ChildSavers offers therapy to Richmond Public Schools students and families online during COVID-19. We also offer in-person therapy sessions for RPS students at our East End clinic. Medicaid and private insurance is accepted.

If your child is experiencing a mental health emergency right now, please contact our Immediate Response team.


Therapy for Richmond Public School Students

Our partnership with Richmond Public Schools allows us to serve even more children in Richmond while engaging with families and faculty. We incorporate play and art therapy into your child’s custom, strengths-based treatment plans to make the healing process enjoyable and sustainable.

We are currently serving students from these RPS schools:

  • MLK Middle School
  • MLK Preschool
  • Woodville Elementary
  • Henry Marsh Elementary
  • Overby-Sheppard Elementary
  • Oak Grove-Bellemeade Elementary
  • Fairfield Elementary
  • Blackwell Elementary
  • Blackwell Pre-K
  • Boushall Middle School
  • Carver Elementary

Have questions? Contact Case Coordinator, Karina Peralta, at (804) 516-7173 or


How to Get Started

The process to starting school-based therapy is simple! To begin, fill out our referral form. Then, we’ll call to schedule the child’s first appointment where we’ll create a custom treatment plan together based on their needs.

ChildSavers offers school-based therapy to Richmond Public School students

Trauma-Informed Training and Consultation for Educators

ChildSavers also offers ad hoc training, training series, and long-term consultation services including asset mapping and needs assessment to schools and school divisions. Please contact Bob Nickles, Program Manager, at (804) 629-6058 or for an overview of our professional development library and service menu.

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