Contacts for Parenting & Family

Family Services Department

Amy Brinko

Accounts Manager
Adi Eilat Crowley

Early Childhood Services
Fairfax - JCCNV

Amy Vermillion

Early Childhood Learning Center Director
Amit Hickman

ECLC Program Coordinators
Laura Cooper

Kelsey Lanza

Jewish Values and
Culture Coordinator

Debbie Blonder

ECS Programming and
Events Coordinator

Juliana Quinteros-Mian

Early Childhood Services
Alexandria - Beth El Hebrew Congregation

Dina Backer

Early Childhood Learning Center Assistant Director
Ali Kerlin

School-Age Services & Camp Achva

School-Age Services Director
Joelle Kelenson

School-Age Services Assistant Director
Jessica Vandell

School-Age Services Coordinator
Conor Dibble

Camp Achva Director and Teen Community Liaison
Nori White
703.537.3041 program

Barri DeFrancisci

Dance Coordinator
Brenda Forsley

Community Engagement

Community Engagement Director
Laurie Albert

Community Engagement Coordinator
Jennifer DeAngelis

JCCNV Community Shlicha
Dana Kalishov

Upcoming Events

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Singles Calendar

Family Programming

ECS Family Programming

For more information on Family Programming, please contact, (703) 537-3016.


ECS Family Havdallah: Wild, Wild West Edition

Ages: 6 weeks–5 years (and families)
Saturday, November 1, 6:30pm–8pm

Join us for a hootin’ and hollerin’ good time as we celebrate Havdallah in the wildest JCC in the west(ern) suburbs of DC. First we’ll say farewell to the Sabbath during a special Havdallah service and then usher in the new week with a friendly “Howdy, partner!” So be sure to bring your badges, boots, and belt buckles to this great evening of song, dance, and crafts.
Fee: $8/person, $29/family of 4
Click here to download the registration form.

Sunday Family Fun Day

Sunday, November 9, 10am–11:30am
Van Dyke Park, 3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030

Let’s have a play date with a purpose. Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food bank. Between turns down the slide or swinging on the swings, the children will have an opportunity to make Thanksgiving cards that we will drop off at a local elderly care facility.
Fee: Free admission
Click here to download the registration form.

Kids’ Night Out (KNO)

Ages: 18 months–5 years*
Saturdays (monthly), 6pm–9:30pm
See dates below.
Contact:, (703) 537-3016

Hey kids… need a night out with your friends? Leave Mom and Dad at home and join us for a night of fun at the J!  Bring your little one to the J to hang out with our wonderful teachers while you enjoy a night on the town. All of the children will be well taken care of by our professional ECLC staff! All Kids’ Night Out programs include an array of crafts, games, snacks and a movie to end the night.

Fee: $35/ $30 member (5% sibling discount for second child enrolled in either Family Services Department’s KNO program is available)

*Please Note: Children ages 18 months–23 months old must be currently enrolled in the ECLC Toddler Program.

KNO Gives Thanks

Saturday, November 22
Code: #5395

Click here to download the registration form.

Chanukah Hoopla

Saturday, December 6
Code: #5396