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Richmond Times Dispatch Selects CHS President and CEO Nadine Marsh-Carter as a 2018 Person of the Year

CHS has the special honor of announcing that Nadine Marsh-Carter, our CEO and President, has been selected as a 2018 RTD Person of the Year honoree! The RTD Person of the Year program honors servant-leaders and others who strengthen and highlight the Richmond region. The Richmond Times-Dispatch will honor 25 individuals in the 2018 RTD […]

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Panel of Experts Working to Overcome Systemic Barriers for Youth who age out of Foster Care

by Cassie Cunningham Policy and Research Analyst We know youth who age out of foster care face systemic barriers through no fault of their own. These barriers can prevent someone from being fully independent and successful in life. Just like all young adults, youth who age out of foster care need help for a support […]

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Children’s Home Society of Virginia selected as 2018 Carol S. Fox “Making Kids Count” Awards Honoree

Voices for Virginia’s Children recently announced that Children’s Home Society of Virginia has been selected to be an honoree of the 2018 Carol S. Fox MAKING KIDS COUNT Award. The awards recognize Virginia individuals and organizations for their exemplary efforts to improve the lives of children in the Commonwealth. CHS President and CEO Nadine Marsh-Carter remarked, […]

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Neighborworks.org article “The Possibilities Project: Collaborating to help former-foster-care youth”

CHS’s The Possibilities Project was featured in a thoughtful neighborworks.org blog post by Stacie Birchett, director of communications of the Better Housing Coalition. Thanks, Stacie, for giving this program—and the under-served aged-out foster youth who participate in it—the much-deserved recognition and support! View the entire article online here or below: The Possibilities Project: collaborating to help […]

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CHS Staff “End of Fiscal Year Celebration” Lunch and Canal Cruise

CHECK OUT THESE PHOTOS from our fun “End of Fiscal Year” lunch and canal cruise! It was quite the harmonic convergence of great food, bonding, history and wildlife. THANKS Children’s Home Society of Virginia for being a such a great place to work! “                                                     […]

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The Possibilities Project partners with SunTrust Bank on new financial curriculum

Imagine you were 18, or even in your early 20s, with no knowledge of what credit means, how to get it or how to use it. Try to envision being young and never having had parents that showed you how to budget your money, build a savings or open a bank account. That’s the terrifying […]

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Fredericksburg Parent Magazine’s Ask The Expert: Q&A with Children’s Home Society

Check out this link to see the Q&A with Fredericksburg Parent Magazine’s Ask The Expert: Children’s Home Society…about our adoption and post adoption services! Or read it here: Parenting Ask The Expert: Children’s Home Society  Category: Parenting “Every Child Deserves A Home.” That fundamental belief drives The Children’s Home Society of Virginia. Chartered by the Virginia […]

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CHS is proud to announce the first “graduate” of The Possibilities Project

The Possibilities Are Endless! Terrance is one of the youth in The Possibilities Project (TPP) who has made amazing progress during his two years in the program! During that time, Terrance has been so successful in accomplishing his life plan goals – including vocational training, life skills and saving money – that he is ready […]

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Local and National Experts Convene at CHS to Begin Policy Work for Transitioning Foster Youth

Virginia Ranks 49th out of 50 states for the rate at which youth age out of foster care. CHS, along with Better Housing Coalition, is committed to addressing that problem. This week, we launched a Panel of Experts who have joined forces to identify policy recommendations to better support youth in foster care and reduce […]

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Recognizing our generous sponsors

CHS has been fortunate to have the support of so many corporate and individual SPONSORS at our two recent events, the Third Annual CWGA Invitational Golf Tournament and the CHS 2018 Annual Legacy Event. We could not deliver on our mission without this generous support, so join us in recognizing and THANKING them! CWGA Invitational […]

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