Children, Youth and Families
Help for you, your family, your neighbors, your community.
703-324-7500; TTY 711
Heritage Center, West Wing
7611 Little River turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003
The Pennino Building
12011 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035
1850 Cameron Glen Drive
Reston, VA 20190
Richmond Highway / Alexandria Area
South County Government Center
8350 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22309
703-324-7400; TTY 703-222-9452
Foster Care and Adoption
703-324-7639; TTY 703-222-9452
Children, Youth and Families programs and services are designed to protect children from harm, prevent child abuse and neglect, support families and help them remain together safely for the long-term emotional and physical health of children.
Placement services for children; adoption counseling for birth parents; post-adoption support services for families of children with special needs.
Investigation and assessment in response to complaints of child abuse and neglect; support services for families at risk. The CPS Hotline/Helpline receives reports of suspected abuse and neglect, as well as requests for guidance and information, and provides referrals to counseling resources and support services.
Brings family members together to meet face to face and decide on a course of action to ensure the safety and well-being of children whose families have come to the attention of a county agency.
Comprehensive assessment and case management services for families to prevent child abuse, neglect and out-of-home placement of children.
Placement and supervision of abused, neglected or dependent children and youth (from infancy to age 18) who have been separated temporarily from their parents and placed in the legal custody of Family Services.
Parenting education in community-based settings and other efforts to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect.