Department of Family Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

703-324-7500
TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway, Pennino Building
Fairfax, VA 22035

Michael A. Becketts,
Director

Volunteer and Donor Opportunities

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:


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Group of volunteers

Work directly with the people we serve or help "behind the scenes" with tasks such as mailings and clerical assistance. Make a donation or sponsor an event. We have something for everyone!

Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities
Meal delivery, transportation to doctor's appointments, grocery shopping and more.
703-324-5406, TTY 703-449-1186

Children, Teens and Families
Mentoring, Body Safety, Parent Education, Foster Care Donations, Administrative Support and more.
703-324-7751, TTY 711

Domestic and Sexual Violence
Hotline, Administrative Support, Facilitators, Hospital Accompaniment and more.
703-324-5730, TTY 703-324-5706

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA Program)
Help Families Prepare Tax Returns
703-533-5471, TTY 711

Search Countywide Volunteer Opportunities

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