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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 free or 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,

Henrico County, 804-727-8500, 

Chesterfield County, 804-748-1227,

Hanover County, 804-365-4222,

Charles City | New Kent, 804 -727-8970,

Goochland | Powhatan County, 804-556-5400 (Goochland) | 804-598-2200 (Powhatan),

Petersburg | Colonial Heights, 804-862-8002,


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

Mental Health Resources 

NAMI Central Virginia | 804-285-1749,

Mental Health America of Virginia | 804-257-5591,

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU | (information & assistance related to children’s mental and physical health) 


Virginia Health Care Foundation | 804-828-5804,

Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 24 Hours a day | 1-800-273-8255, (online chat)

Food, Housing and Other Assistance 

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

Central Virginia Food Bank | 804-521-2500,

Virginia Supportive Housing | 804-788-6825,

Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) | 804-354-1641,


Common Help |1-855-635-4370 |, 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,


Housing Families First | 804-236-5800 |

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

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

Resources and information for Medicaid families |

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 |


Virginia Department of Social Services | Find the Social Services agency near you,


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