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Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS)

5600 Cox Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060

(804) 726-7000

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37.673741, -77.564867

Contact Information

(804) 726-7000
(800) 552-3431
(800) 552-2131

Who We Are

Administrative Office of State Department of Social Services. Programs and services that promote self-reliance and protection through the provision of community-based services and help families meet basic needs. Some of the toll-free numbers are:

Adoption - 1-800-DO-ADOPT
Adult Protective Services - 1-888-832-3858
Adult Services - 804-726-7537
Citizens Services - 1-800-552-3431 Faith-Based & Community Initiatives - 1-800-777-8293
Family Violence / Sexual Assault - 1-800-838-8238
FAMIS - (Family Access to Medical Insurance Security) - 1-866-873-2647
Food Stamps (SNAP) - 804-726-7361
Licensing Information - 1-800-543-7545
VDSS Fraud Hotline - 1-877-553-3636
Cardinal Care Medicaid Benefits - 1-800-552-8627
TANF - 804-726-7385
Virginia Corps - 1-866-239-4868
Virginia Commission on National and Community Service (VCNCS) - 1-800-638-3839

CommonHelp is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s fast and easy way to apply online for many Virginia social services assistance programs. Through a single online site, you can find out what assistance you might be eligible for and submit one application saving you time and effort.  Visit CommonHelp

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Age Requirements
No Age Requirement

Available 24/7

Intake Process
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Virginia Department of Social Services
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