Celebrating 140 Years

Family Lifeline has brought health & hope into the home since 1877
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Safe & Healthy Kids

We partner with families to raise healthy children in a safe environment
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Independent Adults

We partner with families so their loved ones can age in place for as long as possible.
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We offer many opportunities to support our work.
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Our comprehensive in-home educational and support services empower people to help themselves to maintain healthy, safe and stable lives.


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Family Lifeline brings health and hope into the home

We partner with individuals and families at critical points in their lives to strengthen overall well-being and independence by delivering intensive home and community-based services.

Our Impact

How we help families with young children:

How we help older adults & persons with disabilities:

Our premise is straightforward — strengthening families provides a foundation for success, two generations at a time.

Family Lifeline works to solve the root of problems, building on assets, and creating lasting impact. All of our services are prevention-focused, strengths-based, culturally-informed, and outcomes driven. And we take these services into the community to teach, nurture, and support individuals and families in impactful and lasting ways:

  • We teach young mothers how to care for their newborns.
  • We educate parents so they can help their children succeed in school.
  • We support isolated older adults and persons with disabilities so they may age in place in their own homes.
  • We relieve caregivers with vital respite time for self, work, or family.
Our Impact


Supporting Families with Small Children

When Elise enrolled into Family Lifeline's Health Families program, one of the first things she told her Parent Educator Sean was that she would do whatever it takes to be the best parent for her child. However she lacked the role models and support systems to help...

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FLYP Hosts Volunteers To Create PAT Activities

Family Lifeline Young Professionals hosted community volunteers to create learning tools for our families with young children to use in the home that encourage family health & well-being, child development-centered parenting, and healthy parent-child interactions....

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Volunteers Help Make History!

Family Lifeline, one of the Richmond region’s oldest nonprofit, hosted a mural painting project on the front of their Broad Street office in celebration of their 140 years of service in the Richmond community. Two teams of CarMax associates were on hand to support the...

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2017 Champions for Families Honorees

Prevent Child Abuse Virginia & CHIP of Virginia were named Family Lifeline's 2017 Woodson Champion for Families honorees. The award was accepted by Lisa Specter-Dunaway for CHIP of Virginia and Johanna Schuchert for Prevent Child Abuse Virginia. The Champion for...

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