Voices for Virginia’s Children honors Villa with Making Kids Count Award

Drew Melson, posted on October 16, 2017

Voices for Virginia’s Children, the only independent multi-issue child policy and advocacy organization in the state, honored St. Joseph’s Villa with the 2017 Carol S. Fox Making Kids Count Award on October 4th. The award recognizes long-term commitment to improving the lives of vulnerable or disadvantaged children while upholding the highest ethical standards. St. Joseph’s […]

Villa briefs Congress on rapid rehousing progress

Drew Melson, posted on September 19, 2017

On Monday, September 18, Villa CEO Kathleen Burke Barrett and Director of Housing & Homeless Services Kimberly Tucker joined the National Alliance to End Homelessness at a Congressional Briefing in the U.S Capitol.  The briefing updated Congressional staff on progress that has been made nationally toward ending homelessness through rapid rehousing, and what we need […]

Villa Schools to hold Open House (August 31, 2017)

Drew Melson, posted on August 24, 2017

Come see what our schools are about, and how we’re preparing students for brighter futures! St. Joseph’s Villa operates four schools on a therapeutic 82-acre campus: Brook Road Academy, Dooley School, Dooley Center for Alternative Education, and Sarah Dooley Center for Autism. Each school is uniquely designed to address the distinct needs of the students […]

Reflections from three-year Partnership for the Future intern

Drew Melson, posted on August 4, 2017

My very first day at St. Joseph’s Villa, on June 22nd, 2015, I immediately noticed the overflow of life. The campus was intertwined with vibrant blossoms, timeless architecture which showcased the history of the campus, and the pleasant personalities of every employee. Before my internship I had no knowledge of the extraordinary services SJV provides […]

Senator Creigh Deeds tours Villa programs

Drew Melson, posted on July 27, 2017

Virginia Senator Creigh Deeds visited St. Joseph’s Villa on Tuesday, July 25 to learn about about our education and mental health services. We were also happy to be joined by Voices for Virginia’s Children Executive Director Margaret Nimmo Holland and Policy Analyst Ashley Everette. Senator Deeds met program leaders from our Sarah Dooley Center for Autism and Crisis […]

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