Guiding Lives, Inc is a youth advocacy organization which promotes and assist with providing the structure, support and services necessary to meet the needs of at-risk youth and their families while assisting them with coping with risk factors within the family, community and school.

Who We Are

Guiding Lives, Inc. is licensed through the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. We uphold an open admissions policy and maintain a culturally sensitive atmosphere. Our client base reflects diversity in aspects of both culture and age. Medicaid Recipients Welcome.


Our Goal is to provide high quality and professional services which will empower youths and families to strengthen and preserve the family unit.


Our Intensive In-home services are designed to increase the consumer’s overall adaptive functioning which includes but are not limited to basic living skills such as housing, school attendance, employment, money management, health and safety. They will also protect children through the enhancement of family capabilities.

Our Services Target The Following Areas:

Prevention Programs

Guiding Lives Prevention Programs include:

  • Comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessment
  • Daily individualized behavioral modification
  • Classroom management
  • Crisis interventions
  • Individual therapy as needed
  • Case management
  • Daily educational Support
  • Socialization activities as scheduled
  • Family relationship building
  • Anger Management
  • Goal setting

Connect With Us

Director: Samaria Lewis
434-378-1306(office) | 804-415-7606(fax)
Email: smlewis@guidinglivesinc.com

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