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Community Relief and Resources

COVID-19 Relief and Community Resources

for the city of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson.

Street Sheets

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 – or (434) 295-0566

Meals on Wheels – food delivery or (434) 293-4364

Salvation Army – or (434) 295-4058

The Haven – breakfast and lunch daily. or (434) 973-1234

Loaves & Fishes – food pantry - or (434) 996-7868

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank – find local food banks – 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. or (434) 979-9180

Greene County Food Pantry – offering home deliveries - or (434) 985 - 3663

Louisa County Resource Council – food distribution - or (540) 967-510

Nelson County Pantry – food distribution - or (434) 263-6694

Fluvanna Cares – connecting neighbors with needs with volunteers/donors – 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.

Church of Our Savior – food pantry open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:30 am to noon. or call (434) 973-6512

Financial Assistance

United Way of Greater Charlottesville 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

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

Charlottesville City- – 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 – 1-855-635-4370 -healthcare, food, utilities, cash assistance

Albemarle County –

Social services benefit programs at (434) 972-4010 or

Cville Cares – for grocery/prescription pickup. Email or call (434) 214-0454.

Virginia Employment Commission –

*expedited process and you can apply even with reduced hours or unpaid time off* -Unemployment Insurance - or 1-800-897-5630 Virginia Social Services – 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.

Restaurant Workers: Last-minute shift requests -

Child Care

Child Care Resource Center- finding programs that are still open – 866-KIDS-TLC or email -

The Child Care Subsidy Program - - -

Cover Virginia – affordable health insurance resources – or 1-855-242-8282

Community Foundation Central Blue Ridge (outside Albemarle County) – (540) 213-2150

– Covid-19 Local Response Fund – providing financial assistance -

At-Home Learning

Albemarle County online learning- Amazing Educational Resources -

Jefferson-Madison Regional Library eLibrary -


Comcast free internet for 2 months – 1-855-846-8376 - or

Libraries have added Wifi access in parking lots- see

Albemarle County schools have expanded public and network Wifi to parking lots “ACPS”

Small Businesses

Virginia Career Works -Small business grant applications for Covid-19 affected businesses

SBA disaster loans for small businesses – 1-800-659-2955

UVA Students: -UVA Student travel assistance

UVA Mutual Aid Network – monetary and/or resources donated - (415) 660- 8319

Call your bank/credit card/loan/utility companies and mention the coronavirus- many have their own relief options to postpone payments or provide assistance!


COVID-19 Hotlines

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

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