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ForKids Headquarters
4200 Colley Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23508
(757) 622-6400
Suffolk Regional Services Center
119 W. Constance Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 538-7872
Good Mojo Thrift Shop
2411 Granby Street
Norfolk, VA 23517
(757) 622-1194
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How We Make Change

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If you are experiencing a housing crisis,
call (757) 587-4202
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30 years ago, homeless families were sleeping on the beaches of Ocean View in Norfolk. Local churches had one collective thought - this does not have to be - and Haven House shelter was founded. 


The house has served us well but we have a responsibility to do better than sleeping families on the floor in overflow conditions. In October 2019 we broke ground on the Center for Children and Families in Chesapeake, allowing us to double our current shelter capacity.

This is ForKids

(First presented at the 2019 ForKids Art Auction)

Center for Children and Families Groundbreaking - September 2019

How do you break the cycle of poverty and homelessness?

You educate children.

Homelessness and housing instability profoundly impacts the educational

progress for most children. We help our kids catch up to their peers.

"There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children."   

                                                                NELSON MANDELA

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Apply to be an AmeriCorps Vista Mentor Program Coordinator and serve at ForKids  in our mentoring programs for a year. Impact your community and your life.

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Everyone Who Donated to Our Thanksgiving Drive

We served 20% more families this year thanks to every school, church, business, club, group, and individual who donated food baskets, turkeys and gift cards!

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 Housing status should not determine her future.