The following resources are available to the Cardinal and APS community. They include financial, health, wellness and parenting support. Please let us know if you have any questions or need additional information.
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!
The PRC is a resource and information center for families, staff and community members. The PRC’s mission is to provide parents 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, individual consultations with families at the PRC or by phone, a lending library, a parent newsletter, parent learning opportunities, and serves as an information and referral source for families and staff members.
We are a community-based non-profit that provides supplemental groceries to our Arlington neighbors in need.
Neighborhood Health provides accessible, high quality, and patient-centered primary care to patients. Our comprehensive model of primary care includes family medicine, internal medicine, and pediatrics as well as dental care, behavioral health, laboratory services, pharmacy assistance, HIV care, diabetes education, and medical and non-medical case management. Arlington
Arlington Thrive is the only organization in Arlington County, Virginia that provides same-day, emergency financial assistance to County residents who experience sudden financial crisis such as temporary unemployment or illness.
Provides services that preserve and strengthen families and ensure the health, safety, and well-being of Arlington’s children.
- Same day mental health services from Arlington Dept. of Family Services
- Behavior Intervention Services For professional help managing your child’s behavior at home from the Arlington Dept. of Family Services
Guidelines representing the minimal acceptable standards for the supervision of children. They have been developed by professionals in collaboration with the community. Remember, these are only guidelines. There may be situations when it is not safe to leave a child unsupervised.
Information about mental health conditions, medication and the latest research. Learn about public policies, where to find support, and how to take action.
Brief articles and chat groups based on parental concerns. Consumer advice regarding products for the parent/child consumer.
Special Topics From the National Association of School Psychologists
- What is a School Psychologist? | ¿Qué es un psicólogo escolar?
- Attention Strategies | Problemas de Atención
- Self Esteem
- Social Skills
- Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders in Children | La Ansiedad y Los Trastornos de Anseidad en los Niños
- Stress in Children | Estrès en los Niños
- Tips for Talking to Children about Violence