COVID-19 Relief and Community Resources
for the city of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson.
Resource lists for Charlottesville and Albemarle County.
Albemarle County Public Schools – breakfast and lunch for students and siblings that are a part of the free and reduced lunch program – www.k12albemarle.org or (434) 295-0566
Meals on Wheels – food delivery cvillemeals.org/ or (434) 293-4364
Salvation Army – virginiasalvationarmy.org/charlottesvilleva or (434) 295-4058
The Haven – breakfast and lunch daily. thehaven.org or (434) 973-1234
Loaves & Fishes – food pantry - cvilleloaves.org or (434) 996-7868
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank – find local food banks – brafb.org or (434) 296-3663
Food Pantry at the Catering Outfit – Thursdays 11-2. Facebook page link or call (434) 951-4699
Emergency Food Network – food distribution Mon & Fri. emergencyfoodnetwork.org or (434) 979-9180
Greene County Food Pantry – offering home deliveries - feedinggreeneinc.org/ or (434) 985 - 3663
Louisa County Resource Council – food distribution - louisacounty.com/569/Community-Cupboard or (540) 967-510
Nelson County Pantry – food distribution - nelsoncountypantry.org/ or (434) 263-6694
Fluvanna Cares – connecting neighbors with needs with volunteers/donors https://www.facebook.com/groups/562240577718655/
Nextdoor.com – connect with people in your neighborhood who may be able to donate food or pick up groceries or supplies
Facebook – Search for “Buy Nothing Groups” in your area that share food and household supplies.
United Way of Greater Charlottesville unitedwaycville.org or (434) 972-1701
Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP) administered by Virginia Housing to offer relief to those experiencing difficulty due to COVID-19.
For Tenants: RMRP Support Center website link or call (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 English and languages other than Spanish
Número Local: 434-373-0930 in español
Prescription Relief (must be a Free Clinic patient) (434) 295-8957 cvillefreeclinic.org/pharmacy
Charlottesville City- www.charlottesville.org – has suspended or delayed some taxes, fees, and collecting
-Social Services (434) 970-3400
-Rent assistance program – (434) 970-3160
-Property tax assistance – (434) 970-3160
CommonHelp – commonhelp.virginia.gov 1-855-635-4370 -healthcare, food, utilities, cash assistance
Albemarle County – albemarle.org –
Social services benefit programs at (434) 972-4010 or https://www.albemarle.org/government/social-services
Cville Cares – for grocery/prescription pickup. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (434) 214-0454.
Virginia Employment Commission –
*expedited process and you can apply even with reduced hours or unpaid time off* -Unemployment Insurance - http://www.vec.virginia.gov/unemployed or 1-800-897-5630 Virginia Social Services – https://www.dss.virginia.gov/geninfo/corona.cgi 1-855-635-4370
-Temporary assistance to needy families, utility bill assistance, child care, medical, etc.
Artists: Charlottesville Emergency Relief fund for Artists. Up to $300 of support for local artists, apply online. https://newcityarts.org/
Restaurant Workers: Last-minute shift requests - https://www.facebook.com/groups/2562190594051450/
Child Care Resource Center- finding programs that are still open – 866-KIDS-TLC or email KasharaL@va.childcareaware.org -
The Child Care Subsidy Program - https://www.dss.virginia.gov/family/cc/assistance.cgi - www.childcareva.com - www.vachildcare.com
Cover Virginia – affordable health insurance resources – coverva.org or 1-855-242-8282
Community Foundation Central Blue Ridge (outside Albemarle County) – (540) 213-2150
– Covid-19 Local Response Fund – providing financial assistance - https://cfcbr.org/covid-19-assistance/
Albemarle County online learning- https://sites.google.com/k12albemarle.org/acpsathomelearning/ Amazing Educational Resources - www.amazingeducationalresources.com/
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library eLibrary - https://jmrl.org/on-download.htm
Comcast free internet for 2 months – 1-855-846-8376 - https://corporate.comcast.com/covid-19 or www.internetessentials.com
Libraries have added Wifi access in parking lots- see www.jmrl.org
Albemarle County schools have expanded public and network Wifi to parking lots “ACPS”
Virginia Career Works -Small business grant applications for Covid-19 affected businesses https://vcwpiedmont.com/
SBA disaster loans for small businesses – 1-800-659-2955 https://www.sba.gov/disaster-assistance/
UVA Students: -UVA Student travel assistance https://sfs.virginia.edu/
UVA Mutual Aid Network – monetary and/or resources donated - (415) 660- 8319 https://www.facebook.com/uvamutualaid/
Call your bank/credit card/loan/utility companies and mention the coronavirus- many have their own relief options to postpone payments or provide assistance!
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.
Blue Ridge Health District: 434-972-6261 Operates Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
COVID Testing Sites
The Virginia Department of Health has a list of COVID Testing Sites on their website, click here.
Do you need additional resources?
Call the Community Resources Hotline at (434) 972-1703.
If you have updates or additions to this list, please email email@example.com