School Readiness

Jefferson Area CHIP, Child Development and Health Supports
Provides and expands home visiting services for vulnerable families, promotes outcomes focused on health, positive parenting and self-sufficiency so that children have the best opportunity to enter school healthy and ready to learn.

ReadyKids, Child Care Quality
Improves the quality of early care and education for children ages 0-5 so they enter school ready to succeed.

ReadyKids, Healthy Families
Provides home visiting to address the issues and needs of low-income families with children ages 0-6 and pregnant women to promote outcomes focused on health, positive parenting and self-sufficiency so that children have the best opportunity to enter school healthy and ready to learn.


Habitat for Humanity, Pathways to Housing
Empowers low-wealth families to achieve economic stability and self-sufficiency through financial empowerment, increased earnings and affordable housing.

Literacy Volunteers-Charlottesville/Albemarle, Adult Workforce Tutoring
Helps clients increase their earning power and manage expenses through one-to-one tutoring.

OAR/Jefferson Area Community Corrections, Re-Entry Services
Provides emergency services to transitioning ex-offenders post release to address basic needs such as hygiene, food, clothing, identification, housing and transportation, as well as case management to address employment services.

Piedmont Housing Alliance, Financial Capability and Asset Building
One-on-one financial coaching and home buying counseling to help local residents increase their financial skills, such as budgeting, saving and building or improving credit.

The Haven, Housing Stabilization Case Management
Provides supportive services to formerly homeless clients who have been newly housed to help them sustain self-sufficiency status.

WorkSource Enterprises, Welfare to Work
Provides job training and employment opportunities to people on welfare with disabilities and vocational barriers.

Community Health

Blue Ridge Medical Center, Rural Health Outreach
Provides health care services for low-income uninsured residents, including improving access to mental health services, addressing poverty, food insecurity, and other social determinants of health, addressing tobacco use, and combating disparities in incidence of low-birth weight babies.

Charlottesville Free Clinic, Integrated Care Clinic
Provides free health care services for uninsured low-income adults.

City Schoolyard Garden, Roots of Food Security
An integrated approach to strengthening food access and education while cultivating healthy behavior change and increasing affinity for nutritious foods for low-wealth youth.

Elk Hill, School-Based Mental Heath Program
Provides services in the City/County school systems including support for behavior in the classroom, psycho-educational groups, weekly individual counseling, mentoring, case management and coordination with other service providers, and weekly contact with the child’s family.

Jefferson Area CHIP, Healthy Babies and Moms
Provides health education and improved access to care for pregnant teens and young women, leading to healthier births and healthier babies.

Local Food Hub, Fresh Farmacy
Provides program participants with bi-weekly bags of local produce and other local products, sourced from more than 20 local farms.

Partner for Mental Health, Navigator Program
Helps clients with mental illness navigate the complex mental health, human services, and criminal justice systems.

The Women’s Initiative, Core Services Program
Provides free or low-cost mental health services including individual counseling, social support and education and outreach.