- Lynchburg City Schools: (www.lcsedu.net)
- Lynchburg Family Educators (www.lyfeschoolers.org)
LYFE provides support and educational enrichment to homeschool families of Lynchburg and the surrounding counties. They are a fully inclusive and non-sectarian group. They welcome homeschoolers of all religions, races, and philosophies to come and learn in a loving, nurturing environment. LYFE offers monthly field trips and social events (holiday parties and potlucks) and regularly scheduled park days and get-togethers. Their webiste offers material on state and regional resources, testing information, curriculum resources, and a calendar of events.
- Alliance Christian Academy (www.alliancechristianacademy.org)
Alliance Christian Academy supports homeschool families by providing a wide range of college-prep classes for homeschoolers in grades 6-12. ACA offers all subject areas, and students can enroll in just one class or in as many as four classes. Class size is limited to eight students. All courses are taught from a Christian world view. ACA is hosted by a local church on Old Forest Road in Lynchburg, Virginia. Classes meet on Mondays and Thursdays. Some higher level math classes meet on Tuesdays. There is a registration fee plus monthly fees for each class.
- Under the Son Academy (www.utsacademy.wordpress.com)
Under the Son Academy ministers to home school families by providing a Christ-centered atmosphere and options for educational and social support. Classes are for PreK through High School and run from September through May. There is a monthly tuition fee for each class. UTSA also sponsors a used curriculum and book sale in May at Living Word Baptist Church.
- Classical Conversations of Lynchburg @ Calvary Baptist Church (www.cclynchburg.jigsy.com)
Be equipped, inspired, and encouraged by fellow homeschool families! Classical Conversations is a nationwide network of cooperating families dedicated to instilling their children with a lifelong love of learning. Groups provide home educators with resources, tools, and services to enrich the classical Christian model of education in their families.
- Onward Christian Academy: A Collaborative Educational Community (http://www.onwardchristian.org/) Forest, VA
Pointing hearts to Christ through a blend of home and formal education.
- Greater Bedford Christian Home Educators (www.homeschool-life.com/va/gbche)
A local homeschooling support and activity group for Bedford, VA, and surrounding areas.
- Lynchburg Home School Athletic Association (leagueathletics.com/?org=lynchburgpatriots)
LHSAA is the premiere venue for home school sports in the greater Lynchburg area. LHSAA seeks to promote Christian principles through quality athletic programs that draw out the best in our players both spiritually and athletically.
- Home Educators Association of Virginia. (www.heav.org)
HEAV is a member-supported, statewide, non-profit homeschool association. Since 1983, HEAV has successfully worked to promote and protect home education in Virginia by working with the Department of Education and legislators, having a presence during the General Assembly sessions, and providing up-to-date information to homeschooling families, the media, and officials. HEAV, coming from a biblical worldview, serves all homeschoolers – regardless of religious or philosophical beliefs. Membership is open to all. With a full-time office staff and hundreds of dedicated volunteers, they are ready to answer your questions, offer support, and serve your needs year-round – just call (804-278-9200) or send them an email message. Included on the website are excellent summaries of applicable Virginia laws, explanations of required testing, and a very extensive list of local homeschool support groups with contact information.
Home Educators Association of Virginia
P.O. Box 6745
2100 W. Laburnum Avenue, Suite 108A
Richmond, Virginia 23227
- The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers (www.vahomeschoolers.org)
VAHomeschoolers appreciates that homeschoolers are diverse in their beliefs and backgrounds. For this reason, VAHomeschoolers is an inclusive organization, neutral in matters of politics and religion. It offers a toll-free helpline, an email helpdesk, and a list of Virginia homeschool laws along with legislative updates. Also useful is its online bookstore with titles you can purchase on getting started with homeschooling.
General Contact Information
The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers
PO Box 5131
Charlottesville, VA 22905
Homeschool Helpdesk: Email VaHomeschoolers
Homeschool Helpline: (866) 513-6173