August 22, 2019
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Today, the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services hosted Martha Okafor, Ph.D., the regional administrator for the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Region 3, which covers Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
Okafor’s visit to Chesterfield County was prompted by the ACF’s recognition of the county as a model for social services programs and initiatives. Several innovative initiatives recently developed by the county yielded significantly positive outcomes for local children and families.
These Chesterfield County programs and initiatives include:
Okafor was hosted by Sarah Snead, deputy county administrator for Human Services, and Kiva Rogers, director of Social Services.