About DePaul
About DePaul

About DePaul

Our vision: opening doors to hope and belonging.
Our values: fairness, integrity, respect, safety, and trust.
Our goal: to be a touchstone provider of services to individuals with unique challenges.

For 40 years, DePaul Community Resources has opened doors to hope and belonging for families and individuals across Central and Southwest Virginia.

We are not only a nonprofit human services organization—we are a social impact organization. Every day we work to change the world by improving the lives of children, families, and individuals with developmental disabilities. With more than 200 staff, a network of over 400 care providers, foster and adoptive parents, and a host of volunteers, advocates, and partners, it is work that we cannot accomplish alone. Hope and belonging is for all of us—with your help, we can make this vision a reality for countless Virginians who cannot imagine it today.

Our Leadership

DePaul exercises leadership at all levels of the organization. We have many teams working each day to make decisions that help us do our best work. Each team has its own unique purpose and brings a distinct value to our work. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, DePaul is led by a volunteer board of directors. The board is tasked with establishing the strategic direction for the organization to ensure DePaul is poised for a vital future in the decades ahead. The executive leadership team is responsible for ensuring organizational strategy, organizational health, and organizational structure. Under the direction of the president and CEO, the executive team provides direction, protection, and order for the organization and to ensure alignment of all departments as DePaul heads toward our north star of hope and belonging.

News & Events

Spotlight Stories

With Open Arms

Regardless of age, background, or situation, foster parents Julia McIntosh and Tom Moore have welcomed children into their home and their lives with open arms. With the support of one of Julia’s work colleagues who was also considering foster care, Julia and Tom first pursued foster parenting in 2016 and soon after became an approved […]

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Adoption Resources

The Cost of Private Adoption vs. Adoption From Foster Care

It takes a special person to offer the lifelong gift of permanency to a child in need of a place to belong. Families who wish to welcome children or teens into their homes through adoption will discover there are many avenues to adoption. Primarily, adoptions fall into two categories: private adoption and adoption from foster […]

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Sponsored Residential Stories

Living a Full Life

To the Camachos, opening their home to others comes naturally. When she was a child, Sheila Camacho’s parents fostered over 300 children and teenagers; it was simply a part of how her family lived. After one of the children in their home aged out of foster care and still needed a place to live, Sheila’s […]

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News & Events

DePaul CEO Amanda Stanley named to Virginia children’s council

DePaul Community Resources is pleased to announce the appointment of DePaul President and CEO Amanda Noell Stanley to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s administration. Amanda’s appointment to the State Executive Council for Children’s Services was announced June 22. The council is a supervisory panel who oversees the administration of services and funding under the Children’s Services […]

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Spotlight Stories

Facing Life Together

Reverend Garry and Beccy McGlinchy adopted their son Tate in 2012, not knowing then that the scared and uncertain boy joining their family would grow into the big-hearted, self-sufficient man he is today. Tate faced a hard road as a child in the foster care system, and his past made early interactions and bonding with […]

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Sponsored Residential Stories

Coming Home to the Kidds

When Respite Placements Become Family When Tommy’s parents died within a month of each other, he needed an emergency placement in the form of a temporary home. What he found instead was a loving forever home with the Kidds. Tommy has been a part of Cheryl and Ray Kidds’ home for 13 years, entering sponsored […]

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