Located in Norfolk, Va., ForKids was established in 1988 and strives to end homelessness for families and their children. It offers a variety of services and organizes several residential programs, as well as serves an average of 75 to 100 families and more than 200 children each year. The agency s special holiday programs offer services to an additional 120 children and their families. ForKids has provided shelter for over 1,400 families and nearly 3,000 children since its inception. Its range of services includes case management, family counseling, employment coaching, debt reduction and financial counseling, housing placement, and art and play therapies. The agency also administers various life skills classes for children and adults, sports activities, and hot meals and homework tutoring programs.