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Ashburn Christian Home Educators (ACHE)
The mission of ACHE is to provide homeschool support and encouragement to families through monthly support meetings, Christian fellowship, prayer support, academic and curriculum information exchange and small group opportunies.
Association of Russell County Homeschoolers (ARCH)
PO Box 743, Lebanon VA 24266
Contact: Stephanie Seabrook
Phone: (276) 565-8080
ARCH is a Christian homeschool support group for families in Russell County, VA and surrounding counties.
Blue Ridge Area Network for Congenial Homeschoolers (BRANCH)
Rt. 3 Box 602, Afton, VA 22920
Phone: (703) 456-9822
Bristol Homeschool Meeting
Bristol VA/TN and surrounding area
Phone: (276) 466-4860
We are an all-inclusive group, dedicated to providing support to all homeschoolers in the SW VA and East TN area surrounding Bristol VA/TN. Our goal is to support you in any educational concerns that you may have.
Christian Home Educators of Franklin County (CHEF)
P.O. Box 2084, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Contact: Leica Smith
Phone: (540) 365-6172
Email: Form / Contact Page
CHEF is a Christian local homeschool support group for Franklin and surrounding counties in Virginia. We meet for family ministry, moms’ ministry, monthly field trips and weekly co-op enrichment classes. Our yearly membership fee is 15$ and covers the cost of group test administration (not the test).
Christian HOPE Homeschool Support Group
Based in Pittsville, VA 24139, usually meeting At Sycamore Baptist Church
Contact: Barbara Hancock
Phone: (434) 656-2360
We get together once a month for “The Around the World Club”, and once a month for “Friends Fellowship”, where the students are split up by age groups and go through different rotations which include health, science, cooking, wood working, computer, history, geography, arts, crafts, seasonal activities and games. We also have occasional field trips, parties, and other events, such as spelling bees, geography bees, book reports, science projects and other activities.
Community of Independent Learners
P.O. Box 16029, Alexandria, VA 22302
Phone: (703) 998-9626
De Novo Catholic Homeschooling Support
Alexandria, VA 22309
8710 Mount Vernon Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309
Contact: Renee Fornshill
Phone: (703) 619-1942
Contact: Renee Fornshill
The group offers weekly meetings at the park, co-op classes, field trips, geography and spelling bees, meetings and events, and much, much more! Meeting at Good Shepherd Catholic Church.
Fairfax Home School Athletic Association Football
Fairfax Home School Kings Football is offering full contact football for high school aged home school boys aged 13-18 in Northern Virginia. We compete with against several Home/Private Christian School football programs in the Washington DC metro area.
Faith Home Educators
Contact: Tabitha E. Jernigan
Phone: (434) 676-2549
We are a Christian Homeschool group. We meet to go bowling, have park days, do field trips, etc… We also have various educational classes that vary in topic but have included things like Spanish and Science Fair 101 in the past.
Good Shepherd Catholic Homeschool Community
Contact: Renee Fornshill
Co-op: Skye Chase Cooperative
City: Alexandria, Virgina
Harvester Teaching Services (HTS)
7800 Rolling Rd, Springfield, VA 22153
Contact: Corinne Hayes
Phone: (703) 455-7800
Fax: (703) 455-2325
A ministry of Harvester PCA in Springfield, HTS has membership open to the community. We offer a 3,000+ volume Resource Center, Enrichment and Academic Core Classes, extracurricular clubs, and Standardized test proctoring. We offer classes twice a week; you choose your level of involvement.
Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV)
2248-G Dabney Road, Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: (804) 278-9200
Fax: (804) 278-9202
HEAV is a member-supported, statewide, nonprofit homeschool association that operates from a biblical worldview. HEAV serves all homeschoolers and since 1983 has worked tirelessly to promote and protect homeschool interests in Virginia through information, legislation, and resources. We offer an extensive website, an annual convention w/Used Curriculum Sale, seminars, and resources.
With a full-time office staff and hundreds of dedicated volunteers, we’re ready to answer questions, offer support, and serve your needs. Office hours M-F from 10 AM to 4 PM.
Home Educators of Grove
8701 Ridge Road, Richmond, VA 23229
Contact: Craig & Stephanie Konicki or Dewey & Kristin Morgan
Phone: (804) 901-0185
A homeschool support group originating from but NOT exclusive to Grove Avenue Baptist Church members. We are a diverse group with many ages, races, family sizes, curriculums, learning styles, interests and abilities represented. Ages of children vary from preschool to high school. Activities planned include field trips, clubs, cultural outings, school enrichment opportunities (geography and science fairs), field day, variety show, curriculum sales, family events and monthly family meetings.
Home Educators of Rainbow Forest (HERF)
Blue Ridge, Bedford and Roanoke area
1338 Rainbow Forest Dr, Troutville VA 24175
Contact: Kim Pannell or HERF Message Line
Phone: (540) 992-3024 or (540) 777-1215 ext. 152
We are a ministry of Rainbow Forest Baptist Church that offers homeschoolers in the area support and encouragement. We offer a library full of curriculum, support group meetings, family activities, sport activities, a yearly science fair, a graduation ceremony, testing and other homeschool support.
Home Organization of Parent Educators (HOPE)
14120 Walton Drive, Manassas, VA 20112
Contact: Al Linder
Phone: (703) 791-HOPE
HOPE is a non-profit Christian organization committed to equipping and encouraging parents of all faiths to better serve their homeschools and families.
5998 Northfall Creek Pkwy Mechanicsville VA 23111
Designed to give homeschoolers in Richmond, VA up-to-date information about homeschool classes and activities, as well as links to homeschooling support groups, and a calender of fun family events.
Military Homeschool Support (MHS)
Based in the Peninsula
Contact: Tanya Conrad or Colleen Thompson
Phone: (757) 865-8513
Serving the Yorktown, Newport News, Poquoson, and Hampton areas.
Natural Learners of the Shenandoah Valley
Serving Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Augusta counties. Currently meeting around Harrisonburg.
Contact: Adesa Hafford
The area’s only inclusive group of home educating families. We meet every week for field trips and play time, both planned and spontaneous.
Piedmont Area Christian Educators (PACE)
Serving Culpeper, Madison, Orange, Rappahannock, and Fauquier counties
Contact: Wendy Embrey or Sharon Croushorn
Phone: (803) 760-4390 or (540) 937-2581
PACE is a Christian organization in Culpeper, VA which provides support and encouragement to parents who are teaching (or are considering teaching) their children at home.
REACH Homeschool Group
35451 Wilderness Shores Way, Locust Grove, VA 22508
Phone: (540) 423-9502
We are a large support group that participates in many activities, fieldtrips, workshops, seminars and more. We have activitites for all age group. REACH serves Fredericksburg, Orange, Madison, Culpeper, Fauquier, Spotyslvania, Caroline, Richmond, King George, Stafford, Woodbridge, Manassas, Fairfax, Springfield and surrounding areas.
Richmond Area Homeschoolers
Based in Richmond, VA
This is an inclusive group of Richmond (Virginia) area homeschoolers to share ideas, organize get togethers, and for general support. We get together for picnics in the park every month, have regular field trips, and offer homeschool classes.
Richmond Preschool Homeschoolers
P.O. Box 28263, Richmond, VA 23228
An inclusive group of Richmond area homeschoolers of preschool aged children to share ideas, organize get togethers, and for general support. We usually meet once or twice per month.
Saint Ann’s Homeschool Support Group
Based in Annandale, VA
We are a Catholic homeschool support group with member families across northern Virginia and sponsored by Queen of the Apostles Church in Alexandria, VA. Our group is very active, offering (among other things) Friday Mass and Field Trips, Monthly Family Night Potlucks, Moms’ TEA, Girls’ Snack and Chat, Tween Boys Group, Teen Boys’ Night Out, Little Flowers (girls) and Blue Knights (boys) groups, small group classes, All Saints’ Day Party, Kids’ Market, Living Stations of the Cross, World Fair, Geography Bee, and more! Our yearly membership fee is $35.00.
Shenandoah Christian Home Educators (SCHE)
Winchester area, including Frederick and Clarke Counties.
Phone: (540) 678-8939
We are a local homeschool support group upholding biblical principles and traditional Christian values. Our goal is to inform, equip, and encourage parents while providing educational, recreational, and social activities for like-minded families. We offer a monthly moms’ meeting, field trips, park days, and more. We offer membership, but it is not required to attend meetings.
Southwest Virginia Home Educators
Serving Grayson, Carroll, and the surrounding counties around Galax
Phone: (276) 233-6369
Our main goal is to offer support to families who home educate or are planning to do so in the Southwest Virginia area. Whether you are new to homeschooling or a seasoned veteran new to the area, we welcome you. We also open our group to families with preschool-aged children.
Spotsylvania Regional Christian Homeschoolers (SRCH)
11700 Camelot Way, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Contact: Annie Dahmen
SRCH is for Christ-centered homeschooling families living in or around Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Since 1997, SRCH has had an active core membership who have orchestrated social and educational activities for children and parents. Our recent activities include parent meetings, nature days, chess club, volleyball, park days, field trips, science fair, international day, used curriculum sale, skating, gingerbread house party and other seasonal celebrations. All members are encouraged to plan activities and share their talents. Membership is FREE.
The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers (VaHomeschoolers)
P.O. Box 5131, Charlottesville, VA 22905
Phone: (866) 513-6173
VaHomeschoolers is your source for the information and support you need to successfully homeschool. We provide multiple services to homeschoolers, including a comprehensive website, phone and email hotlines and an annual conference. Since 1993, VaHomeschoolers has promoted and protected the interests of Virginia homeschoolers, through legislative work, assistance to individual homeschoolers, and by providing information, speakers, events and resources. VaHomeschoolers is an inclusive organization and is neutral in matters of politics and religion.
Tri-Cities Home Educators
PO Box 1136 Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Contact: Jan McMillen
We are a local support group for the Chesterfield, Chester, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Petersburg, Dinwiddie areas. We uphold Biblical principles and traditional Christian values. We have a yearly membership fee to cover the cost of activities, copying and misc. items. We offer many activities in the tri-cities area, and guests are welcome at our monthly meetings.