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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Our group homes and independent living apartments are located on a 30+ acre park-like campus in Henrico County, Virginia. This neighborhood setting provides ample space for quiet walks or exciting ball games on our fields. Read Emma’s story to find out how important our Group Care Services are to a child in crisis. Imagine you live in poverty. Now imagine … Read More

Therapeutic Resources

Friday, June 2, 2017

VHBG provides a continuum of therapeutic services to meet the needs of the youth we serve on campus, as well as those residing in surrounding communities. Nathan was an angry and defiant young man who had no use for school or rules. His mother was battling an alcohol addiction and his father was nowhere to … Read More

Specialized School

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Our specialized school is just the right size to teach students with emotional and behavioral challenges that impact their academic success. Ethan had a tough time when it came to learning. He struggled and was removed from three public schools before landing at VHBG’s John G. Wood School. Instead of asking “what’s wrong with you?” … Read More

Justin’s Story

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

JUSTIN’S STORY Virginia Home for Boys and Girls addresses the problem of belonging. The youth we serve need to find a place where they belong and are seen so they can find hope and healing from their trauma. They often feel like they don’t belong to a family or they don’t belong at a school. … Read More

Stephen’s Story

Monday, December 7, 2020

Stephen was asked by his school teacher ‘what do you want your life’s legacy to be?” He replied with the statement that he wanted people to know that he’d been through a really tough life that most people couldn’t go through, but that he’d overcome it. Stephen entered the foster care system at age 10 … Read More

Dyana’s Story

Monday, December 7, 2020

Dyana’s wish to be reunited with her siblings came true! More than three years ago, Dyana’s family was disrupted. The trauma of neglect and abuse left her and her three siblings with behavioral and emotional issues that required different levels of care. Like most youth in crisis due to family dysfunction, they needed a safe … Read More