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COVID 19 Community Resources

2020 CARES Act Stimulus Funds Programs and Contacts

In an effort to help citizens identify potential resources that are available to assist individuals and households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have included the following table that provides high-level information about programs that are funded by Henrico County using its federal CDBG-CV and ESG-CV allocations. Please note that this list is not all-inclusive and is meant to be a brief overview of each program along with contact information and general qualifying criteria. We encourage Henrico residents to review the list to determine which program may best align with their needs.

Henrico County Programs Funded with CDBG-CV and ESG-CV

Program Type Provider Description Point of Contact Phone / Email / website *Qualifying Criteria
Emergency Shelter CARITAS Shelter program that provides safe, indoor accommodations and non-congregate shelter for women. All contacts for service should be made through the Homeless Crisis Line (804) 972-0813 Existing shelter clients preparing to enter a rapid re-housing or permanent supportive housing program.
Emergency Shelter Housing Families First Shelter program that provides safe, indoor accommodations and connects households to housing and services All contacts for service should be made through the Homeless Crisis Line (804) 972-0813 Existing shelter clients preparing to enter a rapid re-housing or permanent supportive housing program.
Emergency Shelter Homeward Non-congregate shelter All contacts for service should be made through the Homeless Crisis Line (804) 972-0813 People experiencing homelessness.
Homeless Outreach Commonwealth Catholic Charities Street Outreach for unsheltered individuals All contacts for service should be made through the Homeless Crisis Line (804) 972-0813 Unsheltered homeless persons in Henrico County and costs of housing stabilization.
Housing Assistance OAR of Richmond Available to OAR clients – adults recently released from Henrico County jails Sara Dimick

(804) 643-2746

infor@oarric.org

Persons who have recently been released from Henrico County jails
Foreclosure Prevention HOME, Inc. (Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia) Foreclosure Prevention Counseling   (804) 354-0641 Henrico County homeowners; inability to pay mortgage must be related to COVID-19 pandemic
Rapid Re-housing Housing Families First Short term rental assistance and services to help people obtain housing quickly All contacts for service should be made through the Homeless Crisis Line (804) 972-0813 Families or individuals experiencing homelessness
Rapid Re-housing St. Joseph’s Villa Short term rental assistance and services to help people obtain housing quickly All contacts for service should be made through the Homeless Crisis Line (804) 972-0813 Families or individuals experiencing homelessness
Workforce Support HumanKind Job search assistance and training   (804) 461-3585 Henrico residents needing employment assistance
Legal Assistance Central Virginia Legal Aid Society Legal assistance for issues related to COVID-19   (804) 648-1012 Henrico residents housing impact due to COVID-19
Small Business Transformation Program Virginia LISC Technical assistance and direct financial assistance to qualifying Henrico County small businesses (e.g., 25 or fewer employees and serve low-income areas) to aid them in undertaking business adjustments to better enable them to continue to function during the COVID-19 pandemic lisc.org/virginia

804-505-4183

infovirginia@lisc.org

Qualifying businesses with 25 or fewer employees. Must serve a low- or moderate-income area.
Crisis Counseling Commonwealth Catholic Charities Counseling fees for Health Relationships and Anger Management programs Ryan Arey

(804) 545-5904

ryan.arey@cccofva.org

Low- and moderate-income Henrico County individuals and families
Community testing Follow-up- Support Henrico Health Department COVID-19 testing and follow-up support Deanna Krautner

(804) 489-0169

Deanna.krautner@vdh.virginia.gov

Persons who tested positive for COVID-19 will receive follow up support
Housing Resource Line Partnership for Housing Affordability Coordinating referral network connecting people with housing services, including emergency rental assistance, affordable rental options and other needs tied directly to the COVID-19 crisis   (804) 422-5061 All citizens
Food Assistance Safe Harbor Provision of for grocery and related goods, for individuals who are or were victims of domestic violence Cathy Easter (804) 249-9470 Domestic violence victims, receiving services from Safe Harbor
Food Assistance St. Joseph’s Villa Delivery of food and related goods, for existing clients of St. Joseph’s Villa (students and their families) and HCPS McKinney-Vento families Matt Kreydatus 804-553-3200 Clients of St. Joseph’s Villa and their families
Learning Supplies Henrico County Public Schools Computer lap desks and related equipment Lisa Abernathy (804) 652-3682 HCPS McKinney-Vento students

*All persons must meet income eligibility requirements.

 

Other Services Providers – Rental Assistance

Provider Summary Point of Contact Phone / Email / website
Virginia Rent Relief Program (RRP) the RRP may provide financial assistance for rent payments for eligible households. This includes financial assistance for rent payments past due beginning April 1, 2020 and onward with opportunity for renewal based on availability of funding and the household’s need for additional assistance and continued eligibility. Mortgage relief applications are no longer being accepted at this time. Virginia Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP) One-time payment for past due rent or mortgage payments.

Virginia Rental relief Program (RRP)

(804) 644-2401

Virginia DHCD

 
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