The Parent Resources section is dedicated to providing information of local programs that offer training and assistance to parents and children in different areas of early childhood education and development:
Infant & Toddler Connection
Do you have an infant or toddler under 3 years old, and are concerned about your child's development? The Infant & Toddler Connection of Fairfax-Falls Church provides evaluations and early intervention services for infants and toddlers (up to age 3) who have a developmental delay or a diagnosis that may lead to developmental delays. For more information please go to: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/office-for-children/infant-and-toddler-connection/
Child Find is the process of identifying children with potential special education needs, and educating the community about child development and the importance of early intervention. Child Find services are provided through Fairfax County Public Schools Department of Special Services, Early Childhood Identification and Services (ECID&S) program. For more information please go to: https://www.fcps.edu/registration/early-childhood-prek/child-find
Fairfax County Public Schools Resource Center
The Parent Resource Center of the Fairfax County Public Schools promotes parent awareness of the services provided by the Fairfax County Public Schools. For more information check the Parent Support Resource Guide or visit FCPS Parent Resource Center.
Family Compass - Reston
For more than fifteen years, Family Compass has provided early intervention, individual and group therapy for children, and guidance for parents. We offer psychological, neuropsychological, and developmental evaluation and treatment. For more information or to contact family Compass, please go to: http://familycompass.com/
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Cornerstones and its partners provide programs and services at a number of community resource centers. Cornerstones helps individuals and families survive tough economic times in an already high cost-of-living community. Through advocacy and support services, we connect our clients to the vital resources they need to build more self-sufficient lives. We offer Housing / Food / Financial Assistance / Child Care & Youth Services / Community & Family Strengthening / Community Resource Centers. For more information visit https://www.cornerstonesva.org/services/
Emergency Developmental Disabilities Services
“REACH” (Regional, Education, Assessment, Crisis Services, Habilitation) crisis stabilization and crisis prevention service for children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities: 855-897-8278
Domestic and Sexual Violence Services
The Department of Family Services' Domestic and Sexual Violence Services offers compassionate and comprehensive state-accredited programs for women, men, teens and children who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking.
Hotline: 703-360-7273, crisis support, options counseling, safety planning and referrals
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK, or text “connect” to 855-11
Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board
The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board provides services for people of all ages who have mental illness, substance use disorders and/or developmental disabilities. For more information go to https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/community-services-board/