VIRGINIA – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING 

Mercy House Shelter

1005 South High Street

Harrisonburg VA 22802

540-432-1812

 

Alternative House

2100 Gallows Road

Vienna VA 22314

703-506-9191

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Cares Shelter

120 E Washington St

Petersburg VA 23803

804-861-6191

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Roanoke Rescue Mission

402 Fourth Street, S.E.

Roanoke VA 24013

540-343-7227


Mondlock Family Shelter

3516 Lockheed BLVD

Alexandria VA 22306

703-799-2293

Our House Family Shelter

405 D St

Chesapeake VA 23324

757-543-8344

TRANSITIONAL SHELTERS, LOW INCOME RESOURCES

Barrett Transitional Home

Barrett Haven Inc. is a non-profit organization that runs Barrett Transitional Home. Barrett Transitional home is a “24/7” facility designed to break the cycle of homelessness for single and single pregnant women and their infants. Barrett Haven, Inc.  Norfolk, Virginia 23501-0275 Phone 757-624-6990

AfterShare Kids

The mission of AfterShare Kids and Families is to help current residents at the Homeless Prevention Center through the tough times of homelessness; to volunteer at the Homeless Prevention Center by doing whatever we can to help; to help each other with problems by offering friendship; and to educate the community, especially other kids, about homelessness. AfterShare Kids and Families 14945 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Woodbridge, VA 22191 703-680-5403

Freedom House

Freedom House provides both advocacy and direct service for homeless individuals in Richmond. They operate a community shelter, transitional housing and an evening meal program. Freedom House’s home page contains program descriptions and the book 54 Ways You Can Help the Homeless. 12144 Richmond, VA 23241 Phone: 804-649-9791

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES

Food Bank Virginia Peninsula 2401 Aluminum Ave Hampton, VA 23661 757-596-7188
Fredericksburg Food Bank 3631 Lee Hill Dr. Fredericksburg, VA 22408 540-371-7666
SERVE 15 Upton Lane, Stafford, VA 22554 540-288-9603
World of Faith Food Pantry 2080 Lambs Rd Charlottesville, VA 22901 434-978-7984
Food Bank of S. Eastern Virginia 800 Tidewater Dr Norfolk, VA 23504 757-627-6599
FeedMore 1415 Rhoadmiller Street Richmond, VA 23220 804-521-2500

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – VIRGINIA

The Virginia food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Economic Services Benefits Service Center 103 South Main St Waterbury, VT 05671-1201 Toll-free: 1-800- 479-6151

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING 

BELL DIAMOND MANOR

1009 Middlesex ST

NORFOLK, VA 23523-1422

757-543-5066

CEDAR HILL APTS

400 Hilltop Drive

NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23603

757-887-1177


COLONIAL HALL APTS.

3412 COLONIAL AVE

NORFOLK, VA 23508

757-625-4421

CITY LINE APARTMENTS

155A Mytilene Drive

NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23605-1852

757)-838-5553


LEXINGTON PARK APTS

1225 TIDEWATER DR

NORFOLK, VA 23504-2800

757-625-3108

CAMBRIDGE SQUARE

1805 NW WHIPPLE DR

BLACKSBURG, VA 24060

540-953-1870


PARK TERRACE

1120 Park Avenue

NORFOLK, VA 23504

757-624-8613

LANTERN RIDGE APTS

501 FAIRFAX RD

BLACKSBURG, VA 24060

540-552-8172


SUMLER TERRACE

720 Appomattox Street

NORFOLK, VA 23523

757-545-7626

NORTHVIEW GARDENS

755 STULTZ RD

MARTINSVILLE, VA 24112

757-399-2090


AQUAVISTA APTS

646 6TH ST

NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23607

757-247-0312

FAIRFAX VILLAGE

300 Fairfax ST

RADFORD, VA 24141-3935

540-731-1786

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TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – VIRGINIA

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance.

LEGAL AID

If you are homeless and/or going through financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services.

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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