Virginia Resources

Arlington County

Crisis: 

  • 1-844-627-4747 
  • 24-hour rapid response for youth (17 and younger) facing a mental health and/or substance use crisis  
  • The Crisis Text Line: text TALK to 741741  
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: call 1-800-273-TALK(2855) 

Food, Financial & Medical Assistance:  

https://health.arlingtonva.us/covid-19-coronavirus-updates/food-financial-and-medical-assistance/ 

D.C. Food Resources 

https://www.foodpantries.org/ci/dc-washington 

Fairfax County

Assistance from Fairfax County Departments and Agencies:

  • Fairfax County Department of Family Services' "Assistance from a Distance" - Learn how to access DFS services remotely in several languages:

  • Fairfax County Community Service Board 

    • Currently still functioning as normal (3/20/20) 
    • Emergency mental health services provided: 
    • Walk-in 9am-5pm (it is suggested to arrive no later than 3pm) 
    • Must be Fairfax County resident (bring proof of residency) 
    • Screening is free 
    • Assessment is $150 
    • Call ahead to verify that your insurance is accepted. 
  • Neighborhood and Community Resources from Fairfax County Gov 

Crisis: 

  • 1-844-627-4747 
  • 24-hour rapid response for youth (17 and younger) facing a mental health and/or substance use crisis 

The Crisis Text Line: text TALK to 741741  

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: call 1-800-273-TALK(2855)  

Food Resources:

  • FCPS Food Resources:  
    • any child under 18 in Fairfax County 
    • Includes school sites, pop-up sites, and bus route meal services
    • Scroll toward the bottom of the page to find community-based resources by areas within Fairfax County that offer food assistance for students and families.  
    • Includes Alexandria, Annandale, Burke, Chantilly/Centreville, Fairfax, Fairfax Station/Clifton/Lorton, Falls Church, McLean, Reston/Herndon, Springfield/Franconia, and Vienna/Oakton 
  • Human Services Resource Guide 
  • Interactive Map of Food Resources 
  • Meals on Wheels Program Delivering Flash Frozen Meals 
    • The Fairfax Area Meals on Wheels program is now operating on a once-a-week basis and is delivering flash frozen meals to clients. Meals on Wheels is accepting new clients who are aged 60 and over. Call the County's Coordinated Services Program at 703-222-0880 for more eligibility information and to apply for the program. The program serves people living in Fairfax County and the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church. 

Loudoun County

Crisis: 

Children’s Regional Crisis Response (CR2):  

  • 1-844-627-4747 
  • 24-hour rapid response for youth (17 and younger) facing a mental health and/or substance use crisis 

The Crisis Text Line: text TALK to 741741  

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: call 1-800-273-TALK(2855) 

Needs Assistance from Loudon County gov  

Virginia Resources (state-wide)

Food assistance:  

  • Food assistance is available here for those who qualify 
  • Virginians can also find information on meal services for children by texting “food” or “comida” to 877-877 

Psychological Support:

  • The GMU Center for Psychological Services will be offering FREE psychological support to essential workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic: nurses, doctors, first responders, teachers and a variety of other essential workers. If you qualify for these services, and and are interested in being contacted by an intake office staff member, please complete the following form:  https://gmuchss.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_57G9KiJt78nuYKh