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Need help this winter with your heating bills?
Learn about the Fuel Assistance program and file your application today.

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Wondering whether your child is old enough to be left alone?
See our county's Child Supervision Guidelines. Here's a handy version to print out and share with others. Also available  in Spanish and other languages.

Child Care

Looking for child care?
When you visit a child care program, here are signs of quality child care to keep in mind. Here's a listing of child care providers in our community.

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ASSB 2013 Annual Report
The Advisory Social Services Board report summarizes 2013 trends, events and initiatives for Department of Family Services programs.

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Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers with Fairfax County's Department of Family Services make a real difference. Explore the many volunteer opportunities with us.

Family Services Video Access Family Services
See a 10 minute video which gives an overview of the divisions, programs and services DFS offers and how to access those services. The video shows after a brief advertisement for Parks Plus+.            English version . . . Spanish version

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RSS Feed  Get the Department of Family Services RSS news feeds. See the complete list of DFS Press Releases.

Important Phone Numbers

Child Protective Services:
703-324-7400

Adult Protective Services:
703-324-7450

Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources:
703-324-7948
TTY: 703-449-1186

Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline
703-360-7273

Artemis House A Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence
703-435-4940

Public Assistance Customer Care Center
703-324-3000

Short-term, emergency help with basic needs
(Fairfax Co. Human Services Coordinated Services Planning)
703-222-0880

DFS: General Number for Client Services:
703-324-7500
TTY: 703-222-9452

DFS: Administrative Offices:
703-324-7800
TTY: 703-222-9452

TTY 711 for all numbers
without a TTY number



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Department of Family Services

About the Department of Family Services

Department of Family Services Programs and Services Guide

SNAP

Food Stamps/SNAP & Other Public Assistance

  • Food stamps/SNAP
  • Medicaid
  • Child health care programs
  • Other Public assistance
SNAP

Employment Services

  • SkillSource
  • Training Services
children, youth and families

Children and Families

  • Adoption and foster care
  • Keeping children safe
  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Support for families
  • Parenting resources
  • Kinship care
Children

Child Care facebook link

  • Explore child care options
  • Search for child care
  • Pay your SACC bill online
  • Get assistance in paying for child care
  • Get information on being a child care provider
 
Older Adults

Older Adults Services

  • In-home care for older adults
  • Care management / Social work
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Caregiver support and respite
  • Nursing homes and assisted living
  • Volunteering to help older adults and adults with disabilities
  • Kinship care
  • Information on Adult Protective Services
  • Insurance Counseling
Disability Services

Disability Services

  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Assistive Technology
  • Legal Resources
  • Service Animals
  • Tax and Financial News for People with Disabilities
  • Transportation Information
Office for Women

Office for Women/Domestic and Sexual Violence Services

  • Resources for women
  • Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence

DFS Vision, Mission, and Values Statement Vision




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Fairfax County Department of Family Services
[ 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035 ]
[ 703-324-7500 ]

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