COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Various community programs and resources supporting people living with a mental health condition and their families, on any part of your journey to recovery and wellness! If you have any questions, resources to add, or would like more information, please call our helpline at

(757) 499-2041 Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., or e-mail contact@namicoastalvirginia.org 

Click to download our foldable community resources card - it fits perfectly in a wallet, pocket, or anywhere else that is convenient and accessible for you.

If you are in a crisis situation, please call 911 and ask for a CIT officer, the National Suicide Lifeline 800-273-TALK (8255), Text NAMI to 741-741, or visit our Crisis Intervention page

Click to download a community resources list that fits on one page for ease of reference, including extra space (and the whole back) for any notes or additions.

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255

Providing 24/7, free and confidential support

for people in distress, prevention and crisis

resources for you or your loved ones, and

best practices for professionals.

 

I Need A Lighthouse: 757-567-5429

www.ineedalighthouse.org

 

The Sarah Michelle Peterson Foundation:

info@sarahmpetersonfoundation.org

Crisis Textline

Text NAMI or HOME to 741-741

Safely and confidentially connect with a live,

trained crisis counselor for free 24/7 support.

Crisis Intervention

Emergency Mental Health Services/Intake (24/7)

If unsure where to call, begin here for referrals

Chesapeake: 757-548-7000

Norfolk: 757-664-7690

Portsmouth: 757-393-8990

Suffolk/Isle of Wight: 757-925-2484

Virginia Beach: 757-385-0888

Eastern Shore: 757-442-7707

Military and Veterans: 1-800-273-8255, press 1 or Text 838255

TAPS 24/7 National Military Hotline:

1-800-959-TAPS (9277)

Police - Emergency

 Call 911. Explain there is a mental health

emergency, ask for CIT (Crisis Intervention

Team) officers who are trained to manage

mental health crises.

Psychiatric Hospitals

Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health:

757-461-4565 (child/adolescent facility)

Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center: 

757-395-2200

Crisis Intervention Counselor -757-398-2400

Sentara Norfolk General: 757-388-3000

Sentara Virginia Beach General: 757-395-8000

Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center:

(free confidential assessments)

757-496-6000 / 757-627-5433 Intake

 

City Community Services Boards

(Mental Health)

Chesapeake Integrated Behavioral Health:

757-547-9334

Norfolk Community Services Board:

757-756-5600

Portsmouth Behavioral Healthcare Services:

757-393-5357

Va. Beach Behavioral Health Services

Mental Health/Substance: 757-385-0800

Eastern Shore Community Services Board:

757-442-3636

Sheriff's Offices

Chesapeake: 757-382-6159

Norfolk: 757-664-4700

Portsmouth Police: 757-393-5300

Suffolk: 757-514-7840

Virginia Beach: 757-385-4555

Eastern Shore: 757-678-0458

Military/Veteran Resources

www.va.gov

www.ptsd.va.gov

Hampton VA Medical Center: 757-722-9961

Stephen A. Cohen Military Family Clinic, VA

Beach: 757-965-8686

Military One Source: 800-342-9647

Youth Services

Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health: 

757-461-4565

The Barry Robinson Center: 757-455-6100

Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters

(CHKD): 757-668-7000

 The Chas Foundation: 757-489 2427

United Methodist Family Services (UMFS):

757-490-9791

The Up Center: 757-965-8683

LGBTQ+ Resources

The Trevor Project: Call 1-866-488-7386 or

text START to 678-678 Trained counselors

supporting youth in crisis and/or in need of a

safe and judgment-free place to talk 24/7

www.thetrevorproject.org

 

LGBT Life Center: 757-640-0929

 

Reduced Cost Mental Health Services

EVMS Hope Free Clinic: 757-446-0366

Staffed by volunteer EVMS student clinicians, residents and physicians, who work together to provide patient-centered care.

 

Catholic Charities: 757-533-5217

ask for Mental Health Therapy Center 

Open at this point 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Child & Adult therapy

To see an intern  $25.00 per hour

To see a resident:  $35.00 per hour

They do not take insurance

 

Jewish Family Services: 757-321-2222

Child & Adult therapy, Sliding scale rates & take insurance

 

Tidewater Pastoral Counseling: 757-623-2700

TPCS  is a not-for-proft extension of the Judeo-Christian faith community  dedicated to providing quality pastoral counseling and education to  anyone regardless of age, race, faith perspective or socio-economic  background.

Free/Reduced Cost Health Clinics

Chesapeake Care Clinic: 757-545-5700

Hampton Roads Community Health Center:

757-393-6363

Norfolk Hopes Free Clinic: 757-446-0366

Virginia Beach Health Clinic: 757-428-5601

Hampton Roads Community Health Center:

757-393-6363

Bon Secours Care-A-Van: 757-889-5121

Eastern Shore:

Bayview Community Health

Center, Cheriton: 757-331-1086

Onley Community Health Center: 757-787-7374

 

Homeless Resources

Regional Housing Crisis Hotline: 757-227-5932

Virginia Supportive Housing:

www.virginiasupportivehousing.org

Hampton Roads Housing Consortium: 

757-420-8300

PiN Ministry: 757-962-3567

Seton Youth Shelter: 757-498-4357

Vetshouse for Veterans: 757-724-8614

Norfolk Housing & Redevelopment Authority:

757-623-1111

VA Beach Community Development

Corporation: 757-463-9516

Other Resources

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):

NAMI Coastal Virginia: 757-499-2041

Free support groups/classes/programs

NAMI Helpline: 800-950 NAMI (6264)

M-F 10 am-6 pm

 

Virginia Department of Behavioral Health:

804-786-3921 State agency for mental health

 

SAMSHA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health

Services Administration): www.samhsa.gov

 

Emotions Anonymous: 

www.emotionsanonymous.org

VB Strong Center

The VB Strong Team includes masters prepared and licensed mental health professionals who are available to provide one-to-one support and navigation during difficult times. This includes connecting individuals to long-term community resources for ongoing healing and recovery. The VB Strong Center offers free wellness programs and groups for the community.

https://thevbstrongcenter.org/

Virginia Family Network

An agreement between DBHDS and NAMI Virginia to create a statewide network of families who support, educate, and empower other families with children and youth with mental health needs while also promoting family-driven and youth-guided policy throughout the child-serving systems. 

https://namivirginia.org/programs/for-parents-of-children-and-youth-virginia-family-network/

Youth MOVE Virginia

Our mission is to support a grassroots peer network for youth and young adults to be empowered, active guides in their own care, while advocating for mental health policy and programs that are specific to their unique needs and experiences. Partnership between DBHDS and NAMI Virginia

namivirginia.org/programs/youth-young-adults-youth-move-virginia/

Endependence Center

Independent Living Skills Training Webinars

Click here for more information

First Home Care Crisis Intervention Services

Medicaid eligible service providing mental health care and assistance to children, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing an acute crisis 

that puts the individual at risk for psychiatric hospitalization. This service can also be utilized to "bridge the gap." Available 24/7

Universal Referral Line: 800-516-1918 • FHCReferrals @uhsinc.com 

Click to download more information

MHAV Peer-Run Warm Line

Trained peer recovery specialists ready to listen and support VA residents during difficult times, or if you need help finding information and resources to help you on your journey.

Text/Chat Support: 866-400-6428, available

5pm-9pm Weds, Fri & Sat

Talk/Phone Support: 866-400-6428, available

9am-9pm Mon-Fri, 5pm-9pm Sat & Sun

Depression / Bipolar Support Alliance

To find local meetings, go to dbsalliance.org

NA – Narcotics Anonymous

To find local meetings, call 1-866-972-5055

NAR-ANON – Narcotics Anonymous Family Groups

To find local meetings, call 1-800-477-6291

24 Hour Crisis Center 757-622-1126

 

Recovery for Life

Faith-based 12-step meetings

To find meetings, call 757-456-0093 or vist myrecoveryforlife.com

AA – Alcoholics Anonymous

To find local meetings, call (757) 490-3980

AL-ANON – Alcoholics Anonymous Family Groups

To find local meetings, call (757) 490-3980