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

Office Locations

Operating Status for Department of Family Services (DFS) Programs and Services

Skip the trip! Although most of our services are not being provided in-person at this time, we continue to offer services online and by phone. Learn more about our Assistance from a Distance.

Stay connected with the Department of Family Services (DFS) and follow our Facebook page (@FairfaxCountyFamilyServices).

Skip the Trip! Receive 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 will continue to provide assistance from a distance. Below are the 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

Information About Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Fairfax County

 

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 will continue to provide assistance from a distance. Below are the 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 and 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

Alexandria

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

Annandale

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

Fairfax

Human Services Center
Pennino Building, 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035
703-324-7500; TTY 703-222-9452

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

Reston

Department of Family ServicesĀ has programs and servicesĀ 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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