Giles County Department of Social Services



Our mission is to promote self-sufficiency while providing support and protection to the citizens of Giles County through the delivery and coordination of community based social services.


Financial Services Unit - Apply at
The financial services unit administers many financial assistance programs which are:

  • Auxiliary Grants

  • Emergency Assistance

  • Energy Assistance - Fuel, Crisis, and Cooling

  • Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS)

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) former Food  Stamp Program

  • Medicaid

  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (TANF)



Family Services Unit
The service unit provides support to individuals, families, and children. 
Included programs are:

  • Adoption Services

  • Adult Protective Services

  • Child Protective Services

  • Companion Services

  • Day Care Services

  • Foster Care Services

  • Homemaker Services

  • Intake Services

  • Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare Program (VIEW)



Giles County Department of Social Services
211 Main Street, Suite 109
Narrows, VA  24124
 (540) 726-8315 or
(540) 626-7291
FAX:  (540) 726-8253
8:30 am – 12:00 pm; 12:30 – 5:00 pm
(closed  for lunch 12:00 – 12:30)



  • Giles Free Clinic
  • Giles Health & Family Center
  • Family Dental Clinic of the NRV
  • Carilion Giles Community Hospital
  • New River Community Action
  • New River Valley Community Services
  • Giles County Social Services