Chesapeake Thrives - Caring about Our Community's Wellbeing

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. 

Access Services

Call 757-382-CITY (2489) to access services.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline by calling or texting 988.

  1. Chesapeake Thrives

    Physical Address
    100 Outlaw Street
    Chesapeake, VA 23320


  1. Aging in the Community

    "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.
  2. Behavioral Health

    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.
  1. Early Childhood

    Critical prevention and early intervention strategies to improve maternal and child health outcomes, developmental goals for young children and supports for families.
  2. Health

    Health is an aspect interwoven with all other aspects of life, everyday life, working life, family life, and community life.
  1. Housing

    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.
  2. Poverty & Economic Support

    Poverty is a state or condition in which a person or community lacks the financial resources and essentials for a minimum standard of living.
  1. School-Age Programs & Support

    Whole-child and family approaches to closing the educational opportunity gap for students during and after school time.
  2. Workforce Development

    Education, employment, and job-training efforts designed to help employers get a skilled workforce while helping individuals succeed in the workplace.

Chesapeake Thrives Conferences

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: 

  1. Aging in the Community (PDF)
  2. Behavioral Health (PDF) 
  3. Early Childhood (PDF) 
  4. Health (PDF) 
  5. Housing (PDF) 
  6. Poverty and Economic (PDF) 
  7. Support School Age Programs and Support (PDF) 
  8. Workforce Development (PDF)