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Each January, Voices’ staff heads to the Virginia legislature during the General Assembly session to help educate policymakers and advocate for laws, policies and funding initiatives that support Virginia’s children, most especially in the areas of children’s mental health, early … Continue reading


Have you ever wanted a snapshot of how kids are doing in your region of Virginia? We have just released our new regional child well-being infographics to make it easy for you to see, at a glance, how children are … Continue reading

Budget Finalized: Increased Funding for Children’s Mental Health Services

Good news for children’s mental health in the final budget! This week, the FY15-16 budget bill was passed by the House, Senate, and signed by the Governor. Despite the overwhelming focus this session on reforming the adult mental health system, … Continue reading

Your Help is Needed to Maximize Virginia Preschool Initiative Funds

With the FY15-16 budget just finalized and passed by the House, Senate and signed by the Governor with a few days to spare, our localities and school divisions can begin making any adjustments to their plans for the coming year. … Continue reading