About Chesapeake Thrives
Chesapeake Thrives is a public/private partnership that seeks to connect residents to services at any stage of their life by addressing eight priority areas: Aging in the Community, Behavioral Health, Early Childhood, Health, Housing, Poverty and Economic Support, School-Age Programs and Support, and Workforce Development.
Call 757-382-CITY (2489) to access services.
"Aging-friendly" communities provide affordable, accessible housing, multiple modes of transportation, access to community services, and opportunities for engagement for all residents, regardless of age or ability.
Behavioral health means promoting mental health, resilience, and well-being; treatment of mental and substance use disorders; and support of those who experience and/or are in recovery from these conditions, along with their families and communities.
Critical prevention and early intervention strategies to improve maternal and child health outcomes, developmental goals for young children and supports for families.
Health is an aspect interwoven with all other aspects of life, everyday life, working life, family life, and community life.
Housing generally refers to the community's effort to ensure that members of society have a home to live in that is safe, affordable, and healthy.
Poverty is a state or condition in which a person or community lacks the financial resources and essentials for a minimum standard of living.
Whole-child and family approaches to closing the educational opportunity gap for students during and after school time.
Education, employment, and job-training efforts designed to help employers get a skilled workforce while helping individuals succeed in the workplace.
Chesapeake Thrives Conferences
Save the Date
The Second Annual Thrives Conference will be held 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. October 18 at Signet Center, 884 Bells Mill Road. Visit the conference registration page to save your spot. For more information, email Mary Riley, Community Programs Administrator, or call 757-382-2321.
The Power of Partnerships
On October 19, 2022, Thrives partners came together to strengthen partnerships and to build the collaboration that will make Thrives a success. The following presentations were given at the event: