Community Resources

Aunt Bertha
Accessing basic needs information has never been easier. ConnectVA leverages the Aunt Bertha platform to provide our community with a comprehensive directory of local, state, and national service information.

Parents with studentCommunity Services Board
The Hanover County Community Services Board (CSB) provides prevention, treatment, employment, and support services for Hanover citizens and families with mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities.
(804) 365-4200

Department of Community Resources
Community Resources assists and connects volunteers, human service organizations, and available resources to address community needs.
(804) 365-4302 or 1 (800) 491-0575

Department of Social Services
(804) 365-4100

Full Circle Grief Center
Provide comprehensive, professional grief support for children, adults, families, and communities.
(804) 357-5924

Comfort Zone Camp
Comfort Zone Camp is a nonprofit 501(c)3 bereavement camp that transforms the lives of children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or legal guardian. The free camps include confidence-building programs and age-based support groups that break the emotional isolation grief often brings. Comfort Zone Camps are offered to children ages 7 to 17 and are held year-round across the country.
(804) 377-3430

Hanover Safe Place
Our Mission: Prevent sexual and domestic violence, provide services to those affected, and create community awareness of support and resources.

Adult helping studentHanover Youth Crime Line
Stand Up. Speak Up. 
(804) 365-6828

Health Department
The Mission of the Virginia Department of Health is to promote and protect the health of all Virginians. The agency’s vision statement is “Healthy People in Healthy Communities.” 
(804) 365-4313 or 1 (800) 464-5506

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 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.

Parks & Recreation
Parks and Recreation offers over 1,500 acres of parkland throughout Hanover County, with beautiful trails, historic landmarks, athletics fields, relaxing shelters, and safe, accessible playgrounds. The department boasts a wide range of yearlong events and programs for all ages and interests.
(804) 365-4695

Side by Side
Side by Side is dedicated to creating supportive communities where Virginia’s LGBTQ+ youth can define themselves, belong, and flourish.

Veteran visiting schoolVA Employment Commission
(804) 236-3500

YMCA of Greater Richmond
From swim lessons to after-school care, the Y is committed to building each person’s spirit, mind, and body. We’re a non-profit organization open to all people and committed to social responsibility.

Parent Information

We look forward to working with you and your child! The counselor's loop with the students, so a student starting the 6th grade will have the same counselor all three years at Oak Knoll Middle School.

Please contact your child's counselor to receive text messages or emails about upcoming events via Remind. Remind is a messaging tool that sends out updates and reminders to those who subscribe via text, email, or through the Remind app. Personal information is private, and neither parents nor counselors will see the phone number.

Strengthening Families Program

The Strengthening Families Program is a free program to encourage families with young adolescents to open up the lines of communication. Young people learn communication skills while parents learn helpful information related to adolescent development and setting limits. The program provides dinner and childcare at no cost to participants. Contact Dana Gaskin, parent educator, at (804) 365-4238 for upcoming dates and locations.

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