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People Places Perspectives

Helping Ease Anxiety in a Chaotic World

As we welcome the many joys of October including cooler weather, trips to the pumpkin patch, and apple cider- it is also important to acknowledge that the last several months of natural and unnatural disasters have been unprecedented, heartbreaking and very difficult from a national and worldwide perspective. People Places…...

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Recap: People Places 1st Golf Tournament

On September 15th, People Places held its first ever golf tournament at the Waynesboro Country Club. In total, $3,617.84 dollars were raised, and all proceeds will support therapeutic groups for foster children! These groups assist children as they learn valuable social and independent living skills, relaxation skills, relationship building, and how to…...

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The New, Powerful Voice of Foster/Adoptive Youth

Written by: Penny Combs, Community Liaison This is my 30th year working for People Places, Inc. And, in that time, I have never seen such a desire to engage youth and families in such a personal, powerful, and informative way. Decision makers at both the state and local levels are eager…...

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Lean On Me- A Note on Suicide Awareness

Written by: Melissa Blinn, Licensing Supervisor Occasionally, usually in the quiet evening hours (and unfortunately sometimes in the middle of a sleepless night), a simple lyric or song repeats in play mode in my mind. Often, the songs are from the 70’s or 80’s, taking me back to a sweet childhood…...

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Fostering Futures Reaches One Year Anniversary

In Virginia, over 60% of of our foster care youth are adopted by their foster parent. Currently, there are over 5000 children in Virginia's foster care system. Of those 5000, over 700 children are ready for adoption right now. According to the Children's Bureau, nearly 428,000 children in the U.S.…...

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The Gift of Being Present

In Virginia, over 60% of of our foster care youth are adopted by their foster parent. Currently, there are over 5000 children in Virginia's foster care system. Of those 5000, over 700 children are ready for adoption right now. According to the Children's Bureau, nearly 428,000 children in the U.S.…...

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Foster Care in America

In Virginia, over 60% of of our foster care youth are adopted by their foster parent. Currently, there are over 5000 children in Virginia's foster care system. Of those 5000, over 700 children are ready for adoption right now. According to the Children's Bureau, nearly 428,000 children in the U.S.…...

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Trauma-Informed Care

Trauma-Informed Care Training provided by People Places, Inc....

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