Postpartum Support Virginia

EIN: 26-3029233

Mission Statement

Postpartum Support Virginia’s (PSVa’s) mission is to educate families, healthcare providers and communities about Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) and to provide resources to help new and expectant mothers and their families overcome anxiety, depression, and other PMADs.


Program Summary

PSVa’s programs and services:

  • Eliminate barriers to care through care coordination and the financial assistance we provide for mental health services through Shelane’s Fund;
  • Provide skill building and decrease symptoms of PMADs through our direct services (warmline, peer mentor program, social support groups, and Mothers and Babies curriculum-based groups);
  • Provide increased services in the community through training and supporting mental health providers; and
  • Increase screening in the community through training maternal and pediatric healthcare providers.

Impact Statement

PSVa is working to achieve the following results for mothers and their families in the Commonwealth of Virginia:

  • Decrease the severity and prevalence of PMADs through maternal health provider training.
  • Decrease symptoms of PMADs for those who are impacted
  • Enhance community understanding of PMADs by implementing targeted outreach initiatives and educational workshops.
  • Decrease barriers to care through PSVa’s Care Coordination Program.

What ways can the public get involved?

Postpartum Support Virginia is a non-profit and relies on the support of volunteers, generous donors, and partnerships with foundations, businesses, community organizations, mental health providers and healthcare providers to sustain our work. The public can get involved in the following ways:

  • Make a one-time contribution or become a Hope and Help Sustainer through our monthly giving program.
  • Volunteer in a variety of roles to include providing social support and helping with administrative tasks.
  • Connect us with people in your community who would support our work.

How are charitable dollars spent? Where does my donation go?

PSVa is funded primarily by health and private foundations and individual donors. We do not charge any fees to those who use our services. Donations help us to fund our direct services (warmline, peer mentor program, social support groups, and Mothers and Babies curriculum-based groups) and provide financial assistance for mental health services through Shelane’s Fund. 

Information provided February 2024