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Department of Social Services

The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is a state supervised and locally administered social services system that provides oversight and guidance to 120 local offices across the state.

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The Virginia Department of Social Services develops and administers programs that provide timely and accurate income support benefits and employment services to families and individuals in the Commonwealth. These social services programs available through CommonHelp help assist citizens as they transition from dependency on public assistance programs to self-sufficiency.

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For additional help regarding this service, please contact Department of Social Services.