RESCHEDULED for Friday, September 12

  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 4:00pm – 8:00pm FREE and OPEN to the public William Byrd Community House celebrates the end of summer and the beginning of a new school year ...

NOW ENROLLING – PRESCHOOL

WBCH Preschool and Head Start Preschool Monday – Friday 7:50am – 5:45pm September  - June $85 registration fee (non-refundable)* Weekly fee – sliding scale based on income ($85/week per child ...

OFFICE DEPOT DONATES SACKPACKS TO WBCH

Office Depot Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Office Depot, is donating 2,000 sackpacks containing essential school supplies to students in the Richmond area. William Byrd Community House is excited ...

Our Programs

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Children’s Services Early Childhood Education WBCH Preschool and Head Start Preschool Early ...
EXTENDED DAY

EXTENDED DAY

Children’s Services Extended Day The Extended Day program, for children 4 to 5 years ...

CHILDREN’S SUMMER CAMP

Summer Camp 2014 June 23rd through August 22nd Early Childhood and School ...
THE GRACE ARENTS LIBRARY & EDUCATION CENTER

THE GRACE ARENTS LIBRARY & EDUCATION CENTER

The WBCH building was built by philanthropist Grace Arents to house Richmond’s ...

BYRD HOUSE MARKET

Open every Tuesday 3:30pm – 7pm  Our weekly features include: Live acoustic ...

Latest News

CARNIVAL – POSTPONED!

The William Byrd Annual Community Carnival has been POSTPONED. Stay tuned for the new event date.    

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NO SALES TAX on school supplies – August 1st – 3rd

TAX FREE WEEKEND Shop for school supplies and clothing from midnight Friday through midnight Sunday (August 1 – 3) and pay no sales tax! Donate new school supplies to benefit William Byrd program enrollees.  Top Ten Most Needed Items: – Backpacks – No. 2 Pencils – Composition Books and Spiral Notebooks – Pocket Folders – [...]

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Stuff the Bus for William Byrd

 STUFF THE BUS SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, 2014 12:30pm – 1:30pm Donations benefit William Byrd Community House. Help Nutsy and the Flying Squirrels Stuff the Bus with school supplies for William Byrd Community House. Sunday, August 10th, we’ll be at the Diamond collecting donations starting when the gates open at 12:30pm. (Game time 1:35pm). Click on [...]

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AGENCY CLOSED TODAY

Due to a power outage, WBCH is closed today. We are sorry for the inconvenience and wish you a lovely weekend. We anticipate being open as usual on Monday morning, July 28.  

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Hiring – Positions Open

William Byrd Community House is currently seeking to fill the following positions: Early Childhood Teacher Cook Development Director Please click on the title above for a detailed description in PDF format. All inquiries or resume and cover letter  should be directed to Shelia Givens, Executive Director, at sgivens@wbch.org.

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Honoring Hans S. Falck, PhD

  Dear WBCH Friends, Dr. Hans Siegfried Falck, age 91, passed away on June 29, 2014. Dr. Falck and his wife Dr. Renate Forssmann-Falck were long-time members of the WBCH board of governors and VCU professors. They are pictured here attending the 2012 Hans S. Falck Lecture on Social Responsibility, part of a series begun in 2006 by WBCH to [...]

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SUMMER CAMP through August 22 – Spots still available – ages 3 – 12.

WBCH Summer Camp 2014 June 23rd – August 21st Spaces still available! Stop by to enroll your child. Ages 3 – 12. Multiple-child discount available.   Hours:  7:30 am – 6 pm, Monday – Friday    Early Childhood and School Age Summer Camp Early Childhood Summer Camp, designed for children 3-5 years old, offers all [...]

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Hampton Roads Bankshares donation

Shelia Givens, Executive Director, accepts donation from Board Member Kevin Chase from Hampton Roads Bankshares to purchase supplies for our Early Childhood Education Program. Thank you Hampton Roads Bankshares.

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First Lady of VA opens Byrd House Market 2014

Byrd House Market opens for 2014 season with special guests Dorothy McAuliffe, First Lady of Virginia Parker Agelasto, 5th District Richmond City Councilman Betsy Carr, 69th District Virginia State Delegate Chris Blain, Executive Mansion Chef On Tuesday, May 6, VA First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, cut the ribbon to open the 2014 Byrd House Market regular [...]

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Dorothy McAuliffe to open Byrd House Market – May 6!

BYRD HOUSE MARKET TUESDAY, MAY 6, 3:30 – 7PM Join Dorothy McAuliffe, wife of Governor Terry McAuliffe, and Parker Agelasto, 5th District Councilman, as they open the 8th season of Byrd House Market. Accompanying Mrs. McAuliffe will be Chris Blain, new Executive Mansion Chef, who will shop for foods to be used in the mansion’s [...]

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