The Planning Council serves as an unbiased third party contracted to review applications, determine eligibility, and distribute financial assistance to staff of the following employers that are experiencing a catastrophic financial loss or hardship through no fault of their own:
City of Chesapeake – Chesapeake Employee Hardship Relief Program (CEHRP)
Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) – Steven A. Roberts Employee Assistance Fund
Sentara – HOPE (Helping Overcome Personal Emergency) Fund
If you are an employee of the City of Chesapeake, EVMS, or Sentara and are experiencing a catastrophic financial loss or hardship through no fault of your own, please contact your employer. The Planning Council’s sole responsibility is to administer the funds.