- Norfolk resource calendar for the week of 7/23/22 – 7/29/22
- The Breakers Gathering – July 30th at 4PM, Hot meals and a listening ear
- Izzy's Community Day – Saturday, August 6th 12-6PM, Scholarship Giveaways!
- Norfolk Night Hawks Basketball – Every Friday & Saturday throughout the summer 2022
- Summer H.O.M.I.E.S. – Various community resources that promote wellness, healthcare and self-care
- Cooling Centers – Visit sites throughout the city to cool down and learn about the impact of heat!
- NPS Summer Food Service Program – provides free breakfast and lunch to all children 18-years and younger July 27th thru August 12th
- Rebuild America Sports Clinics & Community Day – Beginning Saturday, May 7th thru August 13th - clinics are open to school aged youth and community day is open to all.
- Free Gym Membership for youth – from May 16th – August 31st, youth ages 14-19 can work out at Planet Fitness all summer.
- Next Step to Success Summer Program – June 27th – August 19th , for Norfolk youth ages 13-16.
- CommUnity Play In & Sing-along – On September 11th, pick up your instrument or bring your voice and join the Virginia Symphony Orchestra in a celebration of peace, inclusion, and unity. Details attached.
- Team Norfolk Boxing Program – The Team Norfolk Boxing Program has a new temporary location! Beginning June 1, stop by the Park Place Multi-Services Center, 606 W. 29th St., for boxing training and more!
- Norfolk Explorers Summer Camp – Summer camp opportunities from June 27th – August 19th made possible by City of Norfolk’s Parks and Recreation. Follow link for program details.
Community Resource Guides
- Clothing, Education & Training, Employment, Food, and Housing Assistance
- Healthcare and Support Groups
- Government Resources, ID Services, Referral, and Transportation Assistance
- Different Abilities, Immigration, Senior and Military / Veterans Services
- Re-Entry and Legal Resources
- Parent Resources
Rental Assistance Programs: The organizations listed below have programs available to help with rental assistance if you are having trouble paying rent due to loss of income from COVID-19.
- Resources 757: provides information about rent and utility assistance that might be available due to loss of income from COVID-19. Please visit their website here or contact Housing Crisis Hotline at (757) 587-4202.
- STOP, Inc.: conducts pre-screening calls Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Once the pre-screening is reviewed, a staff member will contact the client to complete enrollment. Please visit their website here or contact their representative at 757-793-5865.
Eviction Prevention Resource Clinic: Neighborhood Services Eviction Prevention Resources provides information to apply for rent, utility, and relief assistance, answer legal questions regarding Virginia's housing laws. For more information, please visit their website here.
St. Paul’s Community Mobile Pantry
The mobile pantry will be at 645 Church Street every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Produce, meat, dairy, and pantry items are available.
Young Terrace Food Hub
The Foodbank operates a food hub at the Young Terrace Community Center (804 Whitaker Lane) every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Residents can make an appointment to pick up food and access other resources such as healthcare, complete SNAP applications, or childcare information. Please use the OrderAhead app to place your grocery order and schedule a pickup time. Please call the Foodbank at 757-627-6599 or visit this here for more information.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program
For the latest updates on WIC, how to get in contact with staff or register for the program, please text “WIC” to 757-828-6672, call 757-683-2593, or visit the website.
Adults and Families
- Meals on Wheels (Seniors): please contact the resource specialist at (757) 461-9481.
- St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen: Carry out from 12:15 pm-1:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
- St. Mary’s Healthy Food Pantry Program: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9:30 am – 12 pm *If you are a Tidewater Gardens resident, please contact People First-USI if you need assistance picking up food from St. Mary’s. 757-390-4365.
- Norfolk Grocery Runs: coordinates and delivers groceries to the elderly and those with underlying health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, lung, heart, and liver disease. Individuals looking for help can call 757-598-1480, CoronaAid757@gmail.com, or visit bitly.com/coronoaaid757 to fill out a form. Transactions will be digital (Venmo, PayPal, CashApp paid directly to the errand runner for reimbursement), and the delivery drop-offs will be at the door with no physical interaction.
- #LoveYourNeighbor514: serves the elderly, autoimmune, homebound, and shut-ins in our communities around Norfolk and is partnered with the Next-Door app’s Shopping for Neighbors program. Contact 757-447-2755 or visit here.
Disaster Distress Hotline: 1-800-985-5990 Hours: 24/7
SAMHSA National Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 Hours: 24/7
Norfolk Community Services Board Warm Line: 757-664-6683 Hours: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
American Red Cross: Psychological First Aid: Supporting Yourself and Others During COVID-19
To access free and low-cost therapy and mental health care at home: please visit here.
Hampton Roads Workforce Council: assists in finding jobs and helping unemployed or furloughed. Please contact their Norfolk office at 757-461-7537.
Department of Human Services programs (SNAP, TANF, Energy Assistance, Senior Real Estate Tax Relief, Emergency Water Assistance, General Relief Burial, Unattached Child, and Child Care): to submit required documentation, please mail or drop off the documents from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Norfolk Department of Human Services, Workforce Development Center, 201 E. Little Creek Road, Norfolk VA 23505.
HOPES: provides sustainable healthcare services to underserved Hampton roads and residents while promoting a unique learning experience for members of the EVMS community. For more information, please visit their website here or contact them at 757-446-0366.
Corona Aid 757: assists in groceries, medical supplies, and physical/mental health check-ins. For more information, please visit their website here or contact them at (757) 598-1480.
American Red Cross provides information on disaster preparedness during COVID-19. For more information, please visit their website here.
United Way of South Hampton Roads: connects individuals to access resources including housing, utility assistance, food, and mental health counseling. For more information, please visit their website here or contact them at (757) 853-8500.