The mission of Family Service of Roanoke Valley is to transform lives by healing trauma and restoring hope for families and individuals of all ages through mental health counseling, case management and life skills education.
A community invested in health and well-being, recognizing inherent strengths and respecting the honor and dignity of all.
We recognize inherent strengths in every individual and assume positive intent in every interaction.
- professional and ethical behavior.
- consistent, purposeful communication to promote engagement.
- creativity and innovation.
- quality in our program services and our interactions with the community.
- diversity and cultural sensitivity.
- being a part of a caring community.
Meet Our Counselors
Family Service is a member of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities and the Family Service Council of Virginia. Agency services are accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). Click here to meet the Counselors of Family Service of Roanoke Valley. Our caring professionals are available to provide traditional and/or innovative approaches to meet your needs. Specialties include play therapy, group therapy and more. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you.
Board Officers 2021-2022Dr. Hal Irvin, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Tech Carilion, Chair and Executive Committee Chair
John Frederick, The Branch Group, Chair Elect
TBD, First Vice Chair
Dave Prosser, Freedom First Credit Union, Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair
Nadia Summo, Foot Levelers, Secretary
Donna Littlepage,Carilion Clinic,, Chair and Immediate Past Chair and Executive Finance Committee
Board MembersSarah Baker, Ferguson Enterprises,
Dr. Azziza Bankole, Carilion Clinic,
Matthew Barr, Carilion Clinic,
Greg Brock, Firefli,
Elda Stanco Downey, Roanoke Spanish
Kandy Elliott, MKB Realtors
Cherie Grisso, Richfield Living, Audit Committee Chair
Michele Johnson, Retirement Unlimited, Inc.,
Diane Kelly, Retired Mental Health Executive,
Todd Leeson, Gentry Locke Attorneys,
Dr. Tara Mitchell, Carilion Children’s Pediatric Behavioral Health,
William Nelms, Spectrum Media Solutions,
Patience O’Brien, Member One Federal Credit Union,
Jill Pendleton, Former Educator,
The Honorable Stephanie Moon Reynolds, Council Member, Roanoke City Council,
Honorary Lifetime Board Members
C.T. (Butch) Meredith
Family Service was the first human service agency in the Roanoke Valley and has served the community since 1901. To learn more about the history of our organization, click here.