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 known exist. Talk with others who understand how difficult and joyful this responsibility can be.

Need to bring kids? Child care may be available. Call Mary Hager at 703-324-7716, TTY 711. This support group is for residents of Fairfax County or the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church.

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

The South County Support Group

South County Government Center
8350 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22306
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Thursdays on these dates in 2017:

  • September 7, 21
  • October 5, 19
  • November 2, 16
  • December 7

All will meet in room 220 EXCEPT for November 16, when the group meets in room 219.

For additional information, contact Kathi Sheffel (FCPS) 571-423-4332.

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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