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Social Services

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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

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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm

Organizational Chart
Organizational Chart

Welcome to Stafford County Department of Social Services
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Notice to SNAP Recipients: The last issuance of SNAP Emergency Allotments will occur February 16, 2023. Effective March 2023, all SNAP benefits will return to the normal amounts and will only be issued on your regular issuance date. For more information, please visit or call 1-855-635-4370 Monday - Friday from 7 am - 6pm starting 1/30/2023.

Notice to Medicaid Participants: Virginia Medicaid will soon return to normal enrollment processes. This may result in a loss or reduction of coverage, even if your circumstances have not changed. For more information, please visit or call 1-855-242-8282.

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CommonHelp is the Virginia Department of Social Services’ fast and easy way to
CommonHelp is a tool that can be used to help the system through this crisis.  It can be used to: renew benefits, check the status of benefits, report changes, and upload verification documents.
Customer Care Line 540-658-8723
phone help
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
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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.

Rappahannock United Way is committed to reducing transportation barriers that prevent individuals and families from accessing healthcare, getting quality jobs, completing education programs, and more. Transportation has proven to be a key issue for many individuals seeking services to support pandemic recovery. Ride United now offers round-trip, on-demand Lyft rides to connect community members to services that are critical to pandemic recovery, including education, employment, health care, and more. We can provide free rides (up to $25) each way.  Multiple requests can be made.
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

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