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Fairfax County, Virginia

Family Services



The Department of Family Services offers a wide range of community programs and services for residents of Fairfax County and the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church. Services include Adult and Aging Services, including Area Agency on Aging and Disability Services Planning and Development; Child Care/Office for Childre; Children, Youth and Families; and Self-Sufficiency.

Phone Numbers

Primary Phone #:
Primary Fax #:


Building Name:
Pennino Building
Physical Address Line 1:
12011 Government Center Parkway  
City, State, Zip:
Fairfax, VA 22035


Programs & Services

Adoption Services
Adult and Aging Services
Adult Protective Services
Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources
Auxiliary Grant Program
Blue Ribbon Campaign to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Abuse and Neglect (24 hours)
Child Abuse Prevention Services
Child Care Assistance & Referral
Child Care Center (Employee)
Child Care Permits and Regulations
Child Protective Services
Child Protective Services Hotline (CPS)
Child Welfare Services
Community Education
Comprehensive Services Act
Disabilities Service Board
Disability Services E-News
Domestic and/or Sexual Violence; Stalking; or Human Trafficking Information and Services
Emergency Housing
Employees' Child Care Center
Employment & Training Services
Energy Assistance Program
Fairfax Futures
Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) Program
Family and Child Program
Family Caregiver Program
Family Preservation Services
Food Stamp Program
Foster Care
General Relief Program
Golden Gazette Newspaper
Head Start
Healthy Families Fairfax
Higher Horizons
Homeless shelters
Institute for Early Learning
Meals on Wheels
Medicaid or FAIS-Plus Program
Medicaid Pre-admission Screenings
Medical Care for Children Partnership (MCCP)
Neighborhood Networks
Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Nurturing Parenting Program
Partnership for Permanent Housing
Public Assistance Programs
Public Information
Refugee Assistance Program
School Age Child Care Program
School Readiness
State-Local Hospitalization (SLH) Program
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Transitional Housing
Travel Training for Seniors
USDA Food Program
VA Preschool Initiative
Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare (VIEW)
Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program
Volunteer Solutions
Women, Office for

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