Every Child Deserves a Home.

Our mission is to build strong, permanent families and lifelong relationships for Virginia’s at-risk children.

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The Possibilities Project


Empowering Former Foster Youth

The Possibilities Project provides foster youth who “aged out” of the system without being adopted with housing, trauma-informed counseling, and critical supports to help them achieve independence.

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Waiting Children

About 1,400 children in Virginia’s foster care system are waiting for a permanent, loving home. But time is running out. Childhood doesn’t last forever. You can end the wait. Adopt a child from foster care.

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What Is Family?

Children in foster care are removed from unsafe families. Then they have no family. Their future is unknown. They may not even be adopted. What happens when teens aren’t adopted?

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