Tag: social services

By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton supervisors unanimously approved the appropriation of $25,000 for Northampton County Social Services and the Eastern Shore Area Agency on Aging Tuesday night, for emergency use to find shelter for individuals and families who have become homeless during the dangerously hot summer. “I cannot imagine anybody...
By Stefanie Jackson – Nearly 40% of Northampton residents receive Medicaid benefits since Medicaid expansion took effect in Virginia on Jan.1, requiring Northampton County Social Services to commit 2.5 full-time employees to manage the enrollment increase. “This is one of the best investments that we make,” Spencer Murray, chairman of...