Tax Assistance From A Distance. Receive assistance while keeping you and your family safe.
Due to safety precautions and health care guidelines during the pandemic, the IRS has determined that the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for Elderly (TCE) programs will not be operating at full capacity, with many sites temporarily closed for an undetermined period of time. There are several alternative ways for eligible residents to receive free income tax filing assistance - online or by phone.
All FCPS Grab & Go locations and Meal Kit sites are permanently changing the hours of operation to 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. More info available here.
Breakfast and lunch will be available to pick up at the same time. Meals will be served at some school sites and on bus routes throughout the county.
The FCPS sites, locations, bus routes, and curbside service are available Monday-Friday only.
New for this fall: meals for Saturdays and Sundays will be distributed at all sites and on bus routes every Friday.
The meals will be provided at no cost for students through June 30, 2021. FCPS students are welcome to come to any of the sites or bus route stops to pick up a meal during these time periods.
If there are bus delays while distributing grab and go meals, the information will be posted here: https://busdelay.fcps.edu/. FCPS will send a message to the affected school communities if a bus route is delayed.
More information on sites and times can be found at https://www.fcps.edu/return-school/food.
The Health Department is offering vaccination registration to Fairfax Health District residents ages 65+ and people ages 16-64 with underlying medical conditions, as well as to health care personnel and childcare workers (center-based or licensed/permitted home-based), and K-12 teachers or staff members who live or work in the Fairfax Health District.
As of March 17, vaccine eligibility expands to three more 1b essential worker groups.
Residents may now register for a COVID-19 vaccine (when eligible) using a new Spanish form that’s now available. The English form also can be switched between English and Spanish by selecting the language in the top right of the screen.
If you are facing eviction and need assistance, contact Coordinated Services Planning at 703-222-0880.
The Hypothermia Prevention Program shelters will open at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, and will remain available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week through the morning of April 1, 2021. Individual sites will have capacity limitations due to social distancing, but staff will work to ensure that everyone has access to accommodations at one of the county’s shelter locations.
Temporary Shelter During COVID-19: In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency and the need to isolate and quarantine individuals to prevent the spread of the virus, Fairfax County has activated Emergency Support Function 6: Mass Care Health and Human Services. As a result, the county will provide Quarantine, Protection, Isolation/Decompression (QPID) emergency housing for those who have met the eligibility criteria and are unable to safely practice infection control. The Fairfax County Isolation/Quarantine Hotels are temporary sheltering sites only and do not provide health care services. This sheltering is not an alternate care site and hotel placements are available only to individuals who can do their own self-care and are independent in their care; or in the case of people experiencing homelessness, utilizing the care options available to them routinely. Health care providers will not be on-site to provide to healthcare needs. If you have additional questions about whether you meet the criteria for these temporary shelters, please call the Fairfax County Health Department Call Center at 703-267-3511.
Quarantine, Protection, Isolation and Decompression PSA
Fairfax Connector will resume fare collection and front door boarding on all routes starting Monday, January 4, 2021. More information is available here.
The Virginia Lifespan Respite Voucher Program (VLRVP) provides reimbursement vouchers to Virginia caregivers who resides full-time, in the same household as the person receiving care, for the cost of temporary, short-term respite care provided to individuals, of any age, with a documented disability or special need. VLRVP is focusing on people with dementia and grandparents or relative caregivers providing care to a child not more than 18 years of age or an individual 19 to 59 years of age with a severe disability.
Priority will be given to assist those caregivers with the greatest social and economic need. Respite funding is limited to $400 per family thru July 31, 2021, or until funds are exhausted. Funds may NOT be used to reimburse household expenses or daycare (to go to work or other daycare). Due to limited funds, not all eligible applications will be approved and households that received a past benefit will be ineligible.
Go to website for more details and application.
For your safety and convenience, you can drop off documents without coming into our buildings, 24-hours-a-day, every day! Outside each Fairfax County Human Services building there are drop boxes with teh Family Services logo on them. These boxes are secure and items are picked up multiple times throughout the day.
Click on link below to help find drop boxes -
12000 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035