Public Notice: A meeting of the Bedford County Broadband Authority will commence immediately upon the close of the Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for 7:00 pm on June 25, 2018. Both meetings will be held in the boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Bedford, Virginia. The purpose of the meeting will be to consider a resolution regarding PPEA (Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act), and to consideration a resolution regarding the acquisition of the Montvale tower from Mid-Atlantic Broadband.
Public Notice: Bedford County Board of Zoning Appeals meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 26, 2018 has been canceled
Public Meeting Notice: Please be aware at the Bedford County Technical Review Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the Ground Floor Training Room of the County Administration Building, 122 E. Main Street, Bedford, VA 24523.
This is a regularly scheduled working technical meeting with no public comment or official action taken.
More than two members of the Bedford County Planning Commission and the Bedford County Board of Supervisors may be in attendance.
We are always looking for volunteers/interns to join our staff. In order to become a volunteer/intern you must first fill out an application and submit it to our program. Someone from our program will contact you. The training process is more extensive depending on the level of interaction with clients.
Hours of Training Required
Not expected to have direct client contact
administrative/office work, donation management, general office housekeeping, organizing fundraisers
Expected to have minimal client contact
public awareness volunteers, child care providers, children’s activities
Direct client services
answering hotline calls, shelter support, support group facilitators, court
The following topics are covered in the Bedford Domestic Violence Services Training Program:
History, philosophy, and structure of Bedford Domestic Violence Services
History of the Battered Women’s Movement
Program’s policies and procedures
Definition and dynamics of domestic violence
Empowerment, advocacy, communication, and crisis intervention skills
Legal information regarding domestic violence
General ethical standards related to human services