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, […]

04/27/2023 - My Path Forward – An Option for Aged Out Youth in Virginia

What happens to youth when they age out of Virginia’s foster care system? Research proves when youth are no longer supported by the traditional foster care system, they are “at-risk” for devastating outcomes. To combat these devastating outcomes, we partnered with The Better Housing Coalition to create My Path Forward, a program that provides housing […]

03/21/2022 - Children’s Home Society of Virginia Adoption Programs

The Children’s Home Society of Virginia was founded to build strong, permanent families and lifelong relationships for Virginia’s at-risk children and youth. Since 1900, we have been guided by the fundamental belief that every child deserves a home. We find permanent, loving adoptive homes for children of all ages and provide critical support services to […]


March 15-April 15, 2021 The My Path Forward Team is excited to serve an increased number of participants in both our traditional and independent living programs. To keep up with the demand, we are asking our supporters to participate in our Virtual Food Drive to replenish our pantry. We stock our pantry with items our […]

09/29/2020 - Aging Out Institute Interviews CHS’s Bruin Richardson & Kim Lewis for “Preparing Foster Youth for Adulting” series

Preparing Foster Youth for Adulting Episode 019: Interview with Bruin Richardson & Kim Lewis from Children’s Home Society of VA (Richmond, VA) My Path Forward was invited by the Aging Out Institute [AOI] to participate in a podcast series. For the series, AOI is interviewing organizations and experts that support foster youth as they age […]

06/04/2020 - Celebrating Pride and Passion in June 2020

Happy Pride Month! My name is Kristen and my pronouns are she/her/hers. Every June I celebrate those dear to me (and those who are strangers too) in the LGBTQ+ community, but I am an ally every day of the year. Being an ally means that I do not identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer […]

02/26/2020 - Exclusive Interview with “Aged-Out: Finding Home” Documentary Director, Pam Hervey

In January, VPM and 19RED released a new documentary titled “Aged-Out: Finding Home” that provides awareness of The Possibilities Project, a privately funded program for youth ages 18 to 25 who have aged out of the traditional foster care system in Virginia, as well as provides awareness of the difficulties faced by these youth.  This […]

02/03/2020 - Child Welfare Information Gateway: What Happens When Youth Age Out of Foster Care? Presenting “Aged-Out: Finding Home”

World-wide news aggregator for the child welfare industry Child Welfare Information Gateway published a “News Tip” in their January 28th edition promoting the VPM PBS documentary about CHS’s The Possibilities Project entitled “Aged Out.” They also linked to the announcement in Richmond-Times Dispatch’s richmond.com. VA: What Happens When Youth Age Out of Foster Care? Presenting […]