Heart to Heart – Weekly support group offers assistance for individuals coping with substance abuse, mental health issues, anger, depression, grief, jealousy,   or any other emotional issues. Meets each Monday at 7:30 p.m. 6220 Pardue Ct. Virginia Beach. FMI: 432-9502 or 617-2825 Insight for Addictions – Support Group Ministry of the World Outreach Worship Center. Call for times 757-874-1223. 1233 Shields Rd., Newport News. 12 Step Recovery Life Group – The 12 Step Recovery Life Group is for anyone who is struggling from addiction. We are dedicated to overcoming dependency with scripturally based principles and finding purpose in each day to grow in Christ. This Life Group is opened for anyone with addictions (alcohol, drugs, eating, shopping, ect) to attend. Thursdays at 7:00 pm. Anonymity is a must.  Contact Peggy and Larry Gabbert, Office@newlifecenter.cc or call 480.2756, New Life Center, 3310 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach. Located in Blue Room. Coastal 12-Step – Faith based 12-step recovery program. Both believers and non- believers welcomed. Fridays from 6-9 pm (food, worship, teaching and groups). Child care available. Coastal Community Church, 2800 S. Independence Blvd., VB. FMI: 286-9642. Regeneration Addiction Recovery Group –  Regeneration is a faith based addiction recovery group that deals with all types of addictions alcohol, drugs, gambling, pornography, sexual addiction, eating disorders, and cutting. we meet every Tuesday and Friday night from 7:30 pm til 9 pm at Wave Church 1000 north Great Neck rd. Virgina Beach, VA. 23454 7pm There are no special start dates and anyone can come.   
Grandparents/Relatives as Parents Support Group – Second Thursday of month 5:30-7:00 pm at Life Enrichment Center, 230 W. Bute Street, Norfolk FMI: Sandra 373-4140.
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Seton Youth Shelters – Providing a safe haven for youth in crisis needing a place to stay. Boy’s Shelter – 642 N. Lynnhaven Rd., Virginia Beach. Phone 498-4673. Girl’s Shelter – 465 Kings Grant Rd., Virginia Beach. Phone 306-1840. www.setonyouthshelters.org The Crow's Nest is a drop in center for homeless teens. It is open on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm – additional nights in the summer. A ministry of Virginia Beach UMC, Seton Youth Centers and Stand Up For Kids, it is located at 18th street and Pacific, Virginia Beach. Stand Up For Kids – conducts street outreach to teens and kids on the street inviting them to take food, hygiene products, clothing, advice, and more. FMI: 757-567- 9888. Maternity Home Hadassah House – Provides shelter to pregnant women ages 14 to 18 that are still in high school. Shelter is extended one month after the woman gives birth. 449 Centerville Turnpike, Chesapeake. Phone: 410-4327 Other services to consider: The Youth Crisis Network hot line –  created to aid children in trouble, has been disconnected for weeks and perhaps longer.   623-2527 National Runaway Switchboard  800-621-4000 or www.nrscrisisline.org Covenant House National Runaway Hotline 1-800-999-9999 or www.covenanthouse.org The National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth 301-608-8098 or www.ncfy.org The National Network for Youth, 202-783- 7949 or www.nn4youth.org
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."   Jeremiah 29:11
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