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


       Pat Franklin
       Phone:  (540) 864-5117 ext. 237

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 Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm. The meetings are held in the Social Services Office conference room.  The current board members are:

  • Barbara Davis, Chair                          New Castle District
  • Jenette McClanahan, Co Chair          New Castle District
  • Susan Dillion, Member                       Potts Mountain District
  • Angela Huffman                                 Simmonsville District
  • Angela Gardner                                 Craig Creek District


Craig County Children’s Services Act Documents (click here)


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