Social Services

Mission Statement

The mission of the Craig County Department of Social Services is to assist the agency’s clients in overcoming adverse circumstances in order to triumph over difficult situations caused by poverty, abuse and neglect, in order that they can meet their basic human needs. It is the intent of the Craig County Department of Social Services to provide our citizens with access to adequate, affordable, high quality human/social services. It is the department’s goal to provide these services in a courteous and friendly manner, and to empower our citizens to be the best they can be.

   Contact Information:

       Mailing Address: P.O. Box 330, New Castle, VA 24127
       Physical Address: 177 Court Street, New Castle, VA 24127
       Phone:  (540) 864-5117
       Fax:  (540) 864-6662

   Director:

       James Weber
       Phone:  (540) 864-5117 ext. 237
       Email: james.weber@dss.virginia.gov

Health Services Building

Administrative Board

The department’s activities are overseen by an administrative board appointed by the Craig County Board of Supervisors.  The Social Services Board meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm. The meetings are held in the Social Services Office conference room.  The current board members are:

  • Malisa Stephens, Chair              Craigs Creek District
  • Barbara Charlton, Vice Chair     Simmonsville District
  • Susie Dillon, Member                 Potts Mountain District
  • Barbara Davis, Member             Craig City District
  • George Foster, Member            New Castle District

 

 

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