Social Services

Contact Social Services
9324 West Street
Manassas, VA 20110
Eligibility Fax: 703-361-6933
Services Fax: 703-361-9506
Admin & Housing Fax: 571-921-8806
Dept of Social Services Advisory Board

Hours of Operation
Lobby - Mon, Tue, Thur. & Fri
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Office - Mon, Tue. Thur. & Fri
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesdays - Lobby & Office open at 10:15 a.m. 

Children and Family Common Help Housing Community Resources

The City of Manassas Department of Social Services strives to provide opportunities which promote the stability, self-sufficiency and well being of its residents by:   
  • Assisting with basic needs
  • Protecting children
  • Providing information and referrals to community resources

Public Assistance Programs

  • You may apply on-line from any location that has internet access. Most programs will require an interview.
  • Screening is done daily for emergency food stamp cases
For additional information on how to obtain an application contact 703-361-8277 ext 0 

New Magi Adults (Medicaid Expansion)  

Beginning Novemb

er 1, 2018

The local department is one of five application paths:  Additional application paths include:

  • CoverVA Call Center (1-855-242-8282); VDSS Enterprise Call Center (1-855-635-4370);
    The Marketplace (; and  CommonHelp (
  • Coverage begin date is January 1 and in general is for:
    Adults age 19-64, not Medicare eligible;  Income from 0% to 138% FPL
  • Governors Access Plan (GAP) and Planned First (PF) individuals (less than 138%) will be automatically enrolled (letters have already been mailed to GAP, letters will be mailed to PF to inform them of coverage)
  • SNAP and Parents of Children will be contacted to inform them that they may now be eligible for health coverage.  They must either:
Complete and return form mailed them;
Call CoverVA Call Center to complete process;
Complete process via CommonHelp.
 For additional information including questions about coverage, go to or call 1-855-242-8282.  Individuals who   are deaf or hearing impaired can call 1-888-221-1590.

      *Holiday Assistance*      Registration is closed for both programs.

  • Operation Turkey is a program sponsored by the SERVE campus of NVFS which is designed to provide food assistance for the Thanksgiving holiday. If you receive Food Stamps, TANF, and/or Housing Assistance from the City of Manassas Dept of Social Services, you may be eligible for this program. 
  • UnTrim-A-Tree - Manassas City DSS customers with children age newborn to 12 years old.

Social Services Disclaimer

In accordance with the Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, call 1.800.795.3272 (voice) or 202.720.6382 (TTY), or write to:

USDA, Director
Office of Civil Rights
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.