Frederick County Department of Social Services
|Tamara Green, Director
||8:30 - 4:30
Monday - Friday
107 N. Kent Street
Winchester, VA 22601
The Department of Social Services administers a broad range of benefit and service programs to eligible Frederick County residents. Benefits programs include Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Medicaid, Food Assistance (Supplemental Nutrition Assurance Program), Auxiliary Grants, Child Care Assistance, Energy Assistance, and Employment Services (VIEW). Services programs include Child Protective Services, Adult Protective Services, Adult Services including Companion Services to maintain elderly and disabled individuals in their own homes, Foster Care, Adoption, and Prevention/Family Services. In addition, the Department administers a broad range of grants aimed at providing treatment to victims of abuse and neglect, developing independent living skills for foster care youth, promoting self-sufficiency and personal responsibility, and supporting families.
The mission of the Frederick County Department of Social Services is to provide services to individuals and families to promote self-sufficiency, family and individual safety, family stability, personal responsibility, and commitment to children and vulnerable adults.
The Frederick County Department of Social Services will provide case management and financial assistance to support and empower individuals and families. The Agency will work collaboratively with other community agencies to identify, link, or provide services and will server as an advocate for vunlerable adults, children, and families.
In accordance with the Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability.
The Frederick County Department of Social Services is administered by a seven-member board appointed by the Frederick County Board of Supervisors.
- James L. Stephens, Opequon District, Chairman
- Linda Martenson, Board Member At-Large, Vice Chairman
- Joanne Leonardis, Red Bud District
- Lorene Carter, Gainesboro District
- Karen L. Kimble, Shawnee District
- Kathleen H. Pitcock, Back Creek District
- Susan W. Marsh, Stonewall District
- Gary A. Lofton, Board of Supervisors Representative
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