A Mother's Rest Charitable Respite Foundation
A Mother's Rest specializes in coordinating therapeutic respite retreats for parents of children with extra needs. We support bio & adoptive moms, dads, and other family caregivers of children and adults with *extra needs*. Our small group bed and breakfast gatherings allow you to get true, recuperative rest to address physiological and mental fatigue. Come recenter and recharge with us.
Our home respite inn and support programs will be located in the Batesville/Afton area of Virginia. Nestled in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley and Virginia’s Wine Country, our respite inn will offer a scenic and inviting experience for year-round guests.
Parent Respite Retreats
Mommy & Me Trips
For Families - The Buddy Cruise
Adoption Prep & Post-Adopt Support
Just for Dads aka "The Atlas Club"
CHADD is a nonprofit organization that provides information and support to parents of children with attention deficit disorders, adults with attention deficit disorders, and others dealing with people affected by attention deficit disorders.
Through monthly meetings with guest speakers, a bi monthly magazine, support groups, and the caring of other parents, as well as education and medical professionals, CHADD members form a supportive network to exchange helpful ideas about raising and educating children with ADHD
Find a support group near you:http://www.meetup.com/novachadd/.
Behavioral Issues,ADHD, Emotional issues (depression,anxioty, etc.), Learning disabilites, Educational placement issues, Gifted and talented appropriatness and Private school admission. In Step has offered comprehensive counseling and consultation services to families in the metro DC area since 1995. Our highly experienced clinicians offer a full range of services including:
There are times in our lives where our pain, hurt, confusion and sorrows overwhelm us. We may feel alone as we walk through these valleys in our life, but God says, "Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you" (Hebrews 13:5). David tells us in Psalm 34:17-18, "The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit."
Come find support and encouragement through a safe and confidential community as you experience the transforming work of God in your life.
McLean Bible Church offers the following support groups:
Access Ministry Parent Support
Ministry for families of children with special needs
A recovery program that helps people heal from the pain of divorce and look forward to a restored life and healthy relationships
For adults who are grieving the death of a loved one
For women making the transition and starting over after a move
Living Well with Cancer
An ongoing support group for those with cancer and their caregivers
Loving Our Prodigals
For mothers who are struggling with teenagers or young adult children
Renewing of the Mind
For women on their journey to overcome anxiety and depression
A sexual addiction support group for men only
Paragon Autism Services and The Autism Society of Northern VA co-host a monthly parent support group on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6 to 8pm
A support group where parents and families come together to share joys, solve problems, and connect with one another.
Free childcare is available on a limited basis.
To register for childcare or to find out more information, contact Tina Bialecki at Tina@paragonautismservices.com.