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,

Office Locations

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

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Human Services Center
Gerry Hyland Government Center (formerly South County Government Center)
8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309
703-324-7500; TTY 711

Domestic Violence Action Center - South County
8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 507, Fairfax, VA 22309
703-324-5730; TTY 711


Human Services Center
Heritage Center, West Wing, 7611 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003
703-324-7500; TTY 711


Human Services Center
Pennino Building, 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035
703-324-7500; TTY 711

Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services
Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 339, Fairfax, VA 22035
703-324-5730; TTY 711

Domestic Violence Action Center
Historic Courthouse,
4000 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 2702, Fairfax, VA 22032
703-324-5730; TTY 711


Department of Family Services has programs and services in two different buildings:

Cameron Glen
1850 Cameron Glen Drive, Reston, VA 20190
703-324-7500; TTY 711

  • Adult and Aging Services
  • Child Protective Services
  • Family Preservation Services
  • Foster Care and Adoption Services
  • Child Abuse Prevention Services
  • Neighborhood Networks

Lake Anne
11484 Washington Plaza West, Reston, VA 20190
703-324-7500; TTY 711

  • Food Stamps
  • General Relief
  • Medicaid/Famis-Plus
  • Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS)
  • Health Access Assistance Team (HAAT)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Energy Assistance
  • Employment and Training
  • Volunteer Solutions
  • State-Local Hospitalization
  • Office for Children: Child Care Assistance and Referral

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