Clinic


Charlotte Sokolsky
, RN, BSN, NCSN
School Nurse
Phone: 648-5657
Fax: 474-0100

Please keep the clinic up to date on phone numbers and health issues.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR PARENTS/STUDENTS

HEALTH SERVICES

  • Beach Health Clinic: 3396 Holland Rd., phone 428-5601. A private, nonprofit corporation; staffed by professional and lay volunteers. Free to those who qualify.
  • Child & Youth Services: Human Services-Mental Health & Substance Abuse: 289 Independence Blvd., Pembroke 3, phone 385-0850. Provides child and youth emergency and outpatient treatment for Virginia Beach children through age 18 with mental illness, substance use and co-occurring disorders. Services include individual, family and group counseling, psychiatric evaluations and medication management. Parenting groups are also available.
  • Medical Equipment: Resources for free or low cost wheelchairs and other equipment: Goodwill-Contact Jim Jefferson (248-9405). Norfolk Scottish Rite-Contact Dudley Myers (489-1076). Rehab Health Care-Contact Linda (466-1553).
  • Orthopedic Care: For 18yrs. old and under through Khedive Shrine. Free for those who qualify.420-4510.
  • Partnership in Prescription: www.pparx.org or 1-888-477-2669.
  • Tidewater Child Development Services: Affiliate of VA Dept of Health. Offers needy families assistance with evaluation and diagnosis of developmental, behavioral, emotional, and learning disorders through age 21.
  • Tricare Prime Clinic Virginia Beach: Military healthcare, phone 314-8900.
  • Virginia Beach Public Health: 4452 Corporation Ln. phone 518-2700. Clinics include: Dental, Family Planning, Immunizations, Maternity, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Well Child.

PREGNANCY SUPPORT

  • Catholic Charities: 4855 Princess Anne Rd. Va. Bch. 467-7707. Free pregnancy testing/counseling.
  • Crisis Pregnancy Center of Tidewater: 522 S. Independence Blvd. Suite 101.499-4444. Free pregnancy testing/counseling.
  • Resource Mothers: Free program through Child and Family Services of Eastern VA. Ask your school nurse for information. 397-2121 ext. 324.
  • Virginia Beach Public Health: 4452 Corporation Ln. phone 518-2700. Clinics include: Family Planning , Maternity, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Well Child.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

  • Emergency Services (Mental Health/ Substance Abuse): Human Services-Mental Health & Substance Abuse 289 Independence Blvd. Pembroke 3, phone 385-0888. Operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week/weekend and holidays. Provides telephone and in-person crisis assessment, intervention and consultation regarding persons with mental illness, substance use and co-occurring disorders. Also includes psychiatric evaluation, medication services and preadmission screening for in-patient care.

CRISIS INTERVENTION

  • Battered Women’s Hotline: 485-1445
  • Child Protective Services: Human Services-Social Services. Phone 437-3400. Provides 24 hour services for children suspected of being abused or neglected. Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-552-7096.
  • Help and Emergency Response Inc.: Shelter for battered women and children. 485-3384.
  • Help for Cutters: 1-800-dontcut. Websites: www.kidshealth.org
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: (www.ndvh.org) 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233).
  • Project Hope: The Homeless Education Program of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools. Can provide help with many needs including school supplies, transportation, PE uniforms, and many others. Contact B.J. McGrath 263-2062 or Gay Thomas 263-2300
  • Samaritan House : 631-0710/crisis line: 430-2120. www.Samaritanhouseva.org Shelter/help for victims of domestic violence and/or homelessness.
  • Seaton Youth Shelters: 306-1840/Hotline: 498-HELP. Provides anger management for youth; parenting program; support group for parents of adolescents; drug education for youth. Emergency shelter services for 9-18yr. olds.
  • Suicide Hotline:Tidewater Crisis Network phone 622-1126. Youth Crisis Network phone 623-2627. HOPEline Network phone 1-800-784-2433.
  • Youth Crisis Network: Hotline 623-2627.

SUPPORT GROUPS

  • Allergies: CHKD food allergy support group: www.fasgot.com.
  • Anorexia Nervosa: and related disorders. 404-3010.
  • Alateen: 499-1443/Al-Anon: 460-0949. Supports teens and families of alcoholics.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 490-3980.
  • Alliance for the Mentally Ill: nonprofit to help families of those with mental illness. 424-0856.
  • Alopecia Areata Support Group: 631-1722 or 638-9706. Turbans for Transformation: 426-6393.
  • Attention Deficit Disorders: CH.A.A.D. of Tidewater (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders) 866-633-4871. www.chadd.org
  • Autism Society of America: 461-4474.
  • Celiac Sprue Association: 410-5245.
  • Compassionate Friends: Support for bereaved parents and siblings after the death of a child.
    484-8161/ 482-5856.
  • Compulsive Eaters Anonymous: 456-1435.
  • Crohn’s and Colitis: 479-0029 IBDHurts@cs.com Teens: 425-8521.
  • Domestic Violence Support Group: Sponsored by YWCA: 625-4248.
  • Down Syndrome Association : 466-3696.
  • Emotions Anonymous: 479-4328 or 962-1591.
  • Epilepsy Support Network: 499-7155/459-8376.
  • Grandparents as Parents: support group 490-4931.
  • Hearing Loss Association of America: 460-0074/496-1308.
  • Juvenile Diabetes (JDRF): 455-6676. www.jdrf.org Ask you school nurse for information about the VBCPS Diabetic Support Group for students, parents and siblings sponsored by the school nurses.
  • Lee’s Friends: Helping people live with cancer. 625-3115.
  • Mothers with Bipolar Children and Adolescents: 622-9852.
  • Nar-Anon: Support for families of addicts. 622-1126.
  • Narcotics Anonymous: 459-8467.
  • Nicotine Anonymous: 482-0108
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: 463-4222.
  • Overeaters Anonymous: 456-1530 or www.oa.org
  • Parent Connection: classes for parents of young children and teens. 622-9622 ext. 19.
  • Rainbows: Support groups for children, adolescents and parents struggling with loss due to death, divorce or separation. 622-9852 www.rainbows.org
  • Scleroderma Support Group: 855-5200. Audgut @aol.com
  • Sentara Bereavement Support Group: 388-2631
  • TOUGHlove Parent Support: 481-7674.
  • Tourette Syndrome Association: 713-4881/292-9329.
  • Turning Point: Domestic Violence Support Group: 437-3373.