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About People Places

Founded in 1973 in Staunton, Virginia, People Places has been instrumental in establishing and shaping treatment foster care locally and nationwide for 50 years. A private, not for profit agency serving Staunton, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, and the surrounding areas, we provide an array of foster care, adoption, and community based services. You can make a difference in the lives of children. Contact the location nearest to you to become a foster or foster/adoptive parent today!

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Megan and Rock Watson Vetran Family with Foster Children

Hear from our foster families about why they choose to foster, how it has impacted them, and what working with People Places is like.


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Colleen with Foster Child

Learn about our team’s work connecting children to individuals and couples who are willing to become certified as foster or adoptive parents.

People Places, Inc. is an independent 501(c)(3) corporation in the Commonwealth of Virginia. People Places, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Agency. No one is denied care, assistance or employment on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, disability, gender, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, ancestry or marital status.