Mecklenburg County DSS

Local News
2:38 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

DSS Director’s Firing Sticks

County Manager Harry Jones has upheld the firing of Mary Wilson, who oversaw Mecklenburg County’s Department of Social Services.  That comes after an employee panel heard Wilson’s appeal of her termination.  

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Mecklenburg County Government
1:51 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Reports Highlight Problems In Social Services Agency

Evidence continues to surface of troubling failures in Mecklenburg County’s Department of Social Services.  11 children whose families were under DSS supervision or had recent contact with social workers have died since 2007.   Now it’s been revealed that the County didn’t publicize the findings of a taxpayer-funded consultants’ report that recommended changes in DSS operations last year .   The Charlotte Observer has uncovered details of this story and reporter Fred Clasen-Kelly spoke with WFAE’s Mark Rumsey.

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Local News
4:35 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Mecklenburg DSS Director Is Fired