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 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. -
Income Tax Assistance
People who earned less than $54,000 in 2015 can get free help filing their tax returns through the national Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, program. Tax experts will be available at the Ferlazzo Building and the Prince William SkillSource Center. Get the details.
Look Before You Lock
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.