Social Services

Mooresville location now open!

We are happy to announce that our Mooresville location is open and staffed to help with Food and Nutrition Services, Medicaid, Work First, Day Care, and the Energy Programs.   The office is located at the Government Center South Building 4th Floor. 610 E Center St, Mooresville NC.

Iredell County Department of Social Services is available to serve you and your household needs.  We offer face-to-face interviews and telephone interviews.  You can apply in person at the Mooresville or Statesville locations listed on this site or you may apply by mail, by phone, fax, e-mail, or on-line at  

You can call our office at 704-873-5631 and select option 4 from the main menu to receive assistance in creating an epass account with enhanced options that will allow you to apply for most programs, submit verifications, check on the status of your application, and submit recertifications and changes.  

You can text our agency at 704-873-5631 with questions or to provide verifications.

  1. Adult Services
  2. Family Services
  3. Health Services
  4. Social Services

Adult Day Care Service

  • Arranges placement and transportation
  • Assesses need and eligibility
  • Pays for care at licensed facility


  • 18 and up
  • Iredell County resident
  • Must be income eligible
  • Sliding fee scale

Rest Home Care (Adult Foster Care)

  • Assists families in locating nursing or rest home; assists new residents’ adjustment to nursing or rest home
  • Assists operator in licensing procedures for rest homes
  • Provides financial assistance for nursing or rest home care
  • Supervises facilities’ adherence to rest home standards


  • Iredell County resident
  • Must be financially eligible for nursing/rest home care

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Adult Protective Services

  • Assists in alleviating conditions causing need for protection
  • Receives referrals and assesses need for protective services


  • 18 years and up
  • Iredell County resident who is disabled, abused, neglected, or exploited and is in need of agency intervention

 Non-Discrimination Statement

It is the policy of the Iredell County Department of Social Services to provide services, care, benefits, and assistance to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religious beliefs and / or, political beliefs.