Social Services

Staff Directory

Contact Us
Michael J. Muse

Physical Address
1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22554

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 7
Stafford, VA 22555

Phone: (540) 658-8720
Fax: (540) 658-8798

common help

Lobby Hours: 
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Organizational Chart
Organizational Chart

Welcome to Stafford County Department of Social Services
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July 4th offices closed
DSS office is closed:
July 4 & 5th. Open Monday, July 8th.

 donations needed Throughout the year we have a need for certain donations.
CURRENT NEEDS: Size 5/6 diapers, pants to fit children (sizes 3T - 16 husky).

phone help
Customer Care Line/Línea de atención al cliente: 540-658-8723

common help

CommonHelp is the Virginia Department of Social Services’ fast and easy way to apply online for many benefit programs
CommonHelp is a tool that can be used to help.  It can be used to: renew benefits, check the status of benefits, report changes, and upload verification documents.    Customer Care Line 540-658-8723
The Customer Care Line handles calls from customers who are inquiring about their SNAP or Medicaid benefits or has a case change to report.

EBT Activation

EBT activation information

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.


You must download and install the Lyft app BEFORE YOU GET YOUR FREE RIDE. If you do not have the Lyft app you can sign-up here: Fredericksburg - Lyft. If you want to get a fare estimate for your ride before you go: Lyft Fare Estimate

Benefit Assistance Programs

Service Programs