Social Services

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:

  • 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.


Services listed in this website are either sponsored by the Virginia Department of Social Services and/or local Initiatives. The Services are divided into three categories of programs:
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Board of Social Services

The York-Poquoson Board of Social Services operates its public board meeting on the third Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. Meetings are held in the public safety building.

The October 16, 2019, Advisory Board meeting of the York/Poquoson Department of Social Services has been cancelled.

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.
Interested in a career working for York-Poquoson Social Services?  Employment opportunities can be found by visiting the Virginia.Gov website