Wellness Group Youth and Family Services

1510 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 101, Richmond, Virginia 23230

(804) 864-7673

www.vdh.virginia.gov/ofhs/childandfamily/ReproductiveHealth

The mission of The Wellness Group Youth and Family Services, Inc. is to provide effective mental health services that improve the lives of individuals and promote a healthier community. Our philosophy is built on the premise that services must be person-centered and adhere to the highest quality standards for our communities. Services offered are: Mental Health Skill Building, EPSDT, Therapeutic Day Treatment, Intensive In Home, Crisis Intervention, Residential Services, Parent Services, Family Counseling, Substance Abuse Counseling, Marriage Counseling, and Supportive Employment Services.

Virginia Resource Mothers Program – VDH State Office

109 Governor Street, 8th Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23119

(804) 864-7673

www.vdh.virginia.gov/ofhs/childandfamily/ReproductiveHealth

Resource Mothers is a program designed to decrease infant mortality and low birth weight rates among Virginia’s teen mothers. To improve birth outcomes for the teen and the baby, the program encourages early entry into prenatal care, smoking cessation, drug and alcohol avoidance, healthy nutrition, up-to-date immunizations for the teen and the baby, regular health care for the infant, return to school or work for the teen, delay of repeat pregnancy and the development of a stable home for the teen and her baby with the help of her family and the baby’s father. Preference is given to first-time pregnant teens without adequate family support. The resource mother is a community health worker who develops a supportive mentoring relationship with the teen and her family. From the prenatal period through the infant’s first birthday, the resource mother provides health education, discusses ways to prevent infant injury, models daily living skills, encourages constructive decision making and life-planning, connects the teen to community resources and provides guidance to assist the teen in making a successful transition to parenthood. The resource mother has weekly contact with the teen and her family. Any pregnant teen is eligible for the program.

Virginia Home for Boys and Girls

8716 West Broad Street Richmond, Virginia 23294

(804) 270-6566

www.vhbg.org

Virginia Home for Boys and Girls is a youth and family services organization with a 170-year history of providing family centric services to Virginia’s youth and families. We believe all children deserve to grow up surrounded by a loving, nurturing family and deserve encouragement; protection and a sense of belonging that come from supportive adult relationships in a healthy family environment and a safe supportive community. VHBG provides services through our Community Based Therapeutic Resources: Intensive Care Coordination, Outpatient Therapies, Mentoring and Intensive In-Home and Outpatient Child Psychiatry, Teaching Family Homes (Level A Group Homes), Family Assessment and Stabilization Track Program (90-day Medicaid Funded) and our K-12 Private Day Placement School, John G. Wood. Through the evidence-based methods of the Teaching Family Model we assist in keeping children in or returning them to a permanent family environment.

United Methodist Family Services (UMFS)

3900 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230

(804) 353-4461

www.umfs.org

For 114 years, UMFS has been helping children and families in Virginia find hope. Through our treatment foster care program, foster parents and children find one another and often go on to become adoptive families. Through our residential treatment programs at the Child & Family Healing Center and Leland House, girls and boys overcome trauma and heal. Through Charterhouse School, students with special needs and autism find help and success. And through Project LIFE, teens aging out of foster care in Virginia find new skills and a voice. Through all of our services children and families find hope.

Safe Harbor

2006 Bremo Road, Suite 201, Richmond, Virginia 23226

(804) 249-9470 ext. 13

www.safeharborshelter.com

Safe Harbor’s mission is to empower survivors of sexual and domestic violence to transform their lives and promote healthy relationships for all. Safe Harbor has 4 core programs: community counseling, court advocacy, emergency shelter and community education. Our largest program, the community counseling program, provides trauma-informed individual and group counseling to children and adults who have been affected by sexual or domestic violence. Our court advocacy program provides support to survivors seeking protective orders. Originally started as a safe house, Safe Harbor continues to provide emergency shelter to survivors in imminent danger and provides education to paraprofessionals, organizations and community members on issues of sexual and domestic violence and training on best practices and trauma informed care.

Rubicon, Inc.

2000 Mecklenburg Street, Richmond, Virginia 23223

(804) 359-3255

http://www.rubiconrehab.org

Our program is a rehabilitation program located in Highland Park. The program offers women a unique opportunity to participate in residential substance abuse treatment; their children are able to accompany them into the program, thus enabling the family to stay together. This recovery program focuses on addiction and parenting issues, as well as helping the family move towards a healthier and more functional family lifestyle. The disease of drug addiction affects all kinds of people from all walks of life. We are privileged to serve the women and children who are affected by the devastating illness.

Prevent Child Abuse Virginia

2211 Dickens road, Suite 204, Richmond, Virginia 23230

(804) 359-6166

www.pcav.org

Prevent Child Abuse Virginia (also known as PCAV) is the Virginia Chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America and National Circle of Parents. PCAV provides both direct and statewide awareness and advocacy activities. Direct services include coordination of the state wide Healthy Families Virginia program, production of Hugs and Kisses through Theatre IV and the 800-CHILDREN statewide, toll-free helpline for parents, other caregivers and professionals. Other activities include training and assistance for prevention professionals, coordination of the statewide Child Abuse Prevention Month activities each year including an annual conference, coordination of the Virginia Statewide Parent Education Coalition, the Family Resource Center and a range of advocacy services both direct and indirect including training for professionals and volunteers.

Jordan’s Quest, Inc.

P.O. Box 2043 Mechanicsville, Virginia 23116

(804) 393-0110

www.jordansquest.com

We’re in business to show parents alternative ways to address the everyday concerns they might have when raising their children. We will come to your home or workplace to offer our services.

Full Circle Grief Center

10611 Patterson Avenue, Building 201, Richmond, Virginia 23238

(804) 912-2947

www.fullcircle.org

The mission of Full Circle is to provide comprehensive, professional bereavement support to children, adults, families, and communities. As a leader in their local community, Full Circle offers grief groups, remembrance programs, and educational trainings. All of their programs are led by experienced counselors or social workers and are offered at no cost to the participants.

Creative Wellness Studios

6303 Bliley Road, Richmond, Virginia 23225

(804) 836-2802

www.creativewellnessandmindfulness.com

Candy Beers-Kim is an early childhood specialist who focuses on the power of the parent/child relationship. Through her unique knowledge in nonverbal communication, early childhood development, and neurobiology, Candy is able to help children and the adults who work with them feel more successful. She believes that through self-awareness

Coventry Gardens Apartments/HUD Network Centers

211 Newbridge Circle

Richmond, Virginia 23223

Call (804)737-7391 for information

Coventry Gardens is one of several HUD neighborhood centers. Each center provides access to computers, computer training and the Internet. They also provide a wide range of supportive services to help residents achieve long-term economic self-sufficiency.

Communities in Schools of Richmond, Inc.

2922 West Marshall Street, Suite 2, Richmond, Virginia 23230

(804) 358-1247

www.cisofrichmond.org

CIS of Richmond is one of over 200 nonprofit affiliates of the Communities in Schools Network, the largest stay-in-school network in the United States. CIS works in Richmond and Henrico Public Schools from K-12, determining student needs and establishing relationships with local businesses, social service agencies, health care providers, and parent and volunteer organizations to provide needed resources. By providing students with a one-on-one relationship with a caring adult, a safe place to learn and grow, a healthy start and future, a marketable skill to use upon graduation, and a chance to give back to peers and the community, Communities in Schools has become the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization and the only one proven to both decrease dropout rates and increase graduation rates. Their mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

Comfort Zone Camp

7201 Glen Forest Drive, Suite 301, Richmond, Virginia 23226

(804) 377-3430

www.comfortzonecamp

Comfort Zone Camp is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 bereavement camp that transforms the lives of children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver. The free camps include confidence building programs and age-based support groups that break the emotional isolation grief often brings. Comfort Zone Camps are offered to children 7-17, and are held year-round across the country. We have offices in California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Virginia.

Colonial Heights Youth and Human Services

201 James Ave.Colonial Heights VA 23834

(804) 520-9286

www.colonialheightsva.gov

Colonial Heights Office on Youth & Human Services works to raise awareness about the importance of positive parenting; to educate the community about child abuse and neglect issues; to build capacity to support parents in the rewarding and difficult job of parenting, and to serve as a resource for families in the community.

Children’s Mental Health Resource Center

1506 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 207, Richmond, Virginia 23230

(804) 447-2144

www.mentalhealh4kids.org

The CMHRC supports families and the community with navigation of the child mental health system and access to services through three main practices:
1) Supporting pediatricians and primary care providers (PCPs) with linkage to mental health service providers, information, resources, and access to child psychiatry;
2) Supporting families through a parent support model that offers emotional support, guidance, information, about trainings, providers, and resources through their ever-growing, searchable database and their website.

Center for Family Involvement at Partnership for People with Disabilities

700 East Franklin Street, 1st Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219

(804) 828-3876

www.centerforfamily involvement.orgwww.partnership.vcu.edu

The Center partners with families and professionals to encourage and foster family involvement and leadership. It also provides emotional, informational and systems navigational support, researches needs and strategies for improving family involvement and links Virginia family involvement activities.

C2ADOPT (formerly Coordinators2Inc)

8100 Three Chopt Road, Suite 101, Richmond, Virginia 23229

(804) 354-1881

C2ADOPT is an innovative leader in the adoption community with a full array of trauma-informed, adoption competent counseling and assessment services, including support groups. C2 staff are available to provide training to groups of all sizes and help treatment providers, schools, childcare agencies, and parents better understand the unique needs of children and families in foster care and adoption. Adult adoptees and birth/first parents may benefit from their trainings, counseling services and their support groups. Services are available to anyone impacted by adoption or foster care. They welcome single, married, and LGBT families to explore services with us.

Attachment and Trauma Institute

4112 East Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23228

(804) 901-7911

www.attachmentandtrauma.com

The Attachment and Trauma Institute was established in 2004 as a counseling agency with a concentrated training in Understanding Trauma and Effective Treatment Strategies for improving outcomes with at-risk youth. A team of over twenty-five counselors currently support the mission of ATI in their effort to provide trauma-informed counseling services in the greater central Virginia region. The Attachment and Trauma Institute is a counseling agency committed to providing individuals and families with the highest quality of trauma informed mental health care.

Attachment and Trauma Institute

4112 East Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23228

(804) 901-7911

www.attachmentandtrauma.com
The Attachment and Trauma Institute was established in 2004 as a counseling agency with a concentrated training in Understanding Trauma and Effective Treatment Strategies for improving outcomes with at-risk youth. A team of over twenty-five counselors currently support the mission of ATI in their effort to provide trauma-informed counseling services in the greater central Virginia region. The Attachment and Trauma Institute is a counseling agency committed to providing individuals and families with the highest quality of trauma informed mental health care.

All Family Matters, Inc.

3500 Kensington Avenue, Suite E, Richmond, Virginia 23221

(804) 303-5186

All Family Matters, Inc. now offers four programs for individuals and families. Their Intensive In-Home Service offers individual and family/counseling therapy, crisis intervention, and case management services to children 3-18 years with a mental health diagnosis or behavioral disorder. The Mental Health Skill-Building Program offers case management and supportive counseling to adults 18 and over with a mental health diagnosis. Their Therapeutic Day Treatment Program serves children ages 3 to 16 with behavioral disorders and mental health diagnoses that are not able to manage appropriate behavior within traditional settings. This program will not be operating during the summer of 2014. We are also offering a group home for adult individuals with intellectual disability.