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

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


Featured Services/Programs


Through a partnership with the Inova Health System, child care center staff and family child care providers who work in Fairfax County, the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church and the towns of Herndon and Vienna are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine beginning in late January 2021. More information including registration link will be provided week of January 18-22.

OFC News

  • Grapevine November/December 2020 Issue
  • The Office for Children’s Grapevine newsletter for staff and friends is here. This issue includes articles about how the Supporting Return to School staff are supporting children’s virtual learning and before and after-school experiences; Fairfax Futures annual school readiness virtual symposium; Happy to be Back and virtual learning webinars for Early Childhood Educators and more. Read our current issue here.

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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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