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, ...

SUMMER CAMP now open – Spots still available for kids 3-12 years old!

WBCH Summer Camp 2014 June 23rd – August 22nd Spaces still available! Stop by to enroll your child. Ages 3 – 12. Multiple-child discount available.   Hours:  7:30 am – ...

Hiring – Positions Open

William Byrd Community House is currently seeking to fill the following positions: Early Childhood Lead Teacher Cook Development Director Please click on the title above for a detailed description in ...

Our Programs


Children’s Services Early Childhood Education The Early Childhood Education program, designed for children 3 ...


Children’s Services Extended Day The Extended Day program, for children 3 to 5 years ...


Summer Camp 2014 June 23rd through August 22nd Early Childhood and School ...


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


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Latest News

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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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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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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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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Tickets still available. Buy now!  Enjoy a night of good old southern hospitality. FEATURING: Silent and live auctions Live music BBQ from Deep Run Roadhouse Tastings from local restaurants Local craft beers from Hardywood and Strangeways Wine tastings from Barboursville Vineyards FEATURED AUCTION DONORS INCLUDE: Walt Disney World Resorts Swan and Dolphin Resort Independence [...]

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Byrd House Bash 2014

Thanks to everyone who came out Saturday night to support William Byrd Community House at Byrd House Bash 2014!

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RENEGADE MARKET -Tuesdays 3pm to Sunset

RENEGADE MARKET at Byrd House Market Tuesdays – 3pm until Sunset  Check out for weekly updates or call 804/643-2717 and ask for Ana Edwards, Market Manager

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Rumors Boutique event POSTPONED

Shop for a Reason William Byrd night at Rumors Boutique POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER Our Rumors Boutique night will be rescheduled.  Stay tuned. Rumors Boutique 723 West Broad Street 804/644-2020

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Thanks to our MLK Day of Service volunteers!

On January 20th, William Byrd was part of a citywide service day in honor of Dr. King. The MLK Day of Service is organized by HandsOn Greater Richmond. This year, WBCH hosted a group of University of Richmond volunteers. We performed a kitchen mini-makeover! Our downstairs kitchen prepares meals and snacks Monday through Friday for [...]

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