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Celebrating our Villa Heroes Society

To our supporters whose cape we cannot see, but impact we can feel – thank you for rallying to meet the critical needs of our children and families in these unprecedented times. Our work wouldn’t be possible without you! Click here to view our Villa Heroes Society members. You can be a hero by making a […]

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COVID-19 Response Plan at St. Joseph’s Villa – 9/8/20 UPDATE

UPDATE (Tuesday, September 8): St. Joseph’s Villa has begun reopening the campus to students and clients only, in phases. We have welcomed back Dooley School and Sarah Dooley Center for Autism students, and Adult Day Support participants. Daily wellness screenings for all staff and students have been established in accordance with guidelines put forth by […]

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RiseUP Campaign 2020 Investor Report

We have all had to navigate unprecedented uncertainty over the last few months. At the Villa, we have been reminded about what is certain – the importance of our work and partnership with the community, and the importance of our core values of helping and including all children and their families. While uncertain about exactly […]

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Celebrating our 2020 Graduates

On Tuesday, June 2nd, a car parade led by our teachers and staff left the Villa campus early in the morning to celebrate our Class of 2020 graduates. Diplomas, caps and gowns, and gift baskets were delivered to happy students and their families from Williamsburg to Louisa. Even though this wasn’t the graduation ceremony any […]

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In The News: Villa Fundraising in Uncertain Times

“We have applied the same strategies during this crisis that we always have. We simply buckle down and show everyone that we are the strength in the storm.” CEO Kathleen Burke Barrett shares how the Villa has continued successful fundraising campaigns in uncertain times, from the 2008 recession to today in a national webinar series […]

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May Is Mental Health Month

At St. Joseph’s Villa, we provide a variety of integrated, trauma-informed services and connections to community resources for individuals experiencing mental health crisis. Our goal is to help children be successful in their communities, and keep families intact. Mental health awareness and resources are more critical now than ever. During Mental Health Month, and every […]

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Lift up Villa families at The Giving Wall

There have been times in all of our lives when we’ve needed a hand up. Many of our clients are unable to lift themselves out of crisis because of recurring urgent needs they cannot financially meet. Car repair. Medical bills. Groceries. Utilities. Gas or bus fare. Training. The Giving Wall is a new digital platform […]

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In The News: Jamari’s Language Journey at SJV

April is Autism Awareness Month. While we promote inclusion of the children and adults we serve and celebrate all those who support them, it fills us with joy to share with you the testimonial of a parent whose child’s future has changed course at the Villa’s Sarah Dooley Center for Autism (SDCA). The Richmond Times-Dispatch […]

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COVID-19 Community Resource Guide

We’re proud to be part of a community that has come together to lift up vulnerable children and families during this time of uncertainty and urgent need. We have compiled a resource guide that includes food pantries, school meal pickups, free clinics and other support services. Download the Community Resource Guide here. St. Joseph’s Villa […]

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Villa expands mental health care access through Telehealth

In this time of deepening need and physical distancing due to COVID-19, youth and adults covered by Medicaid can now access our mental health professionals through Telehealth. Available services include: Therapeutic Day Treatment Mental Health Skill Building Intensive In-Home Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) In-Home For more information, please contact Admissions and Community Relations Manager, Matt […]

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ST. JOSEPH’S VILLA IS COMMITTED TO TAKING ACTION FOR RACIAL EQUITY. READ OUR FULL STATEMENT HERE.