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Now hiring unwavering champions

Visit the careers page of our website to learn more about open positions at UMFS.

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Helping KIDS and families SOAR

As a nonprofit social service organization, we do whatever it takes to empower high-risk children, their families and communities throughout Virginia. From addressing behavioral and emotional issues to finding foster homes, UMFS never gives up.

Our Mission

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Gifts of Hope

Explore our gift catalog, and give to kids in need.


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Purchases art supplies for students to participate in creative therapies.
Enables one child to participate in an animal-assisted therapy program.
Helps students develop skills in UMFS and Charterhouse School vocational education classes.
Provides an opportunity for a child to attend summer camp.
Provides one iPad equipped with apps to help students with unique intellectual challenges learn in their own way.
Provides financial assistance to a student who lacks the resources to achieve his or her educational goals.



Support for foster and adoptive families.

Residential Treatment

24-hour therapeutic support for children with a variety of challenges.

Specialized education

Therapeutic education for elementary, middle and high school students.

Community-Based Services

Helping families find existing support in their home area.

We have 10 offices throughout Virginia. Find the one nearest you.