Family & Children's Medicaid
Family and Children's Medicaid program pays medical bills for eligible low-income
families and children. Each month a Medicaid identification card is received which
is presented when services are needed. The selection of a primary care provider
is generally required for families and children receiving most categories of Medicaid.
You may apply for Family and Children's Medicaid Monday through Friday from 8:00
am to 4:30 pm at:
741 North Highland Avenue
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Please bring the following pieces of information for all family members with you:
- Birth Certificates
- Social Security Numbers
- Verification of income of any kind
- Verification of assets such as bank accounts, insurance policies, property, etc.
- Verification of any medical expenses for the past three (3) months
You may also apply for Family and Children's Medicaid and NC Health Choice by completing
a mail-in Medicaid/NCHC Application (download in English) (download in Spanish).
The completed mail-in application must be returned to the Dept. of Social Services
Building at 741 North Highland Avenue or mailed to:
Forsyth County Department of Social Services
P.O. Box 999
Winston-Salem, NC 27102
For families leaving Work First cash assistance eligibility can continue for Family
and Children's Medicaid for 12 months after they no longer receive a monthly TANF
If you have questions, call (336) 703-3803.