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Youth Mental Health Crisis

Posted:  -  By: Voices for VA's Kids

Written by Voices’ intern Abby Aquije Increasing mental health resources and access to behavioral health services is a necessary step to mend our youth mental health crisis. If we are truly…

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2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book Release

Posted:  -  By: Lauren Snellings

The 2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book was recently released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, an annually published resource that tracks child well-being nationally as well as state by state…

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Announcement: New Youth Development Program by Voices

Posted:  -  By: Kristin Lennox

We are excited to announce a new youth development program at Voices for Virginia’s Children. This new program is in the early stages of planning, and we’re delighted to be…

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Voices Supports Proposed Changes to Child Care Payment Rates and Parent Co-Pays

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

Voices supports the proposed improvements to child care payment rates and the parent copayment requirements. These proposed changes will greatly impact the under resourced child care sector as well as…

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How the 988 Hotline Can Break Down Systemic Barriers to Health Care

Posted:  -  By: Emily Moore

This blog is the first of two posts that will take a deeper look into Virginia’s efforts to integrate the 988 hotline with the behavioral health crisis services continuum. **This…

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