We are a 100% volunteer-run organization, and we'd love your help! 

Foster

 Henrico Humane Society does not have a shelter where paid staff care for our animals. Instead, our animals live in foster homes until permanent, loving homes can be found. Foster parents are the heart of our organization - they make it all possible!   If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, please complete an  online application . 

Henrico Humane Society does not have a shelter where paid staff care for our animals. Instead, our animals live in foster homes until permanent, loving homes can be found. Foster parents are the heart of our organization - they make it all possible! 

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, please complete an online application

Volunteer

 Outside of fostering, there are many more opportunities to help animals in need.   For the most part, you must be 18 years old to volunteer with Henrico Humane.   To become a volunteer, start by completing an  online application . You will be contacted to set up an orientation date and time depending on the position.

Outside of fostering, there are many more opportunities to help animals in need. 

For the most part, you must be 18 years old to volunteer with Henrico Humane. 

To become a volunteer, start by completing an online application. You will be contacted to set up an orientation date and time depending on the position.

School Credit

 Love Me for Credit is a program where high school students (with parental permission) can foster an animal for community service credit. Responsibilities include: feeding, exercising, grooming, bringing the animal to the  adoption stand , and lots of TLC.  When actively fostering a Henrico Humane animal, students can receive one hour of community service credit a day. Fill out the  online   application  to get started.

Love Me for Credit is a program where high school students (with parental permission) can foster an animal for community service credit. Responsibilities include: feeding, exercising, grooming, bringing the animal to the adoption stand, and lots of TLC.

When actively fostering a Henrico Humane animal, students can receive one hour of community service credit a day. Fill out the online application to get started.

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