Avery County

Department of Social Services

175 Linville Street  

Newland, NC  28657

Telephone (828) 733-8230

Fax (828) 733-8245

Barbara Jones, Director

 Programs and Services                                   Employee Directory


 Please take notice that the regularly scheduled meeting of the Avery County DSS Board scheduled for September 10, 2018, has been changed to September 24, 2018, at 4:00 pm.  The meeting will be held at the Avery County Administration Building in the Commissioners Board Room.



The mission of Avery County Department of Social Services is to be an advocate for and protector of the young, disabled, and aged citizens of Avery County.  To be an agency that works as a team to administer services and public assistance programs in an efficient, timely, consistent, and professional manner.

Avery County DSS Board Meetings are held the second Monday of each Month at 4:00 PM in the Commissioner's Board Room in the Avery County Administrative Building at 175 Linville Street, Newland NC.


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