Formed Families Forward provides training and support to families in northern Virginia formed through foster care, kinship care and adoption. As adoptive, kinship and foster care providers, we know first-hand the challenges families experience in their efforts to access appropriate education and related services.
We train parents, caregivers and professionals and provide critical information tools to help them advocate for better special educational and other services for the children in their care. Peer support groups are available to youth, young adults, and to parents and caregivers. We provide most services free of charge to families; your contribution helps us continue our work with formed families. We are a 501(c) (3) nonprofit; donations are tax-deductible.
DONATE BY MAIL:
Please fill out our Donation Form and mail it along with your check to:
FORMED FAMILIES FORWARD
4031 University Dr., Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030
Please click DONATE button to make an online donation to Formed Families Forward.
VOLUNTEER your TIME and TALENT:
We love volunteers with specific skills and time to share! Examples of tasks for which we seek volunteer support are:
- helping with training events
- staffing exhibit tables at conferences and community events
- supporting outreach to local media
- producing brief video and audio trainings for parents and caregivers
Contact us if you are interested in volunteering your skills and time. College student internships (unpaid) are available!
JOIN the BOARD:
Another way to support Formed Families Forward’s work is to consider joining our Board of Directors.
Thank you for your support!