About Us

Northern Virginia Family Service’s (NVFS) breadth, depth and scope of services offer the resources and support to ensure that everyone in need, at every stage of life, maximizes their potential and fully contributes to a thriving community. We provide the essential building blocks for financial, emotional and physical well-being, serving as leaders and innovators for the Northern Virginia community. Every year, we empower 35,000 individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. With these essential resources, our community is better equipped for future success and engagement among all of our neighbors.

About NVFS

Because of NVFS

Northern Virginia Family Service is the vehicle by which everyone in the community has the ability to rally around and ensure that everyone in this community thrives. We’re creating a stronger and more vibrant community for everyone.

What we do

Early Childhood Development  /  Foster Care & Adoption  / Homelessness & Housing  /   Health & Well-Being  /  Immigration Legal Services  /  Mental Health  /  Youth Initiatives  /  Workforce Development

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Who we serve

NVFS has a diverse community of clients, most of whom live in poverty.

Arlington County / Fairfax County / Loudoun County / Prince William County / City of Alexandria

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Who we are

NVFS is a private nonprofit organization, recognized nationally for its effectiveness. More than two-thirds of our staff identify as Hispanic, Black, Asian or another non-White race. We speak a combined total of more than 11 languages.

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Our Mission

To empower individuals and families to improve their quality of life, and to promote community cooperation and support in responding to family needs.


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