education. support. advocacy.
God is glorified when the beauty and brokenness of children from hard places are intertwined into our homes, families and churches.
A ministry of West End Assembly of God
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Opportunities To Change Lives
When it comes to caring for vulnerable children in our community, we all have a role to play. While we are not all called to foster or adopt children into our homes, we are all called to care. Learn more about what step you can take!
Foster care & adoption
Open your home to a child in need.
Develop a relationship with a foster child & provide occasional care.
Support birth families
Care for and mentor biological parents of at-risk children.
wrap-around foster families
Provide support & assistance to foster families.
Support social workers
Partner with and support members of the Child Welfare System.
Mentor older/aged-out youth
Provide guidance to an older child.
TBRI Training (9:00a-2:00p)
Trust-Based Relational Intervention® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. This training will be provided by our partners from Children’s Home Society of Virginia and will be limited to 30 participants. More info will be available about this event later this summer.
UMFS Foster Parent Info Session (6:00p-7:00p)
Attend our information session to learn more about how you can help by becoming a foster parent. Our information session requires no commitment. During our time together we’ll provide more details about the children and teens we serve, as well as the extensive training and comprehensive support UMFS provides along the way. Meeting will be at 3900 West Broad Street Richmond, VA 23230 Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. More Details
Stand Sunday @ WEAG! (9AM & 11AM)
Join us for Stand Sunday at West End Assembly of God as we invite the church to stand for vulnerable children and families in the foster care system. We will have our entire team available to connect with you and answer any questions you may have. Want to foster? Adopt? Support families? Mentor older youth? Support our local social workers? This Sunday is a great way to get connected!
More to come!
Grab an IntertwinedFamily shirt and show your support for the foster and adoptive community!
Blogs, news and more.
Interview with IntertwinedFamily Director Rush Middleton
“Children are never a ’cause’. Each one is a person of matchless worth, utterly unique. They need to know they are embraced not as a ‘noble undertaking’ but because someone is truly crazy about them. Whether as adoptive or foster parents or advocates for orphan care, both our language and our actions must keep this truth foremost.Jedd Medefind, Christian Alliance for Orphans
Our good friend David Giles from Gayton Church has just launched his brand new podcast, Project Access. We are thrilled for him and the impact he is making in our community. Check out what he has to say about Project Access & of course take a listen.Hey, I’m...
This past weekend several members of our Leadership Team spent two days at the Empowered to Connect Conference Simulcast hosted at Clover Hill Church. Empowered to Connect (ETC) is an attachment rich community focused program that exists to support, resource, and...
We are not all called to foster or adopt.
But we are all called to care.
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What steps can we take? Check out the exciting progress being made across the Commonwealth!