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Helpful Info - Social Services

SNAP/TANF Pre-registration Required
Families who receive SNAP and/or TANF from Stafford County DSS must pre-register for Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance this year.  Applications are available at DSS and for more information please call them at 658-8732.
Need School Supplies?
If your family is experiencing some finanacial hardships and you would like us to provide some school supplies for your child/children, please send an email to Mrs. Carpenter ( or contact the counseling secretary (Mrs. Doria)as soon as possible.  This information will be kept confidential.  We will contact you in order to get you the needed supplies.   As always, if you have any questions please contact us at 658-6240. 
Area Economic Help Available...
These local organizations help many Stafford County families and always welcome contributions. If your family is in need of assistance, please contact one of these organizations, or feel free to call one of the counselors or our school social worker. We will gladly help you find the resources you need. Our phone number is 540-658-6240.

We are in the midst of tough economic times.  In an effort to help ensure all of our families have adequate food, and clothing; we are sending information concerning area resources that offer assistance.
Stafford County Department of Social Services (DSS) provides assistance for qualified applicants. Forms can be obtained at the DSS Office located in the Government Complex at Hwy 1 and Courthouse Road. For more information you can call 658-8720.
The Salvation Army of Fredericksburg takes applications for assistance at their site at 821 Lafayette Blvd. Applicants must bring specific I.D. and documents to complete the application process. They also run the “shoe fund.” For more information contact the office at 373-3431.
Fredericksburg Area Food Bank has many programs that offer food supplies to area residents throughout the year. Working together with area partners and agencies, the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank feeds low-income folks, offers emergency food for situational needs, and supports the elderly & kids with programs such as, Food for Life and Kids Café. For more information call 371-7666.
S.E.R.V.E., Inc. is an organization that supplements the efforts of other local agencies. Financial assistance with rent and utilities is available for Stafford residents. Food pantry items, clothing, prescription assistance, and holiday assistance are additional programs offered to local families. S.E.R.V.E. can be contacted by calling 540-288-9603.
Rappahannock United Way provides referral assistance and information regarding local assistance. They can be contacted by calling 373-0041.