General Assistance

The King George Department of Social Services offers assistance in a number of different areas for residents of King George County that are in need of:

  • Food Assistance
  • Housing Assistance 
  • Utility Assistance
  • Prescription Services
  • Vision Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Dental Services


Food Assistance

The King George Department of Social Services maintains a Food Pantry at the primary office location at 10069 Kings Highway, King George, VA 22485. Residents of King George County may contact us at our main number, (540) 775-3544 for information related to the Food Pantry.

The Fredericksburg Area Food Bank is another source available to residents of King George County. Please visit www.fredfood.org/mobilepantry for more information.


Housing Assistance

For assistance with making rent or mortgage payments please contact the Rappahannock United Way at www.rappahannockunitedway.org/, or select this link for the RUW's application for rental or mortgage assistance.

For assistance with homelessness please contact one of the following organizations:


Utility Assistance

The King George Department of Social Services provides assistance with the payment of utility bills, such as cooling or fuel expenses. Please contact Bernadette Deegan at (540) 775-3099 or bernadette.deegan@dss.virginia.gov for more information. Application forms for assistance from KGDSS may be downloaded at this link.

Dominion Energy also provides financial assistance for eligible customers needing help with their electric bills through their EnergyShare Program. For more information on this program please visit...www.dominionenergy.com/virginia/billing/billing-options-and-assistance/energyshare


Prescription Services

The King George Department of Social Services provides assistance with medical prescription expenses. Please contact Bernadette Deegan at (540) 775-3099 or bernadette.deegan@dss.virginia.gov for more information.

The Rappahannock United Way also provides assistance with medical prescription payments. Please visit www.rappahannockunitedway.org/familywize-211 for more information.


Vision Services

The King George Department of Social Services provides assistance with vision service needs for uninsured residents of King George County. Please contact Bernadette Deegan at (540) 775-3099 or bernadette.deegan@dss.virginia.gov for more information.


Mental Health Services

King George County residents requiring assistance with mental health needs may contact either:


Dental Services

King George County residents requiring assistance with needs for dental services may contact either: