Ending the cycle of youth homelessness. We do this in cities across America, one youth at a time.
StandUp for Kids - Hampton Roads is the second oldest StandUp For Kids chapter, having been established in 1991 at the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Our volunteers serve homeless youth up to age 24 and their dependents through the following programs:
Drop In Center The Drop In Center provides hot meals, games/crafts, counseling, and assistance with immediate needs three times per week Street Outreach Program The Street Outreach program is an opportunity to meet youth where they are; held in conjunction with the Drop In Center hours High School Mentoring Initiative In partnership with Old Dominion University, high school students are paired with college mentors that help support their educational goals. Through this initiative, we support a "Pay for Grade" program to further encourage our students’ success
I am the chapter's Director of Community Resource Development. Volunteers interested in helping youth living on the streets can apply their talents as it best suits them. One can work directly with the youth or as support in the background. Thank you for considering.