Kinship Care Support Group


Free Support Group for Kinship Caregivers

Grandparents, aunts, uncles and other relatives who are raising children are invited to the county's support group. Find out about community resources you may not have know exists. Talk with others who understand how difficult and joyful this responsibility can be.

Free childcare is available during the meeting. This support group is for residents of Fairfax County or the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church.

Please call ahead to register and to request childcare at the kinship registration line: 703-324-5447, TTY 711. Please indicate whether you need childcare or reasonable ADA accommodations.

The South County Support Group

Bryant Alternative High School
2709 Popkins Lane
Rooms 40 and 41 (Adult Ed. entrance)
Alexandria, VA 22306
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Thursdays on these dates in 2017:

  • January 12 and 26
  • February 9 and 23
  • March 9 and 23
  • April 6 and 20
  • May 4 and 18
  • June 8

For additional information, contact Shannon Anderson (FCPS) 703-204-4340 or Kim Karlinchak (DFS) 703-324-5447, TTY 711.

For information on how to reach this location using public transportation, visit, 703-339-7200, TTY 703-339-1608
or 202-637-7000, TTY 202-638-3780.

Sponsored by Fairfax County Department of Family Services (DFS) and Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS),
Instructional Services Department.

Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of a disability in all county programs, services and activities.
Reasonable ADA accommodations will be provided upon request. To request accommodations, call 703-324-5447, TTY 711.

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