United Way of Southwest Virginia's THRIVE Team is dedicated to the well-being and success of every person in the region. By implementing adaptive strategies along our cradle to career continuum, our community can go beyond surviving, and truly THRIVE.
To help children and youth achieve their full potential and THRIVE, United Way of Southwest Virginia has trauma-informed care practices built into our Childhood Success and Youth Success programs. We are a reliable and motivated partner, collaborating with community stakeholders to develop strategic work plans that support the physical, social and emotional health of the children, families, and employees they serve.
United We Will THRIVE.
Al’s Pals is a comprehensive curriculum and teacher training program that develops social-emotional skills, self-control, problem-solving abilities, and healthy decision-making in children ages 3-8 years old.
Tobacco Free Homes
Tobacco-Free Homes educates parents and children about the importance of staying tobacco- and nicotine-free to keep kids Healthy, Active, Strong, and Happy.
Using the Collective Impact framework for community change, the Health Programs team leads a system-wide response to address trauma by fostering child and youth resiliency across sectors.
Kinder Camps is an Academic, Social-Emotional, learning experience preparing children for day-to-day routine as they enter Kindergarten.
Trauma Informed Schools
Developmental Screening Initiative
Trauma Informed Community Network
Designated physical spaces within the school building where ALL students and families can go to obtain any items that they may need but are unable to access themselves.