Chesapeake Service Systems (Chesapeake, VA)


  • Name:Thomas Swanston
  • Title:Executive Director

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Chesapeake Service Systems
  • Address:1100 Executive Blvd.
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:757-312-0456

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  • Mission:
  • The CSS mission is to provide work opportunities in an environment that will stimulate development and improve the health and quality of life of people with developmental disabilities.

  • History:
  • Chesapeake Service Systems (CSS) was created in January of 1985 by the Chesapeake Community Services Bosrd to provide vocational habilitation to people with mental retardation. Currently CSS provides vocational training and work opportinities to nearly 600 people with severe disabiltiies across the seven cities of Hampton Roads.

    Besides running 3 five star award galleys which are primarily manned by people iwth disabilities, CSS has two mobile trash pick up crews, an onsite Crew at Cox Communications and a state of the art laundry occupationsl center. CSS also has a packaging/shrink wrap business in Chesapeake Virginia. This is were the cable project takes place.

    In 2010, CSS won the Neighborhood Builders Award from Bank of America. This came with a $200,000 prize and was awarded to the top two non-profits in Hampton Roads. CSS was one of them. In 2010, CSS's CEO also won the non-profit leadership award from volunteer Hampton Roads for being the areas top non-profit leader.

  • Year established:1985
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:10
  • Advisory board size:0
  • Staff size:57

Board and Executive Names

  • Board Members / Trustees:
  • Tom Lucas Esq. Jackson and Lewis, Board President
    Tom Dana. Thalhimer, Vice President
    Hon Henry Martin, Century 21 Realty, Secretary
    Chan tharpe, Wells Fargo. Treasurer
    Kafi Rouse, Journalist.
    Buddy Bagley, Endtrprenuer
    William Ray, Bank of America
    John Cannon, Northwest Annex of the Norfolk Naval Base

  • Executive Director / President:
  • Tom Swanston, MBA. Executive Director/CEO, (FT)

Staff Names

  • Key Staff:
  • Patricia Tobin, CFO, BA, (FT)
    Jeannette Cochran, Vice President of Operations, BA,(FT)
    Travis Johns, Food Service Director, (FT)
    Sherry Shaw, Staff Accountant, (FT)
    Delinda Swanston, MA, LPC Clinical Services Director MA, LPC, (FT)
    Jesse Manning, Production Manager, (FT)
    Joe Blue Marketing Director, BA, (FT)
    Sara Worley, Human Resource Director,(FT0


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • IRS Subsection:None
  • Tax ID:54-1302211

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IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:541302211
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:
  • Organization Address:1100 EXECUTIVE VD
  • Organization City:CHESAPEAKE
  • Organization State:VA
  • Organization Zip:23320-0000
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):1
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Charitable Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:May, 1985
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:15
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general publicĀ 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
  • Activity Code(s):566
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):Job training, counseling, or assistance
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:June, 2015
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:June
  • NTEE Code:J30Z
  • Asset Amount:$4,840,378
  • Asset Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • Income Amount:$6,116,347
  • Income Code:7 ($5,000,000 - $9,999,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$6,116,347
  • Last Updated:2/22/2018 2:44:28 am

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