Online Registration — Kinship Family Institute (KFI) Events

Kinship Family Institute

Are you raising a child for a family member or friends?
If you answered "yes," you are a kinship caregiver.


    The Kinship Family Institute (KFI) connects kinship families to supportive services and offers seminars,
    trainings, and workshops to help build a community network of kinship caregivers.      
     The KFI provides trainings on various topics relevant to kinship caregivers and connects them with their peers    
    through support groups and Kinship Cafés (dinner and discussion with childcare provided).

Please see the information below to register for upcoming trainings and Kinship Cafés.    

Please complete this online registration form to attend any one of the following sessions.
    Registration is required a week before the session starts.


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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

When a Loved One Struggles with Substance Abuse

    Want more insight into your loved one’s struggle with substance abuse? Come hear a first-hand     account of addiction and recovery, and learn strategies to improve communication and     understanding.

Gum Springs Community Center
8100 Fordson Road
Alexandria, VA 22306
For directions: 703-360-6088

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6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Kinship Café: Dinner and Discussion for kinship caregivers

    Share a meal and conversation about the experiences, joys, and challenges of raising children for     relatives or friends.

Calvary Hill Baptist Church
9301 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, VA 22301
For directions: 703-246-4653

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Caregiver Contact Information
                                Please give us your email address & telephone number
so that we may contact you for additional registration information.

People With Disabilities    Will you need a reasonable ADA accommodation?

If you have further questions about this event, please call 703-246-4653, TTY 711 or email


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    KFI Navigational Resource Line: 703-246-4KIN (4546)
    TTY: 711
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