Foster Care, Mentoring & Adoption Support
in Virginia

At Alliance Human Services, fostering, mentoring and adoption support isn’t just our duty – it’s our passion. Since 2003, we’ve proudly held the distinction of a Licensed Child Placing Agency (LCPA) in Virginia, dedicated to providing exceptional care.

Our commitment goes beyond the ordinary. We offer Medicaid Treatment Foster Care, complete with Targeted Case Management, ensuring comprehensive support for every child. While our services embrace children of all ages, we’ve honed a unique expertise in serving teenagers. This focus empowers us with insights that set us apart. But rest assured, our dedication doesn’t waver when it comes to all ages. Excellence is woven into every service we offer, regardless of age.

Learn how you can make a difference.

In Virginia, our adoption support services stand as a testament to our unwavering vision. We aspire not only to provide the best care, but to exhibit it in every action. Our commitment reaches beyond the ordinary, going the extra mile to bring value to every step of the journey – for children, families, and all those involved. At Alliance Human Services, we’re not just shaping futures, we’re transforming lives.

Mentoring Services

We match each child with a trained mentor who provides therapeutic mentoring services to youth with diverse needs. Services are monitored by the Executive Director. We promote social engagement, offer individualized services, provide independent living skills, and assist with education and truancy concerns. Our desire is that our community-based services support children and youth so that they experience success and can ultimately achieve their dreams.

Our Core Values
  • To provide innovative services that are tailored to the unique needs of the persons we
  • To assist persons in our care in establishing permanent family relationships and
    community connections
  • To adapt to diversity and cultural contexts of the people and communities served
  • To incorporate best practice standards and evidence-based approaches in all of our programs and services
  • To provide quality services that result in positive outcomes for those we serve
Academic Excellence
  • Tutorial Assistance
  • Facilitation and Transportation to College Tours
  • College Preparation (Applications, FAFSA, etc.)
  • Parent Portal Monitoring
  • Direct Communication with Educational Personnel
  • Strategies with On-Task/Work Completion
  • Utilization of Resource Center/Library
  • Monitoring of School Attendance 
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Coping Skills
  • Anger Management
  • Social Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Compliance with Rules and Authority Figures
  • Training Sessions (Q&A, Ted Talks, You Tube Videos and Other Evidence-Based Strategies)
Health & Life Skills
  • Physical Fitness
  • Engagement in Athletic Activities
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Healthy Eating Habits
Emotional Support
  • Consultation with the Mental Health Provider, if applicable
  • Approved Methods to Address Anxiety
  • Continual Focus on Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem
  • Social/Emotional Problem-Solving Skills
Independent Living Skills
  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry/Ironing/Bed Making
  • Budgeting Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • House Keeping/Washing Dishes/Cleaning Bathrooms
  • Job/Apartment Application Completion
  • Interview Strategies and Techniques (Mock Interviews in Office Setting)
  • Cutting Lawn/Putting Hardware Together
Career Building
  • Job Fairs
  • Trade Schools, such as the Job Corps
  • Hands-On Training – Skill Development
  • Utilization of Therapeutic Treatment Goals
  • Truancy Mentoring Goals
  • Adherence to IFSP Goals
  • Incorporation of Mentee’s Personal Goals
  • Casey Life Skills Program

Casey Life Skills

  • Open to youth ages 14-21
  • Casey Life Skills Assessment will be conducted
  • Curriculum will address gaps and deficiencies identified by the assessment
  • The curriculum includes education and skill building in the following areas:
    • Daily Living Skills
    • Self-Care / Advocacy
    • Relationships & Communication
    • Housing and Related Utilities
    • Money Management
    • Career and Education Planning
  • Frequency and duration are determined by the Family Assessment and Planning Team
Youth Incentives

Youth incentives for positive behavior and academic success:

  • Movie Outings
  • Sports Activities
  • Field Trips
  • Meal Allowance

Programs & Services

Alliance Human Services thrives on ensuring our services create meaningful and healthy relationships.

  • Specializing in placing difficult teenagers
  • Short- and long-term placements
  • Emergency placements
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Face to Face meetings with children regularly
  • Treatment and service planning
  • Weekly contact with foster parents
  • Referral for evaluations/services
  • Education/school liaison
  • Medication oversight
  • Court attendance and testimony
  • Documentation of medical/dental contacts
  • 24 hour on-call service for foster parent and agencies
  • Assistance with visitation
  • Quarterly and annual assessment of foster homes
  • Quality Assurance/Outcome data
  • In-service training for foster parents
  • Monthly reports to referring agency

"Great support from the staff."

Great support from the staff. Unbelievable camaraderie regarding the foster parent meetings and outings… For us, it is a family affair since most of our family members are foster parents.

– Joyce S.

"You guys are my heroes!"

You all are truly the best human beings I’ve met in my life- I deeply admire and respect the work that you do, and how fun and warm and supportive you are of the resource parents while taking care of such heartbreaking situations with the kids. You guys are my heroes!

– Mimi M.

"Alliance has been great to work with."

Alliance has been great to work with, in both process and the wonderful people. Adoption has been a dream of mine and Alliance helped me get started on my journey. Thank you and the staff. Mandi is awesome, don’t ever let her go! And Liz is wonderful, I’ve truly enjoyed working with her.

– Thais

"I chose Alliance because I love the people."

I chose Alliance because I love the people, especially Deidre. Since becoming a foster parent with the agency, I’ve never had any problems and have been well supported by staff.

– Comfort Y.

Referral Partners & Affiliates

We are proud members of the Family Focused Treatment Association, The Virginia Association of Licensed Child Placing Agencies (VALCPA), and certified MAPP trainers.

Take the first step.

If you are interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent, or would like to refer a child to our services, contact the location nearest to you to get started.

Alliance at Danville

341 Main Street, Suite 301
Danville, VA 24541
Phone: (434) 836–3550
Email Danville

Alliance at Lynchburg

701 Thomas Road, Suite 112
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Phone: (434) 215-3693
Email Lynchburg

Alliance at Danville

Alliance at Lynchburg