Virginia

2019

VA Reunification newsletter: This edition highlights Governor Northam’s June 2019 Family Reunification Month Proclamation, stories featuring the reunification successes of LDSS agencies in three rural communities, resources and tips for family services specialists and foster families, information about reunification with special populations such as LGBTQ+ youth and sibling groups, plus state and national resources regarding reunification best practices.

Virginia Governor's Proclamation - A proclamation recognizing June 2019 as FAMILY REUNIFICATION MONTH in the COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA and calling for its observance.

2018

Virginia's new Permanency Matters newsletter, highlighting reunification.

Governor Northam declares June Family Reunification Month. Proclamation

2016

Governor's Proclamation. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe proclaimed June Reunification Month in the Commonwealth.

Fairfax County DFS also celebrated Reunification Month. This included recognizing two families with certificates and tickets to the Fairfax County Fair and recognizing nine case workers who helped families reunify during the last year (photo below). They also nominated a parent for the ABA Reunification Heroes project.