Financial Assistance

Alexandria 


Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services

The Office of Community Services (OCS) provides rental assistance to eligible, low-income persons facing a housing crisis.
(703) 746-5700

ALIVE!
2723 King Street
Alexandria VA 22302
Monday-Friday
9:00AM-5:30PM
703-837-9321

Provides donated mattresses, beds, tables, chairs, chests, and other furniture. Pick-up from donors and delivered on weekends.

Cooling Assistance
Applies to Cooling Utility Bills & Equipment

    • Air conditioning unit (window) – purchase and install
    • Air conditioning unit (central) – repair air conditioning unit or heat pump
    • Electric bill – operate cooling equipment
    • Security deposit – electric
      (703) 746-5700

Diana Yacob
Northern Virginia Community College
Financial Coach
(571) 279-8628

Fuel Assistance
Offsets Heating Fuel Costs
(703) 746-5700

Respond/Caring Program by America’s Adopt A Soldier
5400 Shawnee Road
Alexandria, VA, 22312
703-278-3718

Monday-Friday
8:00am-5:00pm

Respond/Caring Program provides transportation, food, household items, job search assistance, financial support and other critical support to homeless veterans, service members, veterans and their families.

The Salvation Army
–Rental assistance for families facing eviction.
-Food and gift baskets for the hungry.
-Utility assistance help to keep the lights or water on.
-Summer Camp Registration
-Back To School Supplies
-Christmas Assistance
(703) 548-0579                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Virginia Energy Assistance
Heating assistance- applies to heating emergencies

  • Heating equipment – repair or replacement
  • Heating equipment – supplemental (example: fuel tanks)
  • Security deposit – primary heat expense
  • Heating fuel/utility – primary
  • For details and a complete list of assistance available, refer to the manual

(703) 746-5700

Weatherization Assistance
Applies to Energy efficiency & Air Filtration The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) administers this program
-provides funds to install measures that reduce residential heating and cooling costs for low-income families
-provides repairs and improvements to home heating and cooling systems and provides for the installation of energy-saving measures in the house, such as insulation and air sealing.
http://www.dss.virginia.gov/benefit/ea/
(703) 746-5700

Arlington County

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
Provides monthly financial support, in the form of a check, direct deposit, or debit card, to low-income families whose minor children live in the home.
Bureau of Assistance Programs
2100 Washington Boulevard, 1st Floor
Arlington, VA 22204
(703)228-1350

Arlington Thrive
The Daily Emergency Fund provides same-day, one-time emergency assistance to Arlington residents who find themselves in a financial crisis. The program pays rent, utility bills, medical and dental bills, prescriptions, transportation and some work-related expenses.
(703) 558-0035

Discounted Phone Service
Lifeline Program for Low-Income Consumers

  • Provides a discount on phone service for qualifying low-income consumers to ensure that all Americans have the opportunities and security that phone service brings, including being able to connect to jobs, family and emergency services.

https://www.fcc.gov/general/lifeline-program-low-income-consumers

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
2609 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207

Outreach


703-527-6800

Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church
2700 South 19th Street
Arlington, VA 22204
http://www.ourladyqueenofpeace.org/emer_assistance.html
202-979-5590

Fairfax County

-Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Program
The purpose of TANF is to provide temporary cash assistance to families in need and to end the dependence of needy parents on government benefits by promoting job preparation and work. With few exceptions, assistance under TANF is restricted to a lifetime limit of 60 cumulative months.

Ecumenical Community Helping Others (ECHO)
We offer food and financial assistance in emergencies.
7205 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield, VA 22150
703-569-7972

Committee for Helping Others
CHO is an all-volunteer organization that helps the needy in Vienna, Oakton, Dunn Loring, and Merrifield by providing:

  • Emergency financial assistance

    133 Park St NE, Vienna, VA 22180
    (703) 281-7614

Britepaths

  • One-time grants to help Fairfax County area residents catch up on rent or utilities or make a greatly needed car repair so they can stay in their homes and keep their jobs while they work through a crisis.
  •  4080 Chain Bridge Rd #2, Fairfax, VA 22030

 (703) 273-8829

Discounted Phone Service
Lifeline Program for Low-Income Consumers

  • Provides a discount on phone service for qualifying low-income consumers to ensure that all Americans have the opportunities and security that phone service brings, including being able to connect to jobs, family and emergency services.

https://www.fcc.gov/general/lifeline-program-low-income-consumers

Lorton Community Action Center (LCAC)
9518 Richmond Hwy, Lorton, VA 22079
(703) 339-5161

 

Loudoun

Discounted Phone Service
Lifeline Program for Low-Income Consumers

  • Provides a discount on phone service for qualifying low-income consumers to ensure that all Americans have the opportunities and security that phone service brings, including being able to connect to jobs, family and emergency services.

https://www.fcc.gov/general/lifeline-program-low-income-consumers

LINK
LINK is an association of 13 churches in Sterling and Herndon which cooperate to help local individuals and families in need. LINK provides emergency food to Ashburn, Sterling and Herndon residents in crisis. The food is delivered. They also provide limited financial assistance through Loudon Cares to Loudon County residents.

P.O Box 443
Sterling, VA 20167
Phone: 703-437-1776

Salvation Army
Residents in need of financial assistance may contact the Salvation Army of Loudon County, which distributes

  • living assistance for utility bills,
  • rent, prescriptions,
  • food, clothing, and
  • furniture.

A caseworker determines a client’s eligibility for assistance based on need. The Salvation Army thrift stores provide furniture, household items, and clothing at a low-cost rate.

10 Cardinal Park Drive Southeast,  Leesburg, VA 20175
(703) 771-8905

 

Manassas

Action In Community Through Service (ACTS)
Get assistance with your utility and electric bills. Aid is available for individuals and families who have a disconnect notice, and it covers all utilities, such as gas, heating, electric, water, and even sewer bills.

P.O. Box 74 Dumfries, VA 22026
703-221-3186

Discounted Phone Service
Lifeline Program for Low-Income Consumers

Provides a discount on phone service for qualifying low-income consumers to ensure that all Americans have the opportunities and security that phone service brings, including being able to connect to jobs, family and emergency services.

https://www.fcc.gov/general/lifeline-program-low-income-consumers

First AME Church of Manassas
10313 South Grant Avenue,
Manassas, Virginia 20110
(703)361-8791

Regardless of background, provides grants and financial assistance for utility cutoff notices and eviction notices.

Northern Virginia Family Service
NVFS offers a wide range of services across the region, from emergency food and shelter to health care access to job training. Availability of some programs may vary by county.

10056 Dean Drive Manassas, VA 20110
703-368-2979
571-748-2500

Prince William County Social Services
7987 Ashton Avenue, Suite 200,
Manassas, Virginia 20109
(703)792-7500

Salvation Army
11201 Ballsford Rd.
Manassas, VA 20109
703-686-4607

St. Vincent de Paul Society, All Saints Conference
9300 Stonewall Road,
Manassas, Virginia 20110
(703) 368-2429

The charity organization provides fuel, mortgage, housing, rent, utility, and occasional additional assistance for bills.

Prince William County

Prince William County  Government Resources
SNAP Program
http://www.dss.virginia.gov/benefit/snap.cgi

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
http://www.dss.virginia.gov/benefit/tanf/index.cgi

ACTS
For financial help bring cut off notice
703-221-3186

Catholic Charities

  • Rent, prescriptions, utilities and other crisis problems.
    703-548-4227

JASA Inc.  – Various services are run. The Resource Center has information on Prince William County area financial assistance for energy bills, rent, and other basic needs. There are details on Toys for Tots, Affordable Housing, Job programs, transportation, and more.
(571) 306-3066.

Discounted Phone Service
Lifeline Program for Low-Income Consumers

Provides a discount on phone service for qualifying low-income consumers to ensure that all Americans have the opportunities and security that phone service brings, including being able to connect to jobs, family and emergency services.

https://www.fcc.gov/general/lifeline-program-low-income-consumers

Energy Assistance (EA)
http://www.dss.virginia.gov/benefit/ea/index.cgi