Luci's Story

Luci met her Parent Educator when she was overwhelmed by the thought of new motherhood. She was balancing classes at a local community college and experiencing the challenges of living at home with her mother while preparing to give birth.   Through the Parents as...

Eva's Story

  For Eva, her role as a CNA with Family Lifeline’s Home Care program is more than just a job. For Eva, her position at Family Lifeline led her to a second family. When Eva began working at Family Lifeline in the mid-90s, she was assigned to the case of Ms. Bailey....

Dominique and JeVontae's Story

When she was a senior in high school and six months pregnant with her son, Dominique was referred to Family Lifeline’s Healthy Families program by her high school guidance counselor.  At the time, JeVontae was a recent high school graduate and looking for work. The...

Jennifer and Florence's Story

When Jennifer moved to Richmond, she was looking for a way to get involved in her new community. Through Family Lifeline’s ElderFriends program, she was matched with Florence, who is in her nineties. Florence welcomed Jennifer into her home, often talking to her about...

Maria's Story

Maria was referred to CHIP when her second son was seven months old. At the time of enrollment Maria was battling severe depression, and had already experienced many challenges in her life, including childhood neglect, loss of significant other, and severe mental...