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Apply to be a Foster Parent

Foster Care is a service provided to families that are experiencing a major crisis or difficulty in parenting such as abuse, neglect, substance abuse, mental health issues, stress, and/or lack of family support.
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Because We Care Adoption Program

This program offers citizen volunteers the opportunity to become proactive in the fight against litter throughout Henrico County.
 

Become a Henrico Master Gardener Volunteer

Henrico Master Gardeners are trained volunteer educators. They work within their local communities to encourage and promote environmentally sound horticulture practices through sustainable landscape management education and training.
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Become an Election Official in Henrico County

To help ensure the integrity of the Election Process on Election day , we need Election Officials in Polling Locations. Please consider applying today!
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Business and Commercial Services

Henrico Police provides support to business owners through Community Officers, programs, and resources.
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Citizens Fire Academy

The Henrico Citizens’ Fire Academy is open to any interested participant 18 years of age and older.
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Community Policing

Learn more about Henrico's Community Policing and who your community officer is.
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Conservation Poster Contest

Provides kindergarten through twelfth grade students and opportunity to share their thoughts about soil, water and other natural resources through art.
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Donations to the Fire Prevention Fund

Donations to the Fire Prevention Fund or property for training purposes.
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Envirothon

Envirothon is a natural resources competition for high school students.
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Faith Community Coalition

The Faith Community Coalition is a crime prevention program designed for those mainly in the administrative level in Henrico's faith community, but all are welcome.
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Fatherhood Initiative

A Male Support Group Sponsored by Henrico County Department of Social Services
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Fire Explorers Post 651

The purpose of these programs is to provide experiences to help young people mature into responsible and caring adults. These programs emphasize: career opportunities, life skills, citizenship, character education, and leadership experience
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Fuzz Buddy Program

Donate a new stuffed animal to support this program.
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Henrico CERT

The purpose of HCCERT is to provide training to citizens to help cope in the time period immediately following a disaster when local public safety resources may be overwhelmed. HCCERT’s learn basic first aid, search and rescue, and fire suppression techniques.
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Henrico Police Apartment Coalition (HPAC)

The Police Division invites all multi-family housing community managers and owners to join HPAC.
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Henrico Police Athletic League (PAL)

Support, join, or volunteer for this program that serves Henrico County youths in grades K-12.
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Join Henrico 4-H!

4-H provides a large variety of educational learning opportunities and experiences. Leadership, citizenship, and life skills are taught through learn-by-doing projects, local club programs, and 4-H camps, as well as at county, district, state, and national events.
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Law Enforcement Explorers Program

This Learning for Life program, a subsidiary of the Boy Scouts of America, is for all youths age 14 to 21.
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LGBTQ Liaison

The liaison is an open minded, fair, and impartial officer who develops working partnerships with members of this diverse community and is available for them to contact should the need arise.
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Operation Paintbrush

Operation Paintbrush is a program whereby volunteer groups are recruited to paint the homes of needy Henrico citizens.
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Organize a Litter Clean-Up

Help us with our Keep Henrico Beautiful program.
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Plans of Development – Application Forms

A Plan of Development (POD) is a detailed engineering plan for multi-family, commercial, and industrial projects that contains all of the essential details necessary to construct site improvements. The POD process is designed to provide a means by which the numerous reviews and recommendations of all applicable Henrico County, State and Federal agencies can be coordinated. This integrated process is managed by the Planning Department and coordinated with County and certain external agencies.
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Rain Barrel Workshops

Rain Barrels save money, conserve water and reduce the impact of stormwater runoff.
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Senior Services

The Police Division offers several services and programs to seniors to help keep them safe from becoming targets of the latest crime or scam.
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Subdivisions – Application Forms

A Subdivision plan is a detailed engineering plan for residential projects that contains all of the essential details necessary to construct site improvements. The Subdivision process is designed to provide a means by which the numerous reviews and recommendations of all applicable Henrico County, State and Federal agencies can be coordinated. For certain residential development, such as multi-family or zero-lot lines, the review process is integrated with the Plan of Development (POD) process. This integrated process is managed by the Planning Department and coordinated with County and certain external agencies.
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Volunteer for Community Cleanup

Volunteers are essential to the success of the Community Maintenance Program by assisting the elderly or disabled with help to clean and maintain their homes.
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Volunteering

Henrico Fire maintains an extremely limited number of volunteer firefighters. It is recommended that you contact a local Volunteer Rescue Squad to inquire about volunteer opportunities.
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Volunteers in Policing (VIPs)

Volunteer opportunities are available with the Police Division from administrative to motorist assistance.
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