Posts Categorized: Budget Hearings

 

This past Sunday, February 8th, the House and Senate money committees released their budgets. The great news is that both the House and Senate prioritized funding for children’s mental health services– a positive step in strengthening our mental health system for children.  Here is what they did: Children’s Crisis Services The House fully funded our […]

Voices for Virginia’s Children is pleased to update the Charlottesville community and others with the notes from the Community Conversation about Children’s Mental Health we hosted in December, as well as outline next steps. You can read the full recap here. Strengths that were mentioned included the relative wealth of resources in the Charlottesville area […]

In the 2015 General Assembly session, the Campaign for Children’s Mental Health is once again at the forefront, advocating for a stronger mental health system for children. Our priority this year continues to be building on the system of community-based crisis response services and child psychiatry. We have successfully advocated for funding the last three […]

The legislative money committees will hold their regional budget hearings in five locations on January 7, 2015. This is an opportunity for citizens to have their voices heard by some of the most influential members of the General Assembly. The Campaign for Children’s Mental Health wants to once again have a presence at all five […]

On December 4th, 2014,  parents, youth, mental health professionals and advocates, school system representatives and elected officials from the Charlottesville came together for our “Community Conversation about Children’s Mental Health”. The turnout was phenomenal, with over 125 people, many of whom shared their views about what’s working and what’s not working with our children’s mental […]

On December 4th, Voices for Virginia’s Children is working with partners in the greater Charlottesville area to organize and host an event, “A Community Conversation about Children’s Mental Health,” to raise awareness of the need for elected officials and residents in the greater Charlottesville area to address mental heath issues in children. We are hoping that this event […]