We’re here to help!

The Madison County Department of Social Services (DSS) is the local agency that administers the benefits and service programs established by the Virginia Department of Social Services.

Madison DSS is the agency that County citizens should contact for information and application assistance for various programs, including: Child Care Assistance; Energy Assistance (fuel, crisis, cooling, weatherization); SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – food stamps); Medical Assistance (Medicaid or FAMIS) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

If you need assistance applying for any services that DSS provides, we’re here to help! Simply call the Free Clinic at 540-948-3667 during business hours to schedule an appointment with a volunteer right here in our office. You’ll receive confidential, one-on-one help, customized for your personal situation.

This service is free and open to all residents of Madison County. You do not need to be a Free Clinic patient to participate.

For more information about the services that are available to you, please visit https://www.commonhelp.virginia.gov/