Mission Statement


The Mission of the King George Department of Social Services is to provide and enhance the quality of life for the residents of the County through locally administered State/Federal/Local/Private programs.  These programs are designed to support the economic and social self-sufficiency of families and to safeguard vulnerable children, the disabled and our elderly residents.

For most federally sponsored programs administered through this office, applications are now taken over the phone or internet.  Paper applications are also provided in the office, and will be mailed to the requesting party upon request.  To apply via phone or electronically please go to:

www.commonhelp.virginia.gov is where to go when filing electronically for SNAP (Formerly food stamps), Medicaid, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), and all State-sponsored Energy Assistance programs.

(855) 635-4370 is the number to call for applications over the phone when applying for SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, and all State-sponsored Energy Assistance programs.

1-800-318-2596 is the number to call for Federal Health Care Insurance.

Our Philosophy

Customer needs drive everything we do. Our services must acknowledge our customers as part of a family system and empower them by building on their competencies. Our programs must engage the community in service delivery and be sensitive to multi-cultural populations.