Amazing Raise – September 17 & 18

Show your support for William Byrd Donate during The Amazing Raise It’s that time of year again. Back to School? Yes. But also time for the Amazing Raise. The Amazing ...

William Byrd Night at Baker’s Crust – Carytown

WBCH/Baker’s Crust – Carytown Wednesday September 17 5pm – 8:30pm   Baker’s Crust Carytown location will donate 15% of the proceeds from each order (excluding taxes, tip and alcohol) on ...

William Byrd runs VCU Broad Street Mile

VCU Broad Street Mile Saturday September 20 10am – 2pm Well, our Associate Board, that is. William Byrd Associate Board is fielding a team to run in this community-wide fundraising ...

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

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 at their Annual Community Carnival, Friday, September 12, 4pm – 8pm. Carnival is held on the athletic field behind the main facility, GPS 980 Idlewood [...]

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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 – minimum) CLICK HERE for APPLICATION or stop by our facility at 224 S. Cherry Street (For Head Start positions, families must apply through Richmond [...]

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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 to have been chosen as a recipient, along with Caritas, Chesterfield County Public Schools, Open Arms Family Support Services and YMCA of Greater Richmond. The [...]

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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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