Child Protective Services

Fairfax County
Child Protective Services (CPS)


Child Protective Services responds to reports of child abuse and neglect by conducting family assessments and investigations. In addition, supportive services may be provided to families for which children are assessed to be at risk. The CPS Hotline/Helpline screens reports of suspected child abuse and neglect, as well as provides guidance and information in response to requests for resources and support services.

In Fiscal Year 2015, Child Protective Services (CPS) assessed or investigated 2,544 cases of child abuse and/or neglect in Fairfax County. The most common form of reported maltreatment was physical abuse, followed by neglect, which includes the inadequate supervision of children.

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Our HOTLINE is a HELP Line ...

We all need help taking care of our children. If you're concerned about a child's well-being
or want to report or discuss a possible abuse or neglect situation
or want advice, counseling, resources or help, please call:

Fairfax County's
Child Protective Services (CPS) Hotline

TTY 703-222-9452
Your call is confidential.

In addition to protecting children, CPS specialists provide information and referrals to
parenting programs, child care and other helpful resources. Local organizations and
human service agencies work together to provide prevention-oriented supports to
families at risk of abuse and neglect.

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

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