Living in the Roanoke Valley, it is important to be aware of the many resources available to families in the area. Below is a list of a few of the organizations established in Roanoke area to help parents and families.
CHIP of Roanoke Valley (Child Health Investment Partnership)
1201 3rd St, SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
CHIP is a FREE program that focuses on the health and well-being of pregnant women and children up to five in the Roanoke Valley. The program includes nutrition education and support with delivery and breastfeeding.
For more information visit www.chiprv.org
Virginia Family & Fatherhood Initiative
"Stronger Parents, Brighter Futures"
Roanoke City Health Department
1502 Williamson Rd, NE
Roanoke, VA 24012
VFFI encompasses five free integrated services to promote whole family thriving fatherhood support groups, motherhood support groups, co-parenting navigation, case management for teen and young adult parents and their families, and youth development programs.
For more information please call Program intake/Enrollment at 540-283-5028
The KOHL's Infant safe sleep program (KISS)
Safe sleep for your baby is a key component of the collaborative program between KOHL's Cares and Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital. Participants who are in need of a safe sleep environment and who are income eligible should contact their case manager or social service agency for referral to the (KISS) program.
For more information on safe sleep for babies or on the KISS program, call 800-422-8482 or visit CarilionClinic.org/kiss