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Support Groups for Parents


Alpha Moms  This support group for adoptive parents meets monthly in McLean.  Contact:  robin4brady@gmail.com


Autism Dads meets one evening monthly in Falls Church.  Contact:  George Buzby at (571) 419-1257 or gbuzby@aol.com


CHADD: Children & Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Alexandria CHADD Parent Support Group  4th Mon. of each month at 6:30 pm.  Contact:  Jenny  ADHDParentMountVernon@gmail.com  or call 703-472-4678.

  • Burke CHADD Support Group for Parents, Caregivers and Family Members
    Last Thursday of the month at 7:00pm.  Contact Kim Griffin: kimberlyrgriffin@yahoo.com

  • West Fairfax CHADD Parent Support Group  3rd Thu. of each month at 7:30 pm Contact:  Sharon  clintob@aol.com  or call 703-716-4646.

  • Loudoun County CHADD Parent Support 4th Wed. of the month at Cascades Library in Potomac Falls.  Contact:  Bonnie Little  571-306-2932 or  blittle@windingroadcoaching.com


CSB Family Support Group at Gatlan Center  2nd and 4th Wed. of each month 6-8 pm in Alexandria Contact:  Samar.Chwairy@fairfaxcounty.gov or call (703) 799-2882.


D.A.D.S.  Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome 3rd Thur. each month, 7-9 pm in Alexandria.  Contact:  George gbuzby@aol.com or call (703) 545-6089.


Fairfax Juvenile Court Parent Support Group for problems including runaway behavior, truancy, alcohol/drug abuse, and serious behavioral problems at home, at school, or in the community. 7:30 pm every Tues. Room 201.1 Fairfax County Courthouse – call (703) 246-2495.


Kinship Caregivers Support Group – meets 1st & 3rd Thurs. monthly in Alexandria. Free dinner and resources.  Child care may be available. Contact:  Mary E. Fleming at (703) 246-4653.


Kinship Café  – meets monthly on the second Wed. in Fairfax.  Free dinner.  Activities for children and discussion for adults.  Register ahead  by calling (703) 246-4653 or online at https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hscode/EReg/Registration.aspx?groupID=27.


NAMI:  National Alliance on Mental Illness builds better lives for affected families.

  • Arlington Family Support Group meets two Sundays a month at 7:00-8:30 pm.  Contact:  Naomi Verdugo 703-862-9588


OCD Family Support Group   1st Mon. of each month, 7:30 pm.  Contact:  familygroupocd@verizon.net   or  call (202) 215-5859.


POAC: Parents of Autistic Children of Northern Virginia.  Bimonthly Support Group  Contact:  Nicole Zupan at nicizupan@gmail.com


Padres de hoy — Support group in Spanish.  Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8 pm Brookside FACE Ctr. 601 Four Mile Run Trail, Alexandria.  Call (703) 824-6865 to register.  Free childcare.


Northern Virginia Tourette Support Group meets the 2nd Sunday of each month at noon at the Chantilly Public Library.  Contact:  mark.bramer@gmail.com


Parents of Autistic Children (POAC) meeting times and location posted at: https://poac-nova.org/events/