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meet the team

Alexia Hargrove

Founder and CEO

Alexia Hargrove is a native of Richmond, VA and currently resides in Hampton Roads, which is affectionately known as “the 757”. Her work in the field of education has afforded her the opportunity to educate youth from Kindergarten to 12th grade in both Reading and Mathematics.  In 2006, Alexia graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. In 2009, she graduated from Cambridge College with a Master of Education (M.Ed.) with a concentration in Teaching Students with Disabilities. She has educated students in Hampton Roads for 12 years and continues to do so in working with English as a Second Language Students. Alexia has a passion for youth and young adults and truly believes that educating the next generation is the only way society will continuously improve. 

A Word from Our Founder


I am so thankful that you found Grove Collaborative Services.  Our goal is to provide housing and supportive services to young adults ages who are aging out of the foster care system and need some help navigating life after adulthood.  The organization was birthed in May 2021 out of a need to first prevent homelessness and second, provide uplifting services to become a successful adult. Transitioning out of foster care and partnering with GCS will afford youth the opportunity to change the trajectory of previously fostered youth across Hampton Roads, VA. 

Alexia Hargrove

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