About the Department of Family Services

Administrative Offices

Pennino Building – Human Services Center
12011 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, Virginia 22035-1102
703-324-7500; TTY 703-222-9452

DFS Vision, Mission, and Values Statement

Vision: By 2016, we will be a model social service agency, understanding and effectively responding to the needs of our community.

Mission: Promote the well-being of our diverse community by protecting and improving the lives of children, adults and families through advocacy, education and effective supportive services.

Values: Integrity and Accountability, Collaboration/Teamwork, Excellence, Customer Focus, Respect, Value Employees

family services programs and services Family Services Programs and Services
See the Program and Services Guide for an explanation of the many progams and services offered by the Department of Family Services.

Also see the Overview page for a quick summary of Programs and Services (in English, Spanish and eight other languages). Custom Tag
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Contacts for News Media and Public Inquiries:

Department of Family Services (DFS) – department-wide; Children, Youth, and Families; Public Assistance and Employment Services; Office for Children; and Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services.

Amy Carlini, Communications Director: 703-324-7758

DFS - Adult and Aging Services

Grace Lynch, Communications Manager: 703-324-5277

DFS - Disabilities Services Planning and Development

Matt Barkley, Manager: 703-324-5868

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

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