Watch Parties for “Aged Out: Finding Home” Documentary


02/09/2020 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm

02/27/2020 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm


UPDATE: WATCH THE ENTIRE DOCUMENTARY at this link if you missed the airing on January 23rd!

We hope you invited your friends and family to a WATCH PARTY Thur Jan 23…CHS and the youth we serve THANK YOU! You can still watch the new documentary anytime on VPM’s Facebook page, and host a watch party fundraiser at your home to support our innovative and effective program The Possibilities Project!

The film will also be rebroadcast on VPM TV on:

  • February 9th at 9:30 pm,  and
  • Thursday February 27th at 9:00 pm.


Directed by Pam Dancu Hervey of Fuel Creative, the documentary “Aged-Out: Finding Home,” peeks into the lives of youth who were in The Possibilities Project from September of 2018 to December of 2019,. The film provides awareness of the difficulties faced by youth who age out of Virginia’s foster care system, and will air several times on VPM PBS.

Please make a contribution at DONATE NOW links on our website, which will make a lasting difference in the lives of these deserving but often overlooked young people who have aged out of foster care with no permanent family or home!

Watch the trailer below:


The PAC-Fredericksburg- Spring Break


03/19/2020 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Where: CHS Fredericksburg Office 4701 Market Street, Fredericksburg, VA


CHS welcomes adoptive and pre-adoptive children and teens ages 8-18 to join the PAC on Thursday March 19, 2020 as we travel to Funland in Fredericksburg for a day of games and excitement!

The cost for the entire day is $20 per attendee.

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For more information about this event contact Post Adoption Social Worker, Anna Yates, at 


Parent’s Night Out: Game Night at Strangeways Brewing


02/07/2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


CHS Fredericksburg Office (4701 Market St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401) & Strangeways Fredericksburg (350 Lansdowne Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401)


Join us as CHS hosts a Parents’ Night Out for adoptive and foster families. Children and teens ages 5-18 will be provided activities and dinner at our CHS Fredericksburg office while parents gather for appetizers and enjoy game night down the road at Strangeways Brewing (350 Lansdowne Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401) which will  hosted by friend of CHS, Janice Hinkledire, of Hinkledire Trivia!!

Space is limited for this event, so register soon! The cost per adult is $15; children and teens are FREE! For any questions or more information please contact CHS intern, Michelle Hall at .


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The PAC- RVA- Spring Break


04/09/2020 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


CHS Richmond Office: 4200 Fitzhugh Avenue


CHS welcomes adoptive and pre-adoptive children and teens ages 8-18 to join the PAC! We will be going on safari to the Richmond Metro Zoo on Thursday April 9, 2020.

Space is limited and registration is required. The cost for the entire day is $20 per attendee.

Online registration will open 3/9/2020.

For more information about this event, contact Post Adoption Program Manager, Sara VanderPloeg at

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CHS 120th Anniversary Celebration


05/07/2020 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


The Jefferson Hotel, Richmond VA

YOU’RE INVITED: CHS’s 120th Anniversary Celebration

Founded in Richmond in 1900, CHS is celebrating our 120th Anniversary as one of Virginia’s oldest and most innovative private adoption agencies.

Since 1900, CHS has served more than 14,500 children and families in Virginia!! Learn more about our founding 120 years ago.

The CHS 120th Anniversary Celebration will be held at the Jefferson Hotel.

Our Anniversary celebration will feature Leigh Anne Tuohy of the acclaimed Hollywood adoption film “The Blind Side” as our keynote speaker. A nationally recognized child advocate, Leigh Anne will share with our distinguished guests her own experience as an adoptive parent to NFL star Michael Oher—and her selfless journey promoting the transformative effect of adoption and providing holistic supports to our children and youth. In attendance will be local leaders, philanthropists, CHS supporters and adoptive families whose lives have been changed by CHS’s transformative work.

  • Thursday May 7, 2020
  • 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • The Jefferson Hotel on Franklin St. in Richmond, VA
  • The main event will be held in the Rotunda and Ballroom
  • VIP reception will be held in the Flemish Room
  • Tickets are limited to 300 persons, are $50 per person, and includes an art raffle and refreshments