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

Essential Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence During COVID-19

(Posted April 2020)

If you are worried about income, employment or housing, we have resources to help. Call our 24-Hour Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline 703-360-7273.

Shelter and Housing

parent and two children holding hands and walking outsideArtemis House
A victim of domestic violence in need of a safe place to go for you and your family? Call 703-435-4940 anytime day or night.

Bethany House
A victim of domestic violence without children? Call 703-658-9500 Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Fairfax County Coordinated Services Planning (CSP)
Homeless and need shelter for you and your family? Call CSP at 703-222-0880 for a referral Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

After hours? Go to the nearest family shelter.

Live in South County? After hours, go to one of the family shelters below.

  • Katherine K. Hanley Family Shelter (Fairfax)
    12970 Katherine Hanley Court, Fairfax VA 22030
    571-522-6800; FAX 703-988-0251; TTY 703-988-0256
  • Embry Rucker Community Shelter (Reston)
    11975 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, VA 20190
    703-437-1975; FAX 703-481-1406
  • Patrick Henry Family Shelter (Falls Church)
    3080 Patrick Henry Drive, Falls Church, VA 22044
    703-536-2155; FAX 703-534-0736

Homeless with no children? Call local shelters or CSP (703-222-0880) for assistance.

  • Bailey’s Crossroads Community Shelter
    5914 Seminary Road, Falls Church, VA 22041
  • Eleanor U. Kennedy Shelter (Richmond Highway-Fort Belvoir)
    9155 Richmond Highway, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
    703-799-0200; FAX 703-799-8127
  • Embry Rucker Community Shelter (Reston)
    11975 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, VA 20190
    703-437-1975; FAX 703-481-1406

Financial

Reach out to the Department of Family Services for assistance from a distance.

Need financial help or health insurance for you and your family?
Call Family Services Self-Sufficiency 703-324-7500 Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Need emergency food, shelter, clothing, health care, employment, financial help and other essentials?
Call Coordinated Services Planning 703-222-0880 Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Need help with managing money, finding a job, doing your taxes, or help with your small business?
Call Financial Empowerment Center: 703-704-6101 Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Services are available by phone and internet. 

Need help applying for IRS economic impact payment?
Visit the IRS Economic Impact Payments and information center to learn more.

Employment Services

Virginia Career Works, Fairfax County

Virginia Employment Commission

Utilities

tower and cable linesDepartment of Family Services Energy Assistance - providing assistance in offsetting expenses associated with heating and/or cooling your home.

Other utility companies are also offering relief:

Food

Department of Family Services Self-Sufficiency
703-324-7500 Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Learn information about and how to apply for food assistance (SNAP).
Call Coordinated Services Planning (CSP) 703-222-0880 Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

4P Foods
Order fresh produce, dairy, meat and eggs for delivery to the Government Center each week.

Fairfax Food Council Resources and Programs in Fairfax County*

* Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. To request reasonable accommodations or to receive this information in an alternate format, call 703-246-2411, TTY 711.

Fairfax County Public Schools-Food Resources for Families

Transportation

Fairfax Connector
This information changes often. Visit Fairfax County Connector for more information about schedules and boarding procedures.

Other

Human Services Resource Guide
Search for needs like food, clothing, housing, financial help medical/health, employment and transportation.


Learn more about the Department of Family Services' Domestic and Sexual Violence Services.

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