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
We help families with young children:
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.
Celebrating 140 Years of Bringing Health & Hope into the Home
Since our founding in 1877, Family Lifeline has flourished for more than a century because of our responsiveness to the changing needs of those we serve. Our name throughout the years has reflected this evolution – The City Mission (1877), Associated Charities (1905), Family Service Society (1928), Family & Children’s Services (1963) and today, Family Lifeline (2001). We encourage you to trace our history to discover a vision that is as vibrant today as it was when we were first founded.Our History
Tickets are on sale for $100 per person. Include entry, entertainment, drinks, & food. Presented by Impact Makers and benefiting Family Lifeline, CHOCOHOLIC is Richmond’s sweetest cocktail party. Celebrating its 13th year. This chocolate-filled fundraiser will be...read more
Family Lifeline’s Sounds and Sights of the Holiday Season PAT Connection Group is an extra special event for families in our Early Childhood Programming to enjoy holiday festivities while also receiving positive child development, parenting education, and building...read more
This holiday season marks the 32nd year that the Office of the Executive Secretary (OES) of the Supreme Court of Virginia has participated in an annual Christmas Family Project, coming together to raise funds and supplies to support local families in need. This...read more
Family Lifeline Young Professionals (FLYP) are passionate about Family Lifeline. Hear from them in their own words why they give their time, talent, and treasure to support our work of bringing health and hope directly into the home: I first joined Family Lifeline as...read more