Welcome to Families of Autistic Children in Tidewater.

Because Children with Autism are Children First.

Improving Quality of Life

Improving the Quality of Life for Families of Autistic Children

The mission of F.A.C.T. is to improve the quality of life for individuals with autism and their families in the greater Tidewater Virginia area.  We offer numerous programs to support our mission.

Learn more about F.A.C.T. here

Scavenger Hunt for Autism 2014

Organize your friends, co-workers, and family members and create teams of 2 to 4 players. Think of a clever team name or create a costume theme (optional). Register and collect $25 in donations to play.There are 2 ways to register.

Learn more here

Ways That You Can Help

Ways to Help Families of Autistic Children

F.A.C.T. depends on an army of dedicated student and adult volunteers. From scavengers hunts to bike clinics there are so many ways to get involved. We would love to have you as a volunteer.

Learn how you can help us here

Social Programs

F.A.C.T. hosts  programs that engage individuals with autism and encourage interaction with peers. Programs include Tween Time, Teen Night, Bowling Leagues and more.

Learn about social programs here

We Promise Gala!

Be a part of the We Promise Foundation Diamonds in the Sky Gala! This elegant black-tie charity fundraiser will be happening this fall.  Join us!

Learn about the event here


Looking for a weekly bonding activity to do with your child this fall? FACT now has a bowling league every Sunday from 3:00-5:00.

Learn more!

Community Partners

The programs that F.A.C.T. organizes depend on the generous support of responsible individuals and businesses.  Our need is great and no gift is too small.

Learn about our partners here