Engaging the community to improve

children's health in Hampton Roads


The Consortium for Infant and Child Health (CINCH) is a dynamic regional coalition of partners working to improve children's health in Hampton Roads. Together, we better utilize our collective knowledge, skills and resources to develop effective community-based solutions to the health needs of children and their families. Learn more about CINCH and join us at our next meetingCheck back monthly for new & exciting projects!


Upcoming Events - Registration

2016 Businesses Investing in Babies (BIB) Awards

Join CINCH in recognizing our 2016 Businesses Investing in Babies Award recipients - local businesses, organizations and individuals who have invested in the health and well-being of babies and moms by participating in our breastfeeding initiatives. 

Wednesday, October 26, 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Eastern Virginia Medical School, Lester Hall, Room 135, 651 Colley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23501 Parking Map


REGISTER: Healthy Hampton Roads, Healthy Communities Obesity Summit Series.


November 2 - Healthy Cities Campaigns, 1 — 4:00 pmNorfolk Workforce Development Center, 201 E. Little Creek Road, Norfolk, VA 23505

April 27 - Creating Healthy Kids through Healthy Communities: Presentations & Meeting Materials



September 2016 - We Have Moved

New Address:
    Andrews Hall
    721 Fairfax Avenue
    4th Floor    
    Norfolk, VA 23507
New Telephone Numbers:
    Amy Paulson                    (757) 446-6116
    Matt Herman                     (757) 446-6156
    Laurie McManama            (757) 446-6039

May 2016 - May is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month!

April 2016 - HUD representatives & local housing authorities met to discuss & plan for the implementation of smoke-free housing.

March 2016 - Moms Have A Legal Right to Breastfeed in Public. Two new fact sheets for Moms & Businesses!

January 2016 -  Healthy Hampton Roads, Healthy Communities Obesity Summit Series meeting. Register.




Creating healthy communities where people live, learn, play, work & worship.


Keep Your Ride Smoke & Vapor Free!!

#757SmokeFreeRide Vaping Devices Fact Sheet


Facts Sheets: NEW Breastfeeding Laws

CINCH Breastfeeding Projects


#RevYourBev757: Reduce sugary beverages!


Smoke-free Public HousingTools & Resources  

What's Happening

November 9, 2016
Obesity/Breastfeeding Workgroup meeting

November 16, 2016
Respiratory Health Workgroup meeting

The CINCH Story Staff Coalition Leaders Annual Reports
Access to Care Obesity Breastfeeding Respiratory Health Healthy HR
Press Coverage Newsletters
Online Education and Training Other Recommended Tools
New Member Information