Effective January 25, 2021, the Department of Human Services will be temporarily closed to the public. A reopening timeline will be announced at a later date. Our 24/7 programs and emergency services will continue to operate and staff will be working remotely to the greatest extent possible. We will continue working to meet the needs of our community and serve the individuals who depend on our agency. To learn more about the closure and how to connect with our programs and services, please visit our COVID-19 Operations page.

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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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256 N. Witchduck Rd. Suite 2F
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
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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

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(800) 552-3431​

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