Adoption & Foster Care

Adoption Services

Adoption services are provided to children experiencing foster care who have a goal of adoption or to expectant parents who are considering placing their child for adoption. For persons in Greene County interested in adoption, please call 434-985-5246.

Foster Care Services

Foster care services are provided to children who have been entrusted to or placed in the custody of Social Services with the primary goal of reuniting the child with his/her natural family. The child's family is provided services to help resolve the problems which caused the child to enter Foster Care. If the goal of "Return Home" becomes unattainable, there is a need to achieve another permanent placement for the child through kinship placement with relatives or adoption. Services are provided to the child to meet his/her physical, emotional, and psychological needs. Independent Living services, programs and skills are provided to mature teens in Foster Care.

Foster Parents

CAFF QR CodeGreene County Social Services contracts with Community Attention Foster Families (CAFF). CAFF recruits, approves and trains prospective foster parents. Community Attention Foster Families (CAFF) is actively searching for a diverse pool of families with a specific need for families and individuals willing to foster older youth and teens.  If you have considered opening your heart and home to a child or adolescent in need, please contact CAFF to discuss this exciting and rewarding opportunity. Come learn more about their program and the process of becoming a foster/adoptive parent. If you would like to begin this process please REGISTER (Click Here) for an information session and create a profile on the Faster Families Highway Profile via CAFF. If you need assistance or have other questions, please call (434) 970-3735 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Foster Care Prevention & Family Preservation Program

Foster Care Prevention & Family Preservation Program's goal is to prevent the placement of children in substitute care, including foster care and residential home placement. The aim of Foster Care Prevention is to enhance the family's ability to create and maintain a healthy home environment that will reduce the total number of children entering foster care and shorten the stay of children in foster care. This is managed by providing intensive services to: (1) families in which child abuse or neglect has occurred; (2) families whose children are returned home from foster care; and (3) families who have children in need of services (CHINS). For more information about Foster Care Prevention Services, please call 434-985-5246.


Contact the Social Services Department


Mailing Address

10009 Spotswood Trail
Stanardsville, VA 22973


By Email

James Howard
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By Phone

Fax: 434-985-5266

County of Greene

Greene County VirginiaGreene County is a county in central Virginia in the eastern United States. Greene County was established in 1838. Its county seat is Stanardsville.

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  Fax: 434-985-3705

  40 Celt Road, Stanardsville, VA 22973

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