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Please be aware that these resources are being provided for informational purposes only, and are not an endorsement of any service or program. Inova does not guarantee availability of resources or your qualification for any of these programs. Please contact the program directly to see if you are eligible for their program and resources.

Food Resources - Virginia

No Kid Hungry
Services: Online resource for state of Virginia. Also, has a texting line as well.
Process: Text number. Send Address. Connects you with free meals for kids nearby.
Contact Information: Text 'Food' to 877-877
                                     Text 'Comida' to 877-877

Summer Food Service Program
Services: Provides meals to children during summer months. Specific sites apply for funding through the USDA

Process: Text number. Send Address. Connects you with free meals for kids nearby. Or review online interactive map.
Contact Information: Text 'Summer Meals' to 97779 or Call 1-866-348-6479

Capital Area Food Bank
Services: Works with Non-profits in the region
Process: Use their website or phone line to find local food banks near you.
COVID-19 Response
Contact Information:
Hunger Lifeline- 202-644-9807
Phone - 571-482-4770
Address - 6833 Hill Park Drive Lorton, VA 22079

Food and Friends
Services: Provides grocery delivery, nutrition counseling, and home delivered meals to patients with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other serious illnesses.
Process: To be eligible for service, a person must have a qualifying primary illness, compromised nutritional status and a limited ability to prepare his/her own meals due to factors such as disability, illness, or medical treatment.
Contact Information:  Contact Adam Manning, MSW at 202-269-6825 or amanning@foodandfriends.org


Food Resources - Arlington County

Arlington Health Department
Services: Other: Immunizations, Family Planning Maternity Clinic, Dental, Teen Health, Tuberculosis/Chest Clinic, HIV/STI and ADAP, Refugee Services, Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Process: Call Food Assistance number. Will connect you with nearby resources. Also, has map of local resources. Need to live in Arlington. Depends on the service.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m–-5 p.m. (Closed Sunday)
Contact Information: Food Assistance- 703-228-1300

Arlington Food Assistance Center
Services: Free weekly groceries to Arlington residents
Process: Arlington Residents, one time without referral. Need photo ID and proof of address. Need referral from Department of Human Services Community Assistance Bureau (Call: 703-228-1300). Referral lasts 3 months but can be renewed. Bring reusable grocery bags and masks to wear. Elderly and chronically ill can call 703-228-1700 for home delivery.
Hours: Mon.– Fri. 9:30 a.m–2 p.m.
Contact Information: 703-845-8486
Address: 2708 S. Nelson St Arlington, VA 22206

Arlington Public Schools
APS Food and Nutrition Services website
Services: Free grab-n-go meals (lunch and breakfast)
Process: All children 2–18
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Contact Information:
Barcroft Elementary School
Barrett Elementary School
Campbell Elementary School
Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School
Glebe Elementary School
Kenmore Middle School
Randolph Elementary School
Hoffman-Boston Elementary School
Key Elementary School


Food Resources - Fairfax County

Food For Others
Services: Emergency Food Assistance. 3-5 days worth of food up to 6x a year. Also, have monthly program based on income guidelines.
Process: Need referral for emergency program.  Specific form to fill out. Will give food 1x without referral  Monthly program- bring ID and proof of current address.
Hours: Fairfax- 9:30 a.m.– 5 p.m.
Phone: 703-207-9173
Address: 2938 Prosperity Ave., Fairfax, VA 22031; Neighborhood Sites

Fairfax County Public Schools
Services: All FCPS students and other county children under the age of 18.  Adults may pay $2 for meals as well.
Process: Free grab and go breakfast and lunch. Curbside meal pick up in designated areas or walk ups
Hours: Pickup 10 a.m.– 1 p.m. at schools; Pop-up sites also throughout Fairfax county.

Housing

Arlington Health Department
Location(s): Arlington
Services: Immunizations, Family Planning Maternity Clinic, Dental, Teen Health, Tuberculosis/Chest Clinic, HIV/STI and ADAP, Refugee Services, Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Contact Information: Food Assistance - 703-228-3765

Fairfax County Human Services Resource Guide
Location(s): Online; resources all located in Fairfax County
Services: Information on various resources in Fairfax County including food services, housing, financial aid, medical services, domestic violence, shelters, employment, clothing, transportation, and veterans services.
Contact Information: 703-222-0880

Cornerstones
Location(s): Northwestern Fairfax County
Services: Provides support and advocacy for those in need of food, shelter, affordable housing, quality childcare, and other human services
Contact Information: 571-323-1400

Coordinated Services Planning - Fairfax County
Location(s): Fairfax
Services: Call center staffed by professional specialists. Identify needs and link to resources. Emergency food, shelter, clothing, healthcare, employment, financial assistance and more.
Contact Information: 703-222-0880


Legal

Legal KIND (Kids in Need of Defense)
Location(s): Falls Church
Services: National organization with branch in Northern VA offering pro bono legal services to unaccompanied minors.

Legal Services of Northern Virginia
Location(s): Fairfax
Services: Largest legal aid organization in Northern Virginia. Law types: consumer; elder; family; human trafficking; housing. Public benefits; child advocacy and education; veterans.

Catholic Charities: Arlington
Services: Immigration legal services

HIAS: Silver Spring, MD
Services: HIAS works around the world to protect refugees who have been forced to flee their homelands because of who they are, including ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities.

The George Washington University Law School Immigration Clinic: Washington, DC
Services: Students represent clients from around the world on immigration law matters.

Georgetown University Law Center: Washington, DC
202-662-9565
Services: Immigration legal services

Ayuda: Fairfax
Services: Ayuda provides legal, social, and language services to help low-income immigrants in our neighborhoods access justice and transform their lives.

Northern Virginia Family Service: Falls Church
Services: Immigration legal services

Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coaliltion: Washington, DC
Detained Children: Email children@caircoalition.org
Detained Adults: Email adults@caircoalition.org
Services: Legal services for detained adults and children in the states of DC, Maryland and Virginia

American Academy of Pediatricians Immigrant Child Health Toolkit: Washington, DC metropolitan area
Services: List legal and health resources for immigrants

Just Neighbors: United Methodist Church - Arlington & Herndon
Services: Immigration legal services

Legal Aid Justice Center
Services: Immigrant advocacy

Virginia Poverty Law Center
Services: Legal aid and advocacy

Medical Care

Arlington Dept. of Human Services
Location(s): Arlington
Services: Immunizations, Family Planning Maternity Clinic, Dental, Teen Health, Tuberculosis/Chest Clinic, HIV/STI and ADAP, Refugee Services, Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Eligibility: Need to live in Arlington. Depends on the service.

Fairfax County Health Department
Location(s): Annandale, Reston, Fairfax, Alexandria, and Springfield
Services: Pregnancy Testing, TB Testing (Chest x-ray if required), Refugee Health Screening, International Travel, Maternity Services, WIC (Women, Infants and Children), Immunizations, HIV Testing, STD Testing, Child Dental, and Speech and Hearing.
Eligibility: Fees and eligibility for services vary by program.
See all Fairfax health department locations

Inova Cares Clinic for Children
Location(s): Falls Church
Services: Provides primary pediatric care for children. Services include well-child care, immunizations, and sick care for newborns up to 21 years of age. The clinic also provides annual physicals for school and sports activities.
Eligibility: Low income families with incomes up to 300% of the Federal Poverty Level.
Cost: Based on insurance. Takes medicaid patients. Charity fund available.
Contact Information: 703-531-3100
6400 Arlington Blvd
#210 Falls Church, VA 22042

Arlington Pediatric Center
Location(s): Arlington
Services: Acute care, case management, lab and radiology testing, preventive & well-child care, referrals to specialists, chronic disease management, limited mental health care.
Eligibility: Arlington County resident, less than 19 years of age, family income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level with no health insurance.
Medicaid and FAMIS accepted.

Medical Care for Children Partnership
Location(s): Fairfax County
Services: For children up to age 19. Primary medical care including care of acute and chronic diseases, check-ups, vaccinations, flu shots, laboratory services, x-ray services, eye exams, specialty care and prescriptions. Limited dental services are also available.
Eligibility: Must live in Fairfax County, the City of Fairfax, or the City of Falls Church. Children up to age 19 with no family access to affordable health care through a parent’s employer or the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace. Has a family income at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level.

Pediatric Primary Care Project
Location(s): Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park
Services: For Children under the age of 18 only. Primary medical care including care of acute and chronic diseases, check-ups, vaccinations, flu shots, laboratory services, x-ray services, eye exams, specialty care and prescriptions. Limited dental services are also available.
Eligibility: Must live in Prince William County, Manassas City or Manassas Park. Serves uninsured children under the age of 18; not eligible for Medicaid/FAMIS or other health insurance product. Has a family income under 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. Pregnant girls are not eligible for the program.
Contact Information: 703-244-7310

Northern Virginia Family Service
Location(s): Manassas
Services: Provides uninsured low-income individuals reduced rate dental services. Legal aid for immigrants, refugees, and those seeking asylum.
Eligibility: Uninsured low-income residents of Prince William County. Adults and children. Income below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.
Contact Information: 703-244-7310

HealthWorks for Northern Virginia
Location(s): Leesburg and Herndon
Services: Comprehensive family practice, sick visits, screenings, chronic disease management, dental care, well-child care, school physicals, pap smears, prescription assistance, case management, mental health counseling, specialty care, and dental referrals.
Eligibility: Insured and uninsured patients accepted. All ages. Sliding scale fee. No residency requirement.

Neighborhood Health
Location(s): Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax Counties
Services: Comprehensive family, pediatric, dental and behavioral healthcare
Eligibility: For low-income patients with high copays or deductibles or without insurance, we offer a discounted sliding fee scale. We accept Medicaid. And we help patients our obtain low cost medications and other resources.

Northern Virginia Family Services Multicultural Center
Location(s): Falls Church, Arlington
Services: NVFS’ Multicultural Center provides a wide range of mental health and case management services, particularly for individuals and families new to the U.S., with locations in Falls Church and Arlington from which clients can quickly become integrated into their new community.


Dental Care

Northern Virginia Dental Clinic (NVDC)
Location(s):

  • 8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Suite 450, Fairfax, VA 22031
  • 2 Pidgeon Hill Drive, Suite 230, Sterling, VA 20165

Services: The NVDC accepts only those individuals deemed eligible through an established network of referring social services agencies. For eligibility call: Northern Virginia Family Services at 571-748-2593, or 703-820-7170, or 703-323-9095.

Restorative Dental Clinic of Northern Virginia Community College
Location(s): 6699 Springfield Center Dr.
Springfield, VA 22150
Services: Ages 13 and above. Full Service Dental Care at a reduced rate, based on sliding scale.
Contact: 703-822-6607

Howard University School of Dentistry
Location(s): 600 W Street NW
Washington, 20001
Services: New patient call 202-806-0008
Contact: 202-806-0007

Neighborhood Health
Location(s):
Alexandria –
 * 4480 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302  (703-535-5568)
 * 2 East Glebe Road, Alexandria, VA 22305 (703-535-5568)
 * 6677 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306  (703-535-5568)

Annandale –
 * 7501 Little River Turnpike, Suite G4, Annandale, VA 22003 (571-384-7622)

Arlington –
 * 2100 Washington Blvd, 3rd Floor, Arlington, VA 22204 (703-535-5568)

Services: Board certified Dentists and Hygienists that treat adults and children. Services include cleanings, x-rays, fillings and extractions. Also provide referrals for those dental patients needing more specialized dental care. Accept Medicaid, Medicare, Commercial Dental Insurance, and Sliding Fee Discounts based on Family Income.

Note: Alexandria Location-2 East Glebe Road only provides dental screening for children.
 

HealthWorks for Northern Virginia
Location(s): 163 Fort Evans Road, Suite 160, Leesburg, VA 20176
Services: Provides full service dental care for adults and children. Accept Medicaid, Commercial Dental Insurance, and Sliding Fee Discounts based on Family Income.
Contact: 703-443-2000

Smiles Change Lives
Services: Provide braces and serves children from 10-18 yrs. old.
Contact: 888-900-3554

Smiles for Children Dental Quest
Services: Provides coverage for Medicaid, FAMIS and FAMIS Plus children. Also provides coverage for limited medically necessary oral surgery services for adults (age 21 and older).
Contact: 888-912-3456

Virginia Dental Association Foundation: Donated Dental Services
Services: Provides coverage for Medicaid, FAMIS and FAMIS Plus children. Also provides coverage for limited medically necessary oral surgery services for adults (age 21 and older).


Mental Health Care

Merrifield CSB
Location(s): Fairfax    
Services: Children, youth and family counseling, mental health services, developmental disability programs, substance abuse programs    
Eligibility: Uninsured patients accepted on income based sliding scale        
Contact: 703-383-8500 

Multicultural Clinical Center
Location(s): Springfield, Sterling    
Services: Children, youth and family counseling, mental health, substance abuse and developmental / ABA services    
Eligibility: AHP, Famis, Medicaid 
Contact: (703) 354-0000
 

Healthy Minds Fairfax
Location(s): Fairfax County    
Services: Coordinates mental health and substance abuse services for children and youth in the Fairfax-Falls Church community across multiple Fairfax County agencies, the Fairfax County Public Schools System and private treatment providers.

National Counselling Group
Location(s): Annandale, Manassas
Services: Community-based health services provider, including tutoring, child and family services, outpatient services, mental health crisis services, and more.

Medical Society of Virginia
Location(s): Online
Services: Information on mental health resources.

VMAP - Virginia Mental Health Access Program
Services: VMAP supports PCPs via mental health training, a psychiatry consult line, telepsych and regional care coordination. In process of phased roll-out by region. 

SCAN of Northern Virginia
Location(s): Northern Virginia
Services: Child abuse and neglect prevention. Family programs. Support. Education. Parent Resource Center. Child Advocacy.

Special Education

Virginia Department of Education: Special Education
Location(s): Statewide
Services: A Parents Guide to Special Education. Special education training and resources.

Fairfax County Public Schools Parent Resource Center
Location(s): Provides support to Fairfax County Public School parents and staff concerning special education questions. Provides information, consultation and referral services by phone, email or in person.
Eligibility: Resident of Fairfax County
Cost: None

Arlington Public Schools Special Education Parent Resource
Location(s): Arlington County
Services: Provides support to families of children with special needs
Eligibility: Child attends Arlington County Public Schools
Cost: No fee except for small meals/supplies fee for Super Sibs club session.

Frederick County Public Schools Parent Resource Center
Location(s): Frederick County
Services: Provides support to parents of children, age 2–22 years, who attend Frederick County Public Schools and have an IEP.
Eligibility: Child attend Frederick County Public Schools
Cost: No fee charged, with the exception of a small meals/supplies fee for Super Sibs club session


Special Needs - Family Support

Inova Care Connection for Children
Location(s): Northern Virginia
Services: Professional case managers help families connect with medical and community resources. Family support. Special education information. Information line for anyone looking for resources for children with special health care needs. Committed to help children reach their optimal health and quality of life.
Eligibility: Residents of Virginia under 21 with a long-term physical disability or condition. Live in the counties and cities of Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Spotsylvania or Stafford.
Cost: Free
Contact: 703-698-2450
CareConnectionforChildrenNoVa@inova.org

The Arc of Loudoun
Locations: Leesburg
Services: Provides support to individuals of all ages with a developmental and/or cognitive disability. Also provides support to the family members/caregivers.
Cost: Fees for direct advocacy services (i.e. attending IEP meeting with a family)

Access Ministry
Location(s): Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William and Montgomery counties; Washington, DC.
Services: Provides support to individuals (2 years through adulthood) who have a disability and their families. Respite. Teen/adult Friendship Club. Adults with Disabilities Day.
Cost: Some fees, but scholarships are available.

The Arc of Northern Virginia
Location(s): Falls Church
Services: Provides support to individuals of all ages with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their families in Northern Virginia.
Cost: Not specified

The Arc of Prince William
Locations: Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park
Services: Provides support to children and adults (ages birth and up) with intellectual and developmental disabilities and related conditions and their families.
Cost: Vary according to program

Infant and Toddler Connection of Fairfax-Falls Church
Location(s): Fairfax
Services: Provides evaluations and early intervention services for infants and toddlers (up to age three) who have a developmental delay or a diagnosis that may lead to developmental delays.
Eligibility: To be eligible for services infants/toddlers must have one or more of the following: a 25% or greater delay in at least one developmental area; have a condition that has a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay; and/or have demonstrated atypical development.
Cost: Insurance; Sliding Scale

KEEN Greater DC
Location(s): Northern Virginia
Services: Provides social and recreational events for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities ages 5-25. Programs run from September through June.
Cost: Free

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC)
Location(s): Springfield
Services: Provides support to families and professionals of children ages 0-26 with special needs. Work with families, schools and communities to improve opportunities for excellence in education and success in school and community life.
Cost: No fee charged

Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics
Location(s): National
Services: Provides nationwide support to individuals of all ages and their families living with asthma, allergies, food allergies and related conditions.Also provides support to medical care providers serving these individuals and their families.
Cost: Services and access to online resources are free. $35 membership fee includes the newsletter, quarterly magazine and email alerts.

Parent to Parent Virginia
Location(s):Statewide
Services: 1:1 support to parents of children with disabilities. Unbiased information on health and education options. Help accessing resources. The staff of Parent to Parent of Virginia have family members with disabilities. They understand the day-to-day struggles for parents and grandparents.
Eligibility: A child between the ages of 0-22 with a disability.
Cost: None

Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia
Location(s): Northern Virginia
Services: Provides support to individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Support is offered to individuals of any age including pre-born. The mission of this organization is to ensure that all individuals with Down syndrome and their families receive the support necessary to participate in, contribute to, and achieve fulfillment of life in their community.
Eligibility: A child with Down Syndrome
Cost: No membership fees but some educational workshops have nominal fees involved. All other services and support are free of charge.

Celebrate Calm!
Location(s): National with a focus on Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC
Services: Provides support to parents and educators of children ages 2-22 affected by ADD, ADHD, Asperger's, Sensory Integration Disorder, and Anxiety Disorder. Children do not have to be diagnosed, but usually suffer from symptoms of inattention, lack of focus, misbehavior, oppositional behavior, anxiety, or difficulty with social skills. Workshops, newsletters and other resources take a positive, proactive approach to finding solutions that meet the internal needs of the child.
Cost: Parent workshops hosted by schools, PTAs and area churches are free and open to the community, with no need to register.

National Alliance on Mental Illness-Northern Virginia
Location(s): Counties of Fairfax, Arlington, Loudoun; cities of Fairfax, Alexandria and Falls Church
Services: Provides support, information and resources to individuals with mental health needs and their families. Serves adults with mental health needs, parents of youth of all ages with mental health needs and young with mental health needs ages 12-18.
Cost: No fee

Parents of Autistic Children of Northern Virginia
https://poac-nova.org
Location(s): Northern Virginia
Services: Provides support to families of children with autism and professionals working with children with autism in Northern Virginia.
Cost: $5 membership. Families of children with autism are voting members. Service providers of children with autism are associate members.

Rebuild Families
https://braininjurysvcs.org
Location(s): Northern Virginia
Services: Provides support to parents of children with acquired brain injury. This is the support group of Brain Injury Services. Support group meets quarterly at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
Cost: There is no cost to attend the Rebuild Families support group.

Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater Washington
https://tourette.org/chapter/mid-atl/
Location(s): DMV
Services: Serves the needs of families and individuals of all ages living with Tourette Syndrome and the professionals who serve them.
Cost: Annual membership contribution of $50 requested, but will accept any amount or waive entirely.

Virginia Association for Children with Visual Impairments (VAAPVI)
http://www.vaapvi.org
Location(s): Statewide
Services: Provides support to families, caregivers and professionals caring for or working with children, birth through age 21, that are blind or visually impaired or suspected of having a visual impairment. We are the Virginia affiliate of NAPVI.

Virginia Smiles
http://www.virginia-smiles.org
Location(s): Statewide
Services: Provides support to families of children born with a cleft in Virginia, with a large concentration of families in Northern Virginia.
Eligibility: Resident of Virginia
Cost: None

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome-Virginia
https://www.nofas.org/state-resources-for-virginia/
Location(s): Virginia
Services: Provides support to families and individuals (adults and teens) living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. NOFAS-VA is a non-profit organization and an affiliate of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Members have access to NOFAS materials and all the support services they offer. NOFAS-VA looks forward to reaching out to help families in need, and to aid in the prevention of this 100% preventable spectrum of disorders.
Cost: None

Spina Bifida Association
https://www.spinabifidaassociation.org/chapter/spina-bifida-association-of-the-midatlantic-region/about/
Location(s):DMV
Services: Provides support to adults and children with Spina Bifida (and related disorders) and their families, ages birth and up.
Cost: There is a fee for the national organization which is waived if families cannot afford it. Voluntary donations are welcome.

Fort Belvoir Exceptional Family Member Program
https://www.fbch.capmed.mil/patients/efmp.aspx
Location(s): Fort Belvoir and surrounding areas
Services: Provides support to military or DOD ID card holding military families who have a family member with a special education or medical need at Fort Belvoir and the surrounding area
Eligibility: Family must have a military or DOD ID cardholder.

Brain Injury Association of Virginia
https://www.biav.net
Location(s): Richmond, VA
Services: The Brain Injury Association of Virginia is the primary source of information and personal support for thousands of individuals, families, and professionals living in Virginia whose lives have been touched by a life-altering, often devastating brain injury.

Virginia Korean American Disabled Peoples Association
http://vakadpa.org
Services: KADPA especially seeks to serve Korean families with disabled children by helping these families to overcome language and informational barriers.

SCAN of Northern Virginia
https://www.scanva.org
Location(s): Alexandria
Services: Parenting education. Family programs. Parent resource center. Child advocacy. Vision is a community where every child has the opportunity to grow up in a safe, stable, nurturing family, with the support needed to thrive.

Kids Health Diseases and Conditions
https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/medical
Location(s):Online
Services: Information about a plethora of diseases and conditions in children for parents.
Eligibility: Open to anyone online
Cost: None

NICU Family and Patient Education Products
http://nann.org/education/educational-products/family-patient-education-products
Location(s): Online
ServicesL Resource database for NICU parents and families
Eligibility:Open to anyone online
Cost: None

Kids with Diabetes Resources
https://www.thediabetescouncil.com/kids-with-diabetes-resources/
Location(s): Online
Services: Resource database for parents and families who have a child with diabetes
Eligibility: Open to anyone online
Cost: None

Cancer Care Children’s Resources
https://www.cancercare.org/tagged/children
Location(s): Online
Services: Resource database for parents and families who have a child with cancer.
Eligibility: Open to anyone online.
Cost: None

CDC Info on Diseases and Conditions for children
https://www.cdc.gov/parents/children/diseases_conditions.html
Location(s): Online
Services: Variety of info on a variety of diseases and conditions from things like lice and the flu, to ADHD and autism, to things like cancer and diabetes. Eligibility: Open to anyone online, specifically aimed at children between the ages of 4-11.
Cost: None

Healthy Children
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/Pages/default.aspx
Location(s): Online
Services: Health information, articles, and resources for parents. Broken into categories ranging from prenatal to young adult.
Eligibility: Open to anyone online.
Cost: None

Cove Point Foundation Congenital Heart Disease Information Page
http://www.pted.org/?id=list
Location(s): Online
Services: Information on heart anatomy and anolomiles, test and procedures, catheterization interventions, treatment and surgical procedures, nutrition and health issues, and adult congenital heart disease.
Eligibility: Open to anyone online
Cost: None

Joslin Diabetes Center
https://www.joslin.org/patient-care/pediatric-care
Location(s): Online
Services: Information on diabetes in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults
Eligibility: Open to anyone online.
Cost: None

Rare Kids Network
www.rarekidsnetwork.org
Location(s):Northern Virginia
Services: Support Services. Funding for unexpected and urgent services. Educational Support. Connect with resources.
Eligbility: Up to 22 years old with a rare illness listed in the OMIM database. Family income limited. Case worker or MD Referral preferred.
Cost: None


Other Resources

Northern Virginia Family Services SERVE campus
https://www.nvfs.org/our-services/homelessness-housing/serve-campus/
Locations: Manassas
Services: Early childhood education, health access, food assistance, shelter and housing assistance.
Eligibility: Must be able to provide proof of residency in Prince William County, City of Manassas or City of Manassas Park.

Healthy Families
https://www.nvfs.org/our-services/early-childhood-development/healthy-families/
Location(s): Alexandria, Arlington County, Fairfax County, and Prince William County
Services: NVFS Healthy Families, affiliated with Healthy Families America, provides the tools, guidance and support that families need to build a healthy, successful life. The program provides free services in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William counties and the city of Alexandria to promote healthy child development, and to prevent child abuse and neglect, for families with children pre-birth to age 3 or 4 (depending on jurisdiction).

Northern Virginia Area Health Education Center

Location(s): Fairfax
Services: The mission of NVAHEC at Mason is to improve health care access and quality across Northern Virginia. The Center’s primary priorities are to: (1) increase diversity among health professions and (2) support multi-disciplinary/multi-professional training for practicing professionals and students in health career preparation academic programs. The Center is a resource to assist individuals interested in health careers and the preparation for admission and program completion.

Healthy Futures, Bright Futures Videos
https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/brightfutures/default.html
Location(s): Online
Services: Can be viewed by age and life stage, theme, or health visit and cover all major Bright Future topics. For example, families can find videos on early childhood toilet training, sleep routines, and promoting good mental health in adolescence. The Healthy Futures, Bright Futures videos were produced in partnership by Bright Futures and the Virginia Department of Health.
Eligibility: Open to anyone online
Cost: None

Health Finder Health Topics A to Z
https://health.gov/myhealthfinder
Location(s): Online
Services: Helpful information on different topics

Virginia Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.virginiapediatrics.org/immigrationuninsured/
Location(s): Online
Services: Information on medical homes for uninsured children

Beginning Steps
https://www.inova.org/our-services/womens-services/maternity-services/locations/inova-womens-hospital/resources/steps
Location(s): Online
Services: First time parents who need assistance with parenting skills, child development and community resources (WIC, mental health, immunizations, childcare, housing, insuranc, ESL)
Eligibility: First time parents giving birth at Inova Women's Hospital Brithing Center. If eligible are visited in the hospital by program representative.
Cost: Free
Contact: Inova Women's Hospital Case Management Department. Partners with several community-based organizations.

DC Health Matters Connects
https://dchealthmattersconnect.auntbertha.com
Location(s): DMV, Online
Services: Creates a list of nearby online resources based on your zip code. Food, housing, transportation, health, work, education, legal services.
Eligibility: Based on geographical location.
Cost: Free


Advocacy

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