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Our Mission

We are a neighborhood partner building pathways to education, employment, good health and a revitalized community. 

25 Years
of Success

Pathways is a non-profit, 501(c)3 community development corporation working to rebuild and strengthen Petersburg, VA and surrounding counties.

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Our Vision:

Our vision for the region and beyond is a community of spiritual richness that offers a quality of life for all to live, work, learn, shop and play.  We believe that Petersburg can become a viable commercial district with a strong housing market, good schools, safe streets, and public and recreational service for all.

An Important Message from Pathways:

Public Notice: Pathways-VA, Inc. Response to COVID-19


Pathways is currently open to the public by appointment only. All visitors are required to wear a face covering, have their temperature checked, and answer the CDC's recommended COVID-19 related questions. 


If necessary, Pathways will announce any change in policies or procedures in response to the dynamics of the on-going pandemic.


We are so glad to welcome everyone back in a manner that is responsible and safe for all.


Free Tax Preparation!                                   

Pathways is once again offering free tax preparation for those who qualify! See the information sheet below for details. To set up an appointment or for more information, call us at 804-862-1104. 

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Be A Tax Prep Volunteer!

Interested in becoming a tax prep volunteer? Check out the "Become a Tax Preparer" video here.


Stay up to date with all Pathways happenings by taking a look at our latest publications and newspaper articles!

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Education & Employment


Good Health

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Graduation was a huge success! Kudos to all of our grads, and thank you to Del. Laschrese Aird and David Proett Photography for helping make our favorite event even more special!


Learn more about how you can support us! You can sign up to take part in Kroger Community Rewards and Amazon Smile as well as creating your own fundraisers for our programs! 

Pathways addresses the needs of our changing world and equips youth and adults with the necessary skills and credentials for today's labor market.

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Revitalized Community

One of Pathways' goals is to foster development that leads to the health of both a neighborhood and its residents as well as relationships between persons and their environment. These efforts provide the foundation for all we do.

The health of a community is directly tied to the health of its members. Pathways addresses the health and wellness needs of our community in a myriad of ways.



Pathways, formerly Petersburg Urban Ministries, was begun in 1995 as an inter-faith community development corporation. It was incorporated in 1997 and received its 501(c)3 status in 1998.

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