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

Foster care/adoption

Respite care

wrap-around support

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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.

respite care

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.


Upcoming Events


May 2019

Next Steps (6:30p-8:30p)

Come learn about the next steps you can take to get involved in adoptive and foster care here in RVA! Learn how you can support foster families, become a foster parent, explore adoption and/or get involved with supporting those who are! Ask any questions and join the Intertwined Family Community. Jedd Medefind, president of the Christian Alliance for Orphans, will be a speaker. Dinner and childcare are provided with registration.  More Details


Jun 2019

Henrico County Foster Parents Info Session


Come learn about the specific needs of Henrico County Social Services and the steps you need to take to become a certified foster parent.  More Details


Aug 2019

Foster Parents Night Out (6:00p-9:00p)

In partnership with Henrico County, local churches and family support organizations are operating a child activity center so that foster parents may enjoy time together.   More Details

More to come!

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Blogs, news and more.

Interview with IntertwinedFamily Director Rush Middleton

by Project Access Podcast

“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

Project Access podcast is here!

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...

Empowered to Connect Training

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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5300+ Kids

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