Health and Human Services

703-324-2537 TTY 771
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 552
Chris Leonard
Deputy County Executive

What We Do

We are here for you. Help for you, your family and your community. The Fairfax County Health and Human Services System is a network of county agencies and community partners that supports the well-being of all who live, work and play in Fairfax County. Our programs and services create opportunities for individuals and families to be safe, healthy and realize their full potential.

24/7 Hotlines

Adult Protective Services:  703-324-7450

Child Protective Services:  703-324-7400

Domestic & Sexual Violence:  703-360-7273

Emergency Mental Health:  703-573-5679

Suicide Prevention:  988 or Text “CONNECT” to 85511

* All phone numbers TTY 711 unless otherwise listed

Coordinated Services Planning 

Connects Fairfax County residents to county- and community-based services and resources that promote  self-sufficiency and enhance well-being.

Contact CSP If you need help with emergency food, shelter, clothing, healthcare, employment, financial assistance and other needs.

Phone:  703-222-0880

Programs and Services

Screening, assessment and support are available in-person and via telehealth. Services include individual therapy, case management/support coordination, group therapy, psychiatric services, nursing services, pharmacy services, emergency services, homeless drop-in service, detoxification services, residential treatment and crisis stabilization.

Opioid education and overdose reversal training for community members is also available. 

  • Phone: 703-383-8500

Emergency and crisis stabilization services are available 24/7 by calling 703-573-5679.

Child Care Assistance and Referral Program (CCAR) 

Resources and referrals about various center-based and family child care programs located throughout the county as well as financial assistance.

School Age Child Care (SACC)

SACC provides fun, safe and educational care for children in kindergarten-sixth grade before school, after school and during school vacations in most elementary schools. Children with special needs are fully included in all SACC centers.

Free services for victims of domestic and sexual violence, stalking, and human sex trafficking, and their families, including safety planning, crisis intervention, options counseling, protective orders, criminal injuries compensation, emergency shelter, and a food pantry. 

  • Phone: 703-246-4573

Aging, Disability and Caregiver support. 

Resources Line:

  • Phone: 703-324-7948

Anyone needing essential services can make an appointment at one of five public health clinic sites in Fairfax.

These services include immunizations and yellow fever vaccine; pregnancy tests; sexually transmitted 
infection testing and treatment; tuberculosis testing; and WIC* nutritional services.

* WIC, a supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children up to age 5. 

Emergency housing and rent/utility assistance: 

  • Phone: 703-222-0880

Tenant-landlord resources, concerns and complaints: 

  • Phone: 703-222-8435

Rental housing and home ownership programs: 

  • Phone: 703-246-5101

Evaluations and early intervention services for infants and toddlers (up to age 3) who have a developmental delay or a diagnosis that may lead to developmental delays. 

JDRDC provides intake services for victims of domestic violence and who want a protective order.

Anyone experiencing behavioral difficulties with their child that is criminal in nature can call Juvenile Intake:

Advice about discipline, stress management, ideas for fun things to do as a family, virtual Parent Cafés and more.

  • Phone: 703-324-7720

Apply online for SNAP, TANF and Medicaid at: 

Department of Family Services

  • Phone: 703-324-7500
  • Email:


Fairfax County Public Library

The Library provides programming, community spaces, technology, and educational and recreational resources at eight regional branches, 14 community branches, and one branch dedicated to serving customers who have special accessibility requirements. Online resources including informational databases, eBooks and audiobooks, and a video streaming service.

McLean and Reston Community Centers

The McLean and Reston communities are served by two community centers funded by special property taxes. The centers offer classes, lectures, camps, trips, art exhibits, theater performances and specialty shows. 

Financial assistance is available. 

McLean Community Center:

Reston Community Center:

Neighborhood & Community Services

More than 25 Community Centers—including 14 Senior Centers and four Teen Centers—offer community spaces, technology, inclusive support services, camps, and programs for all ages and 
abilities. Online programming available. 
Therapeutic Recreation Services helps 
individuals with disabilities develop skills 
to participate in recreation and leisure 
programs. Financial assistance is available 
for camps and programs with a fee. 

Park Authority

The award-winning park and recreation system offers parks, trails, and open space, as well as nature, history, and recreational facilities throughout the county.

Camps, recreation programs, and adaptive recreational opportunities are offered year-round. Financial assistance available for classes and camps.

The PACT program provides scholarship funds for children of families experiencing homelessness to attend summer camps. Also offers a variety of adapted recreation for people with disabilities.

Fairfax Connector

Fairfax Connector offers:

  • free rides for children ages 12 and under when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • free student bus passes for middle and high school students.
  • free transfers between Metrorail and Fairfax Connector buses.
  • a 50% discount through TRIP for eligible riders.
  • Phone: 703-339-7200 
  • Web:

Fairfax County Human Services

Assistance is available for older adults, low-income individuals, individuals with disabilities and individuals accessing Fairfax County Human Services.

Get help with job searches, interview prep, career coaching and more at one of our Fairfax Employment Resource Centers located in Alexandria, Annandale, Fairfax and Reston. 

Fairfax Virtual Assistant