Department of Family Services – Children, Youth and Families

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway, Pennino Building
Fairfax, VA 22035

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Parenting Education Programs - Parenting 101 Videos

Department of Family Services - Parenting 101 video graphicCheck out our video series Parenting 101 for the answers to your most pressing parenting questions!

Meet staff with the Department of Family Services’ Parenting Education Programs. They'll be answering frequently asked questions (FAQs) from parents on topics like discipline, self-care, family routines and more.

Most Recent Video

Parenting 101: African American Culturally Focused Parent Café

Our parent café is a virtual platform where parents and caregivers can share, learn, and find support with raising African American children. Families have a safe space to grow in their parenting skills, explore resources and share wisdom with one another. 

The café starts Thursday, Feb. 11 between 6-7:30 p.m. All Virtual Parent Cafés are open to Fairfax County parents or guardians with children ages 0-18 years old. Sign up by sending an email or call 703-324-7720 to register at least one business day before the Parent Café date. Learn more about Virtual Parent Cafés.

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