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Resource Hub:
Recreation and child development

Resource connection can be hard to navigate, at Family Lifeline our mission is to connect families and individuals with all resources for a safe and healthy home. For support in navigating and connecting with community services, check out our Accessing Services page for a form that gets you access to our partner agencies throughout Richmond and Petersburg. 


Museums for All

Provides free or reduced admissions to museums throughout the US. No registration is required, but you must bring your SNAP EBT card (WIC card may not work) and photo ID which allows access for 4 people per card. Any admissions cost must be paid with alternate methods such as cash or credit.

Local Richmond Museums:

Agecroft Hall and Gardens

The American Civil War Museum

Children’s Museum of Richmond

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden


The Poe Museum

Science Museum of Virginia

The Valentine

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Virginia Museum of History and Culture

Wilton House Museum

**To ensure what each museum requires upon entry and for other locations click here

Henrico Library

HCPL offers a variety of resources ranging from books, classes, media, printing, and more. For access to materials, a library card is required.  Residents of Henrico County, Chesterfield County, and/ or City of Richmond are eligible and must have a photo ID as well as Proof of address, for more information click here. The application can be filled out online, printed and brought to a location (English Form, Spanish Form), or at a HCPL location.


They offer:

Events and classes:

Computer basics, Pre-K Open Art, ESL Conversation Café (online)

 click here for the events calendar

Story Time for families and children

click here for the storytime calendar

Academic Support

Job and Career Resources


Tax Help

Richmond Public Library

Offers a variety of resources such as laptop checkout, job seeker assistance, books, legal forms, and events.


RPL also offers:

Events and storytime for children

School Readiness

Resources for kids with special needs

Free Library Cards are eligible to those in:

Residents of the following cities: Richmond, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Williamsburg

Residents of the following counties: Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King

William, New Kent, Powhatan, and Prince George


Application Instructions:

Apply in person for a physical library card click here for instructions

Apply online for an ECARD for access to online materials

click here for location addresses and information

Eastern Henrico Recreation Center

Offers a water spray park, open play area, trails, soccer/football field, basketball, play equipment and more. Center programs are free and no registration is required, click here for their program schedule. Open Gym activities such as badminton, basketball, and pickball are free but an access pass is necessary (to acquire a pass, visit in-person).

Park and Outdoor Amenities: open daily from dawn to dusk

Spray Park: May-September from 9am- 7pm (Seasonal and weather permitting


For more information:


Phone: 804-652-1450 from 8am-4:30pm

Address: 1440 N. Laburnum Avenue, Henrico, VA 23223

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