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Facts For Voters

The League's annual brochure of government officials, agencies and services with contact information

Facts For Voters: Directory of Fairfax Area Public Officials & Government Offices

Facts for Voters, A Directory of Public Officials and Government Offices is a compact reference guide which lists elected and appointed government officials, agencies and services along with contact information. It's your one stop shop to learning about who's who of your government representatives.

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If you would like a hard copy of Facts for Voters, please contact the League Office by phoning 703-658-9150 or email

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Telephone numbers are for Fairfax County Offices unless otherwise noted


Police, Fire, Ambulance (Emergency)911
Poison Control1-800-222-1222

Emergency Preparedness

Fairfax County Emergency Information Line703-817-7771
Office of Emergency Management571-350-1000
National Response Center (Report Chemical or Oil Spills
and Chemical/Biological Terrorism) \1-800-424-8802
Dominion (Virginia Power)1-866-366-4357
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC)703-335-0500
Columbia Gas of Virginia1-800-544-5606
Washington Gas1-800-752-7520 or 703-750-1400

Water and Sewer

City of Fairfax (Fairfax Water)703-698-5800703-698-5613
Fairfax County Water703-698-5800703-698-5613
Fairfax County Sewer703-250-2003703-323-1211

Health and Human Services Hotlines

24-Hr Emergency Services (Mental Health, Drugs, Alcohol)703-573-5679
Basic Needs Emergency Services (including Food, Housing
Utilities) \703-222-0880 (days) or \703-527-4077 (nights, weekends)
Coordinated Services Planning (CSP)703-222-0880
CrisisLink Counseling and Suicide Prevention703-527-4077 or TEXT703-940-0888
Adult Abuse-Neglect (Adult Protective Services)703-324-7450
Child Abuse-Neglect (Child Protective Services)703-324-7400
CSB (Community Services Board) Entry and Referral
Services (Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services, and Intellectual Disability Services) \ 703-383-8500
Department of Family Services (DFS Client Services)703-324-7500
Detoxification Center (Alcohol and Drug Emergencies)703-502-7000
Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault703-360-7273 1-800-838-8238
Emergency Shelter for Teenagers703-356-6360
Family Abuse Crisis Shelter (Artemis House)703-435-4940
Health Department (main number)703-246-2411
Housing Referral and Information703-385-3662
Human Rights and Equity Programs703-324-2953
Legal Services of NoVa (Legal Aid)703-778-6800 or 1-866-534-5234

Neighborhood and Community Services

Senior, Community and Teen Centers \703-324-4600 VCE Master Gardener Horticultural Helpdesk \703-324-8556 Older Adults Services (Aging, Disability, and Caregiver Resources + Adult and Aging Services) \703-324-7948

Household Information

Consumer Affairs Branch703-222-8435
Household Hazardous Waste Infoline703-324-5068
Miss Utility of Virginia811 or 1-800-552-7001
Solid Waste Management / Resource and Recycling703-324-5230

Public Safety and Courts

Animal Control

City of Fairfax703-385-7924
Fairfax County and Herndon703-691-2131
Animal Shelter/Adopt a Pet703-830-1100
Court Information703-691-7320
Fire and Rescue (Non-emergency)703-691-2131

Police (Non-Emergency)

City of Fairfax703-385-7924
Fairfax County703-691-2131

Schools (Fairfax County)

Adult & Community Education (ACE)703-658-1201
Communications and Community Outreach571-423-1200
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)703-237-0866
Head Start (Family and Early Childhood
Education Program)703-204-6700
School-Age Child Care (SACC)703-449-8989
Special Education + Parent Resource Center703-204-3941
Student Activities and Athletics571-423-1260

Tax Information and Real Estate Assessments

City of Fairfax + Taxes703-385-7905
City of Fairfax + Real Estate Assessments703-385-7840
Fairfax County703-222-8234


Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)1-804-497-7100
Fairfax Connector703-339-7200
Metrobus and Metrorail (WMATA)202-637-7000
VDOT (reports of road conditions, or to report signal outages,
potholes, or other traffic safety problems) \1-800-FOR ROAD (367-7623)
Virginia Railway Express (VRE)1-800-RIDE VRE (743-3873)

Virginia Relay

Virginia Connections for Individuals with Disabilities (TTY and Voice)711

The League of Women VotersŪ of the Fairfax Area Education Fund

The League of Women VotersŪ of the Fairfax Area Education Fund

The League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area (LWVFA) is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Any- one, male or female, may become a member.

The LWVFA Education Fund is a 501(c)(3) organization that publishes educational materials that neither support nor oppose political parties or candidates for public office. These include this brochure; What's on the Ballot: a list of all candidates and bond issues; and Voters' Guides: all candidates' responses to League-posed questions. The LWVFA Education Fund is supported by donations from our members and the public. We would like to thank the following contributors for their generous support of Facts for Voters:




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