We are now located in Gage House (401 Great Falls St.). Office hours will still be Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Our mailing address remains 300 Park Ave., Falls Church, VA 22046.
The Gage House is located on the civic campus with City Hall, the Community Center, and Cherry Hill Farmhouse and Park. It is behind the Community Center near the basketball courts. Parking is accessible through the City Hall/Community Center parking lot.
Housing and Human Services (HHS) works to build a stronger and healthier community through a range of comprehensive services that address the needs of city residents and facilitate community development.
HHS provides an assortment of housing and human services to help build better lives for City residents and their families. Some services include short-term case management, resource and referral, senior services, landlord and tenant complaints, housing search assistance and fair housing investigation.
The bite of an infected mosquito, tick or other disease carrying insect may result in a life-changing illness, such as West Nile virus or Lyme disease. The Fairfax County’s Health Department’s Disease Carrying Insects program works to minimize the threat of mosquito-borne and tick-borne diseases through an integrated approach to pest management that includes active monitoring, control measures and public outreach and education to help protect county residents. Preventing mosquito bites and tick bites is the best way to avoid the diseases they may carry. More information on Fairfax County's Fight the Bite page.
Mosquito season is here and not only are mosquitoes a nuisance, they are capable of transmitting diseases, including malaria, dengue, yellow fever, Chikungunya, West Nile Virus and Zika virus. It is important to know how to control the mosquito population where you live and how to protect yourself from mosquito bites. By protecting yourself from mosquitoes and mosquito bites you can prevent mosquito-borne disease. See tips for how to control and protect yourself from mosquitoes.
Ticks are present throughout the area and are often found in wooded areas, brushy fields, along trails and around homes. Ticks can spread diseases like Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Preventing tick bites, controlling tick bites around your yard and prompt removal of ticks are important ways to help prevent tick bites and the diseases that ticks may transmit. It is important to be vigilant from March to October when ticks are more active and people spend more time outdoors. Fairfax County Health Department provides a free tick identification service for City resident. Just bring the tick to the Health Department. See tips on tick bites and prevention.
Note: The City of Falls Church contracts with the Fairfax County Health Department for services like public education on preventing and protecting against mosquitoes.
The Kensington Subsidy Program
Through an agreement between The Kensington and the City of Falls Church, Housing and Human Services is offering eligible seniors the opportunity to participate in a subsidized assisted living program at this facility. You may qualify if you are a resident of the City or have a family member who is a resident, are age 62 or older, and meet income eligibility guidelines. Detailed information here.