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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Featured Services/Programs

Temporary Expanded Child Care Eligibility

Available Now!

Applications received through May 31, 2022 are eligible for the following expanded eligibility criteria: 

  • Families currently looking for work 
  • Expanded Income 

Additionally, families co-payment (family’s share of the child care fee) will be waived for a limited time. 

For more information, click here for our Expanded Eligibility Flyer in English and Español. 

Office for Children Selected as Ready Regions Capital Area Lead

The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation has launched a transformative statewide network of Ready Regions that will bring all of the Commonwealth’s communities together to support early childhood success. Continue reading...

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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