Buchanan County Department of Social Services

The Buchanan County Department of Social Services is administered by a seven member Board of Social Services appointed by the Buchanan County Board of Supervisors. Title 63.1 of the Virginia Code as amended, outlines the powers, duties and responsibilities of local departments of social services.   

The Buchanan County Department of Social Services Administrative Board meets the third (3rd) Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm in the agency conference room. 

Mission of Buchanan County Department of Social Services
The Buchanan County Department of Social Services is dedicated to assisting its clients in working toward self-reliance. BCDSS employs a dedicated and competent work force to carry out its mission. 

Agency Goals

Continuation of Operations Plan
Due to privacy, public disclosure of the Continuation of Operations Plan would have a reasonable likelihood of threatening public safety by exposing vulnerabilities. It contains sensitive and confidential information that is not subject to FOIA under Virginia Code §2.2-3705.2. Accordingly, the Buchanan County Department of Social Services is withholding this plan from full public disclosure. Refer any request for a copy of this document to the Buchanan County Department of Social Services Director.