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Mission and Purpose

The Falls Church Community Service Council, Inc. (FCS), established in 1969, is a coalition of churches and human service organizations in the greater Falls Church area.

The purpose of the FCS organization is to provide needed human services to poor and disadvantaged individuals and families in the Falls Church community. The assistance primarily is for short term and emergency needs with the overall mission of helping individuals and families achieve self sufficiency, an improved quality of life and avoid homelessness.

FCS has been honored with a Distinguished Partner recognition from Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services. Here is the text of the award, which was presented at a luncheon at James Lee Center on May 24th:

Falls Church Community Service Council identified a need for regular supportive food assistance to address food insecurity. The Groceries Every Month (GEM) program provides a monthly food delivery to identified households with an increased need for food assistance without the requirement of a referral. GEM participants can depend on a scheduled monthly food delivery from the same friendly volunteer. The GEM program has grown to 24 volunteers and they are actively recruiting for new volunteers to grow the program. FCS also continues their emergency food deliveries each weekday. Their initiative to fulfill a service gap has strengthened their community impact and further demonstrates their invaluable partnership with CSP. Thank you FCS!

Annual Report
The latest FCS newsletter can be found here.

Meals on Wheels is urgently seeking a new coordinator. Training is provided. Please contact FCS if you are interested.

FCS will be the beneficiary of food from the Stuff the Bus food drive to be held at the Broad Street Falls Church Giant Saturday, Feb. 16, 9:30-4:30. Please support our FCS food pantry by donating food that day at the Giant. If you would like to volunteer to help, please click here for the signup.