Department of Family Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway, Pennino Building
Fairfax, VA 22035

Michael A. Becketts,

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This is an exciting time to join Fairfax County Department of Family Services. We have aligned our agency’s mission, vision, and values with the County’s Strategic Plan and One Fairfax, the County’s equity framework and policy, to better serve county residents. 

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Check out our current full-time, merit openings! You can also create an alert to receive notifications when new jobs are posted.

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Fairfax County offers benefits that promote a holistic approach to physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual and financial wellness.  

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DFS Spotlight: Mary Wall

Mary WallCheck out this DFS Spotlight on Mary Wall, a Social Services Specialist within our Ongoing Sexual Abuse Unit of Protection and Preservation Services. Mary shares about the challenging and rewarding work supporting families dealing with a crisis and helping them transition to a new normal. Find out why she feels lucky to be a part of our organization.

Get to know more about Mary’s career through this video spotlight.

Top 5 Reasons to Work with the Fairfax County Children, Youth and Families Division

Smiling woman giving thumbs upWorking in child welfare can be challenging, rewarding, and fulfilling. Wondering what it takes to work in Child Protective Services, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, Foster Care and Adoption or some other aspect of the field? Check out this article about the value of working with Fairfax County Department of Family Services.

Top 5 Reasons to Work with the Fairfax County Domestic and Sexual Violence Services Division

hands embracingDomestic and Sexual Violence Services works with communities to transform society’s response to domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, and stalking by challenging oppression, collaborating to inform policy, and providing everybody impacted by violence with equitable access to trauma-informed support, advocacy, education, and a space for healing. Check out this article about the value of working with Fairfax County Domestic and Sexual Violence Division. 

The Department of Family Services positively affirms and celebrates every individual’s identity based on race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans’ status or disabled veterans’ status. We unequivocally reject racism, violence, and bigotry in all its forms, and we support equitable service delivery and outcomes for all county residents.

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