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These organizations and clubs provide information and support for a variety of health and social issues.

AARP's Senior Employment Service Program, Norfolk (main office), 625-7001; Peninsula office, 727-4705;

Access Aids Care Center for Education and Support Services, Hampton, 722-5511; Norfolk, 640-0929, (formerly full circle CANDII)

Adult Education (Center for Community Learning), Hampton, 727-1327,; Newport News, 591-4700 ext. 1136,

AIDS-HIV, Williamsburg, 220-4606.

Air Force Aid Society, 764-3990,

Air Force Family Support Center, 764-3990,

Al-Anon, support for the friends and families of adult alcoholics, 888-425-2666,

Alateen, family groups offer support for the friends and families of teen alcoholics, 888-425-2666,

Alcoholics Anonymous, 595-1212,

Alliance for Youth, youth development organization, 597-2801,

Alternatives Inc., leadership development for middle and high school students, Monart Drawing Studio, 838-2330,

Alzheimer's, Williamsburg, 221-7272,

American Association of University Women, 825-1136,

American Heart Association, Virginia Peninsula Division, 800-242-8721;

American Cancer Society, Peninsula Unit, 591-8330;

American Lung Association, Southeast Area, 855-3059;

American Red Cross, Hampton Roads chapter, 838-7320,; Williamsburg chapter, 253-0228,; York- Poquoson chapter, 898-3090,; Gloucester, 804-642-9478.