The Johnston County Department of Social Services is a public service agency that offers various programs and services to the residents of Smithfield, N.C. It offers a variety of services to adults, children and families, such as crisis assistance, job training, transportation, day care and food stamps. In addition, the Johnston County Department of Social Services provides in-home care for the elderly and disabled people, protective services for disabled adults and services for the visually impaired. The department maintains the Farm Resource Center, which offers services to individuals and families through outreach crisis intervention programs. The Johnston County Department of Social Services also provides Medicaid services for adults, which includes assistance with medical expenses and prescriptions.