05/11/2023 - National Foster Care Month 2023 – The Importance of Kin Connections

May is National Foster Care Month!  The Children’s Home Society of Virginia understands that all members of child welfare play a crucial role in supporting children, youth, and families with foster care experience. We want to take this time to recognize these child welfare professionals – teachers, social workers, community health professionals, criminal justice workers, […]

05/24/2022 - National Foster Care Month and the Importance of Advocacy

May is National Foster Care Month! National Foster Care Month is an initiative of the Children’s Bureau. Each May serves as a time to acknowledge and recognize foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help youth in foster care find permanent, loving homes. In Virginia, […]

01/28/2020 - The Children’s Home Society of Virginia History | Exploring the 1900s

Child welfare has been a large part of the overall welfare program for as long as we can remember, starting with the realization of social needs. Over time, children have become increasingly more important in the minds of interested and responsible people. The Children’s Home Society of Virginia was founded as a result of both […]