Inspiring hope, changing lives.



Guided by God’s love for all people, Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia(CCEVA) provides comprehensive, compassionate services, collaborates with community partners and advocates for those in need in order to empower and enrich lives.

CCEVA primarily serves the poor and the working poor (88% of those we serve live at or below 200% of the poverty level). We serve all people in need regardless of race, ethnicity or religion.


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Mission in Action

CCEVA Now Offers
ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) Group for Families with Children who have Developmental Disabilities  



The ACT Group for Parents is a group devoted to helping parents of children with developmental disabilities manage the stress they encounter on a daily basis.

The group will begin meeting on October 1st at the Princess Anne Road office at 4855 Princess Anne Rd.  For more information click here.


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Please visit our blog below to read more about the ACT group for families of children with special needs.  If you or someone you love would like to talk with a counselor, please call (757) 467-7707.



Post-Adoption Education, Support & Counseling Now Available!

family_silhouetteThrough a generous grant from the Virginia Department of Social Services, CCEVA is now offering Post-Adoption Services to families who have adopted internationally, domestically, or through foster care and would like services to strengthen their family. One day and six-week support and education options, as well as counseling services, are available. Courses are offered throughout the year. Families will leave with information, skills, and materials that will greatly benefit them and their child. For more information please call Rebekah Hall by phone at 757-456-2366 x1019 or by e-mail at


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CCEVA’s Adoption Information Nights

Monday, September 26
Virginia Beach (Main Office)

Wednesday, October 26
Newport News

Monday, November 14
Virginia Beach (Main Office)

Wednesday, December 14
Newport News

Please call Rebekah Hall
(757) 456-2366, ext. 1019 to RSVP

Post-Adoptive Education and Support 

Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia’s Post Adoption Services Program provides education, support and tools to help families maintain successful adoptive placements. The program will be especially beneficial for families who have adopted children from difficult backgrounds. 

Tier 1 – one day introductory training
Saturdays 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
September 24, 2016 (Virginia Beach)
November 12, 2016 (Newport News)

Tier 2 – 6-week education course
Tuesdays 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
September 13 – October 18 (VB)
November 8 – December 13 (NN)

All services are FREE and confidential


Here I Am Lord

Catholic Charities has been answering ‘Here I Am Lord’ for more than 83 years.  View the video to hear how Catholic Charities is inspiring hope and changing lives for thousands of families in our community.

Here I Am, Lord (80670) (c) 1981, 2000, OCP, 5536 NE Hassalo, Portland, OR 97213.  All rights reserved.  Used with permission.