Parenting Resources

Parenting resources beneficial to parenting and expecting students.

ClassClass TypeClass Restrictions
Alexandria City Public SchoolsSpecial Education ResourcesResidents of Alexandria
Arlington Strengthening Families ProgramParenting EducationResidents of Arlington
Edu-FuturoInformation on the Public School System and Family Involvement in Child’s EducationParents of Hispanic and Latino descent; Arlington and Fairfax County Resident
Fairfax County Parenting Education ProgramParenting Education
Fairfax County Public SchoolsParenting Education; Certificate AvailableNone
Formed Families ForwardMultiple Training ProgramsFoster, Adoptive, and Kinship Families
INOVAChildbirth EducationNone
Loudoun County Family ConnectionsParenting Education for Parents of TeensLoudoun County Residents
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)Parenting and Mental Health EducationNone
Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS)Parenting Education for Parents Recently Divorced or Separated; Certificate Available None
Northern Virginia Mediation Service (NVMS)Mediation Services for Parents, Couples, and Families None
Parent Encouragement Program (PEP)Parenting EducationNone
Families ForwardParenting Support; Home Visiting ProgramMust Enroll Within Three Months of Child’s Birth
Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN)Parenting EducationNone
Virginia Cooperation ExtensionParenting EducationNone
Support Groups
Organization Service TypeRestrictions
Formed Families ForwardPeer Support Group for Teens and Young AdultsNone
INOVANew Moms Support GroupNone
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)Support Groups for Those With a Mental Illness and Their FamiliesNone
Parent Educational Advocacy Training CenterSupport Groups for Those with Special Needs and Their FamiliesNone
Postpartum Support VirginiaSupport Group for Those With Postpartum Depression and AnxietyWomen During Pregnancy or First Year Postpartum
Prevent Child Abuse AmericaGeneral Parent Support GroupNone
Two Percent ProjectSupport Group and Resources for Teen and Young Adult ParentsNone
University Parents Student GroupStudent OrganizationParents who are Students at Mason
Organizations Online Resources