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.
Brushing is Fun!
It’s important to take care of your teeth. Even your baby teeth! That doesn’t mean it can’t be fun, though.
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.
SingleCare improves the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities through its partnerships with more than 100,000 community organizations to make prescription medication more affordable and more accessible for all.
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Tool Kit
This digital toolkit provides resources to the community to address the needs of substance-exposed infants and their families in our region.
Kinder Camps is a program to bring at-risk pre-K children into a school setting to provide them a chance to learn basic skills before their first day of kindergarten.