Virtual Parenting Check-In Sessions

Free Virtual Sessions Help Caregivers in Challenging Times   Fredericksburg, Virginia – Parenting can be challenging in the best of times. A global pandemic adds new hurdles while isolating many parents from their usual supports. Rappahannock Area Community Services Board offers virtual Parenting Check-Ins to help caregivers. Each month, the prevention services team will tackle…

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Virtual Hidden in Plain Sight – 2 Opportunities

Be Well Rappahannock Council and Planning District 16 Community Partners are hosting two (2) virtual Hidden in Plain Sight events.   May 12th at 10:00 a.m. To register: https://bit.ly/39XC0IAm. May 13th at 6:30 p.m. To register: https://bit.ly/3t6uPp1 This free webinar is to help parents and caregivers learn more about drug trends and identify potential substance…

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2020 Virginia ALICE Report now Available

https://www.unitedforalice.org/Virginia/ We all know people who are ALICE — Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. ALICE workers educate our children, keep us healthy, and make our quality of life possible, yet do not earn enough to support their own families. ALICE households are forced to make tough choices, such as deciding between quality child care or…

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Article on Resilience in Fredericksburg Parent and Family Magazine

https://fredericksburgparent.net/articles/build-resilience-an-important-strategy-now-and-going-forward/   Build Resilience: An Important Strategy Now and Going Forward   resilience – noun – re-sil-ience – 1: the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress. 2: “bouncing back” from difficult experiences, often with profound personal growth. Build Resilience March 12 seems like a world…

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Article: State revenues down by $700 million in April, as COVID-19 crisis hits budget

Excerpt: The results contained some good news, as Virginia liquor and alcoholic beverage sales surged under the stay-at-home order that Northam issued on March 30 in response to the public health emergency he declared 18 days earlier. ABC sales revenues rose $331,000 in April and almost $14 million for the first 10 months of the…

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Voices for Virginia’s Children – Survey

Please share this blog post by Voices for Virginia’s Children.  The accompanying survey will gather important information to help advocates, community organizations, and government leaders better understand what help families need to feel stable and secure. Please take 3-5 minutes to share your thoughts.  I encourage anyone with a child aged 13 and under in…

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