About the Volunteer & Partner Services Program
The Volunteer & Partner Services (VPS) Program engages volunteers and builds partnerships to support families with children who are at risk of abuse, neglect or placement in foster care or with relatives. The program builds volunteer capacity in the division, implements programs, and directs activities that promote positive relationships within the community. Together, Volunteer & Partner Services Program and Children, Youth and Families staff, support workers by providing the most efficient, safe and stable service to our clients. We appreciate our volunteers very much! For more information about the Volunteer & Partner Services Program, email Samantha Carrico or call 703-324-7720.
This program provides light administrative support in the Alexandria, Annandale, Fairfax and Reston offices of the Department of Family Services.
Help provide clothing, food and toys to children and families who are in need during the holidays.
Consider being a mentor for children who are experiencing difficult life circumstances, such as the loss of a parent, abuse and/or neglect.
This child abuse prevention education program focuses on teaching children the skills needed to stay safe - to prevent sexual abuse, to deal with bullies and how to handle sad or angry feelings.
Facilitate parenting classes for fathers who struggle with parenting and engaging with their children. Help fathers develop skills that can lead to better family relationships.
This program provides parenting education classes for families. Volunteers can facilitate sessions, provide meals or host classes at your facility.
Impact a Child’s Life for the Better – Join Volunteer & Partner Services
In addition to the programs mentioned above, we rely on individuals, businesses, faith-based organizations and community groups to contribute time, talents, donations and funds to help us accomplish this work.
Learn more about how you can make an impact for children and families.
The Volunteer Post Newsletter
We have many wonderful volunteers and donors helping children and families in Fairfax County.
The Volunteer Post Newsletter provides a glimpse into the many ways to get involved in making a difference and supporting families in our community. Check out the latest issue!
Thank You to Our Sponsors
For information about how to become one of our sponsors, email Samantha Carrico or call 703-324-7576.