Program Integrity

Under North Carolina law, applicants must provide complete and accurate information to determine if the applicant is eligible for benefits.

Program Integrity:

  • Assures citizens receive benefits to which they are entitled and in the correct amount
  • Determines client misrepresentation and prevents payments to non-eligible individuals/families
  • Recovers all over payments made in public assistance programs due to client error, client fraud or caseworker error

Interpreter Services

Interpreter services are available at no cost.

Federal Law

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Under the Food Stamp Act and USDA policy, discrimination is prohibited also on the basis of religion or political beliefs. To file a complaint of discrimination, contact USDA or HHS. Write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250‐9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TTY). Write HHS, Director, Office for Civil Rights, Room 506‐F, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20201 or call 202-619-0403 (voice) or 202-619-3257 (TTY). USDA and HHS are equal opportunity providers and employers.

Equal Opportunity Employer & Provider

Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency is an equal opportunity employer and provider.