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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

SCAN of Northern Virginia

Contact: Sam Poyta, Parent Education Coordinator


Northern Virginia


Not specified


Provides parenting classes, parent support groups and playgroups in English and Spanish for families. The parenting class, the ABCs of Parenting, is an 8-week session that focuses on issues that are most relevant to parents of children ages 0-10. The parent support groups meet on an ongoing, weekly basis throughout the entire year and focus on a variety of topics, depending on the parents’ interests. In the playgroups, emphasis is on the importance of interacting with your child, ages 0-5, through play to help them develop and learn. There are no eligibility or residency requirements to participate in any of SCAN’s groups.