United Methodist Family Services of Virginia

Unwavering champions for high-risk children and families.

aka UMFS   |   Richmond, VA   |  www.umfs.org

Mission

UMFS is an unwavering champion for high-risk children and families, collaborating with communities to help them reach their full potential.

Ruling year info

1958

President and CEO

Nancy Toscano

Main address

3900 West Broad Street

Richmond, VA 23230 USA

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Formerly known as

Virginia Methodist Children's Home

Virginia Annual Conference Orphanage

EIN

54-0505969

NTEE code info

Foster Care (P32)

Group Home, Residential Treatment Facility - Mental Health Related (F33)

Specialized Education Institutions/Schools for Visually or Hearing Impaired, Learning Disabled (B28)

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Treatment Foster Care & Adoption

Treatment Foster Care - Supporting children and teens in foster care who are working to overcome past trauma or abuse or those with behavioral or medical challenges. We identify supportive foster families and provide extensive training and comprehensive ongoing support. Extreme Recruitment – Helping children and teens in foster care find adoptive homes by locating and reconnecting them with relatives or other supportive adults. Adoption Services – Specializing in the adoption of children from the foster care system, we provide support before and after the adoption is finalized. Adoptive Family Preservation – Providing free counseling and support groups for all adoptive families in Virginia. Project LIFE (Living Independently, Focusing on Empowerment) – helping prepare and equip teens in foster care for life as productive adults.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
At-risk youth

UMFS supports high-risk children and families through a variety of community based services: Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) – Working with the entire family, giving them voice to identify key needs and the professionals they need to support them. For children with behavioral, emotional, or mental health challenges who are at risk of an out-of-home placement or currently in one. Family Support Partners (FSP) – FSPs are parents of children with behavioral, emotional, or mental health challenges who have experience navigating the complexities of the healthcare system. They provide emotional support, advocacy, and education for other families facing similar challenges.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
At-risk youth
Families

Charterhouse School – Providing specialized therapeutic education for children struggling with emotional, behavioral, and developmental challenges or autism or other neurological differences. Small class sizes with dedicated teachers and student support coaches help elementary, middle, and high-school aged students overcome challenges and thrive. The Richmond campus serves children in the UMFS Child & Family Healing Center as well as day students from across the Richmond metro area. The Edinburg location serves day students in the Shenandoah Valley, from Harrisonburg to Winchester. The Courage to Succeed program empowers students with high-functioning autism and other neurological differences to help them earn a college degree or vocational certificate, work in their chosen field, and live independently.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
At-risk youth

Child & Family Healing Center – Serving children ages 11 – 18 with acute mental health challenges. Many of the youth we serve are also struggling to overcome trauma, acute behavioral and emotional challenges, or have autism and other neurological differences. Youth live on our Richmond campus for 6 – 18 months while participating in customized therapeutic treatment to help them heal. Leland House – Providing short-term (up to 60 days) intervention and stabilization for children ages 12 – 17 in Fairfax County who are in crisis and cannot remain in their home.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
At-risk youth

Where we work

Accreditations

Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services - Accreditation 2019

Better Business Bureau of Central VA - Accredited Charity 2020

Awards

Affiliations & memberships

ConnectRichmond 2010

ConnectSouthside 2010

HandsOn Greater Richmond 2010

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Financials

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United Methodist Family Services of Virginia

Board of directors
as of 7/14/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Mike Giancaspro

Retired, Tredegar Corporation

Term: 2021 - 2019

John Brenneke

Retired United Methodist pastor

Margaret Hardy

Sands Anderson

Bruce Whitehurst

Virginia Bankers Association

Greg Peters

UMFS

Ken Huntsman

Retired, AOL

Betty Forbes

Retired, Christian Children's Fund

Michael Giancaspro

Tredegar Corporation

Sarah Hoyle

Community Volunteer

Bruce Sadler

Austin Brockenbrough & Associates, LLP

Marshall Ross

Commonwealth Office of the Attorney General

Melissa Sikes

Mitchell, Wiggins & Company

Jim Godwin

Bon Secours Virginia Health System

David Reid

Virginia House of Delegates

Iris Holliday

Consultant

Jennie Reynolds

Anthem HealthKeepers Plus

N.H. Cookie Scott

Retired, Virginia Department of Corrections

Karen Walker

Physical Therapy Specialists

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 05/20/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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Disability