Parent Resource Center, Syphax Center at
Sequoia Plaza, 2110 Washington Boulevard,
Suite 158, Arlington, VA 22204.
Provides information and referral services,
lending library, newsletter and workshops for
parents of children with disabilities.
Please note that during this academic year, the
Special Education Parent Resource Center (PRC)
will be offering monthly Saturday morning hours.
Should you need additional information, kindly
contact us at 703-228-7239 or
The ASIS group has Topical Meeting
Presentations the second Thursday of every
other EVEN month @ 7-9pm at the Langston
Brown Community Center, room 108.
every other ODD month @ 9:30-11:30am.
Location is Cherrydale Baptist Church, corner of
Lorcom and Military Road, just up the road from
Lee Highway. No need to RSVP. We meet in the
Besley Room, which is close to the elevator on the
*Cherrydale Baptist Church is located at the
corner of Lorcom Lane and Military Road in
Arlington, two blocks off Lee Highway. The
Community Room is on the lower level and has
elevator access. Signs will point you there!
Moderator: Barbara Ferrell,
ADHD Monthly Parent Support Network
Wednesdays: 7:00pm to 8:00pm at the
Washington-Lee High School Library 1301
N. Stafford Street, Arlington, VA 22201
If your child has recently been diagnosed
with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) this is
a great resource from Autism Speaks
Online resource for families with kids diagnosed
with ASD: www.autismspeaks.
MONA Special Moms Support Group
month, usually at 9am (at Northside Social, 3211
Wilson Blvd. in Clarendon -- usually on the 2nd
floor and in a back room if we can snag one.
There's plenty of pay parking in a lot behind the
coffee shop and it's also 1 block from the
If anyone has any questions, they can contact me
Illness, that may be quite helpful to our parents .
NAMI Northern Virginia offers support groups
for families impacted by mental illness (children,
teens and young adults) This group is run by
family members for family members. Here is the
basic info about the Arlington support group
ARLINGTON Family Support Group (for
parents of children/teens/ young adults)
Meets: The 3rd Sunday of each month,
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: Trinity Presbyterian Church,
5533 N. 16th Street (16th & N. Inglewood)
Contact: Naomi Verdugo at (703) 862-9588
NAMI also has Family-to-Family education
courses. Here's some info;
watch program video
For family members, partners and friends of
someone living with a mental illness
Disponible en Español
Parent2Parent Support Group for Parents
and Young Children with Special Needs in
Date: Third Thursday of each month
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
(families w/ children under 6, discussion topics)
Location: Calvary Methodist Church; 23rd. St.,
(corner of South Grant St.) Crystal City, VA
(closest to the parking lot). Follow the signs up
and head up the stairs. There is plenty of
parking and it’s easy to find. We meet at the
Calvary Methodist Church which kindly donates
this space for our discussions.
Description: Informal, drop-in support groups.
New parents are especially encouraged to join us-
we welcome you!
* ALL EVENTS ARE FREE* No reservations
Contact: Julie Katz, 703-549-0259 or
NAMI-Arlington sponsors a support group for
parents of children, teens and young adults with
a psychiatric diagnosis.
Date: Meetings are the third Sunday of each
Time: 1:00 -2:30 pm
Location: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 5533 N.
16th Street, Arlington, VA.
Contact: Naomi Verdugo at 703-862-9588.
POAC-NoVA's Information and Support
Date: 3rd Saturday of each month
Time: 1PM to 4:30PM
Location: at the JCCNV. Directions: From the
Capital Beltway (495), take exit 52A, Route 236
heading West (Little River Turnpike). The
JCCNV is located on the right-hand side, 1.5
miles west on Little River Turnpike, at the
intersection of Guinea Road.
More info on the JCCNV is available at
2009, all of our monthly support meetings will
be on 3rd Saturday of each month. We hope
to see you there to discuss this crucial topic!
|Arlington County, VA
Special Needs Support Groups