Department of Family Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

703-324-7500 | TTY 703-222-9452

12011 Government Center Parkway, Pennino Building
Fairfax, VA 22035

Michael A. Becketts, Director

WHAT WE DO

The Department of Family Services (DFS) promotes the well-being of the County's diverse community by protecting and improving the lives of children, adults and families through supportive services, education and advocacy. Our services provide the framework for a strong and resilient Fairfax County: safe communities, a thriving economy, excellent schools, and opportunities for everyone to feel connected and engaged.


Important Phone Numbers
 

Department of Family Services Main Number and Public Assistance Customer Care
703-324-7500; TTY 703-222-9452

Hotlines

  • Child Protective Services Hotline 703-324-7400
  • Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline 703-360-7273; TTY 711
  • Adult Protective Services Hotline 703-324-7450; TTY 711


Other Department of Family Services Numbers

  • Aging, Disability & Caregiver Resources 703-324-7948; TTY 703-449-1186
  • Office for Children 703-324-8100; TTY 711
  • Medicaid Fraud 866-486-1971
  • Welfare Fraud 703-324-7564


Outside of Department of Family Services

  • Artemis House (Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence) 703-435-4940; TTY 711
  • Short-Term, Emergency Help for Basic Needs (Fairfax County Human Services, Coordinated Services Planning) 703-222-0880; TTY 711


Have Basic Questions About the Department of Family Services Programs? Send an Email.
 

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