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Coronavirus updates are available on the Emergency Event Information Page.

TEMPORARY CLOSURE

  In response to COVID-19, Fauquier County Department of Social Services (DSS) will be closed to the public starting March 18, 2020. The agency will continue to provide services and accept Child Protective Services (CPS)/Adult Protective Services (APS) referrals. Should you need additional information or wish to speak with a staff member, please visit our website at fauquiercounty.gov or call us at 540-422-8400

Thank you for your patience at this time. 

ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES (APS)

Phone Ringing 

540-422-6890

24-Hour Hotline: 1-888-832-3858

 

BENEFITS

 Apply for Benefits:

Online at http://commonhelp.virginia.gov

Call 1-855-635-4370 

CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES (CPS)

Phone Ringing 

540-422-8420

24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-552-7096

 

DOMESTIC/FAMILY VIOLENCE (DV) &

SEXUAL ASSAULT (SA)

Phone Ringing 

540-422-8460

24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-838-8238

 

 

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (MEDICAID)

Apply for or Renew Medicaid Only:

Online at www.coverva.org / www.commonhelp.virginia.gov

Call 1-855-242-8282, TDD 1-888-221-1590

SNAP ELECTRONIC BENEFIT TRANSFER (EBT)

Call 1-866-281-2448 to Replace an EBT Car

PAPER APPLICATIONS AND FORMS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE INFO BOXES (RED-LIDS), AND CAN BE PLACED IN THE WHITE DSS DROP BOX TO THE LEFT OF THE FRONT DOOR

PAPER APPLICATIONS AND FORMS MAY ALSO BE SENT BY FAX TO 540-422-8449

  

Foster Parent Training Spring 2020 Schedule

 

If you would like to learn about the process to become a foster parent, please attend our Foster Parent Information Session, every first Thursday of the month from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at 320 Hospital Drive, Ste. 11, Warrenton.  Please RSVP to Carrie Smith at carrie.smith@dss.virginia.gov

The next Social Services Advisory Board meeting will be Monday, April 20th at 4:00 pm in the DSS first floor conference room

 

Mission

The mission of the Department of Social Services is people helping people overcome adversity to secure strong futures for themselves, their families and communities. The purpose is to assist families in maintaining or achieving self-sufficiency, protect vulnerable adults and children from abuse and neglect, provide benefits to meet basic needs and cooperate with other organizations in promoting the general welfare of the citizens of Fauquier County.

What's New in Social Services?

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Fauquier County Residents can now apply for Social Services benefits online: Please visit the CommonHelp website  to apply online for services  

Community Resources

Visit the page below for additional information on all State programs and to file an application:

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