Below are some links to frequently requested community resources:
Fredericksburg Area Food Bank
During the Corona Virus Pandemic, the Food Bank is distributing food via drive-thru distribution on Thursdays from 11-3 for families & individuals.
For more meal/food assistance, visit https://www.fredfood.org/findapantry
Additionally, visit the page under "Social Worker" titled: Meals on the Go (COVID-19) for a list of where SCPS is distributing Breakfast & lunch to students.
Food Pantry locator
Download the app to have access to locations of local pantries
Food Pantry atHollywood Church of the Brethren225 Ferry RoadFood Pantry is open every Tuesday from 10-2.
Rappahannock United Way - Resources for multiple needs
Links to resources available during COVID-19. Including Unemployment benefits, utility & housing assistance, health coverage & prescription assistance, and possible financial assistance programs.
Get the help you need @ https://covid.virginia.gov/
Continuum of Care
Continuum of Care (CoC) is a federally-mandated local planning body that coordinates housing and services for homeless families and individuals. A CoC is made up of organizations and individuals that work together to develop long and short-term strategic plans to ending homelessness in their area. The CoC brings many community partners together to discuss trends in homelessness and to design a system to effectively and efficiently provide services for the needs of the homeless population.
Reduced cost Internet
There are several providers of low-cost internet; they do not always advertise their programs. https://decisiondata.org/news/
Mental Health Resources
You can also visit the site of your insurance provider and search for those who are approved through your insurance. If you don't have insurance, you can contact the RACSB for a sliding-scale fee for services or Fredericks burg Counseling Services for free mental counseling for those who qualify.
Note: These are not exhaustive lists; there are more providers in our area.
Family Assessment Planning Team (FAPT)
This link provides you with the contact information for the agencies represented on the FAPT
Rappahannock Area Community Services Board (RACSB)
The RACSB provides a number of services to individuals.
*Mental Health Case management
*Intellectual Disability case management
*Substance Abuse treatment
*Out-patient mental health services
Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
DARS can provide many services for (young) adults. Job training, Job shadowing, resume writing, interview skills and more.
disAbility Resource Center
The disAbility Resource Center (DRC) offers many services. They can provide families with information and referrals for disAbility related resources. They assist consumers with indepenedent living skills training. They have a peer counseling program. They assist people with disAbilities understand their rights and advocate for their needs. They can also assist with transition services.
Parent Resource Center
The Parent Resource Center (PRC) is an information center for Stafford County Families. They work with parents, schools, and the community to build positive futures for our students with disabilities.