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Adoption and Foster Care

Appomattox Department of Social Services: Family Service Unit

Agency services include: Foster Care, Adoption, Resources families, Child Protective Services, Prevention Services, Services Intake, Employment Program; Adult Services and Adult Protective Services.

318 Court St,

Appomattox, VA

P.O. 549


x 130


Bedford Department of Social Services: Family Service Unit

The Family Services Unit is supervised by the Family Services Manager and has four (4) Family Services Supervisors. The unit is responsible for Adult Protective Services, Child Protective Services, Prevention, Foster Care/Adoption, and Community Resource   Services/Service Intake.

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119 East Main Street,

Bedford VA 24523

(540) 586-7750 x2266

DePaul Community Resources: Child and Family Services Division

DePaul Community Resources provides adoption preparation and recruitment, post-adoptive support, foster care, and developmental disabilities support, including day support, group homes, and host homes.

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4859 Waterlick Road

Suite A through D

Forest, VA 24551

434 455-3727

Braley and Thompson

Braley and Thompson provide exceptional community-based treatment programming to serve the needs of children and families throughout Virginia. Services offered include therapeutic programs like foster care mental health and behavior support, mentoring and many additional options to help individuals of all ages reach their full potential in the community.

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2201 Graves Mill Road Suite D

Forest, VA 24551


Lynchburg Department of Human Services: Foster Care and Adoptions Unit

 The Department of Human Services is a public social services agency providing a variety of financial benefits and mandated services to the public.  

Services include foster care/adoption and ancillary services (foster and adoptive home recruitment, training, and licensure, independent living services to older foster youth), adult protective and ongoing services, and child protective services/family preservation and foster care prevention (including parenting classes, support groups), and self-sufficiency programs including child care subsidy, employment and work readiness classes.

Benefits programs include Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, and Energy Assistance Programs.

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900 Church Street

Lynchburg, VA 24504  24522



United Methodist Family Services

UMFS is a nonprofit agency that addresses the needs of children at risk and provides families with the tools necessary tools to overcome challenges. Services include foster care and adoption, residential treatment and specialized education.

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2420 Memorial Avenue

Lynchburg, VA 24501


Impact Living Services

Impact Living Services (ILS) was created by a team of professionals that had the audacious goal of changing outcomes in foster care and families. The status quo was simply unacceptable. Impact Living Services operates under the principle that no one is transformed by services alone but rather by outcome based services in the context of meaningful engaged and purposeful relationships.

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1605 Enterprise Drive

Lynchburg, VA 24504


Central Virginia CASA

When a child’s future hangs in the balance, we are there. We are the CASA movement. We are trained volunteers who step up to assist judges and serve our community’s most vulnerable children as court-appointed special advocates (CASA).

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901 Church Street Ste 101

Lynchburg, VA 24504 


127 Place

127 Place believes the heart of God is to take care of the orphan, and that we can accomplish more together than we can do alone.  We desire to see all churches answering God’s calling, impacting the lives of children, their families, their communities, and the world.

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Salem, VA 24153 


The Motherhood Collective

The Motherhood Collective offers peer-to-peer support for women walking through the adoption and foster care process. Here, women have the opportunity to validate experiences, share resources, and gain support and encouragement. An hour-long session is offered in the evenings twice a month. Friends and support are welcome to accompany those in need. 

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150 Linden Avenue

Lynchburg, VA 24503






Amherst County Social Services

The Amherst County Department of Social Services provides adoption services through efficient, quality, and helpful services for individuals and families. 

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224 Second St.

P.O. Box 414, Amherst, VA 24521



Campbell County Social Services 

The Campbell County Department of Social Services provides adoption services and desires to strengthen an individual or family’s ability to be independent

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69 Kabler Lane

Rustburg, VA 24588


Nelson County Social Services

The Nelson County Department of Social Services provides a network support and assistance for individuals and families

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203 Front St.

Lovingston, VA 22949