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Mission/Vision

The Mission of the Division of Social Services is to help the citizens of our Community achieve a realistic and attainable level of self-sufficiency within a safe, healthy environment. We will accomplish this by using our strengths and resources in a caring, professional manner, while providing a network of protection, support, and temporary financial assistance.

Responsibility

The Department of Social Services provides a wide array of mandated and non-mandated services to the citizens of Roanoke. These services include a network of protective, supportive, and temporary financial services that assist citizens with achieving a realistic and attainable level of self-sufficiency. These services include Benefit (Eligibility) Programs, Service Programs, Employment Services, and Training Services.




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