LYW Courses from FFF Open Now!

Spring session of LYW includes 5 course offerings, all free and accessible through June. Topics includes special education basics, trauma, collaboration and communication, dispute resolution, and kinship care.

Let us know your interest

FFF hosts Formed Families Together peer-led support groups for foster, adoptive and kinship parents and caregivers. Virtual group meets first Sunday evenings. We are assessing interest and need for re-starting an in-person offering on a weeknight. Please let us know your interest and preferred format for an in-person group starting in fall 2023 at info@formedfamiliesforward.org.

NEW Trauma and Disability Videos and Checklists

Formed Families Forward has published new videos, infographics and IEP and Special Education Evaluation checklists that address the intersection of disability and trauma. All resources available in Spanish and English.


Recent News

Notice of Possible Change for Medicaid Billing by Schools

As of May 24, 2023: The US Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) has issued a Notice of Propo...

State Spec Ed Advisory Committee seeking nominations

The Virginia Board of Education has released its Call for Nominations to be appointed to its advisory committees, which include the State Special E...

Summer Camps 2023

Summer Camps and Programs 2023 FFF has compiled links for summer 2023 camps, therapeutic recreation offerings and other programs for children an...

Recording of Schools & Substance Abuse Panel

FFF, as part of the Northern Virginia Family Network, hosted a virtual panel on 2/22/23. Schools Respond: Teens and Substance Abuse panelists from ...