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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OFC continues to offer assistance from a distance. Click here for contact information for our services or visit the program web pages below.
Fairfax COVID-19 Update
OFC COVID-19 Update

SACC Virtual Open Hire Event, May 5, 6 and 7, 2021

Interested in working with school age children in a fun, energetic and educational setting? 
School Age Child Care (SACC) is hosting a virtual Open Hire Event, May 5, 6 and 7 to fill positions in SACC locations throughout Fairfax County.

Learn more . . .



Featured Services/Programs

Supporting Return to School (SRS) Program

A new Fairfax County program for school age care in response to this year's virtual return to school

Click here for more information


Child Care Center staff and Family Child Care providers in Fairfax County, City of Fairfax and City of Falls church, are now able to register to receive the COVID vaccine. Registration information was emailed to eligible programs on 1/27/21.

OFC News

         1.  Fairfax County Office for Children is awarded CDA Gold Standard

  • Fairfax County Office for Children has been awarded the Child Development Associate (CDA) Gold Standard by the Council for Professional Recognition. The Fairfax County Office for Children works in partnership with families, educators, and community organizations as well as other partners across Virginia to support the school readiness of our county's youngest children. Click here to learn more

Congratulations OFC CDA Award

  • 2.  Fairfax Futures Awarded Grant to Support School Readiness in Fairfax County
  • The Office for Children congratulates Fairfax Futures for being a first-time grant recipient of the John & Janice Wyatt Foundation. This multi-year grant award will directly support the Fairfax County Equitable School Readiness Strategic Plan by supporting two initiatives: 1) Promoting the Use of Developmental and Social Emotional Screeners Among Early Childhood Programs to Support School Readiness and 2) Strengthening the Fairfax County Early Childhood Educator Workforce Pipeline. Click here to learn more.

  • Logos for OFC, Fairfax Futures and J2W foundation

Previous News

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.)

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