Northumberland County Department of Social Services

Heathsville, VA - 22473

Northumberland County Department of Social Services


6373 Northumberland Highway Suite A
Heathsville, VA - 22473

Contact Info
Phone: (804) 580-3477
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The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is a state supervised and locally administered social services system.

The Department is responsible for administering a variety of programs including:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 



Child Care Assistance

Refugee Resettlement Services

Child and Adult Protective Services

Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed


2020-09-01 11:09:45

I feel like every time I have to communicate/visit the Social Services' office they either misplace or "never receive" the paperwork I mail back to them, I never know WHO my caseworker is because every time I have to fill out paperwork, the name of someone who no longer works there is on it. The secretary who answers the phone is always very "short" with me and barely listens to what I have to say before trying to forward me to someone else. The entire experience is frustrating and seemingly unorganized and out of date, It does not feel welcoming or as if anyone who works there actually WANTS to help you. I do not have any issues with the lovely women who work for the WIC office, they are always as quick & efficient as possible and patient with my child, and typically call back as soon as they receive a message, I only wish they offered more in office hours during the week for scheduling availability.

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