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12/01/2022 - Children’s Home Society of Virginia Announces Resignation of President and CEO, Nadine Marsh-Carter

Children’s Home Society of Virginia Announces Resignation of President and CEO Nadine Marsh-Carter and Appointment of Mel Tull as Interim CEO December 1, 2022: Children’s Home Society of Virginia, one of Virginia’s oldest non-profit human services agencies announced today the resignation of Nadine Marsh-Carter, who has been President and CEO since 2006, effective January 1, […]

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10/04/2022 - Children’s Home Society of Virginia 2022 Impact Report

Our 2022 fiscal year has ended, and we are proud to share with you our Impact Report! In our impact reports, we strive to highlight each of our programs, share exciting statistics, and feature stories from amazing adoptive families. This year’s report is no different. Below are highlights from each of our programs: Foster Care […]

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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 […]

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04/13/2022 - 2022 Anniversary Celebration at Main Line Brewery

Children’s Home Society of Virginia was founded in 1900 as a result of both outside influence from the National Children’s Society and the number of neglected and abused youth who needed care in Virginia. Since our inception, we have been a pioneer in allied fields of care for at-risk youth. Our open doors signaled a […]

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02/21/2022 - Children’s Home Society of Virginia Board Members

Not only did we have a lot of new staff join our team last year, which you can read about in last month’s blog, but we also have new board members we’d like to introduce to you! Our current board members include: Chair: Carlon Zanders Chair-elect: John Owen Gwathmey Immediate Past Chair: Mel Tull Treasurer: […]

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02/23/2021 - RTD Opinion: Marsh-Carter and Cunningham column “Foster children need our help”

On Tuesday February 23rd, the Richmond Times-Dispatch published an Op-ed authored by Children’s Home Society of Virginia president and CEO Nadine Marsh-Carter, and policy director Cassie Cunningham. Our goal is to continue to inform the public about the plight and often dire outcomes of youth in Virginia’s foster care system, and to encourage adoption and […]

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11/26/2020 - Richmond Times-Dispatch interviews two CHS families and CHS president for National Adoption Month 2020 expose.

Richmond Times-Dispatch reporter Jess Nocera interviewed two CHS families–the Mathews and the Steels–and our president and CEO Nadine Marsh-Carter for this in-depth narrative about adoption of older youth from foster care. The article, titled “‘Never have to search for a family again.’ Richmond-area families reflect on adopting teenagers,”  is published on Thanksgiving Day during National […]

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11/23/2020 - General Assembly’s Special Session Preserves Some CHS Advocacy Successes

Much like for everyone else, 2020 has been an unpredictable year for the CHS Advocacy team. Ending General Assembly session in March, we enjoyed early success with the General Assembly acting positively on many of our legislative priorities. It quickly became uncertain as we entered the pandemic and economic downturn shortly after the legislative session […]

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