The websites www.nvfs.org and www.careawards.net are owned and operated by Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS). We respect the privacy of every individual who visits our site. We do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. If you register to use various features of our site, we use the information you supply for the purpose of providing the services you’ve requested. We may also contact you from time to time with information that relates to your requests or interests.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT? NVFS collects two types of information: personal voluntary registration, such as name and email address, and non-personal statistical information, such as site traffic and usage patterns.HOW DO WE USE IT? This information is used primarily to deliver requested information, and to improve the design and structure of the site. It is used solely by NVFS and others involved in the operation of this Web site and will never be sold or given to third parties.SECURITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: We allow only authorized employees or agents access to personal information. Although we cannot guarantee there will be no unauthorized access to personal information, these measures increase the security and privacy of information traveling to, from and within our eb site.


Single copies of the text materials contained within this Web site may be downloaded or printed by our users provided that appropriate acknowledgment to Northern Virginia Family Service appears on all copies, and provided that such use is for NVFS affiliates only. This information may not be duplicated or distributed further without prior written consent of Northern Virginia Family Service. The text materials contained in this Web site may not be modified in any way.

All rights in photographs, illustrations, artworks, and other graphic materials are reserved to Northern Virginia Family Service and/or the copyright owners. Prior permission to use, reproduce or reprint any photograph, illustration, artwork, or other graphic material must be obtained from the copyright owner, regardless of the intended use.

Our permission to copy for your own non-commercial use is not intended to grant you any license in patents, trademarks, service marks, copyright, or other intellectual property right of Northern Virginia Family Service.


Northern Virginia Family Service is not responsible for content, policies and practices of other Web sites that are accessible by hyperlink from our site. NVFS’ privacy policy applies only to information maintained by NVFS. In addition, NVFS is not responsible for the materials contained at any Web site linked to our site.


We discourage any links to pages within our site other than our home page. We do not take responsibility for any pages that may no longer exist or are outdated, or for content that may no longer be accessible on our site.


Although we work very hard to provide the user with the most current and accurate information, we can’t and don’t warrant that everything you see on this site is up-to-date, error free or complete. We may periodically add, modify or delete any of the content. Any item with a fee or cost associated may be subject to change at any time, and without prior notification.

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy and terms of use, please contact us at the following email address: info@nvfs.org


NVFS reserves the right to charge an administrative fee for cancellations made with less than 7 day’s notice for psycho-educational programs and less than 24 hours for individual counseling sessions. No refund will be made for cancellations or absences after the beginning of the psycho-educational programs.

Updated 12/22/09