Essex County Virginia

Social Services Office Closed 7-16-21

Posted on 07/16/2021

The Essex County Department of Social Services office is closed today Friday, July 16, 2021 as a result of renovations to our building.  Although the office is closed we are still offering services to our citizens.  Staff are teleworking and will be checking their voicemail and emails throughout the day.  If you should need a replacement EBT card on Friday, July 16, 2021 please contact the King and Queen County Department of Social Services at (804) 785-5977.  If you wish to apply for benefits you may do so online at or call 1-855-635-4370 by phone for all benefits.

If you wish to report Child or Adult abuse or neglect between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 16, 2021, please call (804) 296-6780.  After hours to report suspected child abuse or neglect please contact the Child Protective Services Hotline number at 800-552-7096 and for for suspected adult abuse or neglect please contact the Adult Protective Services number at 888-832-3858.