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For support information,
call 1-800-CHILDREN or email
[email protected]

For information about services in the Richmond area, dial 2-1-1 or visit the 211 website.

To connect with local moms and share information through online message boards and forums, visit RichmondMommies.com

Get your very own "Kids First" license plate. Learn more.

Darkness to Light is a non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce the incidence of child sexual abuse by shifting the responsibility of prevention from children to adults. This program teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse and include the 7 Steps to Preventing Child Sexual Abuse and the consciousness training based Stewards of Children curriculum. For more information on how you can help prevent child sexual abuse, please visit www.darkness2light.org.


You don’t need anyone to tell you how difficult parenting can be. 

But sometimes it might be nice to get a tip or two on the subject. It helps to know that there are others who have dealt with the same issues you're currently dealing with.

Introducing FAM—parenting central for fathers and mothers, friends and mentors, and families like yours. At FAM, we recognize that parenting is no simple task, and that even the best moms and dads need support and information for those little (and not-so-little) challenges.

We invite you to take a closer look at FAMRichmond.org. Because we’re in this together.

FAM organizes Circle of Parents groups for parents dealing with the same issues that you are—from toilet training and
discipline problems to fussy eaters and teenagers expressing their independence. Email [email protected] to request
information about a group forming in your area.


Download the Tips for a Successful School Year Flyer - provided by the Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Child Abuse Prevention Team.

Download the Positive Discipline Booklet provided by FAM to help you learn more about discipline and child development.

Download the United Way Quick Guide - an information and refferral center quick guide to human services in the Greater Richmond area.

Download the Prevention Packet - A 2008 Resource Packet for promoting healthy families in your community.

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