Welcome to Brunswick County

Social Services

Brunswick County Department of Social Services:
201 Sharp Street, Suite 100
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
Telephone: 434-848-2142
Toll Free: 888-222-0512
Fax: 434-848-2828
Hours of Operation:
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Social Services Staff:
J. Richard Blankenship, Director
Kimberly Gregory, Administrative Services Manager
Teresa Harris, Benefit Programs Supervisor
Elande Snead, Benefit Programs Supervisor
Sherrie Hardy, Family Services Supervisor

The Brunswick County Department of Social Services offers the following:

  • Energy Assistance (Heating, Cooling and Crisis)
  • SNAP/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • Supplemental Employment Nutrition Assistance Employment Training (SNAPeT)
  • Medical Assistance - Medicaid
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare (VIEW)


  • Adult Services/Adult Protective Services
  • Child Protective Services
  • Foster Care/Adoption
  • Day Care Services
  • Intake/Referral/Emergency Assistance
  • Prevention Services

For information on the Programs and Services listed above, please visit: www.dss.state.va.us.