Department of Family Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

703-324-7500
TTY 703-222-9452

12011 Government Center Parkway, Pennino Building
Fairfax, VA 22035

Michael A. Becketts,
Director

Community Corner - Tips

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Safety Planning with Children During an Emergency - Domestic and Sexual Violence (2020 June)

Caregivers of Older Adults Webinar: Legal Tools to Help You and Your Loved One (2020 May)

Caregiver of Older Adults Webinar: Traveling with Your Loved One, A Caregiver's Guide (2020 April)

Caregiver of Older Adults Webinar: Caregiving Through the Holidays (2020 April)

Caregiver of Older Adults Webinar: Resources for Caregivers Older Adults and Adults With Disabilities (2020 April)

Caregivers of Older Adults Webinar: Emergency Preparedness for Caregivers (2020 April)

Caregivers of Older Adults Webinar: Effective Communication Strategies in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia (2020 April)

Caregivers of Older Adults Webinar: Dementia 101 (2020 April)

Caregivers of Older Adults Webinar: Is it Normal Aging or Dementia (2020 April)

Caregivers of Older Adults Webinar: Hiring in Home Care (2020 April)

Caregivers of Older Adults Webinar: Medicare 101 (2020 April)

Caregivers of Older Adults Webinar: Legal Tools for Caregivers (2020 April)

Essential Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence During COVID-19 (2020 April)

Staying Safe at Home - Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline (2020 March)

Is Your Child Ready to be Home Alone? (2020 March)

Traveling with Children in Foster Care (2020 March)

Speaking Your Child’s Love Language (2020 February)

Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It. (2020 January)

Tax Deductions for Foster and Adoptive Parents (2020 January)

Managing Children's Holiday Gift Expectations (2019 December)

Applying to College for Youths Aging out of Foster Care (2019 December)

Reclaiming the Joy of the Holidays (2019 November)

Routines for Back to School Success (2019 September)


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