Foster Care & Adoption in Northern Virginia
Providing children with safe, healthy homes
NVFS Foster Care provides foster families in Northern Virginia and surrounding areas with the tools and support to build healthy, caring and mutually rewarding relationships. NVFS also helps build healthy relationships between the child and his or her biological parents. As a result, these strong support networks help ensure that foster children are able to create healthy and successful futures for themselves.
NVFS provides both respite and therapeutic programs.
Interested in Becoming a Foster Parent?
NVFS foster and respite parent(s) must be over 21, financially and emotionally stable, responsible and willing to work as a part of a team. Foster and respite parents are culturally diverse, single or married and from all income levels. No experience is required.
Interested in Adoption?
NVFS also provides adoption home studies for children already in NVFS Foster Care.
- Foster CareMandi & Aaron Brown |
“NVFS will always hold a special place in our hearts, not only because they united us with our daughters, but because they played such a special role in the first year we had with them.”
- Foster CareRichard & Janet |
Janet and Richard entered into foster parenting after they compared their blessings against the unfortunate circumstances of many children. With children in need of a temporary family, they believed they could help a child and contribute to the community as foster parents.
- Foster CareDave & Bev Coffie |
The Coffies are an extraordinary family that have been serving as foster parents to children with special needs for more than 20 years. For Dave and Bev Coffie, who have adopted nine children and fostered countless more, the house is always full of kids.
- Foster CareAaron & Jennifer |
Aaron and Jennifer are a young urban couple who are the epitome of what you would like to see in a foster parent, but who are also the last ones you would expect to sign up for the training course.
- Foster CareBoo |
Opening up your home just the first step in becoming a foster parent. Along the way, Boo has also learned to be flexible and the importance of establishing a connection, even if that child is only with her and her family for a brief time.
- Foster CareGreg & Lucy |
Greg and Lucy wanted to do their part to help youth get the care and support they need to succeed. One weekend a month, the couple has opens their home to a young special needs child so the child’s elderly grandmother can have a much-needed respite.