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
Saturday, September 30th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm Hardywood Park Craft Brewery Held in honor of Family Lifeline's 140th anniversary, 140 Fest is an opportunity to celebrate and support Family Lifeline and its work of strengthening the overall well-being and independence...read more
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, a national news organization, included Family Lifeline a in the feature of their August edition, 15 New Fundraising Ideas That Worked: FLYP's mission is to develop and empower young professionals to assume leadership roles at work and in...read more
The Commonwealth of Virginia’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) encourages businesses, individuals, and trusts to make donations to nonprofit organizations that provide services to low-income Virginians. We’re excited that Family Lifeline is a participating NAP...read more