Richmond, Va 23226
Office: (804) 308-5946


Private Agencies & Organizations


State & Local Departments of Social Services

Accomack: 757-787-1530
Alleghany-Covington: 540-965-1780
Amelia: 804-561-2681
Appomattox: 434-352-7125
Bath County: 540-839-7271
Bristol County: 276-645-7450
Buckingham County: 434-969-4246
Carroll County: 276-730-3130
Charles City: 804-652-1708
Charlotte County: 434-542-5164
Clarke County: 540-955-3700
Craig County: 540-864-5117
Cumberland County: 804-492-4915
Floyd County: 540-745-9316
Fluvanna County: 434-842-8221
Franklin City: 757-562-8520
Galax City: 276-236-8111
Gloucester County: 804-693-2671
Grayson County: 276-773-2452
Greensville/Emporia: 434-634-6576
Halifax County: 434-476-6594
Hampton: 757-727-1800
Henry/Martinsville: 276-656-4300
Highland County: 540-468-2199
King William: 804-769-4905
Lancaster County: 804-462-5141
Lee County: 276-346-1010
Louisa County: 540-967-1320
Lunenburg County: 434-696-2134
Madison County: 540-948-5521
Manassas Park: 703-335-8880
Mecklenburg County: 434-738-6138
Middlesex County: 804-758-2348
Northampton County: 757-678-5153
Northumberland County: 804-580-3477
Norton City: 276-679-2701
Nottoway County: 434-645-8494
Page County: 540-778-1053
Patrick County: 276-694-3328
Pittsylvania County: 434-432-7281
Prince Edward County: 434-392-3113
Prince George County: 804-733-2650
Pulaski County: 540-980-7995
Rappahannock County: 540-675-3313
Rockbridge-Buena Vista-Lexington
Scott County: 276-386-3631
Smyth County: 276-783-8148
Surry: 757-294-5240
Tazewell County: 276-988-8500
Virginia Beach: 757-385-3200
Washington County: 276-645-5000

  Other Related Resources 

Drug Drug Rehab provides information, resources, and treatment for people battling addiction and related traditions; Contact information: 877-695-5395.
The Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E ): The center for Adoption Support and Education is the national leader in the mental health services for the foster care and adoption community. These services cover parts of the Northern, Eastern, and Piedmont regions of Virginia. Areas covered are Northern, Eastern, and Piedmont. Contact information: Debbie Riley: 301-476-8525, or Leslie Savary: 301-476-8525, provides education, guidance, resources, and help regarding addiction and opioid addiction. Specifically, provides the following information and resources regarding the dangers and side effects of heroin and information regarding rehab and recovery heroin addiction.
Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia: Guided by God’s love for all people, Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia (CCEVA) provides comprehensive, compassionate services, collaborates with community partners, and advocates for those in need in order to empower and enrich lives. CCEVA primarily serves the poor and the working poor (88% of those CCEVA serves live at or below the 200% poverty level. CCEVA serves all people in need regardless of race, ethnicity, or religion. CCEVA provides youth and family services, mental health counseling, financial and housing counseling, health and community services, and older adult services. Contact Information: Rebekah Hall: 757-456-2366, 
Children’s Home Society of Virginia: Children’s Home Society of Virginia believes every child deserves a home. They have been dedicated to their mission of service to children and families in the commonwealth. CHS changes lives of children of all ages – from infants to teens. Their mission is to build strong, permanent families and lifelong relationships for Virginia’s at risk children and youth. They strive to find permanent adoptive homes for children of all ages throughout the commonwealth, and to provide critical support services to birth families, adoptive families, and past and present adoptees. Their programs and services include: working with VDSS to find permanent homes for children in Virginia that are available for adoption, and impactful ongoing post-adoption counseling to maintain successful families after adoptions have been finalized. Areas covered are Central and Northern Virginia. Contact Information:Laura- Ash-Brackley, 804-353-0191,
DePaul Community Resources: At the heart of DePaul community resources is the belief that new things are possible when you belong. Since 1977, they have opened doors to hope and belonging for countless children, families, and individuals with disabilities across Central and Southwest Virginia. The work of hope and belonging is bigger than social work- it is work that builds communities, strengthens economies, supports health, and renews promise. Their staff, providers, volunteers, and the 600 individuals and families they support work every day to help make their vision a reality. DePaul’s goal is to be the touchstone provider of services to individuals with unique challenges. Areas covered are Western and Piedmont Virginia. Contact: Sherry Gearheart: 540-265-8923,
United Methodist Family Services: UMFS strives to be an unwavering champion for high-risk children and families, collaborating with communities to help them reach their full potential. Their vision is to create a world where caring, opportunity, and generosity are passed on from generation to generation — empowering all children to contribute to society as engaged citizens. UMFS provides a comprehensive array of programs to meet with the needs of high-risk children and parents to enable the to overcome challenging circumstances and succeed. UMFS proactively identifies unmet social service needs throughout Virginia and develops appropriate partnerships to address them. Areas covered are Central, Eastern, and Piedmont Virginia. Contact: Adalay Wilson: 757-490-9791, or Rosemary Liberty: 804-353-4461, 
The PRIDE Model of Practice provides agencies with specific steps needed to ensure that resource (foster and adoptive) parents and agency staff work together to achieve the agency’s mission while developing and supporting resource parents as team members.  The New Generation FosterPRIDE/AdoptPRIDE is the pre-service training and assessment step of the PRIDE Model of Practice. This step integrates the strengths of in-person group sessions, family assessment (home study) consultations, and online self-paced training to meet the needs of diverse families and agency resources. The hybrid in-person/on-line approach builds upon PRIDE’s five core competency categories: protecting and nurturing children; meeting developmental needs and addressing developmental delays; supporting children’s relationships with birth families; connecting children to safe and nurturing relationships intended to last a lifetime; and working as a member of a professional team.
Connecting Hearts in Virginia – A Deborah J Johnston Charity does not endorse the agencies or resources listed on the site. This is an information only. We encourage users to carefully review and evaluate all services then decide what is best to meet the needs of their families.

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