Office for Children

Fairfax County, Virginia



Our office is open 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

703-324-8100 | TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 920
Fairfax, VA 22035

Anne-Marie Twohie, Director


The Office for Children is dedicated to the care, education and healthy development of children, from birth through elementary school age. OFC collaborates with early childhood professionals, families, schools and community partners to support children in reaching their fullest potential. In partnership with the community, schools and county, OFC coordinates the implementation of the “Fairfax County Equitable School Readiness Strategic Plan.”

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Click here for contact information to OFC's programs or visit the program web pages below.
Fairfax COVID-19 Update
OFC COVID-19 Update


Featured Services/Programs

Active and Thriving Community Grant Phase 1 is Complete

The Active & Thriving Community Grant online application process is closed as of 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 21. For those deemed eligible in Phase 1, you should expect to receive further instructions by email on Sept. 27. For additional information, visit the  webpage for Active and Thriving Communities Grant Program.

Summer 2021 - Update Newsletter

The Summer 2021 UPDATE newsletter -- Business Edition for Fairfax County Family Child Care Providers is available now!

Click here to view the articles.

Fairfax County Equitable School Readiness Strategic Plan

The Fairfax County Equitable School Readiness Strategic Plan lays out a vision and roadmap for ensuring that all young children in Fairfax County have the supports they need to be successful in school and beyond. Download the plan here. PDF icon

(Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination in all county programs, services and activities. To request reasonable accommodations or to receive this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-8100 or TTY 711.)


Interested in working with school age children in a fun, energetic and educational setting? 
School Age Child Care (SACC) is hosting a Open Hire Event, December 14, 6-8 p.m. to fill positions in SACC locations throughout Fairfax County.

Learn more . . .

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