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April 2020

* VIRTUAL Stronger Together peer support group meeting

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 14, 2020

Formed Families Forward Office, 4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
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NOTE: Due to closures and concern for the safety of our families related to COVID-19, we are offering VIRTUAL Stronger Together groups on a weekly basis for the immediate future. The youth  and young adult group will meet Tuesdays from 6- 7 PM online and parents and caregivers will meet from 7:15- 8:15 PM. New participants should register at the Eventbrite (same registration link for both groups). Log in information will be sent to registered participants. Formed Families Forward hosts…

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*View On Demand: Discovering Financial Resources to Support Children and Youth with Special Needs in Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship Families webinar

April 10

This FFF webinar, recorded in winter and spring 2020 features four segments covering different options and programs that offer financial supports to some foster, adoptive and kinship families raising children and youth with disabilities. NOW AVAILABLE- Watch all or forward through to the sections that cover topics of most relevance for your family. THANK YOU to Julie Bowman of Fairfax Co DFS, Sarah Pennington, of ABLEnow, and Sheri Abrams, Attorney at Law, for sharing their expertise. Segment 1- Adoption Subsidy…

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* VIRTUAL Stronger Together peer support group meeting

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 14, 2020

Formed Families Forward Office, 4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
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NOTE: Due to closures and concern for the safety of our families related to COVID-19, we are offering VIRTUAL Stronger Together groups on a weekly basis for the immediate future. The youth  and young adult group will meet Tuesdays from 6- 7 PM online and parents and caregivers will meet from 7:15- 8:15 PM. New participants should register at the Eventbrite (same registration link for both groups). Log in information will be sent to registered participants. Formed Families Forward hosts…

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* CANCELED Spring 2020 LifeSkills Training for Middle School Students

April 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 21, 2020

Formed Families Forward Office, 4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
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NOTE - Due to space limitations related to COVID-19 closures, we are not able to host an in-person course of Life Skills Training this spring 2020. We hope to offer another session in summer or early fall. Stay tuned. Middle schoolers are invited to participate in our Spring 2020 LifeSkills Training course, facilitated by Formed Families Forward. Classes will be held from 5:30- 7 PM on Thursdays, April 16, 23, and 30, and May 7, 14, 21, 2020.  This spring…

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* CANCELED Spring 2020 LifeSkills Training for Middle School Students

April 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 21, 2020

Formed Families Forward Office, 4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
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NOTE - Due to space limitations related to COVID-19 closures, we are not able to host an in-person course of Life Skills Training this spring 2020. We hope to offer another session in summer or early fall. Stay tuned. Middle schoolers are invited to participate in our Spring 2020 LifeSkills Training course, facilitated by Formed Families Forward. Classes will be held from 5:30- 7 PM on Thursdays, April 16, 23, and 30, and May 7, 14, 21, 2020.  This spring…

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* CANCELED Spring 2020 LifeSkills Training for Middle School Students

April 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 21, 2020

Formed Families Forward Office, 4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
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NOTE - Due to space limitations related to COVID-19 closures, we are not able to host an in-person course of Life Skills Training this spring 2020. We hope to offer another session in summer or early fall. Stay tuned. Middle schoolers are invited to participate in our Spring 2020 LifeSkills Training course, facilitated by Formed Families Forward. Classes will be held from 5:30- 7 PM on Thursdays, April 16, 23, and 30, and May 7, 14, 21, 2020.  This spring…

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May 2020

* CANCELED Spring 2020 LifeSkills Training for Middle School Students

May 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 21, 2020

Formed Families Forward Office, 4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
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NOTE - Due to space limitations related to COVID-19 closures, we are not able to host an in-person course of Life Skills Training this spring 2020. We hope to offer another session in summer or early fall. Stay tuned. Middle schoolers are invited to participate in our Spring 2020 LifeSkills Training course, facilitated by Formed Families Forward. Classes will be held from 5:30- 7 PM on Thursdays, April 16, 23, and 30, and May 7, 14, 21, 2020.  This spring…

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* Stronger Together peer support group meeting

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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One event on October 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 4, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 26, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Formed Families Forward Office, 4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
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Formed Families Forward hosts Stronger Together, peer support groups for teens and young adults ages 14-22, and for parents and caregivers. We believe that youth and young adults really are stronger when they share their experiences and work together to improve their own lives and the systems that exist to help youth and families. Our youth and young adult group is designed for teens and young adults age 14-22 who have lived experiences in one or more service systems such as:…

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* CANCELED Spring 2020 LifeSkills Training for Middle School Students

May 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 21, 2020

Formed Families Forward Office, 4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
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NOTE - Due to space limitations related to COVID-19 closures, we are not able to host an in-person course of Life Skills Training this spring 2020. We hope to offer another session in summer or early fall. Stay tuned. Middle schoolers are invited to participate in our Spring 2020 LifeSkills Training course, facilitated by Formed Families Forward. Classes will be held from 5:30- 7 PM on Thursdays, April 16, 23, and 30, and May 7, 14, 21, 2020.  This spring…

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* CANCELED Spring 2020 LifeSkills Training for Middle School Students

May 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 21, 2020

Formed Families Forward Office, 4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
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NOTE - Due to space limitations related to COVID-19 closures, we are not able to host an in-person course of Life Skills Training this spring 2020. We hope to offer another session in summer or early fall. Stay tuned. Middle schoolers are invited to participate in our Spring 2020 LifeSkills Training course, facilitated by Formed Families Forward. Classes will be held from 5:30- 7 PM on Thursdays, April 16, 23, and 30, and May 7, 14, 21, 2020.  This spring…

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* Stronger Together peer support group meeting

May 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on January 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 4, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 26, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Formed Families Forward Office, 4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
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Formed Families Forward hosts Stronger Together, peer support groups for teens and young adults ages 14-22, and for parents and caregivers. We believe that youth and young adults really are stronger when they share their experiences and work together to improve their own lives and the systems that exist to help youth and families. Our youth and young adult group is designed for teens and young adults age 14-22 who have lived experiences in one or more service systems such as:…

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Family ‘Service and Movie Night’

May 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Formed Families Forward Office, 4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
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SAVE the DATE- Registration opens in March! Foster, adoptive and kinship families are invited to our Family Service and Movie Night on Friday, May 29 from 5:30-8 PM. Hosted by Formed Families Forward and FCFCAA, this Foster Care Month family celebration kicks off with a community service project the whole family can participate in. Following dinner together, children will enjoy a G-rated movie, structured activities and snacks, supervised by skilled child care attendants. Parents, caregivers and interested older youth will…

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* Family Service and Movie Night with FFF and FCFCAA

May 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Formed Families Forward Office, 4031 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030 United States
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Join us for our Family Service and Movie Night for adoptive, foster and kinship families. Hosted by Formed Families Forward and Fairfax County Foster Care and Adoption Association, this Foster Care Month family celebration kicks off with a community service project for the whole family. Following dinner together, children will enjoy a G-rated movie, structured activities and snacks, supervised by skilled child care attendants. Parents, caregivers and interested older youth will view and discuss ReMoved 3: Love is Never Wasted, a…

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October 2020

* Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Family Fun Day 2020- Falling Into Place: Celebrating Family Resilience.

October 17 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm EDT
GMU Science and Tech campus, 10900 University Blvd
Manassas, VA
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NOTE: Due to closure of event spaces at GMU and for the safety of our families, we are postponing Family Fun Day until October 17, 2020.   Registration is OPEN! Join us on Saturday, October 17 at the Science and Tech Campus of GMU, Manassas for our 7th annual Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Family Fun Day event. Our 2020 Spring Forward Family Fun Day is now Falling Into Place: Celebrating Family Resilience. The event remains similar to that we planned for…

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