Mind & Spirit

Welcome to the heart of C-Fit Community – the Resource Portal! This is your pathway to inner peace and contentment, with information on self-care, spirituality, stress reductions, and more.

Just as the body needs exercise and nutrition, the mind and soul need nourishment and enrichment. C-Fit Community shows the way by compiling resources on meditation, mindfulness, reflective practices such as journaling, faith and spiritual exploration, and emotional balance, as well as a wealth of mental health services.

Emotional / Mental Health

Mental Health Support

Chesterfield County Mental Health Support Services

The Department of Mental Health Support Services (MHSS) is the provider of mental health, developmental disabilities and
substance use disorder services for children and adults in Chesterfield County. Services are also available for very young children through our Prevention and Early Intervention Programs.

www.chesterfield.gov/878/Mental-Health-Support-Services

McShin Foundation

The McShin Foundation is Virginia’s leading authentic peer-to-peer Recovery Community Organization (RCO), defined in part as having resources such as: Halfway Houses, Transitional Recovery Houses, linkage to Medical Detox Services, and being connected with alcohol and drug rehabs, substance abuse treatment and aftercare. McShin offers a social model recovery program that implements authentic Peer-to-peer delivered Recovery Support Services (PRSS).

www.mcshin.org

Support Groups

American Cancer Society

Cancer support resources

https://www.cancer.org/treatment/support-programs-and-services.html

Education

Mental Health Education

4-H Youth Development

Virginia 4-H is the youth development education program of Virginia Cooperative Extension. The four H’s are: head, heart, hands and health. 4-H is rich with learning experiences that partner young people with caring adults and volunteers in a fellowship
unlike any other program available to youth today. Through 4-H, young people are encouraged to participate in a variety of
activities that emphasize 4-H’s learning by doing philosophy of youth development.

www.chesterfield.gov/430/4-H-Youth-Developmentwww.grfit4kids.org

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg understands the importance of school readiness, as well as the holistic approach required to truly prepare our young children for kindergarten. That’s why we invest in programs and lead efforts that focus on family stability, early literacy, and social and emotional development.

https://www.yourunitedway.org/what-we-do/initiatives/

The Basics Virginia

Science shows that 80% of brain growth happens by the age of three! Beginning from birth, young brains develop like little muscles, getting bigger and stronger the more you and your family interact with your child. The Basics are five, fun, simple, and powerful ways to help all our children aged 0-3 grow to be happy and smart.

thebasicsvirginia.org

C-Fit Community Mini-Grant Application (cognitoforms.com)

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