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The Directory of Community Services in Danville and Pittsylvania County ("The Green Book") is provided as a public service to Danville and Pittsylvania County residents. Inclusion in this publication does not constitute approval or endorsement of any of the agencies or organizations listed herein by the Danville Area Council of Community Services.

A special project of the Danville Area Council of Community Services is this Directory of Community Services, the original directory was first published in 1969, and revised approximately every three years. It is now generally  referred to as THE GREEN BOOK.

Did You Know DACCS...

  • was formed from a group that began meeting in the early 1960’s? The present name was formally adopted in 1966
  • sponsored a “Needs Assessment and Planning Workshop” with one of the results being a town meeting on recreation to identify needs for planning towards community improvement? A second similar workshop was conducted in 1983.
  • initiated the publishing and conducts the periodic update of The Directory of Community Services in Danville and Pittsylvania County (“The Green Book”) that contains area human service agencies and contact people?
  • initiated in 1975 the planning for the first Festival-In-the-Park with the Danville Parks and Recreation Department?
  • holds open monthly meetings on the fourth Friday of each month to inform members and the public about human services available in the community?
  • is the only multi-agency human services council in Danville?
  • has a broad membership currently representing many public and private agencies and concerned individuals?
  • publishes a monthly newsletter for members?


President: Pat Daniels Vice President: Sto Belongia
Secretary: Tess Moss Treasurer: Clem Oliver
Newsletter/Website: J. Adama Vacanti Members at Large: J.Adama Vacanti, Maurice Marable, Ronnie Pannell, Cathy Hunt, Shelia Harden, Earl Reynolds

Organizations, agencies and individuals interested in the objectives of the Danville Area Council of Community Services are invited to become members.  Annual Dues are $25.00 for agencies and organizations   and $10.00 for individuals. Please send your inquiry about membership to:

Danville Area Council of Community Services
P.O. Box 1235
Danville, VA  24543-1235

The Council has a general membership meeting four times during the calendar year at noon at the Golden Corral which features a guest speaker (January, April, July, and October).  The meetings are held on the fourth Friday of the designated meeting month.  A members only “annual luncheon meeting” to elect officers for the next calendar year and receive calendar year fiscal and program reports is held in November on the third Friday at the Golden Corral.  

If you wish make a presentation at one of our upcoming general membership meetings, please contact Pat Daniels,

If you would like to join the Danville Area Council of Community Services click here.