SACC provides fun, safe and educational care for children in
kindergarten - sixth grade before school, after school and during
school vacations in most Fairfax County elementary schools.
The SACC program serves children five days a week, Mondays -
Fridays. SACC does not provide drop-in, short-term, or partial-week
Before School - 7 a.m. until school begins.
After School - End of school day until 6:15 p.m. SACC service
begins when the children are dismissed from school.
Winter/Spring/Summer Programs - SACC operates winter, spring and
summer programs at a number of consolidated sites. Enrollment is
on a first come, first-served basis, and additional fees are
assessed for each program. The centers are open from 7 a.m.
through 6:15 p.m.
Children at Clermont SACC enjoy designing and
creating. Several children made their own outfits
including hats, scarfs, skirts and ponchos for a center festival
while other children used their talents to build and decorate
Children at Annandale Terrace SACC worked together to
write Finding Nema, a play about what happened to the
characters of Finding Nemo two generations later. Are
humans still polluting our ocean? This original play digs
deeper into the wonders of nature with comedy, touching moments,
and dancing! The children learned how to create a
character for a play, act on stage, and learned steps to hip hop
choreography. Merging nature with the performing arts
turned out to be a fun and enriching experience for both the
children and their families.
Children at Forestville SACC made 105 tissue paper
flowers in honor of a young girl diagnosed with cancer. As
part of their community service outreach, the flowers were
donated to a local hospital to bring cheer to children and their
At Union Mill SACC children have the opportunity to
connect with real animals and learn how to care for them.
Union Mill SACC adopted 2 rabbits (one from the Fairfax County
Animal Shelter and one from a family in the community), and a
hamster all of which joined the animals already in their Nature
Center including a hamster, a frog, 4 fish and a snail. The
children really enjoy including the rabbits when they play board
games. The children and families have also enjoyed the weekend
program which gives families the opportunity to take the animals
home for the weekend.
SACC in the News: Celebrating 40 Years of Quality
AfterSchool Today, the quarterly publication of the National
AfterSchool Association (NAA) profiles Fairfax County Office
for Children's SACC program in its Spring 2015 issue. ( Download the article .) NAA recognizes that
quality afterschool programs provide positive child and youth
development and meet a critical need for working families.
Open Hire Event
Are you interested in working with school age children in a
fun, energetic, and educational setting? To apply, bring your
resume and the names of two references to SACC's Open Hire Event
Saturday, August 1, 9 - 11 a.m. at 12011 Government Center
Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035.
SACC is currently enrolling for the 2015-2016 and
2016-2017 school years.
To enroll your child: Please call SACC Registration at
703-449-8989, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.
If space is not currently available at your school, you may
choose to have your child's name added to the waitlist.
Be sure to ask about our winter, spring and summer camp programs!
SACC Status During Weather Events
Early School Closings - SACC's After School
program will operate from the time school closes
until 6:15 p.m. SACC administration requests parents make
every effort to pick up children earlier if
When Fairfax County Public Schools are closed all day,
SACC centers are closed.
When Fairfax County Public Schools open two hours late,
SACC's Before School program will open on time.
When Fairfax County Public Schools do not close early, but
cancel all after-school and evening activities, SACC's
After School program will remain open until 6:15 p.m.
SACC administration requests parents make every effort to
pick up children earlier if possible.*
During Fairfax County Public Schools teacher workdays, if
school offices are closed due to inclement weather, SACC
will be closed. If school offices are open, SACC
will open on time.
* SACC centers and administration are open until all
children have been picked up.
SACC Bill: Pay your SACC bill online using e-Checks.
Parent Online: Online access allows you to view your
enrollments, cancel services, review billing activity, access
yearly tax statements and receive SACC correspondence online. To
sign up for Parent Online, call SACC registration at
SACC Contact Information
Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 6:15 p.m. Closed Holidays
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed Holidays
Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
703-449-1414, select option #1,
and ask to speak with
the Regional Supervisor on Duty
To register call
703-449-8989, TTY 711
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday