Fairfax County Volunteer Solutions

Fairfax County Volunteer Solutions Volunteer Solutions is a partnership program of Fairfax County Virginia's Department of Family Services, Health Department, and Neighborhood and Community Services.

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We welcome you and your comments! The purpose of official Fairfax County social media accounts is to present matters of public interest. We encourage you to submit your questions, comments, and concerns, but please note these are moderated online discussion sites. We recognize social media is a 24/7 medium, and your comments are welcome at any time. However, given the need to manage our staff reso

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Disability Rights and Resources Shares About Celebrate Communication FairSaturday, Oct. 16 (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)Springfield T...
09/26/2021

Disability Rights and Resources Shares About Celebrate Communication Fair
Saturday, Oct. 16 (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
Springfield Town Center (Grand Court)

The Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC) is hosting the Celebrate Communication fair for anyone with, or interested in learning about, hearing loss. There will be 27 vendors providing resources and information. Learn about new technologies; information about cochlear implants, ASL and Cued Speech; social groups; and more. Check out more information: https://bit.ly/3Ayooit

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Subscribe to Fairfax County Department of Family Services Disability Rights and Resources' Access Fairfax for more news and events for people with disabilities: http://bit.ly/DFS-Access-Fairfax #AccessFairfax #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

Disability Rights and Resources Shares About Celebrate Communication Fair
Saturday, Oct. 16 (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
Springfield Town Center (Grand Court)

The Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC) is hosting the Celebrate Communication fair for anyone with, or interested in learning about, hearing loss. There will be 27 vendors providing resources and information. Learn about new technologies; information about cochlear implants, ASL and Cued Speech; social groups; and more. Check out more information: https://bit.ly/3Ayooit

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Subscribe to Fairfax County Department of Family Services Disability Rights and Resources' Access Fairfax for more news and events for people with disabilities: http://bit.ly/DFS-Access-Fairfax #AccessFairfax #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

September is Hunger Action Month. It's estimated there are 74,000 food insecure residents in Fairfax County. Learn how y...
09/25/2021

September is Hunger Action Month. It's estimated there are 74,000 food insecure residents in Fairfax County. Learn how you can help fight hunger (and get help if you need it). https://bit.ly/2XbiJjh #HungerActionMonth

September is Hunger Action Month. It's estimated there are 74,000 food insecure residents in Fairfax County. Learn how you can help fight hunger (and get help if you need it). https://bit.ly/2XbiJjh #HungerActionMonth

Virtual Senior Health & Safety Summit: Preventing the 9-1-1 CallFriday, Oct. 1, 2021 (9-11 a.m.)Mount Vernon District Su...
09/25/2021

Virtual Senior Health & Safety Summit: Preventing the 9-1-1 Call
Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 (9-11 a.m.)

Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck invites you to the virtual summit. Topics include: Services for Older Adults (presented by the Department of Family Services); File of Life Program; How to Defend Yourself from Scams/Fraud; Project Lifesaver; and more! Join the summit by Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83654112375) or phone 602-333-0032 or 888-270-9936 (US Toll Free) use conference code 2149853. Questions about the summit? Call 703-780-7518.

Virtual Senior Health & Safety Summit: Preventing the 9-1-1 Call
Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 (9-11 a.m.)

Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck invites you to the virtual summit. Topics include: Services for Older Adults (presented by the Department of Family Services); File of Life Program; How to Defend Yourself from Scams/Fraud; Project Lifesaver; and more! Join the summit by Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83654112375) or phone 602-333-0032 or 888-270-9936 (US Toll Free) use conference code 2149853. Questions about the summit? Call 703-780-7518.

Virtual Walk with Ease Program for Older AdultsFree Six-Week Program Starts Thursdays, Sept. 30 (10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.)This...
09/24/2021

Virtual Walk with Ease Program for Older Adults
Free Six-Week Program Starts Thursdays, Sept. 30 (10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.)

This virtual program, created by the Arthritis Foundation, meets weekly and allows you to walk at your own pace three times a week. We'll discuss successes, challenges, encourage one another and learn information to stay healthy. You'll receive a free guidebook and access to online resources. Learn more and register: https://bit.ly/3lR5tL6

Virtual Walk with Ease Program for Older Adults
Free Six-Week Program Starts Thursdays, Sept. 30 (10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.)

This virtual program, created by the Arthritis Foundation, meets weekly and allows you to walk at your own pace three times a week. We'll discuss successes, challenges, encourage one another and learn information to stay healthy. You'll receive a free guidebook and access to online resources. Learn more and register: https://bit.ly/3lR5tL6

Save the Date for Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021! Join the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services f...
09/21/2021

Save the Date for Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021! Join the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the South County Teen and Senior Centers at the Original Mount Vernon High School (8333 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309). The ceremony takes place at 5 p.m.

Save the Date for Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021! Join the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the South County Teen and Senior Centers at the Original Mount Vernon High School (8333 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309). The ceremony takes place at 5 p.m.

Fairfax County Government invites you to share input as the Countywide Strategic Plan is developing. This fourth communi...
09/19/2021

Fairfax County Government invites you to share input as the Countywide Strategic Plan is developing. This fourth community survey will close Friday, Sept. 24. https://bit.ly/3DuLsR9

Fairfax County Government invites you to share input as the Countywide Strategic Plan is developing. This fourth community survey will close Friday, Sept. 24. https://bit.ly/3DuLsR9

September is Hunger Action Month. It's estimated there are 74,000 food insecure residents in Fairfax County. Learn how y...
09/17/2021

September is Hunger Action Month. It's estimated there are 74,000 food insecure residents in Fairfax County. Learn how you can help fight hunger (and get help if you need it). https://bit.ly/2XbiJjh #HungerActionMonth

September is Hunger Action Month. It's estimated there are 74,000 food insecure residents in Fairfax County. Learn how you can help fight hunger (and get help if you need it). https://bit.ly/2XbiJjh #HungerActionMonth

Save the Date for Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021! Join the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services f...
09/16/2021

Save the Date for Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021! Join the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the South County Teen and Senior Centers at the Original Mount Vernon High School (8333 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309). The ceremony takes place at 5 p.m.

Save the Date for Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021! Join the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the South County Teen and Senior Centers at the Original Mount Vernon High School (8333 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309). The ceremony takes place at 5 p.m.

Communicating essential medical information to 9-1-1 during a crisis is always helpful and often can be the difference b...
09/14/2021

Communicating essential medical information to 9-1-1 during a crisis is always helpful and often can be the difference between life and death. Remembering all the details of your health situation and relaying it to 9-1-1 is difficult on a normal day and is nearly impossible during an emergency crisis. Learn how to quickly give 9-1-1 the “rest of your story.” Check out this Golden Gazette article for information about the Emergency Health Profile and how to sign-up today! https://bit.ly/3BxH5mw #GoldenGazette #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

Communicating essential medical information to 9-1-1 during a crisis is always helpful and often can be the difference between life and death. Remembering all the details of your health situation and relaying it to 9-1-1 is difficult on a normal day and is nearly impossible during an emergency crisis. Learn how to quickly give 9-1-1 the “rest of your story.” Check out this Golden Gazette article for information about the Emergency Health Profile and how to sign-up today! https://bit.ly/3BxH5mw #GoldenGazette #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

Disability Rights and Resources Shares About Mid-Atlantic ADA ConferenceTuesday, Sept. 21-Thursday, Sept. 23 (2-4:30 p.m...
09/13/2021

Disability Rights and Resources Shares About Mid-Atlantic ADA Conference
Tuesday, Sept. 21-Thursday, Sept. 23 (2-4:30 p.m.)

Join the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center for the 28th Annual Conference on the Americans with Disabilities Act. The agenda topics include employment, state and local government, corrections, housing and a general session. Enjoy networking breakfasts and lunches. There will also be exhibitors and an Exhibitor Exploration game where you can enter a drawing for a chance to win a prize. Continuing education hours and a certificate of participation are available. Register to attend: https://bit.ly/3CIN8WO Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202. Questions? Call 1-800-949-4232 or send an email [email protected].

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Fairfax County Department of Family Services Disability Rights and Resources shares about news and events for people with disabilities. Stay connected by subscribing to the Access Fairfax e-newsletter: http://bit.ly/DFS-Access-Fairfax #AccessFairfax #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

Disability Rights and Resources Shares About Mid-Atlantic ADA Conference
Tuesday, Sept. 21-Thursday, Sept. 23 (2-4:30 p.m.)

Join the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center for the 28th Annual Conference on the Americans with Disabilities Act. The agenda topics include employment, state and local government, corrections, housing and a general session. Enjoy networking breakfasts and lunches. There will also be exhibitors and an Exhibitor Exploration game where you can enter a drawing for a chance to win a prize. Continuing education hours and a certificate of participation are available. Register to attend: https://bit.ly/3CIN8WO Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202. Questions? Call 1-800-949-4232 or send an email [email protected].

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Fairfax County Department of Family Services Disability Rights and Resources shares about news and events for people with disabilities. Stay connected by subscribing to the Access Fairfax e-newsletter: http://bit.ly/DFS-Access-Fairfax #AccessFairfax #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

When children must be separated from their parents, kinship care provides children with the opportunity to grow and lear...
09/12/2021

When children must be separated from their parents, kinship care provides children with the opportunity to grow and learn in a supportive, loving, safe home environment while retaining a sense of family, cultural heritage, and community ties. Learn about Kinship Care Awareness Month: https://bit.ly/DFS-CYF-KCAM #KinshipCareAwarenessMonth #Kinship #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

When children must be separated from their parents, kinship care provides children with the opportunity to grow and learn in a supportive, loving, safe home environment while retaining a sense of family, cultural heritage, and community ties. Learn about Kinship Care Awareness Month: https://bit.ly/DFS-CYF-KCAM #KinshipCareAwarenessMonth #Kinship #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

Volunteer pottery instructors needed this fall! Have an interest in teaching adults age 50+ how to create simple project...
09/12/2021

Volunteer pottery instructors needed this fall! Have an interest in teaching adults age 50+ how to create simple projects and fire them in a kiln? Share your talents at the James Lee Senior Center. Interested in volunteering at a different senior center? Let us know! Learn more and register to volunteer as a pottery instructor: https://bit.ly/3zmh6h8 [email protected] #VolunteerSolutions #NCS #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

Volunteer pottery instructors needed this fall! Have an interest in teaching adults age 50+ how to create simple projects and fire them in a kiln? Share your talents at the James Lee Senior Center. Interested in volunteering at a different senior center? Let us know! Learn more and register to volunteer as a pottery instructor: https://bit.ly/3zmh6h8 [email protected] #VolunteerSolutions #NCS #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

Fairfax County Government invites you to share input as the Countywide Strategic Plan is developing. This fourth communi...
09/12/2021

Fairfax County Government invites you to share input as the Countywide Strategic Plan is developing. This fourth community survey will close Friday, Sept. 24. https://bit.ly/3DuLsR9

Fairfax County Government invites you to share input as the Countywide Strategic Plan is developing. This fourth community survey will close Friday, Sept. 24. https://bit.ly/3DuLsR9

Free Virtual Event: Caring for You, Caring for Me ProgramFive-Week Session Starts Thursday, Sept. 16, 202110 a.m.-12 p.m...
09/11/2021

Free Virtual Event: Caring for You, Caring for Me Program
Five-Week Session Starts Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" is a blend of interactive support and education for caregivers of older adults. This free virtual program focuses on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient. Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence in their caregiving role after attending this program. Learn more information and register: http://bit.ly/3oS2TDh

Free Virtual Event: Caring for You, Caring for Me Program
Five-Week Session Starts Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" is a blend of interactive support and education for caregivers of older adults. This free virtual program focuses on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient. Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence in their caregiving role after attending this program. Learn more information and register: http://bit.ly/3oS2TDh

Virtual Walk with Ease Program for Older AdultsFree Six-Week Program Starts Thursdays, Sept. 30 (10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.)This...
09/10/2021

Virtual Walk with Ease Program for Older Adults
Free Six-Week Program Starts Thursdays, Sept. 30 (10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.)

This virtual program, created by the Arthritis Foundation, meets weekly and allows you to walk at your own pace three times a week. We'll discuss successes, challenges, encourage one another and learn information to stay healthy. You'll receive a free guidebook and access to online resources. Learn more and register: https://bit.ly/3lR5tL6

Virtual Walk with Ease Program for Older Adults
Free Six-Week Program Starts Thursdays, Sept. 30 (10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.)

This virtual program, created by the Arthritis Foundation, meets weekly and allows you to walk at your own pace three times a week. We'll discuss successes, challenges, encourage one another and learn information to stay healthy. You'll receive a free guidebook and access to online resources. Learn more and register: https://bit.ly/3lR5tL6

September is Hunger Action Month. Learn ways to help fight hunger in Fairfax County.
09/09/2021

September is Hunger Action Month. Learn ways to help fight hunger in Fairfax County.

Ways You Can Help Fight Hunger in Fairfax County

It's estimated there are 74,000 food insecure residents in Fairfax County. Learn how you can help fight hunger (and get help if you need it).

Details: https://bit.ly/3E25TFi

Volunteer chair exercise instructors needed this fall! Have an interest in leading adults age 50+ in gentle chair exerci...
09/07/2021

Volunteer chair exercise instructors needed this fall! Have an interest in leading adults age 50+ in gentle chair exercises? Share your love of fitness at the James Lee Senior Center. Want to teach at a different senior center? Let us know! Learn more and register to volunteer as a chair exercise instructor: https://bit.ly/Chair-Exercise-Teacher [email protected] #VolunteerSolutions #NCS #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

Volunteer chair exercise instructors needed this fall! Have an interest in leading adults age 50+ in gentle chair exercises? Share your love of fitness at the James Lee Senior Center. Want to teach at a different senior center? Let us know! Learn more and register to volunteer as a chair exercise instructor: https://bit.ly/Chair-Exercise-Teacher [email protected] #VolunteerSolutions #NCS #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

35th Annual Caregiver's Conference: Caregiving as Memories FadeTuesday, Nov. 9-Thursday, Nov. 11Virtual Sessions Daily10...
09/05/2021

35th Annual Caregiver's Conference: Caregiving as Memories Fade
Tuesday, Nov. 9-Thursday, Nov. 11
Virtual Sessions Daily
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

The Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium has been educating caregivers since 1986. This year’s conference keynote speaker is Gary Chapman, PhD, author of Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Languages and the Alzheimer’s Journey. Join us to become better prepared to provide care and support at home or in a facility, learn new ways to engage individuals with dementia, and visit with exhibitors who offer supportive services. This conference is open to family caregivers, volunteers working with older adults, and professionals in aging and related services. Learn more and register online https://bit.ly/DFS-OA-ACC or call 703-270-0043.

35th Annual Caregiver's Conference: Caregiving as Memories Fade
Tuesday, Nov. 9-Thursday, Nov. 11
Virtual Sessions Daily
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

The Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium has been educating caregivers since 1986. This year’s conference keynote speaker is Gary Chapman, PhD, author of Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Languages and the Alzheimer’s Journey. Join us to become better prepared to provide care and support at home or in a facility, learn new ways to engage individuals with dementia, and visit with exhibitors who offer supportive services. This conference is open to family caregivers, volunteers working with older adults, and professionals in aging and related services. Learn more and register online https://bit.ly/DFS-OA-ACC or call 703-270-0043.

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