Community Resources

Below are some community resources that are available to the Long Branch community. Please let me know if you have any questions or need additional information.

Arlington Families

Arlington Families is a site that links parents and caregivers to valuable online resources about what’s happening for families in Arlington, Virginia. Find a playground, meet other parents in a workshop, learn about school options, discover something fun to do over the weekend or get connected to practical parenting ideas! Arlington Families brings you all this and more!

Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC)

We are a community-based non-profit that provides supplemental groceries to our Arlington neighbors in need.

Arlington County Department of Human Services

Provides services that preserve and strengthen families and ensure the health, safety, and well-being of Arlington’s children.

Parent Resource Center (PRC)

Provides parents of children with disabilities the support and information they need as they work with the school system to identify and meet their child’s unique learning needs. The PRC offers support and assistance, a lending library, a parent newsletter, parent training workshops, and serves as an information and referral source for families and staff members. Parents may find resources from the PRC helpful regardless of whether or not their child is identified in the special education system.

Strengthening Families Program (SFP)

WHO?  SFP is for families with youth ages 6-9 or 10-14

WHAT? SFP is a fun and engaging opportunity to talk about family strengths and what you’d like to improve upon at home. (7-week session for families with youth ages 10-14 & 14-week session for families with youth ages 6-9)

WHY? It helps youth set goals for the future, prevents early experimentation with drugs and alcohol, and improves communication at home.

The National Parenting Center

  • Brief articles and chat groups based on parental concerns. Consumer advice regarding products for the parent/child consumer.