• ​Meyer and his trainer, Sarah Weatherford, have been trained to help those suffering trauma and abuse. 

  • ​The Department of Social Services has served our community for 75 years! Thanks for all you do to keep our children and families safe!
  • Manassas Office:
    Sudley North Government Center
    7987 Ashton Avenue Suite 200
    Woodbridge Office:
    Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building
    15941 Donald Curtis Drive Suite 180
    Department Telephone: 703-792-7500
    Department Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Department of Social Services
 

Our Mission

The Department of Social Services mission is to enhance the quality of life in Prince William County by affording individuals and families the support, protection and safety necessary to enable them to build self-reliant lives.

Our People
The Department of Social Services employs many dedicated professionals with credentials in social work, counseling, employment/career planning, criminal justice and information technology. The Department provides County residents with a range of services, financial assistance and residential programs for youth. The Department also provides County citizens with federally mandated programs including Child and Adult Protective Services, SNAP (Food Stamps), Medicaid and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families. Courtney Tierney is the Acting Director of Social Services and can be reached at 703-792-7500.
 
Meyer, our Facility Dog
Meet our newest employee Meyer the Facility Dog and his handler Sarah Weatherford! We are proud to be the first local Social Services office to have a facility dog. Meyer will help children and adults deal with the trauma of abuse.
Watch a video of him with some local children.  
 
 
 Look before you lock
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Hundreds ofchildren each year are involved in potentially fatally accidents when left unattended in a vehicle.  According to Virginia Department of Social Services, in 2013, 44 children in the United States died as a result being left in a hot car.  Read more....
 
 
 

 
Safe Sleep for Your Baby: Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
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ALWAYS
Place baby to sleep on his or her back at naptime and at night time.
Use a crib that meets current safety standards with a firm mattress that fits snuggly and is covered with only a tight-fitting crib sheet. Read more....