HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – NORFOLK, Va., — The Chas Foundation presented a $40,000 gift to Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) to support staff training and education for CHKD’s pediatric behavioral health program.
CHKD offers outpatient pediatric behavioral health treatment at CHKD health centers throughout the region, giving children and families access to mental health services now in unprecedented demand close to home and in the same place they receive trusted care for their physical health concerns.
“We are very grateful for this generous donation from The Chas Foundation. This gift will expand our program’s reach and help us meet the increased demand for pediatric behavioral health services in our community. We are excited about The Chas Foundation’s support of our program to deliver innovative, family-focused care,” says Stephanie Osler, director of behavioral health for CHKD.
“The Chas Foundation is dedicated to helping families find effective treatment for their children with behavioral health challenges, and we recognize the importance of early intervention. Supporting the mental health of local children in our community is a priority for us,” says Tucker Corprew, president and founder of The Chas Foundation.
The Chas Foundation is a Norfolk-based nonprofit dedicated to helping those with psychological and psychiatric disorders and dissolving the stigma of mental illness. Learn more at thechasfoundation.org.
CHKD is the only freestanding children’s hospital in Virginia and serves the medical and surgical needs of children throughout greater Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The not-for-profit CHKD Health System operates primary care pediatric practices, surgical practices, multi-service health centers, urgent care centers and satellite offices throughout its service region. Learn more at CHKD.org.
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