Social Services


"In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability."

Virginia Department of Social Services


The information presented on the Gloucester Department of Social Services web pages is for informational purposes only. Due to legislative enactment and changes in policy and procedures, you must contact the agency, program specific area for accurate, up to date information on any particular programs.

CommonHelp Portal

The CommonHelp Portal includes:

  • Child Care Services
  • Energy Assistance (Fuel, Crisis or Cooling)
  • Food Assistance (SNAP)
  • Medical Assistance
  • Temporary Cash Assistance for Families With Minor Children (TANF)