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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Phone: 757-890-3883   TDD: 757-890-3621 

Special Programs

Ken Drees, Division Manager for Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization and Special Programs
Ken Drees
Division Manager
757-890-3885 / Email Me


Administration Office

224 Ballard Street
P.O. Box 532
Yorktown, VA 23690-0532
Phone: 757-890-3880
TDD: 757-890-3621
FAX: 757-890-4100
Questions/Concerns: E-mail
Who We Are

Office Hours:
8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F

Division Phone Numbers

Children & Family Services (Head Start)
Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization
Juvenile Services
Parks, Recreation & Tourism


The Division of Special Programs oversees the development of the Department’s internet and intranet sites, as well as Department publications. The Division is also responsible for providing management support for the Department, including support for short-term projects and grant initiatives, as well as human service program analysis and evaluations.

The Special Programs Division coordinates programs and acts as a resource for information and referrals regarding concerns and interests related to aging, health and disabilities.  A significant number of resources exist in York County for people that have issues related to aging, health or disabilities.

Special Programs staff are responsible for:

  • Working on programs to address specific needs within the areas of aging, health and disabilities services on an as-needed basis.
  • Maintaining the Senior Connection, a referral and information directory for seniors and citizens with disabilities.
  • Organizing of programs offered at the Senior Center of York, and maintaining the Senior Center's monthly newsletter, The Observer.
  • Policy review of Federal and State programs and regulations on an as needed basis.

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