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PO Office Mail Box 194
5765-F Burke Centre Parkway
Burke, Virginia 22015-2233


Links to Other Resources
"There is one thing stronger than all the armies of the world,
and that is an idea whose time has come." --Victor Hugo 

local Burke resources   beyond Burke resources

Resources in the immediate Burke Area:
* America's Promise: The Alliance for Youth - to mobilize people from every sector of American life to build the character and competence of our nation's youth 
* Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. - purchases & renovates buildings; provides rental assistance
* Braddock District - Fairfax County gov. (includes Burke area)
* Burke Centre Conservancy - our immediate community
* FACETS (Fairfax Area Christian Emergency & 
Transitional Services)- non-profit services since 1989 
* Fairfax County, Virginia - includes Burke area
* Fairfax County Family Resource Centers - neighborhood drop-in centers with safe, relaxed settings for family-oriented programs, resources, and activities to strengthen families.
* Fairfax County Health and Human Services - programs, services, regional information,agencies
* Fairfax County Department of  Systems Management 
for Human Services - connecting clients with needed services, building the community's capacity to provide services, raising public awareness of resources,  strengthening public services to meet community needs
* Fairfax Mentoring Partnership -  to help young people realize their potential
* Greater Springfield Online "Helping Hands" organizations to give or receive assistance" 
* Herndon-Reston Resources for Low Income Families - resources compiled by Jeanie Schmidt
* Housing & Community Services of Northern Virginia, Inc -
financial assistance, counseling, advocacy, school supplies, referrals 
* Northern Virginia Family Service - non-profit organization,  services for families in need. professionally trained professionals in social work, counseling and community organization, accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children
* Our Daily Bread - emergency financial assistance, food, mentoring,  school supplies, referrals
* Project WORD - The mission is to advance the relationship between people with disabilities and their communities to ensure access to resources and create opportunities for involvement.
* The Robinson Community Coalition - Robinson Secondary School community coalition to promote character development, provide safe student activities, prevent substance abuse, examine racism and stereotyping, examine issues of violence, enhance communication, and enhance conflict resolution skills 
* SALT (Social Action Linking Together) - northern Virginia advocates for social justice

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Resources Beyond the Burke Area:
* After School Alliance - alliance of public, private and nonprofit groups committed to raising awareness and expanding resources for afterschool programs
* Alliance for National Renewal
* American Friends Service Committee
* Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
* Children's Defense Fund
* Compasspoint Nonprofit Services (formerly the Support Center for Nonprofit Management)
* - developed by The Children's Partnership in conjunction with the Markle Foundation to get good online content into the hands of low-income and underserved people.
* Corporation for Enterprise Development
* Electronic Policy Network
* Families USA
* Foundation Center - "Your gateway to philanthrophy on the World Wide Web"
* Institute for Research on Poverty
* Internet Nonprofit Center - Information for and about nonprofit organizations
* Knowledgeplex - resource for affordable housing and community development information, underwritten by the Fannie Mae Foundation and joined by over 20 agencies
* Mountain Association for Community Economic
Development (MACED)
* National Center for Children in Poverty
* National Center for Nonprofit Boards
* National Coalition for the Homeless
* National Community Development Association
* National Community Development Association - links to resources
* National Conference of Catholic Bishops
* National Immigration Law Center
* National Jobs for All Coalition
* National Low Income Housing Coalition
* National Society of Fundraising Executives
* Nonprofit Organizations - evaluating NOPs, how-to establish, legal resources, etc.
* Pew Partnership - cutting-edge community solutions
* Positive Futures Network
* Public Citizen
* Self-Help
* Senior - Virginia's Resources for Health and Aging information about and access to local services for aging adults and caregivers
* Shreveport Community Renewal
* Simple Living - information about how to live a more conscious, simple, healthy and restorative lifestyle
* Time Dollar Institute
* United for a Fair Economy
* US Dept of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
* US Dept of HUD, Center for Community & 
Interfaith Partnerships
* Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy
* Virginia Organizing Project

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"If God lets me live,...I shall not remain insignificant. I shall work in the world and for mankind. And now I know that first and foremost I shall require courage and cheerfulness." --Anne Frank