Every Child Deserves a Home.

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

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Richard and Jeffrey - Adopted from foster care in 2015

Xavier - Adopted from foster care in 2017

Lila - Adopted from foster care in 2018

Will you "Go The Distance" for Children's Home Society?

For over 120 years, Children’s Home Society of Virginia has walked side by side with youth in foster care. Our “Go the Distance” Challenge fundraiser allows you to choose the distance you’ll go–whether walking, biking, swimming, however you choose—to demonstrate your commitment to Virginia’s at-risk children and their families. Click below to get more information and to set up your “Go the Distance” challenge!



My Path Forward

Empowering Former Foster Youth

My Path Forward 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

Over 700 children are available for adoption right now. 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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