Social Services
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
View Staff Member Directory

If you wish to apply for benefits, please take advantage of doing so online at www.commonhelp.virginia.gov, or calling the toll-free number 1-855-635-4370.

Please ensure you list a valid phone number to be contacted. SNAP and TANF require telephone interviews at this time.

If you have verifications that are necessary to drop off, please consider doing these electronically through your smart-phone, tablet, computer, scanner, fax, etc., to avoid person-to-person contact, or placing the documents into our drop box located by the main entrance to the building. If you take a picture of a document, please make sure it’s clear and legible. If you do not have access to electronic options, please call the main number at 757-890-3787 and someone will assist you.

EMAIL documents to: benefit.programs@yorkcounty.gov

FAX documents to: 757-890-4980

York-Poquoson Social Services provides a broad array of human service programs for county residents who have:

  • Educational
  • Emotional needs
  • Financial
  • Health
  • Social

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.

Confidentiality
Social Service Public Law 63 1, 1953:

  • Provides that all information relating to assistance and services are confidential and shall only be provided to persons having a legitimate interest.
Employment
Interested in a career working for York-Poquoson Social Services? Employment opportunities can be found by visiting the Virginia.Gov website