This information sheet is designed to give you contact and location information for area social services including soup kitchen meals, emergency shelter, public benefits, clothing, mental health, substance abuse, peer support, domestic violence response, and ways to get referrals to other providers in this community: firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUP KITCHENS & PUBLIC MEALS
Charlottesville Daily lunches 12:00-1:00 pm
Monday: First United Methodist, 101 E Jefferson St
Tuesday: Christ Episcopal Church,103W Jefferson St
Oct-Apr First Baptist Church 632 West Main Street
Wednesday: First Presbyterian Church, 500 Park St
Thursday: Holy Comforter, 208 E Jefferson Street
Friday: 1-2 pm First Baptist Church, 735 Park St.
Salvation Army #1 on map 207 Ridge St 295-4058
Monday-Sat: Breakfast/continental 6:00 am/Dinner 5:45 pm
Sun: Breakfast 9:00 am/Lunch 1:00 pm / No Dinner
The Haven #2 on map
112 West Market Street 973-1234
7 Days a Week: Breakfast 7:30 am Sunday lunch at 1:00 pm
DEPARTMENTS OF SOCIAL SERVICE
DSS accept applications for many programs including food stamps, Medicaid, fuel assistance, and others. All are eligible to apply. A permanent mailing address is not required.
Albemarle, 972-4010, 1600 5th Street, Charlottesville
Charlottesville, 970-3400, 120 7th St NE, City Hall Annex #3 on map
Fluvanna, 842-8221, Rt 15 Carysbrook Complex, Fork Union
Greene, 985-5246, 10009 Spotswood Trail, Stanardsville
Louisa, 540-967-1320, 103 McDonald Street, Louisa
Nelson, 263-7160, 203 Front Street, Lovingston
Salvation Army Emergency Shelter # 1 on map
295-4058 207 Ridge Street
Walk-in emergency shelter for men, women and families
10:00am-10:00pm. Police escort required after 10:00 p.m.
PACEM Men’s 465-1392 Women’s 465-7521
Seasonal emergency shelter of last resort for men & women, operates October 28th, to early April.
Nightly check-in is required at 5:30 at The Haven
Intake at The Haven 112 West Market Street #2 on map
Shelter for Help in Emergency (SHE): Hotline 293-8509 24 hr shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Must call hotline and be screened for admittance.
ReadyKids-Runaway Emergency Services
(Ages 12-17) 24-hour hotline 972-7233
REGIONAL INFORMATION & REFERRAL
Regional Information & Referral:
Thomas Jefferson Area United Way
Maintains a list of community services and offers free information and referral 806 E High Street,
434-972-1703 or toll-free at 800-230-6977
Links people in need to a network of local churches
M-F 9:00am - 4:00pm, 977-7777
AIM (Alliance of Inter-Faith Ministries): 972-1704
Help with rent, utilities, prescriptions
In-house referrals to social service providers, free information & referral, coordinated assessment, 434-973-1234
Food Stamp Program: (apply at DSS)
Households with little or no income or resources are eligible for expedited (7 day) food stamps.
Emergency Food Bank CHAR/ALB 979-9180
Orders by phone weekdays 9am-12pm. Pick-up 1:30-
3:30pm. Get a 3-day supply of food once per month. More if by agency referral. On Harris Street.
Holy Comforter Food Bank
208 East Jefferson Street
Emergency food bank open 10:00am Tues, Wed & Fri
Loaves and Fishes: 996-7868 2050 Lamb’s Road near AHS
SUBSTANCE ABUSE SCREENING & TREATMENT
Region Ten Community Services Board
24-Hr Crisis Line 972-1800
Region Ten Recovery Support Line 970-1455
Mohr Center 979-8871 1014 East Market Street,
Charlottesville. Provides shelter to men at risk of arrest for
public intoxication & substance addiction treatment.
Alcoholics Anonymous 800-777-1515
Narcotics Anonymous 979-8298
Alateen (program for teens) 296-7128
Charlottesville/Albemarle Health Department 972-6200; STD and HIV testing, immunizations, family planning, WIC.
Charlottesville Free Clinic 296-5525, 1138 Rose Hill Drive, Suite 200; The CFC is a volunteer community health support system that provides non-emergency medical care, a pharmacy for its patients and limited dental and psychiatric services.
Neighborhood Family Health Center, 227-5264,
901 Preston Ave. Ste 301. Central Virginia Health Services is a non-profit community health center offering comprehensive care: medical, dental, behavioral health, and pharmacy.
Planned Parenthood of the Blue Ridge, 296-1000 ext 207, 2964 Hydraulic Road, Charlottesville; Planned Parenthood provides reproductive health, education and information services which includes gynecology exams, STD testing, pregnancy testing and contraceptives.
Teen Health Center, 982-0090, University Corner;
Serves youth under age 20 for routine health care services: sports physicals, checkups, immunizations, family planning, pregnancy testing/ prenatal care, sexually transmitted disease evaluation/ treatment and minor illness.
University of Virginia Hospital 1222 Jefferson Park Avenue, 924-2231 Public medical institute operating 24 hours a day with emergency services and primary care providers for all aspects of health.
Albemarle Baptist Association
977-6876, 815 Bolling Ave.
Charlottesville Pregnancy Center
979-8888, 320 W Main St.
Church of the Brethren
973-3639, 1225 E Rio Road
Twice Is Nice 293-8319, 923B Preston Plaza
Salvation Army Thrift Store, 295-4058
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT & TREATMENT
Mental Health America
Info & referral 977-4673
Region Ten Community Services Board
24-Hr Crisis Line 972-1800 Comprehensive mental health and substance addiction treatment, wounded warrior, psychiatric rehabilitation, recovery and support services.
On Our Own of Charlottesville #4 on map
979-2440 123 4th St NW
Peer-run mental health organization that works with
individuals who acknowledge mental health issues.
PATH Services: Assisting homeless persons with mental illness to access treatment and transition from homelessness.
Region Ten CSB 972-1800
On Our Own of Charlottesville 979-2440
ReadyKids Runaway Emergency Services (Ages 12-18)
Runaway/crisis hotline 972-7233
OTHER AREA SERVICES
Legal Aid Justice Center
977-0553, 1000 Preston Avenue - Free legal representation on noncriminal matters to income-eligible people in this area
Virginia Workforce Center One-Stop
977-2662, 2211 Hydraulic Road - Information and referral on job training, education and job-search tools and opportunities
VA Outpatient Center
590 Peter Jefferson Parkway Ste 250, 293-3890
Veteran’s Administration 877-434-3838, Weekly outreach at The Haven, access services, housing vouchers
SEXUAL ASSAULT ADVOCACY & SERVICES
Sexual Assault Resource Agency
295-7273 24 hour hotline 434-977-7273
1013 Little High Street
Sexual assault prevention and education, counseling and advocacy for people who have been sexually assaulted
Shelter for Help in Emergency Hotline 293-8509
24 hr shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Must call hotline and be screened for admittance.
Literacy Volunteers of America
provides free tutoring in reading, writing, and English as a
Second Language. 418 7th Street SE, 977-3838
Adult learning Center
245-2817, 935A Second Street SE, GED testing & classes