Financial & Medical Assistance and Employment & Training

Announcement: Lisa Tatum Named Self Sufficiency Division Director
for Fairfax County Department of Family Services

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Public Assistance

Apply online for benefits

How to Apply for Programs such as SNAP and Medicaid (video)

Free or Low-cost Child Health Care Programs

Apply for SNAP


Apply for Public Assistance Benefits


Low-cost Medical and Dental Services for Children

Information for Families

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW) 

Bridges to Success

Fuel Assistance and Crisis Assistance programs

Cooling Assistance and Fan Care Programs


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Employment and Training

Employment and Training

SkillSource Center Services (PowerPoint presentation)

pdf-icon-small Employment Center Flyer (English, Spanish)

Employment Resource Centers.




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Free Income Tax Preparation

From the last week in January through April 15, low income families can get help preparing their federal income tax returns.

Important Information for Employers About the Earned Income Tax Credit and State Low Income Credit

Effective July 1, 2009, Virginia employers must post notices about the federal earned income tax credit and state low income credit. To learn more click on the EITC logo below.




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