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12/06/2018 - New Report on Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care: Where Does Virginia Stand?

Cassie Cunningham, Policy and Research Analyst A new report “Fostering Youth Transitions” starts off with “All young people need healthy and permanent relationships with caring adults, reliable resources and accessible opportunities that will ensure their well-being and success” and we couldn’t agree more. Unfortunately, this new report also shows that youth transitioning from foster care to […]

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12/03/2018 - United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg’s Spotlight on Success: Children’s Home Society of Virginia

Children’s Home Society was graciously chosen to be spotlighted by United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg as part of their Steps for Success campaign. United Way works with 40+ local and regional nonprofit agencies to tackle each of their designated nine Steps to Success. They encourage potential supporters to hear from leaders at these organizations and learn more […]

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11/27/2018 - Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star Profiles a CHS Family for “Healing From Adverse Childhood Experiences”

CHS was interviewed for this in-depth story featuring one of our adoptive families by Adele Uphaus-Conner at fredericksburg.com…published on Sunday for #NationalAdoptionMonth. FLS and CHS Post Adoption Social Worker Anna Yates did a great job of conveying the importance of unconditional love and understanding the science of trauma. Click here to read the story at fredericksburg.com, or […]

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11/26/2018 - CBS 6 News Features CHS Waiting Foster Child as part of “A Hand to Hold” series for National Adoption Month

WTVR CBS 6 features a different Virginia foster child every day of November/National Adoption Month in a series they call “A Hand To Hold.” This year we chose Navaeh to be profiled, which included a great promotion for the efforts and services provided by The Children’s Home Society of Virginia. Read Navaeh’s featured profile here. Here’s […]

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11/09/2018 - Fredericksburg Parent & Family Magazine: Foster Care Adoption Can Make a Lifetime of Difference

This November Fredericksburg Parent and Family magazine covers foster care adoption during National Adoption Month. CHS chief programs officer Laura Ash-Brackley contributes to a discussion about the need to provide permanent homes for teens and pre-teens in foster care waiting to be adopted, and covers some of the processes required—and the services provided by CHS. Click here […]

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11/08/2018 - Comcast Newsmakers interview: MEETING THE NEEDS FOR ADOPTIVE FAMILIES

Comcast Newsmakers conducted a very informative interview of one our staffers for National Adoption Month. Yolanda Vazquez speaks with Sara Buckheit, CHS’ Post Adoption Program Manager. They talk about the needs for adoptive families and how Children’s Home Society of Virginia’s continuum of services meets those needs. Thanks Comcast! Click here to see the interview on the Comcast […]

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