Support Groups for Youth
Youth and Young Adults: Stronger Together
Alternate Tuesdays, Oct. 10 through May 2018, 6:30-8:00 pm in Fairfax. This peer-to-peer support group for youth ages 14 – 22 meets twice a month through May. Parents, caregivers and guardians meet at the same time. Light dinner included. Register: formedfamiliesforward.org/youth-together-peer-group/ or 703 539-2904
Support Group for Middle School Students with ADHD
Meets the 1st Sunday of each month 2:00 – 3:00 pm, 4031 Univ. Dr. Fairfax, VA. Enter on South St. No parents! Call 703-403-3335 to enter building. Contact: coach@BrainRelief.org or call 703- 641-8940.
Support Group for High School Students with ADHD
Meets the 1st Sunday of each month 3:30 – 5:00 pm 4031 Univ. Dr. Fairfax, VA. Enter on South St. No parents! Call 703-403-3335 to enter building. Contact: coach@BrainRelief.org or call 703- 641-8940.
People First for Young Adults
2nd Tue. monthly, 6:30 – 8:00 pm The Arc , 2755 Hartland Rd Suite 200, Falls Church. Youth with disabilities age 14-26 practice public speaking skills, plan social outings, learn from guests on topics of life skills and advocacy, and do projects to enhance social skills. Information: Diane Monnig 703 208-1119 x 118.
Community of Solutions Helping Teens Cope with Life Stress www.facebook.com/cosdcmetro/
Support Groups for Parents
This support group for adoptive parents meets monthly in McLean. Contact: email@example.com
CHADD: Children & Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Alexandria CHADD Parent Support Group 4th Mon. of each month at 6:30 pm. Contact: Jenny at ADHDParentMountVernon@gmail.com or call 703 472-4678.
West Fairfax CHADD Parent Support Group
1st & 3rd Tues. of each month at 7:30 pm Contact: Sharon firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703 716-4646.
CSB Family Support Group at Gatlan Center
Meets the 2nd and 4th Wed. of each month 6-8 pm in Alexandria. Contact: Samar.Chwairy@fairfaxcounty.gov or call 703-799-2882.
D.A.D.S. Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome
3rd Thur. each month, 7-9 pm in Alexandria; and last Wed. of each month in Tysons at 7-9 pm Contact: email@example.com or call 571-490-1268.
Fairfax Juvenile Court Parent Support Group
For problems including runaway behavior, truancy, alcohol/drug abuse, and serious behavioral problems at home, at school, or in the community. 7:30 pm every Tues. Room 201.1 Fairfax County Courthouse 703-246-2495
Support Group for Dads with a Child with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability
Tuesdays. Sept. 25 & Nov. 27, 7:00 – 8:30 pm in Woodbridge. Register: email firstname.lastname@example.org Register 1 week in advance for child care.
NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness
Builds better lives for those affected by mental illness. Arlington Family Support Groups meet in the afternoon or evening on Sundays. Contact Naomi 703-862-9588 or Michelle email@example.com . Fairfax Family Support Group meets on the 2nd Thur. of each month 7:30-9:00 pm. Contact: Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-362-4985.
Padres de hoy — Support group in Spanish
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8 pm Brookside FACE Ctr. 601 Four Mile Run Trail, Alexandria. Spanish speaking parents (with children from birth to teenage years) meet to discuss/share their parenting experiences. Free childcare. Call 703-824-6865 to register.
Northern Virginia Tourette Support Group
Meets at noon on the 2nd Sunday of each month at the Chantilly Public Library. Contact: email@example.com
Mondays 6:00-7:30 pm ARHA main building 1st fl. Conf. Rm. 401 Wythe St. Alexandria. Weekly drop-in sessions welcome parents who want help managing family life and supporting their children’s success. Free childcare. Call 703-824-6865 to register.
Parents of Autistic Children (POAC) meeting times and location posted at: https://poac-nova.org/events/