informaton for Chesapeake residents.
Looking for Chesapeake Resources?
Kathryn Jessee from the Chesapeake
Dept of Human Services and Andrea Vail
from Chesapeake Public Schools presented
a webinar on local resources.
For individuals and families
Foodbank will operate a food distribution site at the Greenbrier YWCA (1033 Greenbrier Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320) Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30pm, and Fridays from 9-11am.
Buffalow Family and Friends- Nischelle’s team is serving food to those in need all over the city. From Holly Cove, South Norfolk and low income senior communities.
For kids ages 0-18 (click to enlarge)
Home with kids?
Chesapeake Public Schools COVID 19 information- CPS has a wealth of information to help families navigate this difficult time away from school. Don’t miss their Let’s Talk app on the side where families can send in questions. Churches and other community volunteers are connected and helping to get resources to families. CPS is serving approximately 1500 meals per day to children in need.
Parks and Rec Virtual Programming- great yoga videos, senior crafts, virtual park tours and more!
In Need of Assistance?
Chesapeake Department of Social Services while the building is closed to the public, all other services will remain available, through the use of technology and other alternative means of service delivery to minimize close contact.
UnitedWay SHR is helping those in need of assistance due to the Coronavirus.
Resources757- A directory of resources for the 757 area.
In Need of Support?
Peninsula Maternal Mental Health Coalition is opening their prenatal/ new mom classes via Zoom. Open to all mothers living in Virginia regardless of the age of their child/children. See attached and share. Information here.
Kids, Kin, N' Caregivers will have virtual information/conversation groups for adults on
the following days and times:
• Wednesdays – 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
• Thursdays – 8:45 am – 10:00 am
• Thursdays – 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
They will also have a virtual activity group for youth (11-15) on Wednesdays
3:15 pm – 430 pm.
Virtual Parent Support Group presented by Communities in Schools Hampton Roads.
Designed with the parent in mind to offer support and an ear about the struggles and concerns that we
all are embracing during the pandemic. Register here.
Chesapeake Integrated Behavioral Healthcare is offering virtual support groups. More information here.
CIBHPrevention will be updating their blog weekly with some great Mental Health and Wellness information.
Helping Kids Cope-
Dr. Mary Margaret Gleason, CHKD psychiatrist, provides tips for parents to help their kids cope during Coronavirus outbreak. Information here.
Are You an Essential Worker in Need of Child Care?
Contact 1-866-543-7859 or for assistance with locating child care centers in your area.