Who is eligible for the Great Expectations program?

  • Individuals who are, or were, affiliated with the Virginia foster care system
  • Youth adopted from the Virginia foster care system after their 13th birthday
  • A special needs adoption
GREX Eligibility

To be able to access the services Great Expectations provides, please complete the following items and submit them to the Great Expectations Advisor:

  1. Great Expectations Application.
  2. Foster Care Verification Letter from DSS on their letterhead verifying your foster care history. You may submit this information or ask  DSS to submit the documentation directly to Great Expectations.
  3. Schedule an appointment with La'Tisha Jackson, Great Expectations Advisor, either via email at ljackson@pvcc.edu or you can call her at the following number to schedule an appointment: 434-961-5314. Please ensure you receive a confirmation of the appointment time and date from Great Expectations.