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FHHFOC accepts referrals five days per week-, Monday – Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  Referrals can be made by contacting our office directly at (804) 649-3703.  Emergency referrals will also be accepted during these days/times and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Admissions Criteria

FHHFOC effectively serves youth ages 0-17 whose current needs can be safely addressed in a least restrictive, family-style setting.  We offer both treatment and non-treatment foster care services. 

Acceptable behaviors for admission into the FHHFOC program include:


Aggressive/Assaultive Behavior, Autism Disorder, Behavior/Conduct Disorder, Delinquent/Court Involvement, Developmental Disability, Emotional Disturbance, Family-Related Needs, Health/Medical Impairment, Incarcerated Parent(s), Learning Disability, Mental Retardation, Orthopedic Impairment, Poor Academic Performance, Physical/Emotional Abuse/Neglect, Pregnancy/Parenthood, Runaway, Substance Abuse (Parent or Client), Sexually Abused, Emotionally Abused, Speech/Language Impairment, Sexual Aggression (if completed or willing to complete treatment), Sexually Acting Out, LGBTQ, Cognitive Delays, Oppositional Behaviors, Medically Fragile, PTSD, Eating Disorders, and Dual Diagnosis. 


 Exclusions Criteria


 Youth excluded from admission to FHHFOC include the following:


  • Children who are considered actively dangerous to themselves or others

  • Who have a recent history of property destruction

  • Children who have exhibited recent, severe, and chronic fire setting behavior

  • Children with active alcohol or substance abuse and refuse treatment

  • Children diagnosed as actively psychotic

  • Children who exhibit no or minimal reality setting

  • Children who present problems of recent sexual aggression and who refuse treatment

  • Children who present the combined problems of severe mental retardation and severe physical aggression are accepted ONLY if their needs are such that can be adequately addressed through wrap-around services and customized services

  • Youth who are unable and/or unwilling to benefit from living in a family-style setting

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