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Emergency Food Network - 434-979-9180, 900 Harris Street, Charlottesville – Food orders may be placed by phone only, 9 am-12 noon, Monday or Friday. Food may be picked up 1:30 pm-3:30 pm Monday or Friday. The EFN provides food to persons in need once a month, on a self-referral basis. Thereafter, assistance may be provided only with an agency referral. Food assistance is for Charlottesville or Albemarle residents only.
Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry - 434-996-7868, 2050 Lambs Road, Charlottesville – Food distribution is available on Wednesday from 2:00-4:00pm, Wednesday from 2:00-4:00pm, Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm, and Saturday from 10am-12pm. Assistance is awarded twice per calendar month.
Provides meals to food insecure children of the Hollymead ES and Sutherland MS community. They accept financial and food donations. I don't believe they have a website but they do have a Facebook page.
UVA Health: 434-924-0000
Sentara COVID-19 Call Center: 833-945-2395
Operates seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson Health District: 434-972-6261
Operates Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Blue Ridge Health District 434-972-6244
Provides public health services to residents of Greene, Albemarle, Louisa, Fluvanna, Nelson, and the City of Charlottesville. Clinic offerings in each county include immunizations, family planning, sexual health screening, TB testing, WIC information, and nutrition classes.
C4K- Mentorship increases self-confidence, decision- making skills, and chances of success in life for youth. We provide our members with consistent, supportive mentors to guide them as they achieve their goals.
Cville Mutual Aid- This is a place where you can request resources and support, but also where you can come to find opportunities to offer time, money, support and resources to community members in need.
The Santa Fund provides essentials like clothing, shoes, medicine, eyeglasses, and school supplies/books for school children in need in our community. This year, the Santa Fund for Schoolkids took on new urgency, creating the Santa Fund COVID Assistance Program to help families with COVID-19 related needs, such as internet access for virtual learning and assistance with other tools to provide a safe learning environment.
RENT & MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE
Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP) is being administered by Virginia Housing to offer relief to those experiencing difficulty due to COVID-19.
FOR TENANTS: RMRP Support Center at (703)-962-1884
FOR LANDLORDS: File application with
Virginia Housing https://www.vhda.com/BusinessPartners/PropertyOwnersManagers/Pages/RMRP.aspx
LOCAL NUMBER FOR OTHER ASSISTANCE: 434-326-0950
Número Local: 434-373-0930 in español
Mental health and Parenting
434-979-2440 123 4th Street NW, Charlottesville – The Center offers a variety of services to individuals who have experienced significant problems in their lives due to mental illness and who acknowledge this. Services are always free. Mon and Tues 10-5. Wed 12-7. Thurs, Fri, and Sat 11-5 pm. Open on all holidays.
ReadyKids: Local group providing free short-term individual and family counseling. Watch a parent video. Emergency Hotline available 24/7 for local teens: (434) 972-7233 To request appointment, call hotline or use the online form.
434-977-4673, 911 East Jefferson Street, Charlottesville – Partner for Mental Health is dedicated to promoting good mental health for everyone, daily and in times of crisis by advocating, educating, and providing connections to services and support groups.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273-8255 – 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress. Prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Region Ten Child & Family Clinic is accepting new referrals for outpatient counseling, crisis counseling, and case management services. Offering new virtual groups for children and teens to help with anxiety and build coping & resilience skills, with virtual intake appointments.See the schedule. Contact: (434) 972-1800 and ask for Child & Family Services, or text 434-953-0409.
Help Happens Here: Offers information & referral service including fee-based, affordable and free local mental health & substance abuse options for children, teens and adults. Contact: (434) 227-0641
Podcast Therapists | Facebook Therapy podcast to help hard-working parents and guardians understand the insanity of family life. Join us as we analyze everything from sex talks to Covid holidays!
Therapists: Check out the Psychology Today database for local therapists, psychologists, and counselors in the Charlottesville area.
Tutoring and Extracurricular
Chance To Dance (C2D) is Charlottesville Ballet’s after-school outreach program for grades K-5 that gives children a hands-on experience with the arts.
Please fill out the information so we can process your request for a FISH Mentor. This information will be used to match your student with a mentor that can support the child's needs and ensure that there will be limited scheduling conflicts. If you have questions about FISH, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://www.jabacares.org/fish
Literacy Voulenteers is a non-profit agency that offers free basic literacy and English as a Second Language tutoring to adults through recruitment and training of volunteer tutors who work one-on-one with learners, helping them become more productive workers, parents, citizens, neighbors, and consumers.
Childcare and Summer Programs
Charlottesville Area Helpline for Financial Assistance- 434-234-4490 Charlottesville/Albemarle – Coordinates emergency assistance for local residents who are threatened with homelessness, loss of power or fuel, or other temporary financial emergencies. Calls to the helpline must be made between 11am and 2pm Monday through Friday.
Dominion Virginia Power- 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357) – If you are having difficulty paying electric bills call your power company. Call early to find out if you are eligible for payment arrangements or energy assistance funds. This can help prevent electricity from being cut off. Energy assistance is not limited to low income customers, but anyone facing hardship.
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE/SOCIAL SERVICES
To supplement family income, contact your local Department of Social Services for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), medical insurance, and public assistance. Please call to schedule your appointment before visiting your local Social Services Department.
Albemarle County- 434-972-4010
City of Charlottesville- 434-970-3400
Fluvanna County- 434-842-8221
Greene County- 434-985-5246
Louisa County- 540-967-1320
Nelson County- 434-263-7160
Small Business Administration Loans – Expected to start taking applications 3/21. The website for downloading the loan application is: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/