Thank You for Participating in the Virginia Workplace Breastfeeding-Friendly Recognition Awards!

The Virginia Workplace Breastfeeding-Friendly program is designed to recognize businesses who are providing specific support in the workplace to their employees. Businesses will be evaluated based on a set of criteria for three levels of breastfeeding support: Gold, Silver, and Bronze. Businesses that meet the criteria outlined in the application below will be recognized with a certificate, and a website directory listing.

Other links on our website can point you to breastfeeding laws, toolkits, instructional videos, resources and support for professionals, educators, mothers and human resources departments.

CONTACT: If you have questions about the VWBF Award, or breastfeeding in Virginia, please click here to contact the VBC.

SITE INSPECTION: After submitting the application below, your company may be contacted for an onsite visit.

PHOTOS: If you would like to share photos of your lactation room to be featured on our website, please upload them on the form below.

DEADLINE: Application deadline for the recognition program is 15 August 2021. Missed the deadline? Please reach out to for more information.

INSTRUCTIONS: Check all criteria that you are able to verify as yes or no in the survey below. Workplaces will be recognized as Gold, Silver or Bronze Award recipients as follows:

Bronze award: 6 to 14 points
Silver award: 15 to 31 points
Gold award: 32+ points

  • If this is a large company and you are nominating a specific department, division, building, or subsection, please name that section.
  • Provide addresses for your business' social media handles (eg, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). Be sure to identify which social media you are providing. If you do not have social media, enter "none" in this field.
  • One Point Questions

  • Two Point Questions

  • Three Point Questions

  • Please use the space below to share any links to logos, policies, photos, and internet links to support your workplace nomination. There are also fields where you can upload images:
  • Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf, jpeg, Max. file size: 200 MB.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf, jpeg, Max. file size: 200 MB.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf, jpeg, Max. file size: 200 MB.
  • Thank you for submitting your application to the Virginia Workplace Breastfeeding-Friendly Award program! We look forward to contacting you soon with your results.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.