The Department of Human Services is operating under modified conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our buildings are currently closed to the public for the time being, however the Department will continue to serve the needs of our community. Please click here for more information on how to connect with our programs and services.
SNAP households will receive their regular April benefits on their usual issuance date (either April 1, 4 or 7), with emergency benefits added on April 16. Click here for more information.

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​The mission of the Department of Human Services (DHS) is to provide Virginia Beach citizens the opportunity to achieve the highest level of self-sufficiency, safety, and quality of life possible, through an array of coordinated services delivered in a climate of dignity, respect and accountability.

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Please return completed request forms to the HSD​ Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) division.

Continuous Quality Improvement Division 
256 N. Witchduck Rd. Suite 2F
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Office: 757-385-0642
Fax: 757-473-2104​
Contact Information

 HOTLINE NUMBERS

Adult Protective Services (APS)
(757) 385-3550
(888) 832-3858

Behavioral Health (CSB)
(757) 385-0888 (available 24/7)

Benefit Concerns                                       (757) 385 -3200    

​​Child Protective Services (CPS)
(757) 385-3400
(800) 552-7096

USDA SNAP Fraud​ Hotline
(800) 424-9121

​Virginia Department of Social Services Fraud Hotline
(800) 552-3431​

Mental Health Forum - April 12, 2018

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