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

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

Camp Fairfax 2021

Join Us for a Summer of Fun!

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Featured Services/Programs

COVID-19 Update for Child Care Programs

COVID update

Child care programs and family child care providers are invited to attend a virtual presentation on Thursday, July 22, by the Fairfax County Health Department on the latest COVID-19 updates and guidance for child care. Discussion will include the latest on mask guidance, procedures programs must have in place to safely operate during the COVID-19 pandemic and when to contact the health department. Presentation will be available in English and Spanish.
Registration information:
Noon-12:45 p.m. -  Presentation in English
12:45-1:30 p.m. - Presentation in Spanish
Join from a PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
Or join by telephone: 215-861-0674 or 888-398-2342 (US Toll Free)
Conference code: 373490

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.)

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