Social Services

View the Community Resource Guide Social Services (PDF)

Social Services Building

Mission Statement

The mission of the Wayne County Department of Social Services is:

    To serve the Wayne County community with dignity, empathy and efficiency

    To respond to those with financial needs while promoting their self-sufficiency

    To ensure the safety and healthy development of children and vulnerable adults

    To sustain family relationships through support and recognition of families' resiliency, inherent strengths and capacity to change

    To partner with our community to meet present and future needs of our residents

What You Should Know About Social Services Programs (PDF)