A strong community is not only concerned about bricks and mortar, but also about the quality of life that is created by and for all of its members.
York-Poquoson Social Services provides a broad array of human service programs for county residents who have financial, social, educational, health, and emotional needs. The department serves on the front line of intervention, assessment, service provision, and/or referral to appropriate agencies and organizations in the York County/Poquoson area.
Services listed in this web site are either sponsored by the Virginia Department of Social Services and/or local Initiatives. The Services are divided into three categories of programs:
1. Benefit Programs
2. Service Programs
3. Community Involvement
Benefit Programs and Generic Services Intake Hours
THE YORK-POQUOSON BOARD OF SOCIAL SERVICES OPERATES ITS PUBLIC BOARD MEETING ON THE THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 9:00 AM IN THE PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING.
Social Service Public Law 63.1-53: Provides that all information relating to assistance and services are confidential and shall only be provided to persons having a legitimate interest.
CommonHelp is the Virginia Department of Social Services fast and easy way to screen and apply online for many benefit programs. To access CommonHelp click on the link below.
Kimberly Irvine has been Director of York-Poquoson Social Services since 2007. She previously served as Director of King & Queen Social Services and, since beginning her Social Services career in 1985, has worked as an Eligibility Worker, Intake Worker, Eligibility Supervisor, and State Trainer.
Ms. Irvine holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Master’s of Public Administration, both from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has completed most requirements of a PhD in Public Administration. She currently holds the following HR certifications: SPHR, SHRM-SCP and IPMA-SCP.
Kimberly Irvine Email
Assistant Director - Rick Verilla Email
Administrative Services Supervisor - Patti Alderman Email