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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. 

Charlottesville  “Street Sheet”

Albemarle County “Street Sheet”




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. 

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



Financial Assistance 

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 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 

Child Care Resource Center- finding programs that are still open – 866-KIDS-TLC or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -  

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/ 



At-Home Learning  

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” 



Small Businesses

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! 




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 info@saracville.org


About SARA

The mission of the Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) is to eliminate sexual violence and its impact by providing education, advocacy and support to men, women and children. Our vision is a community free from sexual violence.

Communities Served

We are located in Charlottesville, Virginia and serve:

  • City of Charlottesville
  • Albemarle County
  • Louisa County
  • Nelson County
  • Fluvanna County
  • Greene County

Contact SARA

 Charlottesville, Virginia

 24-Hour Hotline: 434-977-7273
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