The mission of the Richmond Department of Social Services is to strengthen families, assure safety, promote self-sufficiency, and
improve the quality of life for all citizens of the city of Richmond through community engagement.
The department consists of three divisions.
The Child and Family Services Division focuses on ensuring that families and children are safe and secure in their own homes,
in foster homes and in the community.
The Economic Support and Independence Division focuses on promoting economic stability and independence for single adults
- The Finance and Administration Division ensures the appropriate use of funds and accurate payment.
David Hicks -- Interim Director
Bragail Williams -- Acting Deputy Director - Child Welfare
Rebecca China -- Interim Deputy Director - Economic Support & Independence
Angelia Yancey -- Deputy Director - Finance & Administration