Social Services


The mission of Social Services is to deliver quality services to people in our community that will promote self-sufficiency, responsibility, and safety.

Core Values

  • Personal accountability for actions, outcomes, and process improvement
  • Respect for ourselves, our clients, and each other
  • Dedication to the people we serve
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Knowledge

Holidays Observed

Please note that on the following holidays the Petersburg Department of Social Services will be closed:

  • Christmas Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Day Following Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Lee / Jackson Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Memorial Day
  • New Year's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Washington's Birthday
  • Veterans Day