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.”

Learn More

Fairfax County government buildings and facilities were closed to the public starting Friday, March 27, 2020. We are continuing to provide 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


Featured Services/Programs

OFC News

Thank you Child Care Professionals!

To all child care providers who nurture, teach, and care for children throughout the county, we thank you! We recognize your tireless efforts today and every day for the extraordinary work you do in providing high-quality child care and building a solid foundation for children's ongoing success.

Child Care Professional Week

2019 SACC Summer Camp Discovery Highlights

Throughout the County, over 4,000 children participated in SACC’s Summer Camp Discovery and will enjoy fond memories of new friendships and a fun-filled summer! SACC’s Camp Discovery, provided opportunities for children to express their creativity through a variety of artistic media, discover the joys of the performing arts, learn new sports and participate in unique center events and field trips. We hope to see you and your child next summer at SACC’s Camp Discovery!

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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