Haywood County residents needing aid from social services will continue to receive it as the department shifts physical locations.
Employees will relocate to new offices on Friday, Jan. 6, and Monday, Jan. 9. The new building is the newly renovated, former Walmart at 157 Paragon Parkway. Other county departments will also relocate there: Environmental Services, which includes Environmental Health, Erosion and Sediment Control, and Inspections and Planning will follow on Wednesday, Jan. 11, and on Thursday, Jan. 12. The Haywood County Health Department will relocate on Friday, Jan. 20, through Monday, Jan. 23.
The current DSS location at 486 East Marshall Street will be closed beginning at 5 p.m. on Jan. 5. DSS will be fully operational in its new location beginning at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10.