FOUR WAYS TO START

For more than 20 years, our staff and volunteers have worked to create better futures for Portsmouth’s court-involved youth and families. Use these four resources to learn more and get involved.

GIVE BACK WITH KROGER

If you are a Kroger shopper, all you have to do is link your Kroger Plus Card to Friends of the Portsmouth Juvenile Court. Our Community Rewards number is 81348. Each time you shop at Kroger they will make a small donation to us. Please sign up today!

ANNUAL EVENTS

Each year Friends of the Portsmouth Juvenile Court hosts events to raise awareness and funds, so we can continue to create brighter futures for Portsmouth youth and families.

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Pinwheel Garden Dedication Ceremony

April 3, 2017
3:00 PM

April is Child Abuse Prevention month. A shiny, blue pinwheel is the symbol for the national campaign. By planting a “Pinwheel Garden,” we boldly affirm that all children deserve to be safe, nurtured and happy. Join us for our Pinwheel Garden Dedication Ceremony annual event.

Dinner with Friends

Tues. Oct. 25, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

On a crisp October evening, you will find us gathered at Mario's for Dinner with Friends. What is better than relaxing with friends over great food and live music all for a good cause?

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DID YOU KNOW?

163 young people completed 1,211 hours of community service in Portsmouth between June, 2015 and July, 2016.

More than half (53%) of children in Portsmouth live in single parent households.

On average there are 4,475 children in foster care in Virginia, with a child becoming homeless every 14 minutes.

The total population of Portsmouth is 96,201. Of that number, 23.4% are under 18 years old and 7.6% are under 5 years old.

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