WHAT WE BELIEVE
We are dedicated to creating a world where caring, opportunity and generosity are passed on from generation to generation. We strive for and get results that transform lives by doing whatever it takes to help children and families in need.
Our Social Impact statement reinforces our commitment to creating a significant, positive change and addressing pressing social challenges. Through collaboration with our communities and stakeholders, UMFS has committed to the Social Impact statement below.
Business + Impact, University of Michigan, 2019
In fiscal year 2018, UMFS touched the lives of 13,722 high-risk children and families in 173 communities. We offer a holistic range of programs and services including: residential programs, special education private day school, treatment foster care, and over 12 community based services.
CHILD & FAMILY HEALING CENTER
Serving children struggling to overcome trauma, acute behavioral and emotional challenges, children with autism and other neurological differences. Children live on our Richmond campus for 6-18 months while participating in customized therapeutic treatment to help them heal.
Providing short-term (up to 45 days) intervention and stabilization, in partnership with Fairfax County, for children who are in crisis and cannot remain in their home.
Providing specialized therapeutic education for children struggling with emotional, behavioral, or developmental challenges, autism or other neurological differences. Small class sizes with dedicated teachers and student support coaches help elementary, middle, and high-school students overcome their challenges and thrive.
TREATMENT FOSTER CARE
Supporting high-risk foster children and teenagers who are working to overcome past trauma or abuse, or are struggling with behavioral or medical challenges. We identify supportive foster families and provide extensive training with comprehensive ongoing support.
Partnering with government, private organizations, and communities to deliver a network of flexible and comprehensive community-based services. Below are outcomes from various community-based services.
We want to hear from you!
As part of our continuous improvement process, we want to ensure that your feedback is heard. If you would like to share your thoughts on this page and our current published outcomes, please click on the green button below and fill out our feedback form. Feedback will be assessed on a continuous basis and will be addressed to the best of our ability.