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Children Resource Services

Local Community Resources

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge
420 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg Rockingham County
225 N. High Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Blue Ridge CASA for Children
A CASA (a Court Appointed Special Advocate) is a trained community member appointed by a Judge to be an independent voice and advocate for the best interests of a child that is in foster care because they were abused or neglected.

Boys and Girls Club of Waynesboro, Staunton, and Augusta County 
302 E. Main St, Waynesboro, VA 22980
After School program

Central Shenandoah Valley Office on Youth
540-332-3806 or 540-942-6757
413 Port Republic Rd, Waynesboro, VA
900 Nelson St, Staunton, VA 24401
Provides services for teen pregnancy, substance abuse, prevention, and truancy

Children’s Services of Virginia
Children’s Services of Virginia (CSV) is a private, licensed child-placing agency providing foster care, treatment foster care, and adoption services for children and families.

Comfort Zone Camp
6606 West Broad Street, Suite 401, Richmond, VA 23230
Comfort Zone Camp is a nonprofit 501(c)3 bereavement organization that transforms the lives of children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, primary caregiver, or significant person. Our programs are free of charge and include trust-building activities and age-based support groups that break the emotional isolation grief often brings. Comfort Zone’s programs are offered to children ages 7-17, and their families for the family programs, plus we offer young adult programs for 18-25-year-olds.

Commonwealth Center for Children and Adolescents 
1355 Richmond Ave, Staunton, VA 24401
Mental health facility for youth under 18

Dominion Youth Services
4916 Plank Road, North Garden, VA 22959
To empower those they serve to develop sustainable, lifelong skills through individualized quality services and supports.

Family Preservation Services
246 Rolla Mill Road, Staunton, VA 24401
FPS has been a leader and innovator in the development of community-based services here in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Health Connect America
35 Southgate Ct STE 101, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Existing range of programs are meant to help adults, children, adolescents and families find hope and healing from traumatic events. Health Connect America’s programs are designed to address issues like grief, anger management, family issues, and substance use. We offer individuals the support they need and help improve the lives of children, adults and their families.

Hand in Hand Resource Mothers
Having a baby when you are a teenager can be very difficult for you, as well as for your friends, family and father of the baby. Whether the baby is planned or unplanned, teen mothers face a number of health risks during and after pregnancy. Hand in Hand is a program for those 19 years of age or younger.

Healthy Families of the Blue Ridge
Sentara RMH Atrium, 2000 Beery Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Healthy Families of the Blue Ridge is a voluntary program that helps first-time parents learn about how children develop, how to keep children healthy, and how to prepare children to do well in school.

Contact here.

Intercept Health
605 Calvert Street, Staunton, VA 24401
Provide therapeutic foster care services, train, and provide therapeutic foster families, Crisis Services, Community Based Services for children and adults, and a boys group home located in Rockingham County.  We are a statewide agency that also provides a myriad of other mental health services across the state.

No Tears Tutoring
1306 W. Johnson St, Staunton, VA 24401
Provides tutoring services

People Places Inc
1215 N. Augusta St, Staunton, VA 24401
Fostering resilience in children and families so they can thrive.

Riverside Family Support
420 E. Market Street, Harrisonburg, VA
425 Lee Jackson Hwy, Staunton, VA 24401
Providing educational and therapeutic services to empower and support families and individuals in the Shenandoah Valley.

Shenandoah Valley Head Start
1020 Jefferson Hwy, Staunton, VA 24401
Public preschool programs, child care centers, and the Head Start/Early Start Program

Shenandoah Valley Social Services
540-245-5800 or 540-942-6646
1200 Shenandoah Ave, Waynesboro, VA
68 Dick Huff Ln, Verona, VA 24482
Provides assistance for food, childcare, and healthcare

Strategic Therapy Associates, Inc
15 S. Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450
We strongly believe that every child has the right to grow up in a loving, safe, family environment.  We provide services to families in the community, which in turn, keep children safe and above all else, loved.

Staunton-Augusta YMCA
708 N. Coalter Street, Staunton, VA 24401
For Youth Development.  For Social Responsibility.  For Healthy Living.

Three Rivers Treatment Center
Three Rivers Treatment Center is a family-driven and youth-guided diagnostic and treatment service provider helping teenagers receive proper healing. Our facility is led by a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist, who guides an interdisciplinary team of providers.

Valley Children’s Advocacy Center
1105 Greenville Avenue, Staunton, VA 24401
Valley CAC is a Children’s Advocacy Center located in Staunton, VA. Serving Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta, Valley CAC is dedicated to helping reduce trauma and advance recovery for victims of child abuse.

Waynesboro Family YMCA
648 S. Wayne Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980
At the Waynesboro Family YMCA, we’re more than a gym. While we have the latest interactive Precor equipment and dynamic group fitness classes, we also deliver lasting personal and social change within individuals and the community as a whole. With a mission to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to ensure everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

National Resources

Child Abuse

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
Provides crisis intervention, information, and referrals from professional crisis counselors

Children’s Home Society of VA
Adoption agency with a mission to provide at-risk children with a strong and permanent home and healthy relationships

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Helpline for missing children and includes a section to submit reports pertaining to child sexual exploitation

National Children’s Alliance
National Children’s Alliance (NCA) is a professional membership organization on a mission to make one big difference, one child at a time. Reaching everyone with a voice in eradicating abuse—families, advocates, partner agencies, communities, researchers, and all the way to Capitol Hill—our members power a national movement to keep children safe. Featuring the largest network of care centers supporting child abuse victims in the country, NCA is a model in outcome-driven collaboration.

National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth
The mission of NCSBY is to promote better lives, through better choices by youth, caregivers, and professionals for healthier responses to and prevention of problematic sexual behavior of youth. NCSBY provides national training and technical assistance to improve the accuracy, accessibility, and strategic use of accurate information about the nature, incidence, prevalence, prevention, treatment, and management of youth with problematic sexual behavior.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network
NCTSN was created to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for children and families who experience or witness traumatic events.

National Runaway Safeline
1- 800-RUNAWAY
Helpline for youth and teens that need someone to listen and offer confidential, non-directive, and non-judgemental support on emotional and mental issues.

Columbia Engineering Coding Activities for Children
Click here to access the article 
Resources for coding and reducing stress within the preschool, school-age, and adolescent age groups

Missing Children (Virginia)

National Runaway Switchboard

Pregnancy Counseling

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