The Alleghany-Covington Department of Social Services provides a range of social services and assistance programs for children, adults and senior citizens. It offers programs related to issues, such as poverty, abuse and neglect. The department operates a childcare resource and referral agency that provides child care referrals for parents, training for child care providers and parenting education to parents. It maintains a staff of several eligibility, intake and social workers. The Alleghany-Covington Department of Social Services is a part of the Virginia Department of Social Services, which serves seniors over 60 years of age and adults with disabilities and specific needs. It provides care, transportation and nutrition services. The department helps adults involved in domestic violence situations and offers financial and energy assistance services and food stamps benefits. The Alleghany-Covington Department of Social Services is located in Covington, Va.