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About Us

A standard bearer in comprehensive peer recovery services in minority communities in Virginia, I Rise Up, Inc. has helped reach, teach and support low-income and at-risk persons and families with a variety of behavioral health issues and homelessness through an effective, culturally competent strategy that has been shown to rehabilitate lives and rebuild communities.


I Rise Up provides evidenced based Peer Recovery Supports for recovering individuals with Mental Health challenges and homelessness.



Amid startling statewide statistics that are the highest in the nation

Our Mission

Iriseup , is a Virginia City-based 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization committed to reducing homelessness and addressing the related issues of domestic violence, H, mental illness, and substance abuse, shortage in the communities in which we live and serve.

We are "People helping People"

Vision Statement

Working on programs to help the homeless,those with intellectual disabilities ensure there is accessibility to varied resources and ensure they are collaborating together by working as a team.  Working with the Virginia Behavior Health Services System ensuring individuals have accessibility to Services. To be a multi-service housing, social service, community and economic development organization.

iRiseUp Provides
Homeless OutReach Services.
At Risk Youth Programs
Peer Recovery Specialist (PRS)
Trama & PTSD Recovery Services
Family Support Partner (FSP)
Your donation is greatly appreciated

Make a donation to iRiseUp 501(c)(3)

Our Work


iRiseUp activities include; educational handouts. For homelessness:
Food drives to include food donation n clothes donation.  
For intellectual disabilities;Socialization skills, meditation, planting party, volunteer day at animal shelters 


Homeless Outreach

One Step at a Time

With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for dealing with this challenge. Homeless Outreach is something that we take very seriously, and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact. Contact us to learn more about our commitment to this cause.

Food Donation Drop-Off

Helping The Community

At iRiseUp we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing this issue. Food Donation Drop-Off is by no means an easy feat, but through cooperation and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.

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Mental Health Resources

Reinforcing our Commitment

Ensuring individuals have access  to the right resources, and awareness of programs Learn more about programs by getting in touch with our team today.

Social justice

Social justice focuses on the root causes of social, economic and environmental injustices. It strives to include the people who are impacted by those injustices as decision-makers and leaders. It also aims to make the field of philanthropy more accessible and diverse. In social justice philanthropy, foundations are accountable, transparent and responsive in their grantmaking.

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Intellectual disabilities awareness n resources 

People helping people 

With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find provide resources to help those with intellectual disabilities. Ensuring they are connected with proper resources for housing employment and helpful resources. 

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You Can Make a Difference

Your support is important to our work at iRiseUp. There are many ways you can contribute towards our causes, and every little bit that you commit goes a long way in helping us fulfill our mission. Learn more about how you can get involved and take advantage of the opportunity to do some good.


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