In Manassas, our Hunger Resource Center at SERVE provides fresh food to more than 800 families every month. The HRC also teaches strategies to eat healthier on a budget. Click here to learn more.
NVFS' foster care programs place abused or neglected children with trained foster parents who provide a safe, nurturing environment. For parents coping with life crises, NVFS also provides temporary foster care for their children so that parents have a full chance to address life's other demands. Click here to learn more.
NVFS provides two school readiness programs - Early Head Start, for children ages six months to three years, and Head Start for children ages three to five - that promote children's social and cognitive development. Click here to learn more.
|Health & Mental Health
Health access, including dental care, and mental health services are both available through NVFS. Click here to learn more.
NVFS operates three homeless shelters: SERVE and Hilda Barg for families and individuals in Prince William County, and Bailey's Crossroads Community Shelter for adults in Fairfax County.
Housing services provided by NVFS include rental assistance, and homeownership programs. Case managers help families and individuals create a long-term plan for housing stability. Click here to learn more.
Healthy Families is a program for parents of children 0 to 3 years of age that provides extensive advice and support. The program's goals are to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to ensure that the child's first experiences in life encourage school readiness, mental and emotional health, and physical health.
NVFS offers legal representation to residents of the greater D.C. metropolitan area. Cases accepted include asylum, naturalization, family and fiancé(e) petitions, and more. Providers speak many different languages. Click here to learn more.
The Multicultural Center offers services in health, mental health, legal, case management, employment and more for individuals and families from diverse cultures. It is staffed by multi-ethnic and multilingual social workers, counselors, therapists, psychiatrists, volunteers and graduate school interns.
Our workforce-development programs help individuals maintain and increase their financial independence through office skills training, car loans for reliable transportation to work, job search assistance, and entrepreneurship courses. Click here to learn more.
Youth Initiatives encompasses the following programs: IPE (gang prevention), mentoring and family reunification. Services are available in multiple languages and in all cities and counties of Northern Virginia.
Learn about NVFS' strategic plan for all of our service areas here.