aim to promote self-sufficiency for individuals and families and prevent abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable citizens.

We administer various programs, including Medicaid, Food and Nutrition Services (Food Stamps), Work First, Child Support Services, Child Protective Services, Foster Care, Foster Parent Licensing, and Adult Services. Our staff are committed to providing services to Brunswick County residents in a timely and respectful manner.

  • 60 Government Center Drive (Building B)
  • Open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Call 910-253-2077
  • Email dss@brunswickcountync.gov
  • The Health and Human Services Board meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Health Services Boardroom.

View news and announcements.

View our contact information You can find out how to make a report of abuse or neglect.

 

BUILDING B

Contact

60 GOVERNMENT CENTER DRIVE
BUILDING B

(910) 253-2077
DSS@BRUNSWICKCOUNTYNC.GOV
open mon-fri:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Please do not email reports of abuse or neglect.
If you need to make a CPS or APS report, please call 910-253-2077 during business hours.  After Hours call 911 and ask to speak to the on call social worker.

News & Events

Get the latest updates and happenings on events throughout the county.

Latest News

Read More Social Services News

Latest Events

See Event Calendar