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NextGen Opportunity Fair!

The NextGen Opportunity Fair provides teens and young adults with an opportunity to gain access to employment, volunteer, and post-secondary education opportunities in the region. The Fair attracts more than 300 attendees and more than 80 vendors annually— successfully connecting businesses and organizations with the emerging workforce. Join us for the upcoming NextGen Opportunity Fair […]

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GET ON THE BUS! Enroll for School

This is a FREE event with the help of the Great Bridge Rotary! There will be FREE food, physicals, immunizations, community resources, and more! *Physicals will be offered on a first come first serve basis beginning at 10:00 am. GETONTHEBUSSCHOOL18 (2)  

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No Kid Hungry

Click here to find where summer meals are being provided in your area.

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Hampton Roads Youth Volunteer Opportunities

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” ~Elizabeth Andrew Click the picture below to see discover a listing of youth volunteer opportunities in Chesapeake and the surrounding areas.

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CHKD’s Parent Academy Winter Schedule

Parent Academy is a series of free workshops to help parents and professionals build stronger relationships with babies, children, and teens. Learn skills and strategies to increase parent/child connection and enhance family cooperation. Find great workshops for parents and educators. Attend four workshops and earn recognition as a CHKD Parent Academy Graduate! Click HERE to […]

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Opioid Awareness Community Event

  FREE community event at the Chesapeake Conference Center to learn about Opoid Addiction with dinner, a viewing of the documentary “Chasing the Dragon”, and an expert panel to answer your questions. You must register for this event, so please follow this link to do so: https://openingoureyestoopioidaddiction.eventbrite.com.  

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Bullying Tips for Parents

BULLYING TIPS FOR PARENTS Focus on your child; be supportive and gather information about the bullying. Never tell your child to ignore the bullying.  Trying to ignore bullying often allows it to become more serious. Do not blame your child for being bullied.   Do not assume that your child did something to trigger the bullying.  […]

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AMERICAN RED CROSS- HOME FIRE PREPAREDNESS CAMPAIGN

Attention Family Day Home Providers The American Red Cross is working in home businesses (like Family Day homes) and other at risk communities to provide door to door free installation of smoke alarms and completion of home safety checklists. Please click on the below photo for more details.

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How to find a quality child care center/family home daycare?

Placing your child in childcare will be one of the most difficult decisions you will have to make as a parent. You need to be able to go to work feeling secure that your child is thriving and well cared for. When making your initial call to a potential child care center or home, here […]

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Parenting Your School Age Child

  Parenting Your School Age Child Children ages 6 to 12 go through big changes. As they spend more time at school and away from home, they are working to develop an identity of their own. Their bodies are growing stronger and changing quickly, a process that will continue through puberty and the teen years. […]

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