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Foster Parent Success Story

Donna M., a single, foster mother of five shares her secrets of success in raising children, returning to school and pursuing her dream of becoming a teacher in this guest post article on MyActiveChild.com. Check it out! suggest

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The Up Center Named Best Place to Work by Inside Business

Thanks to its generous benefits and family friendly environment, The Up Center was named one of the “Best Places to Work” in the Medium Business category by Inside Business. Read the whole story here.

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Monarch Dining donates to Camp Horizon!

  Camp Horizon’s overnight campers enjoy a delightful dinner, courtesy of Monarch Dining! Thank you for your donation! personal loan same daypayday cash loan up to 3000            

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You're Invited to the PaperBack Launch Party of NYT Notable Book, Shine, Shine, Shine, this Wednesday!

Join us as we celebrate the launch of the paperback edition of Shine, Shine, Shine, a New York Times Notable Book and Target’s Pick of the Month on Wed., July 10th, 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Up Center Books!  When you buy a copy, you’ll support Up […]

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Local Celebrity Dog, Charles the Monarch, Visits Camp Horizon

A surprise visit from Charles the Monarch, also known as the infamous “Lion Dog”, thrilled camp goers from Camp Horizon, The Up Center’s summer camp for children and young adults with disabilities on June 27th. Campers lined up to see the playful pooch and take pictures with […]

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The Up Center is hiring!

Come join a talented group of individuals that care for the community, that’s right, 10,000 people in Hampton Roads. From social workers and clinician assistants to marketing services, we have openings that are waiting for you! Check out all the great opportunities  at The Up Center, one […]

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Camp Horizon is around the corner!

School is almost out and we are so excited to host Camp Horizon, beginning June 17th. Camp Horizon offers a curriculum focused on therapeutic recreation and education for children and young adults with disabilities. Learn more here! top online payday loans

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Attention Aspiring Writers: Enter Our Flash Fiction Writing Contest

Showcase your writing skills in the Fly By Sci-Fi Writing Contest and get a chance to win great prizes like a free class at The Muse Writers Center and the opportunity to read your work at the Author Lydia Netzer’s launch party at Up Center Books on […]

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Become a Foster Care Volunteer Committee Member!

The Up Center’s Therapeutic Foster Care and Adoption Services is seeking volunteers to join its Volunteer Committee. Its purpose is to help develop activities for the program, recruit volunteers to become foster parents, assist Foster Care staff in efforts to secure resources to meet the program’s needs, […]

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Saying thanks to our Foster Parents, our "Everyday Heroes"

During National Foster Care Month, we celebrate the everyday heroes that have opened their hearts and homes to children in need. Now the community wants to say “thanks” too! Here are handwritten notes from community members that want to show their appreciation for our foster parents!

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