Day care (SACC) - School Age Child Care (SACC) is a Fairfax County Office for Children program for children attending elementary school. The program accommodates families in which all adults in the home are working, attending school, or are disabled. The program provides professional care for children attending kindergarten through sixth grade, and is offered at most elementary schools, including Kings Park. Fees are based on gross household income.
SACC operates school year, summer, winter, and spring programs. During the school year, children may enroll in separate sessions:
- Before school at 7:15 a.m. until school begins
- After school from the end of the school day until 6:15 p.m.
Summer and winter/spring holiday sessions are offered at consolidated sites from 7:15 a.m. until 6:15 p.m.
Call SACC registration at 703-449-8989 to receive information or enroll.
Fairfax County Health Department
The goal of the Fairfax County Health Department is to protect public health and the environment in which we live. Services include:
- Immunizations, such as hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus, polio, diptheria, and pertussis
- Case management for high-risk children and families
- Children's specialty services (neurology, cystic fibrosis, eye surgery, orthopedic)
- Primary health care for low income, uninsured county residents (pediatric care)
- Dental services for children
- Vision screenings and examinations
- Referral for other services within the county
For more information, call 703-246-2411 (TDD 703-591-6435).
Fairfax County's Center for Promoting Family Learning and Involvement offers classes, parenting tips, and resource for families. Their schedule includes single and multi-session classes for parents, family members, and caregivers of infants through teens. Classes are taught by professionals and are scheduled seasonally, three times per year. Most classes are two to four hours long and meet during the day, evening and/or some weekends.
Parent Resource Center for special education
The Parent Resource Center of the Fairfax County Public Schools promotes parent awareness of the services provided by the Fairfax County Public Schools for children with special needs and their families. The Center encourages parent participation in the educational decision-making process and provides seminars, training programs, and information to foster the parent/professional partnership. The Center also serves as a resource for educators and the community. Under the direction of the educational specialist of the Parent Resource Center, the Center staff provides information on:
- FCPS special education and related services and community resources
- a referral network to meet individual needs (educational, transitional, vocational, recreational, health, etc.)
- rules, regulations, and procedures that affect families of children with special needs
- parent support groups and local/national organizations
- specific disabilities and other topics related to individuals with disabilities
The Parent Resource Center also provides workshops for parents and a resource library containing books, periodicals, and publications on subjects specific to children with special needs.
Readiness for kindergarten
Children entering kindergarten demonstrate a variety of learning behaviors. Find out about early indicators for success in kindergarten.
Screening preschoolers for developmental delays (Preschool Child Find)
Fairfax County Public Schools will provide free screening of preschoolers, 20 months to 5 years, to assess skills in body coordination, self help, knowledge/concepts, speech/language, getting along with others, and vision/screening. If there are concerns about a child's development, further free evaluations are available. For information, contact 703-876-5244.