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Buckingham County Department of Social Services

13360 West James Anderson Hwy
P O Box 170,
Buckingham, VA 23921

(434) 969-4246

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Contact Information

(434) 969-4246

Who We Are

The Administrative Office for the Buckingham County Department of Social Services provides information about benefit programs and services that promote self-reliance and protection through the provision of community-based services and help families meet basic needs.

Some programs available are adult services, adult protective services, pre-screening for nursing facilities, child care assistance, child protective services, daycare provider information, energy assistance program, food stamps, foster care services, general relief, auxiliary grants, state and local hospitalization, Cardinal Care  Medicaid eligibility, Cardinal Care Medicaid long term care, and TANF.

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


Who We Serve

Languages Spoken
Service Area(s)
Buckingham County

Cost & Payment Methods

Fee Structure
No Fee

Age Requirements
No Age Requirement
Other Eligibility Criteria
Must reside in Buckingham County; age requirement varies with program.

Available 24/7

Intake Process
Call the office for more information.

Report Problems
Call the Agency