03/12/2024 - Let Love Grow at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Join us for this year’s anniversary celebration at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden! Sunday, April 28 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Last year’s event at Main Line Brewery was a huge success, and we are excited to see the community come together once more to support Virginia’s at-risk children. During our time together at these events, […]

11/13/2023 - The Importance of Supporting an Adopted Child – National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month! This campaign aims to bring awareness to adoption issues and the need for adoptive families.  Since 1900, we have placed more than 17,000 youth into permanent, loving homes. We believe every child deserves a home, and our mission is to build strong families and lifelong relationships for Virginia’s at-risk youth. […]

06/09/2023 - 2023 Anniversary Celebration Recap

Children’s Home Society of Virginia is an adoption agency with a mission to serve Virginia’s at-risk youth. CHSVA was founded in 1900 on the belief that all children deserve a home. We have been serving youth and families in the Commonwealth ever since.  To date, we have served more than 17,000 Virginia children, youth, and […]

05/11/2023 - National Foster Care Month 2023 – The Importance of Kin Connections

May is National Foster Care Month!  The Children’s Home Society of Virginia understands that all members of child welfare play a crucial role in supporting children, youth, and families with foster care experience. We want to take this time to recognize these child welfare professionals – teachers, social workers, community health professionals, criminal justice workers, […]

02/21/2023 - Diverse Adoptive Families Needed – Adopt an Older Child Today

Black History Month is a yearly celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their key role in U.S. history. Black History Month began in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. Starting in 1976, every American president has officially deemed February as Black History […]

11/22/2022 - 2022 National Adoption Month | Permanency Matters

November is National Adoption Month!  The goals of National Adoption Month include: increasing national awareness of adoption issues. shining a light on the need for adoptive families for older children and teenagers in the foster care system. emphasizing the value of youth engagement. President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the first National Adoption Week in 1984. President […]

06/21/2022 - 2022 Anniversary Celebration Recap

Children’s Home Society of Virginia is an adoption agency founded in 1900 to serve Virginia’s neglected and abused youth. In our 122 years, we have been pioneers for at-risk youth. We believe that every child deserves a home and are dedicated to serving youth and families in the Commonwealth. Healthy families are the cornerstone of […]

05/24/2022 - National Foster Care Month and the Importance of Advocacy

May is National Foster Care Month! National Foster Care Month is an initiative of the Children’s Bureau. Each May serves as a time to acknowledge and recognize foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help youth in foster care find permanent, loving homes. In Virginia, […]