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 website are either sponsored by the Virginia Department of Social Services and/or local initiatives. The Services are decided into three categories of programs:
- Benefit Programs
- Service Programs
- Community Involvement
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 the link below.
May is Adult Abuse Prevention Month: Each year, thousands of older adults and individuals with a disability are mistreated by family members, by caregivers and by others responsible for their well-being. May is Adult Abuse Prevention Month. Take time to learn more about the signs of adult abuse, neglect and exploitation and how you can report suspicions of abuse. Also, take a look at the new Adult Abuse Awareness Month Calender for daily facts and events throughout the month of May.