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

Family Services Program Directory: Domestic and Sexual Violence

Operating Status for Department of Family Services (DFS) Programs and Services – Skip the Trip and Get Assistance from a Distance Online or By Phone

Skip the Trip - Continue to Receive Assistance from a Distance Online or By Phone

DFS cares about the safety and well-being of individuals and families and we are still here for you. Although most of our services are not being provided in-person at this time, we continue to offer services online and by phone.

Skip the trip! Learn more about DFS' Assistance from a Distance – a variety of services available to you without having to leave the safety of your home.

Children, Youth and Families

  • Child Protective Services (CPS)
  • Parent Support Line, Kinship Navigation Line
  • Parenting Tips, Videos and Podcasts
  • Virtual Classes and Support

Older Adults

  • Adult Protective Services (APS)
  • Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources
  • Meals on Wheels

People with Disabilities

  • Services and Resources for People with Disabilities

Domestic and Sexual Violence Services

  • Domestic and Sexual Violence 24-Hour Hotline
  • Advocacy Services
  • Hospital Accompaniment
  • Teletherapy

Self-Sufficiency - Medical and Financial Benefits; Career/Employment and Training Services

  • Apply Online for SNAP, Medicaid and more!
  • Ways to Turn in Your Documents
  • Other Ways to Receive Help
  • Career/Employment Services

Stay connected with us:


Get the most up-to-date information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Fairfax County.

ADAPT Anger and Domestic Abuse Prevention and Treatment
Facilitated state-certified batterer intervention programs. 
703-968-4052

Advocacy Services (DVAC) 
Domestic Violence Action Center helps victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and stalking. Increases client safety through education, understanding and access to available resources.   
703-246-4573

Artemis House 
Offers emergency shelter for families and individuals fleeing domestic/sexual violence, human trafficking and stalking. 
703-435-4940

Child Protective Services 
Responds to reports and concerns about abuse and neglect of children. Provides information about child safety and supervision. 
703-324-7400

Community Engagement  
Outreach programs/presentations on domestic and sexual violence awareness, prevention and education; teen dating and stalking. 
703-324-5730

Compassion Training for Couples in Conflict
Teaches ways to reduce anger and resentment and improve communication in relationships. 
703-704-6725

Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline (24-hr.)
Provides victims of domestic and sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking with immediate support and advice. 
703-360-7273, TTY 703-435-1235

Domestic Violence Individual and Group Counseling
Free short-term counseling to cope with symptoms related to domestic violence or sexual assault. 
703-324-5730

Family Partnership
Various supports to develop a detailed plan regarding safety, well-being, and permanence for children. 
703-324-7438

Protection and Preservation Services
Provides and coordinates intensive services needed to help families stay strong and healthy. 
703-324-7400

Volunteer Program
Screening, recruitment and training of volunteers for the different jobs in the Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services. 
571-324-9495

Back to top

Fairfax Virtual Assistant