Local Community Resources

These orgs are here to help.

Access to healthy food

Food insecurity is very common. Blue Ridge Area Food Bank and its partners want to make sure that you and your family have access to nutritious food. Click the map to use Blue Ridge Area Food Bank’s Food Finder to find food pantries and hot meals.

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Virginia CommonHelp can help you apply for help:

  • Child care services: Financial assistance is provided to eligible families to help with the cost of child care so they can work or attend educational programs.
  • Energy Assistance (Fuel, crisis, or cooling): Get help with your energy bills.
  • Food Assistance (SNAP): SNAP can be used to buy eligible food items with a EBT card.
  • Temporary Cash Assistance for Families with Minor Children (TANF)
  • Medicaid for you and your children
  • Other services

Housing Assistance

Rental, Mortgage, and Other Housing Assistance Programs

Transportation for Medical Appointments

Wheels for Wellness is a nonprofit with one goal: making sure people can get to their medical appointments. To sign-up, click here.  People insured by Medicaid can call and schedule free transportation with numbers found in  this directory.

Disability Services

Mobility and Other Assistive Devices and Services

  • Access Independence provides mobility equipment (e.g. housing modifications, wheelchairs, etc.), deaf and hard of hearing services, peer mentoring, and other support services.
  • FREE Foundation provides mobility-related rehabilitation equipment, e.g. walkers, canes, bath aids, manual and power wheelchairs, and other aids.

Legal Services, Service Navigation

Disability Advocacy and Resources, e.g. home help, medical coverage

Prenatal and Family Support

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