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.
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.
Hours and Locations
Sudley North Government
Center | 7987 Ashton Avenue Suite 200
Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building
| 15941 Donald Curtis Drive Suite 180
Department Hours: 8 a.m. -
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Hundreds of children each year are involved in potentially fatally accidents when left unattended in a vehicle. According to the Virginia Department of Social Services, in 2013, 44 children in the United States died as a result of being left in a hot car.
CONTINUUM OF CARE (CoC) PROGRAM FUNDING PROCESS COMPETITION IS NOW OPEN
The CoC Program (24 CFR part 578) is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, state, and local governments to quickly re-house the homeless while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access and to effectively utilize mainstream programs by the homeless; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness.
The FY 2015 CoC Program funding process is administered under the CoC Program interim Rule and covers the application and award process for FY 2015 CoC Program funds. The Prince William Area (PWA) CoC will be submitting a community-wide application to support the following programs: Transitional Housing for homeless households and Permanent Supportive Housing for chronically homeless individuals. PWA CoC will consider submitting applications for Rapid Re-Housing for Families contingent upon the community need and available funds.
Qualifying Public and Private voluntary agencies interested in applying for the Department of Housing and Urban Development FY 15 CoC Program should submit a letter of intent to the Prince William County Department of Social Services – Homeless Services Unit, 14716 Potomac Mill Road, Woodbridge, VA 22192 no later than 4:30 p.m. on June 26, 2015.
Letters of Intent should include a brief description of agency mission, program component that funds will be requested for and the amount of funding being requested. A "How To Apply Workshop" will be held for qualifying agencies on Thursday, July 2, 2015. If you have questions pertaining to the FY 2015 CoC Program Funding Competition please email LoToya Blake, Homeless Services Coordinator for Prince William County Department of Social Services at email@example.com. Responses are usually provided Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.