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, website directory listing, and a luncheon ceremony in August 2020.
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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: The application window for the recognition program is June 1st – July 15th. The point of contact listed in the application will be sent letters of recognition by July 30th and invited to our luncheon ceremony, held in late August.
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