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Director of Social Services
Kiva Rogers

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Phone Numbers
Switchboard - (804) 748-1100
Fax -(804) 748-1824


Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Street Address
Department of Social Services
9501 Lucy Corr Circle
Chesterfield, VA 23832Map this 

 
Social Services
Child Care Assistance

The Child Care program provides financial assistance to low-income working families with child care needs.

Requirements

  • Families must meet income requirements
  • Must prove there is a need for the Child Care (parent/caretaker working or in school)
  • Must provide verification of employment
  • Be willing to seek child support through the Division of Child Support Enforcement for absent parent(s)

How to apply

Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services
9501 Lucy Corr Circle
Chesterfield, VA 23832
804-748-1100

Office Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Providers

To locate unregulated, regulated, or a licensed child care provider in your area, please visit Virginia Child Care. It will provide valuable information regarding:

  • location of the provider
  • telephone number
  • length and type of licensure
  • past violations
  • complaint history
  • contact information for licensing specialist assigned to each provider

If you are interested in becoming a licensed provider you may contact the Virginia Department of Social Services Department of Licensing at 804-662-9743.

Complaints

To file a complaint on a provider, you may call the Virginia Department of Social Services, Division of Licensing at 804-726-7154.

CHANGES TO VIRGINIA LAW: 

  • Effective July 1, 2016, a family day home caring for more than 4 children (not including the provider’s biological children or other children legally residing in the home) must be licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS). 
  • Effective July 1, 2015, if a family day home does not have a license or a voluntarily registered certificate from VDSS, the family day home must notify parents in writing that the home is not regulated by VDSS.

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