Call First Call for Help, 757-594-4636 x2 and request food assistance. You will be directed to a pantry closest to you. To come to our food pantry, call First Call beginning at 10:30am Monday – Thursday and request to come to our facility. At THRIVE, we allow you to shop for your own food. You are invited to select a weeks’ worth of fresh, frozen, and shelf-stable items.
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 1:00pm – 3:00pm*
Tuesday: 10:30am – 2:00pm*
*Pantry hours extend to 5:00pm most days
4th Wednesdays: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
At the core of THRIVE’s ministry is financial coaching services. Select applicants who are extended an appointment for assistance will be required to bring in paperwork that demonstrates your complete household income and expenses for a financial coaching session.
Requirements for assistance*:
Preferences are given to clients who*:
*There is no guarantee that we will be able to assist you. THRIVE receives a high volume of requests and has a limited amount of funding available. Please reach out to other resources listed at the bottom of the page.
THRIVE is not accepting new applications for rent and utility assistance between now through Tuesday, August 20th. On Wednesday, August 21st at 9am, our online application link will be accessible on this page or you’ll be able to call our rent and utility request line at 757-877-6211 x1 between 9am and 11am. Leave a message and a THRIVE team member will return your call to take your application within 1 business day.
The earliest appointments for assistance will be scheduled for Monday, August 26th.
There are two main referral lines in the community that can direct you to other helping agencies.
Housing Hotline, 757-587-4202
First Call for Help 757-594-4636