Social Services

Attention: The Department of Social Services will be closing at 12pm on 2/28/2024.

In order to provide our citizens better customer service, effective 12/1/23, an appointment is recommended in order to see or speak with your worker in person.


Social Services provides comprehensive social services to the Spotsylvania community to meet the basic needs of individuals and families and to protect children and adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
The Social Services Department administers, coordinates and provides direct or indirect service delivery for several state and federally mandated public assistance programs. The Social Service Department receives input and guidance from the Social Services Advisory Board.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Services of the Virginia Department of Social Services are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, handicap, sex, age, political beliefs or religious creed.


Serve the community of Spotsylvania by providing access to programs, services, and resources; empowering our citizens to increase self-sufficiency and strengthen family resiliency. 


A collaborative agency, where our staff and the community are effective, supportive and inclusive to meet the needs of Spotsylvania County, while being sound fiscal stewards.