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The Planning Council names next President and CEO
Celebrating 80 Years and Counting!
For Families
& Children
Find childcare options
or get resources
to help your family.
Child and Adult Care
Food Program
Healthy eating starts early.
Community Data
Take a look at Hampton Roads community
data and social indicators, the 2016
Investment in Priorities.
Homeless
Solutions
Resources and expertise for
homeless service providers,
advocates, and those in need.
Community
Engagement
We help organizations,
government agencies, and businesses
solve challenges in their communities.

We’re All About Connections

We link people needing a variety of human services to providers, government agencies, non-profits, corporations, and other organizations, all working to improve quality of life.

The Planning Council affects real change and helps build stronger communities throughout parts of Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. In Virginia, we serve Hampton Roads, Western Tidewater, Northern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. Our dedicated team reaches across geographic boundaries and organizational structures, to bring together the right partners to transform ideas into reality. We connect individuals and communities with the resources and programs that build capacity and a better future.

       Help us continue to support families and children in Hampton Roads.

Our Services

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

We help organizations, government agencies, and businesses meet the significant human services challenges facing individuals and whole communities today and in the future.

Child and Adult Care Food Program

Child and Adult Care Food Program

Our work for children focuses on quality childcare. We help providers achieve the next level of childcare quality ratings through registration and training. We also connect military families to much needed respite care.

Military Family Respite Care

Military Family Respite Care

We help families find affordable, quality childcare providers and offer resources and training for families about nutrition and wellness, parenting, as well as assessments and outreach for at-risk children and families.

Homeless Solutions

Homeless Solutions

We are the leader in bringing together the people and entities that can most effectively address the causes and impacts of homelessness on individuals and communities.

Training & Events

See our list of upcoming training, events, and resources.

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Community Data

Community Data: Investment in Priorities provides trends in jobs, education, neighborhoods, wellness, and inclusion in South Hampton Roads.

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Homeless Solutions Team

We work with federal, state, and local agencies and foundations toward making Homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring.

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Our Impact

The Planning Council identifies areas of regional concern and brings together the decision makers and resources to address those challenges.

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