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02/21/2019 - CHS Published Law Review Article in University of Richmond Annual Survey 2019

Curious about the state of our foster care system or what’s happening legislatively involving youth in foster care? A law review article authored by CHS staff was recently published in University of Richmond School of Law’s Annual Survey. In this detailed article, you can find information on the structure of foster care in Virginia, the […]

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02/15/2019 - Week 6 Recap: Some Foster Care Bills Have Passed Both the Senate and the House!

We’ve wrapped up the second to last week of session and have some big news! Some of the bills we support have passed both the House and Senate and are now waiting to be signed into law by the Governor. For the bills that have not yet passed both chambers, there’s still another week for […]

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02/01/2019 - World’s longest mini golf tournament to benefit CHS in 2019

The Mini Golf Guys are taking on Virginia in 2019, and they’re raising money and awareness for Children’s Home Society of Virginia along the way. Make your donation to support CHSVA here today and make a difference in the life of a child in Virginia.  Mini golf has been an American classic for the entire […]

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01/16/2019 - CHS Panel of Expert Participants Quoted in Virginia Mercury Story Announcing Formation of Legislative Foster Care Caucus

LEGISLATORS ANNOUNCE FORMATION OF FOSTER CARE CAUCUS: A bi-partisan group of Virginia lawmakers, including CHS Panel of Experts Co-Chairs Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) and Delegate Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville,) is focused on improving the state’s foster care system, which is struggling to care for some of the state’s most vulnerable children. Last year The Possibilities Project, a partnership between CHS and Better […]

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01/04/2019 - Times Dispatch’s Michael Paul Williams: The gift of laptops creates possibilities for Richmond young people who have aged out of foster care

Richmond Times Dispatch revered columnist Michael Paul Williams wrote a terrific column about a very special gift of computers to Children’s Home Society and The Possibilities Project, after attending a press event at our offices unveiling the generous donation. 25 computers were donated by Pat Hull and his Hull Foundation in December. From the Hull […]

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01/03/2019 - Richmond Times Dispatch’s “The Social Scene” features CHS Staff at “Making Kids Count” Award Reception

Children’s Home Society of Virginia and its staff, was selected by Voices for Virginia’s Children to be the organizational winner of the 2018 Carol S. Fox MAKING KIDS COUNT Award earlier this fall. The awards recognize Virginia individuals and organizations for their exemplary efforts to improve the lives of children in the Commonwealth. In December, the […]

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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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