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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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 these real stories to find out how important our Transitional Living Services are to a child in crisis. Justin has … 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

Erin’s Story

Monday, June 7, 2021

Imagine how good it feels to overcome a challenge. Now imagine you’re 12-years-old. “In the beginning, when I first came to John G. Wood School, I hated it. I felt like I could not do anything fun. I felt like everyone was against me. I felt like I didn’t belong here so I started acting … Read More

175th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Save the date! September 10, 2021. We hope you’ll plan to join us for a special 175th-anniversary celebration fundraiser presented by Heartwood Wealth Advisors honoring the past, present, and future of Virginia Home for Boys and Girls. Spend the evening with like-minded people who care about providing a safe home and education for children in … Read More