Impact and Need
Impact and Need

Impact and Need

Annual Report 2023

Your 2023 Impact…

♥ Foster Care: 133 children and teens experienced safety and healing in a family home.

♥ Adoption: 194 children and teens received support during their adoption process, including 96 who were officially welcomed into their forever homes. 327 families received post-adoption services for enhanced stability and connection.

♥ Day Support: 27 individuals with disabilities were provided opportunities for social inclusion, skill-building, and community engagement.

♥ Sponsored Residential Care: 142 individuals with disabilities resided in family homes instead of institutions.

♥ Counseling Services: 249 families strengthened their relationships.

♥ Independent Living: 25 young adults transitioned into college, employment, and stable housing.

♥ Kinship Care: 11 families were supported with services and resources to keep children out of foster care.

What Needs To Be Done…

♥ 2,127 children in foster care are waiting to be adopted. (Source: Virginia Department of Social Services, December 2023)

♥ 66 adults with disabilities still reside in training centers. (Source: The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, January 2024)

♥ 555 children are living in temporary care facilities, group homes, or residential treatment facilities. (Source: Virginia Department of Social Services, December 2023)

♥ 15,016 Virginians with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities are on waiting lists for waivers. (Source: The Arc of Virginia, December 2023)

♥ 442 youth aged out of foster care without a permanent placement during fiscal year 2022. (Source: Virginia Department of Social Services, December 2023)

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