Information on Organizations
Behavior Intervention Service (BIS)
Provides a variety of services to people of all ages with special needs.
Burke Family Counseling & Consultation Center
Center for Family Services (Virginia Tech)
Educates/trains marriage and family therapists and provides low-cost, quality mental health services for people in Northern Virginia.
(703) 538-8470, [ Link ]
Center for Multicultural Human Services
Offers a broad range of mental health, social, educational, and health services.
(703) 533-3302, [ Link ]
Chesapeake Psychological Services
INOVA Kellar Center
The only not-for-profit comprehensive mental health center in Northern Virginia. Offers several mental health and substance abuse treatment programs.
(703) 218-8500, [ Link ]
Provides individual and group therapy services for children, families, and adults.
(703) 876-8480, [ Link ]
Jewish Social Services Agency
Provides counseling, therapy, workshops, career and adoption services, hospice, home care and Jewish chaplaincy services for the greater Washington D.C. metro area.
(703) 204-9100 for VA, 301-816-2633 for MD, [ Link ]
Phillips Family Partners
Provides a variety of services such as mentoring, autism services, therapy and counseling. Works to keep families together and teaches families parenting skills, effective communication, anger/stress management etc.
(703) 658-9054, [ Link ]
The Arc of Northern Virginia
non-profit organization that represents and serves individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
(703) 532-3214, [ Link ]
1. Offices for Information
Alexandria Office for Early Childhood Development/Child Care Information Services
(703) 838-0750, [ Link ]
Arlington County Department of Human Services, Child and Family Services Division
(703) 228-5101, [ Link ]
Fairfax Office for Children
(703) 324-8100, [ Link ]
Falls Church Housing and Human Services Division
[ Link ]
Alexandria School Aged Child Care
(703) 838-0750, [ Link ]
Arlington Public Schools Extended Day Program
(703) 228-6069, [ Link ]
Fairfax County School Aged Child Care
(703) 449-1414, [ Link ]
Child Care Resource System
(703) 449-9555, [ Link ]
2. Offices for Education and Services
Annandale United Methodist Church Child Development Center (Ages 3 months-4 yrs. Old)
(703) 256-1772, [ Link ]
Frog Pond Learning Center, Alexandria
(703) 765-7663, [ Link ]
National child development program for children from birth to age 5. Provides services to promote academic, social, and emotional development for income-eligible families.
Alexandria (703) 549-8685, Arlington (703) 241-2040, Fairfax Co. (703) 324-8290, [ Link ]
Organizations that Serve Those with a Specific Need
The Arc of Northern VA
Provides advocacy and services to children, families, and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. 703-532-3214 [ Link ]
Alliance for the Physically Disabled
Aims to provide affordable and accessible housing for physically disabled adults. Also provides services for those with severe disabilities that need assistance with the tasks of daily living.
(703) 671-7991, [ Link ]
Autism society of Northern VA
Provides support for families with autistic members.
(703) 495-8444, [ Link ]
Brain Injury Services, Inc
Aims to improve the lives of those affected with brain injuries through services, education and advocacy.
(703) 451-8881, [ Link ]
Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
Provides service to those who are blind or visually impaired.
(202) 454-6400, [ Link ]
Easter Seals of VA
Provides services to those with disabilities or special needs.
(703) 538-4480, [ Link ]
Special Education Office: (703) 824-6650, [ Link ]
Special Education Parent Resource Center: (703) 461-4188, [ Link ]
Child Find: (703) 824-6708
Arlington Co. [ Link ] Special Education Parent Resource Center: (703) 228-7239
Child Find: (703) 228-6042
Special Education Office: (571) 423-4100 [ Link ]
Special Education Parent Resource Center: (703) 204-3941
Special Education Office: (703) 248-5630 [ Link ]
Child Find: Children 2-5 suspected of having developmental delays in any area of development are screened at Child Find. (703) 241-7600
1) Accotink Alternative (formerly Accotink Academy)
Serves those with emotional/behavioral disabilities, mild learning disabilities and perceptual problems. Employs qualified special education teachers, speech pathologists, psychologists, and therapists.
(703) 644-9072, [ Link ]
2) Alternative Paths Training School
Serves students ages 6-22 with developmental and other disabilities.
Alexandria Campus (703) 766-8708, [ Link ]
3) Easter Seals
Provides early education and day care for children with and without special needs.
VA (703) 534-5353, DC (202) 387-4434, [ Link ]
4) Head Start
Serves low income preschool children and those ages 3-5 with special needs. Provides educational, social, medical, dental, nutrition, and mental health services. [ Link ]
5) Leary Schools, Inc.
Provides specialized education and treatment services for children with learning disabilities and emotional problems.
(703) 941-8150, [ Link ]
6) Oakwood School
School for elementary and middle school students with mild to moderate learning disabilities.
(703) 941-5788, [ Link ]
7) Resurrection Children's Center
Provides preschool classes for children with and without special needs.
(703) 578-1314, [ Link ]