Become a Member Today!
There are three membership
levels available to choose from: Member ($35/year), Ally/Supporter
(Free), and Lifetime ($500/one time). Learn about the value of your
membership in Rainbow Families by clicking on Join.
As a member of Rainbow Families, you can access a searchable directory of members. This directory is a great way to connect with families whom you have met at events, but with whom you did not have the chance to exchange contact information. Only logged in members have access to this directory. Members have control of their privacy settings and the information available to other members. In order to access the directory, you must first log in to your account and then click on Member Directory.
coordinates with members to organize regional playgroups throughout the
DMV. We are always looking for members to volunteer to help organize a
playgroup. In an effort to help families connect in between playgroups,
we have online playgroup forums. Be sure to "subscribe" to the
playgroup forum thread so you can stay on top of the latest in your
area! In order to access the playgroup forums, you must first log in to
your account. Learn more by clicking on Support & Playgroups
Community, connection, and information sharing are fundamental to fulfilling our mission at Rainbow Families. Therefore, members have access to forums where they can ask questions, seek advice, get support, and share parenting stories. These forums provide a local, safe, supportive, and welcoming online environment for our members. You must first log in to your account then click "Forum" to start connecting with other Rainbow Families members.
Programs & Events
Rainbow Families offers several programs and organizes numerous events throughout the year for LGBTQ families and prospective parents. Programs include our Maybe Baby Class, Support Groups, Biennial Family Conference and more. Additionally, Rainbow Families organizes activities, events, outings, workshops, and playgoups throughout the year. Some of our annual events include our Winter Family Dance (February), Family Picnic at Hillwood (September), Family Camp Weekend (October), and Family Visit to Cox Farms (November). Click on "'Programs & Events" to learn more about all of our programs and events.
Become a Member of Rainbow Families Today!
This level of membership exemplifies your support of and commitment to the mission, vision, and work of Rainbow Families. This level is typically comprised of parents, co-parents, guardians, caregivers, grandparents, and adult children of LGBTQ-headed families and prospective LGBTQ parents. However, anyone and everyone is welcome to join at this level.
This level of membership shows your support of LGBTQ-headed families in the DMV. This level is typically comprised of community members, service providers, educators, and teachers who are welcoming and supportive of LGBTQ-headed families. It also includes prospective LGBTQ parents and LGBTQ parents who are not yet ready for a full membership.
Lifetime ($500/One Time):
This level of membership demonstrates your long-term commitment to the mission, vision, and work of Rainbow Families. A commitment at this level enables the long-term viability of Rainbow Families to continue to serve as an indispensable resource for LGBTQ-headed families and prospective LGBTQ parents.