Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center is part of our Office of Support Services. This center, led by our Family Resource Coordinator, helps locate and share resources, events, and supports for CHPS families. This office is located in the CHHS Technical Center. Below, you can find the contact information and map for this center.

Check out our Live Feeds and the mobile app for current events, webinars, and resources offered by the Family Resource Center!

Meet our Family Resource Coordinator

Dana Barefoot

Mrs. Barefoot has twenty-nine years of experience in education, having served the students and families of Colonial Heights for all of those years. Mrs. Barefoot has served as a teacher, coach, club/class sponsor, mentor, an advocate for trauma informed care and mental wellness and is serving as a member of the division wide mental health committee. She has served both general and special education students in her classroom. Mrs. Barefoot is ambitious, enthusiastic and has extensive community connections. She is looking forward to helping parents/families become active participants in the educational process of their children by providing support, training and resources. 

Send Dana a Message or Visit Dana in the Office of Support Services inside the CHHS Tech Center (3451 Conduit Road)

Family Resources

Our Partner: Colonial Heights Youth & Human Services

The City of Colonial Heights Office on Youth and Human Services serves the general citizenry by working to develop and improve the community assets that assist families in raising children who are responsible, law-abiding, and self-reliant. The office identifies the needs of youth and their families and is a referral agency to appropriate services.

This division of our city government offers the following services in prevention, diversion, and leadership for our city's youth:

  • after-school tutoring and skill building

  • domestic violence support

  • substance-abuse prevention programs

  • parenting classes and webinars

  • diversion programs

  • summer leadership programs

  • Youth Advisory Council (Grades 6-12)

  • Youth Conservation Corps

Under Parenting Information (at the bottom of the page on a mobile phone), you can find numerous resources based on your child's age!

Check Out Our Caregiver Kiosks!

Each school's main entrance area is equipped with a kiosk full of pamphlets (in English and in Spanish) on topics that can help caregivers navigate their child's education.

A wire rack full of multicolored pamphlets is attached to a brick wall inside a school entrance