Working Together To Change Lives.
Rappahannock Goodwill Industries believes that through the power of collaboration with other organizations, more people can be served and more lives impacted in a powerful way.
The Goodwill Community Resource Center features nearly 10,000 square feet of office space specifically for partner organizations so we can work together and change lives.
Co-location of the Goodwill staff and the staffs of other agencies will facilitate working together to better assist people. The collaborative environment allows us to help people with a variety of barriers reach their full potential, both on and off the job.
Collaboration Zone Partners
Mission Statement: To positively impact individual and community health by providing integrated wellness, prevention, and health navigation services.
The Fredericksburg Area HIV/AIDS Support Services (FAHASS) is a private, nonprofit organization founded in 1992. Our mission is to positively impact individual and community health by providing integrated wellness, prevention, and health navigation services. To that end, FAHASS provides HIV status testing and linkage to care services in twelve counties; Fredericksburg, Caroline, Culpeper, Fauquier, King George, Madison, Orange, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Westmoreland.
FAHASS constantly seeks to partner with other organizations to advance community health and has established partnerships with Micah Ministries, Thurman Brisben Center, the Community Health Center of the Rappahannock Region, and Rappahannock Goodwill Industries.
The Childcare Network is a non-profit 501(c) (3) child care resource and referral agency and sponsor of the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program. TCN serves families and children in Fredericksburg and surrounding areas. Our mission is to improve the lives of children by providing information, resources, and training to children’s parents and caregivers.
Mission statement: To build strong permanent families and lifelong relationships for Virginia’s at-risk children.
At Children’s Home Society of Virginia, we believe EVERY CHILD DESERVES A HOME. For 115 years, we have been dedicated to our mission of service to children and families in the commonwealth. We believe healthy families are the cornerstone of a healthy community, and we work diligently to transform our community by creating and supporting families in which children are able to thrive. We are passionately committed to finding a permanent family for every child. Because when we do, we positively impact children’s lives, and our entire community benefits.
CHS is a full-service, private, nonprofit 501(c)(3), non-sectarian licensed child-placing agency, and one of Virginia’s oldest adoption agencies. Since our charter by the Virginia General Assembly in 1900, CHS has been guided by the fundamental belief that every child deserves a home. To date, CHS has successfully facilitated placement of more than 13,000 children into safe and permanent homes. CHS’s mission today is to find permanent adoptive homes for children of all ages throughout the commonwealth, and to provide critical support services to birth families, adoptive families, and past and present adoptees. Our full spectrum of programs and services includes working with the commonwealth’s Departments of Social Services to find adoptive homes for youths in Virginia foster care, and providing impactful ongoing post-adoptive counseling to maintain successful families after adoptions have been finalized. In addition, CHS offers unbiased 24/7 pregnancy counseling at no charge, birth parent counseling, temporary infant care for birth mothers in crisis, family support groups, activities for adoptive families and children, and heritage and search services for adult adoptees. CHS is also proud to be one of only three Virginia recruiters for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption – a national nonprofit finding forever families for children in foster care.
Smart Beginnings Rappahannock Area’s (SBRA) mission is to lead community partners in maximizing and coordinating resources that ensure equal opportunities for all young children, birth to five, to be ready for school and ready for life.
We serve the city of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford.
Our organization is part of a statewide network of similar early childhood organizations. Locally, we are guided by a voluntary Board of Directors comprised of community leaders. Smart Beginnings Rappahannock Area is a coalition of over 80 public and private agencies, businesses, and individuals.
SBRA implements several early childhood strategies in our region in order to enhance the quality of early childhood education and service programs for children birth to age five. We are funded through generous donations from local businesses, organizations, and individuals, as well as grants from the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation.