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Important Links

Chesapeake Health Department Updates

City of Chesapeake

Regional COVID-19 Hotline:


8:00 a.m. - 6:00p.m. Monday - Saturday

11:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday

Early Child Care Professionals?


Food Sites

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.   

List of food distribution sites in Chesapeake by day of the week.

For kids ages 0-18 (click to enlarge)

Home with kids? 

  • Drop by a Chesapeake Public Library! 

Although all Chesapeake Public Library branches are CLOSED to the public, they are still offering valuable services. Through their curbside service program, you can pick up items on hold, send a fax, pick up printed documents, take a Craft to Go Kit, and take a book from the Friends of the Library! For curbside service hours and info on digital services, visit Infopeake.org.

  • Stay Active!

My Active Hampton Roads Child has plenty of information and resources to keep your children active while at home. Information here.

  • Have fun at home!

Virtual events and DIY take home kits


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?

  • New Mothers-

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.

  • Grandfamilies-

Kids, Kin, N' Caregivers will have virtual information/conversation groups for adults on
the following days and times:

  1. • Wednesdays – 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

  2. • Thursdays – 8:45 am – 10:00 am

  3. • 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.
Information here.​​

Resources from the Virginia Trauma Informed Care Network for handling the stress and anxiety that are the result of COVID-19 life changes. Information here.

  • 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 KasharaL@va.childcareaware.org for assistance with locating child care centers in your area.