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FOR NORTHERN VIRGINIA FAMILIES: NOVA Adopt Friends Virtual Parent Peer Support Group

August 18, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Interested in expanding your support network and discussing tools and resources to support your family? Join our support group led by experienced adoptive parents, Elisabeth Zellers and Joan Robbins.

Virtual groups will meet via Zoom on the 3rd Thursday of every month (Aug. 18th, Sept. 15th, Oct. 20th, Nov. 17th, Dec. 15th, Jan. 19th, Feb. 16, Mar. 16th, Apr. 20th, May 18th, Jun. 15th) from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.

Registration is not required for participation. Join Zoom here:  


Joan Robbins

When not co-facilitating foster- and adoptive-parent support groups, Joan volunteers on the board of her condominium community in Herndon and hosts a small book discussion group.  She believes quite firmly that it takes a village to be successful in raising a child and would like to connect with other families in the pursuit of healthy lives and relationships.  In addition, Mental Health and Suicide Awareness are issues near and dear to Joan’s heart.

Elisabeth Zeller

Elisabeth lives in Fairfax, VA with her college sweetheart, now husband, her son (2015), and two dogs. She is a former foster and now adoptive mom who cares deeply about preserving families and supporting parents and youth through the thick of it. In her spare time you will find her behind the lens of a camera, documenting her family stories and journey, enjoying coffee and adventuring with her family.


Contacts: Elisabeth Zellers and Joan Robbins,


August 18, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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