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Mission:   It is the goal of Surry Social Services to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Surry County who are in need by providing an array of services while building for the future of our community.

Department Goals:

Provide an array of services to assist families with becoming self-sufficient.

Strengthen families through responsible parenting and healthy marriages/relationships and to prevent abuse and neglect as well as decrease the reoccurrence of abusive behavior.

Deliver high-quality customer-focused services.

Become a learning organization.

Maintain efficiency and accountability in agency operation.

 

MAY 2014 IS FOSTER CARE AWARENESS MONTH

Friday, May 16, 2014 - The Foster Care Luncheon Celebration! (by invitation only) 10:00am-1:30pm located in the Surry County Extension Conference Room.  The theme for this celebration is "Preventing Foster Care".  Our Regional Foster Care and Adoption Consultant, Mrs. Jane Joyner, will be the Keynote Speaker.  Mrs. Joyner has more than 35 years of service in the Foster Care arena.  There will be additional speakers to address Resource Family Guidance and Foster Care Support.  There will also be ice breakers, door prizes, games and lots of fun!

For additional information regarding Foster Care and the Agency's planned activities, please contact Ms. Ruth Butler at (757) 294-5240.