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    In the event of an emergency – Dial 911

    Local Crisis Lines | Community Service Boards

    (A Community Service Board is a local, state run provider of low cost counseling, substance abuse, and psychiatric services as well as crisis intervention and assessment in the event of a mental health emergency)

    City of Richmond (RBHA), 804-819-4100, www.rbha.org

    Henrico County, 804-727-8500, https://henrico.us/mhds/ 

    Chesterfield County, 804-748-1227, https://www.chesterfield.gov/878/Mental-Health-Support-Services

    Hanover County, 804-365-4222, https://www.hanovercounty.gov/358/Community-Services-Board

    Charles City | New Kent, 804 -727-8970, https://henrico.us/locations/charles-city-new-kent-unit-providence-forge

    Goochland | Powhatan County, 804-556-5400 (Goochland) | 804-598-2200 (Powhatan), www.gpcsb.org

    Petersburg | Colonial Heights, 804-862-8002, www.d19csb.com


    Veterans Crisis Line, 1-800-273-8255, Press 1

    Mental Health Resources 

    NAMI Central Virginia | 804-285-1749, www.namicentralvirginia.org

    Mental Health America of Virginia | 804-257-5591, https://mhav.org

    Children's Mental Health Resource Center | (information & assistance related to children’s mental health) 

    804-828-9897, https://www.chrichmond.org/Children's-Mental-Health-Resource-Center.htm

    Virginia Health Care Foundation | 804-828-5804, https://www.vhcf.org/looking-for-help/mental-health-care

    Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 24 Hours a day | 1-800-273-8255, https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org (online chat)

    Food, Housing and Other Assistance 

    Commonwealth Catholic Charities | Resources for food, housing, shelter, etc., 804-285-5900, www.cccofva.org

    Central Virginia Food Bank | 804-521-2500, www.feedmore.org

    Virginia Supportive Housing | 804-788-6825, http://www.virginiasupportivehousing.org

    Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) | 804-354-1641, http://www.homeofva.org


    Common Help |1-855-635-4370 | www.commonhelp.virginia.gov, apply/review your status for these services:

    TANF – Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

    SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

    HCC – Health Care Coverage

    EA – Energy Assistance

    Child Care – Assistance for Child Care Services

    CARITAS | Homeless Services, Furniture Bank and The Healing Place, 804-358-0964, https://www.caritasva.org


    Housing Families First | 804-236-5800 | www.housingfamiliesfirst.org

    Free, Low Cost, Sliding Scale Rehab Assistance Centers in Your Area | 800-780-2294, www.freerehabcenters.org

    Resources for Ex-Felons | Online Jobsite: www.jobsforfelonshub.com, OAR Richmond, Multiple services specifically to help ex-felons re-establish themselves in the community: 804-643-2746, www.oarric.org 

    Resources and information for Medicaid families | http://www.dmas.virginia.gov

    Virginia 211 | Free 24-hour resource & confidential referrals (Housing, food, clothing, baby diapers, transportation, clinics etc.) Dial 2-1-1 on your phone to access this service via telephone | https://www.211virginia.org


    Virginia Department of Social Services | Find the Social Services agency near you, www.dss.virginia.gov