Kinship Care

Are you raising a child
for a family member or friend?

  • You are not alone. You are one of over
    5,400 kinship caregivers in Fairfax County.
  • Financial, legal, and emotional issues
    can be challenging.
  • Find services, get support
    and locate resources.

Kinship Caregiver Newsletter Summer 2015

Various Activities from the Park Authority

Library Events


older man and little girl

Kinship Quick Guide

Support and Training

older woman and girl

Free Support Groups for Kinship Caregivers

South County Support Group
Bryant Alternative High School
6:30 to 8 p.m.

Dates and more information on this support group.



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Quote from a Kinship Caregiver

"The best part of being a Kinship Caregiver is seeing where you started and how far the child has come. That makes me proud."

Future Topics

  • After School Programs
  • Summer Meals
  • Camp Registrations
  • Summer Camps
  • Summer Entertainment Series
  • Hershey's Track Meet
  • Kinship Caregiver Newsletter,
    2015 edition
  • Black History Month

Check back for future topics.


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