Prince William County plans to create crisis center

Wed, 07/21/2021 : InsideNova But then the nightmares started. He couldn’t sleep. He distanced himself from family. Eventually Sessoms started self-medicating with a bottle of vodka, just to get some sleep. By that point his daughter told him the obvious: He was in crisis and had post-traumatic stress disorder. Sessoms, now a pastor at Little … Read more

Prince William Co. hopes to add mental health crisis facility

Tue, 07/20/2021 : Earlier this month, Virginia announced that five of its eight mental health hospitals will stop taking patients because of capacity limits. And now, there’s a push in Prince William County to build new facilities to deal with mental health crises.

Local Interfaith Group Raises $200,000 for Full-Time Dentist

Wed, 06/20/2012 : Reston & Great Falls Connection VOICE, a local interfaith group, has raised $200,000 to fund a full-time dentist at the western Fairfax County branch of the Northern Virginia Dental Clinic, low-income dental clinic. “Virginia, historically, is one of seven states in the nation that does not provide oral health care for adults. … Read more

VOICE Seeks Funds for Dental Care

Tue, 02/07/2012 : Reston Connection Organization has raised $150,000, needs another $50,000 to provide free dental care. As a dentist practicing for 11 year, Kristin Donohue says she has seen plenty of lives that have been transformed by access to dental care. As a volunteer at a dental clinic that offers free care in Bailey’s … Read more

A VOICE for Our Clinics

Mon, 08/01/2011 : Nova News – Newsletter for Northern Virginia Dental Society Members VOICE, a local grassroots organization, recently attended our Northern Virginia Dental Society Executive Committee meeting. Their goal was to discuss ways to amplify the support for Northern Virginal Dental Clinic (NVDC). You may not be aware, but V.O.I.C.E. has been instrumental in … Read more

Lafayette Apartments Residents Voice Health, Safety Concerns

Wed, 12/22/2010 : Mount Vernon Voice All the residents of Lafayette Apartments on Harrison Lane want is a clean, safe place to live. Wednesday night, V.O.I.C.E. (Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement) hosted a meeting with residents and Lee Supervisor Jeff McKay to demand that the owners, Maine-based Eagle Point Management LLC, bring the property, … Read more

Uninsured Virginians may lose free dental care

Tue, 07/06/2010 : Washington Post Advocates for uninsured Virginians say slow action from state and federal officials means that thousands of residents who could have received free dental care this summer will go unserved unless Congress intervenes.