The following are outside resources available to parents in the county:
1. Prevention Services:
The goal of prevention services is to keep healthy people healthy. Skilled professional staff members provide training, consultation, public speaking and group services to individuals, agencies, schools, churches, businesses, and community groups. Prevention services has considerable expertise in parenting, couples issues, divorce adjustment, and stress management.
Chesterfield County Mental Health Support Services
P.O. Box 92
Chesterfield, VA 23832
2. Comfort Zone Camp:
CZC sponsors weekend bereavement camps in Virginia and New York/New Jersey for children from across the country who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or significant loved one.
Comfort Zone Camp
2101-A Westmoreland Street
Richmond, VA 23230
3. Chesterfield County Public Schools Parent/Teacher Resource Center:
The Parent/Teacher Resource Center is here to assist all CCPS parents and staff in promoting student success. The center sponsors workshops on various topics, provides office and phone consultations, compiles requested information packets on a variety of subjects, and operates a lending library of educational and parenting resources. Much of what the center offers can be found online, including workshop information, lists of tutors, links to community resources, a catalog for the lending library, mand much more.
13900 Hull Street Road
Midlothian, VA 23222
4. REACT Children’s Program:
A free, informative support group serving children in grades 1-5 who have witnessed verbal or physical fighting in their homes. Children in this group will learn to handle stress in a positive way and to manage strong emotions by developing effective problem-solving skills and coping strategies.
6801 Lucy Corr Blvd
Chesterfield, VA 23832
A FREE resource for parents to find all of the great summer camps in one place. All camp listings are free, so parents can find out about all of the camps regardless of their advertising budgets.
- https://www.edutopia.org/article/reframing-debate-screen-time-beth-holland (Screen time and tech usage).
“The results could not be clearer: Teens who spend more time than average on screen activities are more likely to be unhappy, and those who spend more time than average on nonscreen activities are more likely to be happy.”