Department of Family Services - Financial and Medical Assistance

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

Mulitple Locations - Main Office: 12011 Government Center Parkway, Pennino Building
Fairfax, VA 22035

Lisa Tatum,

Food Assistance (SNAP)

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as "food stamps," can be used like cash to buy food from authorized retailers. Recipients will receive an , which will debit the account each time eligible food items are purchased. A secret Personal Identification Number (PIN) is required to use the card. 

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Find out if you are eligible for SNAP.

Read more information about work requirements, items that can and cannot be purchased, forms and more.

Apply online, over the phone (1-855-635-4370), or visit one of our locations:

Heritage Center, West Wing
7611 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003

The Pennino Building
12011 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035

Reston: Cameron Glen
1850 Cameron Glen Drive
Reston, VA 20190
Reston; Lake Anne Office Building
11484 Washington Plaza West
Reston, VA 20190

Richmond Highway / Alexandria Area
South County Government Center
8350 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22309

SNAP recipients may be eligible for career coaching. Learn more about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAPET).

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