Portsmouth Coalition for Youth

Portsmouth Coalition for Youth Coalition meetings take place on the 3rd Thursday of every other month from 1-2pm at various partner locations in the city. Portsmouth Coalition for Youth is an alliance of non-profit entities, faith-based organizations, local government agencies, citizens and youth.

PCY was commissioned by the Portsmouth Interagency Network in 1995 to provide an ideal environment for agencies, organizations, and community members to share ideas and collaborate.

PCY was commissioned by the Portsmouth Interagency Network in 1995 to provide an ideal environment for agencies, organizations, and community members to share ideas and collaborate.

Why are kids so APATHETIC these days? It's because they have NO SKILLS!
05/19/2016
Why are kids so APATHETIC these days? It's because they have NO SKILLS!

Why are kids so APATHETIC these days? It's because they have NO SKILLS!

A couple of weeks ago I lead a parenting seminar on apathy. I mostly signed up to lead this seminar because our own students' apathy is just killing me! Especially in spring, it seems like kids fall off some sort of emotional cliff and check out completely. I started out asking some questions . ....

NSU Theatre Company
03/25/2016

NSU Theatre Company

We are the first HBCU to host the entire principle cast--actually the only other time they were all together was on Oprah!

H.E.R Shelter (Help & Emergency Response, Inc.)
03/10/2016

H.E.R Shelter (Help & Emergency Response, Inc.)

We celebrated the Grand Opening of our Chesapeake shelter today - the Beazley Center for Hope!!!!!!

A major shout out to our many donors and supporters who made this dream a reality. Already tonight new women and their families have a haven to run to in their time of need. We are humbled and excited to serve our communities in new ways. May the next 30 years see this facility change lives!

We couldn't have done it without you. Thank you.

Olde Towne Business Association
03/04/2016

Olde Towne Business Association

CHIP
03/01/2016

CHIP

You have an extra day to do something amazing! Post your best leap to help raise awareness to safe infant sleeping in Hampton Roads! Your post could help save the life of a vulnerable child in our community!! Leap, Share or Donate! #Leapforbabies #leapday sleeptighthamptonroads.org

PCY meeting is happening- starting off the new year at one of our community partners locations
01/21/2016

PCY meeting is happening- starting off the new year at one of our community partners locations

28 Books That Affirm Black Boys
01/10/2016
28 Books That Affirm Black Boys

28 Books That Affirm Black Boys

I love reading all kinds of stories to my children, but I especially love reading books that feature African American characters, because I know that it affirms them.  I previously wrote about book…

Healthy Portsmouth
01/09/2016

Healthy Portsmouth

Your family or a family you know may qualify -- don't hesitate to call!

Refuge Youth Cafe is Open for Business
12/11/2015
Refuge Youth Cafe is Open for Business

Refuge Youth Cafe is Open for Business

The Refuge Youth Cafe is now open! We opened on November 2nd and are continuing with ‘soft-openings’ until Christmas. In January, our official 3-month trial begins and we will be open THREE DAYS A WEEK! On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 215-515pm and Saturdays from 215-? (we will be determining our clo…

12/09/2015
YMCA of Portsmouth

YMCA of Portsmouth

Looking for ways to keep your teen involved and engaged? Have them join our Teen Leaders Club. Ages 13-17 can earn volunteer hours, meet new people, plan club events, develop leadership skills, and impact their communities in a positive way! 1st & 3rd Wed of each month; 6:00pm; FREE to members, $20/semester for non-members; NEW SESSION BEGINS JAN 6

CHIP
12/03/2015

CHIP

Our awesome volunteer, Lois Windell and family donated three giant bags of beautiful, new books for our children! 90 babies are going to love these shiny, new board books. Thank You Lois!!!!

Contact CHIP if you too can give a child a gift this holiday! 757-543-9100

12/01/2015
GYA Investment Video

GYA Investment Video

More information about GYA, how you can invest and why your investment matters.

It's #GivingTuesday consider giving to PCY partners
12/01/2015

It's #GivingTuesday consider giving to PCY partners

CHIP
12/01/2015

CHIP

Let's do lunch!

Stop by homeGrown today for some fantastic farm to table food and support a local Portsmouth non-profit
11/14/2015

Stop by homeGrown today for some fantastic farm to table food and support a local Portsmouth non-profit

Please consider sharing. Parent’s Evening at Refuge Youth Café (Divine Dine N 1805 County St, Portsmouth, VA 23704) ‘Let...
11/09/2015

Please consider sharing.

Parent’s Evening at Refuge Youth Café (Divine Dine N 1805 County St, Portsmouth, VA 23704) ‘Let’s Talk About S*x and Pornography.’

Do you want some practical tips on how to talk to your teen about these topics? Do you want to know more about what your teen is exposed to? Please join us with our special guest Jason Royce from Romance Academy UK. It’s a free event from 6pm-8pm, Tuesday November 10th.

Please join us!! www.globalyouthaction.org

Create Portsmouth Now
11/06/2015

Create Portsmouth Now

Since you get to now have all the fun next weekend, take advantage of the rainy weather to get trained in Romance Academy- a new healthy relationships curriculum for teens. Tomorrow, 930-430 at 606 Court st.

Portsmouth Public Library
11/04/2015

Portsmouth Public Library

College Admissions and Financial Aid Workshop

Attention teens! It is never too early or too late to start planning for your future. If you think you might be interested in going to college after high school, come to this workshop to find out more about what you need for admission and some tips for getting financial aid. Parents are encouraged to attend this workshop with their teens.

Date: November 21, 2015
Time: 2:00-4:00
Ages 12-18

Portsmouth Main Library
601 Court Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704

No school today but the Refuge Youth Cafe will be open from 2:15pm for teens (13-18 still in school) come on over when y...
11/03/2015
Cafe

No school today but the Refuge Youth Cafe will be open from 2:15pm for teens (13-18 still in school) come on over when you're bored this afternoon.

It's going to be in Divine Dine N (1805 County St) behind DSS. During the day they are open to the public. We are open to youth (and youth work type adults) from 215-515 on Tuesdays through Christmas then Tues, Thurs and Sat in the new year

www.globalyouthaction.org/cafe

Find out more about Global Youth Action's cafe for young people in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Timeline Photos
10/15/2015

Timeline Photos

Mobile Uploads
10/08/2015

Mobile Uploads

10/02/2015

From Global Youth Action: Our event has been cancelled. We have been rescheduled for October 16th at TCC

09/23/2015

Congratulations to PCY partner, Hampton Roads Community Health Center, on their 20th anniversary celebration tonight at the Portsmouth Women's Club

Portsmouth, Virginia
06/30/2015

Portsmouth, Virginia

TCC Portsmouth Campus presents a 2-Week Young Explorers Summer Camp

DoSomething.org
06/19/2015

DoSomething.org

Over 26,000 young people shared one word to describe their feelings about the #CharlestonShooting.

You can do something to get involved. Text ACTION to 38383.

Crisis Text Line helps reach teens in trouble
06/10/2015
Crisis Text Line helps reach teens in trouble

Crisis Text Line helps reach teens in trouble

A Northwestern study out this month shows nearly a third of teens surveyed use what they learn online to live better -- drinking less soda, eating healthier and exercising to fight depression. But there's a groundbreaking way for teens to find high-tech help when they need it urgently. Jim Axelrod g…

05/21/2015

Meeting today at 3pm- 4th Floor of DSS. See you there!

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Portsmouth, VA
23704

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If you have any questions please contact the current PCY Chair, Shae Pepper at the Portsmouth Behavioral Healthcare Services Prevention Department at the number below or via our page

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