Clinch Valley Community Action has been located in Tazewell County for 51 years. But our programs and services have extended even beyond those borders as we continue our legacy of helping people help themselves. Our dedicated employees work diligently to ensure not only that CVCA’s services are delivered, but that our community is a better place to live. Visit our website to see what is available, but more importantly, call or visit with our people so we can help you succeed in your future.
CVCA Events and Happenings
Project Discovery Applications
Applications are being taken for Project Discovery. Access the application by going to www.projectdiscovery.org
CVCA Accepting 2017 Camp Joy Applications
Camp Joy is accepting applications for children ages 6-15 to attend Camp Joy Summer Camp are now being. Four weeks of camp are on board again for 2017. Overnight Camp for children ages 6-12 will be held the weeks of July 9-13 and July 16-20. Day Camp will be held for ages 6-12 on July 24-28. The week of the Senior Overnight Camp for ages 12-16 will be held on July 30-August 4. Camp activities include a variety of group and sporting activities along with weekly camp dances and talent shows, , movies, sports, special presentations and much more.
2017 is the Tenth Year Anniversary for Camp Joy’s Summer Camp. Over nine hundred children have enjoyed attending day and overnight camp with the reopening of the facility through the joint efforts of hundreds of volunteers, local organizations, churches, businesses, local government and individuals. With the help of all of the community CVCA has been able to keep the cost of camp very low for the last six years. The cost of Overnight Camp will be $120 per camper and Day Camp will cost $70 per camper. Once again full and partial scholarships will be available in 2017.
Click Here to print an application or you and can be pick one up at the CVCA office in North Tazewell.
Any organization, church, business or individual wishing to help sponsor a child at camp or anyone needing additional information can contact Ricky Honaker at 276-988-5583 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Crisis Services Needs Volunteers
Family Crisis Services, a joint domestic violence and sexual assault program of Clinch Valley Community Action, Inc., seeks energetic, dependable and self-motivated individuals to work as Volunteer Advocates. Volunteers are needed to provide shelter coverage, to answer the hotline, to provide child care and emergency transportation, to provide office support, to assist with public awareness and fundraisers, and to serve as court advocates.
Volunteer Advocates provide companionship, a friendly face, and a listening ear to victims and their families. This job requires a great deal of tact, empathy, understanding and emotional maturity. Volunteers should also respect confidentiality, display a responsible work ethic and work well with people.
For more information, please call Jennifer Bourne at (276) 988-5583.
Soar Virginia Scholarship Program
Virginia529 College Savings Plan (Virginia529) has expanded its scholarship program for high school students in a new partnership with Project Discovery of Virginia, Inc. (Project Discovery). The expansion adds 10 districts to the 38 currently participating.
Accepting New Senior Companions
“I am needed and I help my clients stay independent in their home…where they want to stay” — This is often said by volunteer companions with the Senior Companion Program.