Social Services

Social Services


City of Covington Annual Drinking Water Quality Report – 2023

The annual drinking water quality report for the City of Covington (2023). Signed-CCR-5.23.24-4Download

Tax Sale

The City of Covington’s Treasurer Office has the following list of properties that did not sell at the ...


Fall in our Town Pumpkins in the Park

October 19

Labor Day Union CPU

September 2

Runnin’ Shine

August 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


110 Rosedale Avenue
Covington, VA 24426-1244
(540) 444-7100

(540) 965-1787 (FAX)

  • Tammy Wilson, Director                                               540-444-7100
  • Megan Plott, Family Services Manager                        540-444-7143
  • Jessica Meadows, Benefit Programs Manager             540-444-7135
  • Jennifer Duncan, CSA Coordinator                               540-444-7098
  • Lynsey Morris, Administrative Services Manager         540-444-7124

Department of Social Services Board

*Meetings are open to the public and are held the 4th Monday of every month at the DSS office in the Boardroom.  Meetings start at 5:00 p.m.  The lobby door will be open until 5:10 p.m., but will be locked after that point due to security concerns.

David Crosier, Chairman
Jason Helmintoller
Patrice Jefferson
Eston Burge
Matt Garten
Kathy Carson
Greg Martin

2024 Board Meeting Schedule

The board meeting that was to be held on March 25, 2024, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at 5PM.

Virginia Department of Social Services

CommonHelp Website, for online applications:

Cover Virginia (Medicaid coverage and health care marketplace):

Mandated Reporter Portal Information:

Please click to login and make a mandated reporter referral  Virginia Child Protective Services Hotline

VDSS now offers a user-friendly, streamlined option for reporting child abuse and neglect, designed for the set of professionals and individuals who are deemed Mandated Reporters by the Code of Virginia. The new Mandated Reporter Portal can be accessed at An overview of the Portal can be found on YouTube here:

Office of Children’s Services

Located off of I-64, Exit 21

Alleghany County, VA Governmental Offices

9212 Winterberry Avenue

Covington, VA 24426 (Google Map)


For general questions or information about Alleghany County, email: County Administrator's Office
For technical questions about our Web site, email: Alleghany County Web Admin

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