Social Services

The City of Manassas Department of Social Services strives to provide opportunities that 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
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Operation Turkey

Looking for food assistance?
Contact NVFS’ Hunger Resource Center (HRC, or Centro de Recursos para Prevenir el Hambre) at the SERVE Campus providing nearly 600 Prince William County families every month with:

        • Emergency food assistance
        • Nutrition information
        • Strategies for buying healthy food on a budget
        • 571.748.268
Untrim a TreeLooking for Holiday Assistance?
Untrim-A-Tree Program: Look for Registration later in 2024

For City of Manassas Department of Social Services customers with children aged newborn to 5th grade.
Please note that this is an online-only program. Registrants will be contacted with pickup information. 

The Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT) and the Community Policy and Management Team (CPMT) for the City of Manassas 
There are no current vacancies, but we welcome applications at all times. To apply for the Community Policy and Management Team (CPMT), link to apply 
The CSA program is managed through two local teams, the Community Policy and Management Team (CPMT) and the Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT).  These teams represent a collaborative system of state and local agencies, parents, and private service providers who work together to plan and provide a collaborative system of services for at-risk youth and their families that is child-centered, family-focused, and community-based. Individual child/family accessibility to services funded through CSA is based on state eligibility guidelines that classify at-risk youths as mandated, targeted, and other at-risk youth. 

To apply for Family Assessment and Planning team, click Online application to apply. 

Community Policy and Management Team (CPMT)
Under the code of Virginia § 2.2-5206. 

The CPMT shall manage the cooperative effort in each community to better serve the needs of troubled and at-risk youths and their families and to maximize the use of state and community resources. The CPMT meets every third Wednesday at 3:30 pm. in the Manassas City Airport Conference room 10600 Harry J Parrish Blvd, Manassas, VA.  The next scheduled meeting is March 20th at 3:30 p.m.

City of Manassas Department of Social Services Advisory Board

The City of Manassas Department of Social Services Advisory Board is made up of seven board members, who are appointed by the City Council for a four-year term. The Advisory Board meets bi-monthly in the odd months on the fourth Thursday at 6:30 pm.  The meeting location is the Manassas City Airport Conference room @ 10600 Harry J. Parrish Blvd. Manassas, VA.
 The next Advisory Board meeting is March 28th at Manassas Regional Airport.

The board members meet bi-monthly with senior staff to:

  • Monitor local social welfare programs
  • Support staff with annual budget reporting
  • Assist Social Service staff with various community projects

Public Assistance Programs 

  • You may apply online 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 

Social Services Disclaimer
In accordance with 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.

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