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

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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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, 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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