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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 citizens 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 connects 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 Salvation Army 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 at the highest risks for COVID-19 complications.
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.
Emergency Shelter Homeward Family Shelter All contacts for service should be made through the Homeless Crisis Line (804) 972-0813 Expansion of existing shelter addressing needs of families with minor children.
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
Homelessness Prevention Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services Rental Assistance for up to 3 months for existing clients   (804) 727-8500 Renters currently being served by HAMHDS
Homelessness Prevention Henrico Social Services Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA) Application available through web site: henrico.us/dss

(804) 501-4001

henrico.us/dss

Renters residing in single family or multi-family units located in Henrico County, economically impacted by 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 Rapidly connect families or individuals experiencing homelessness to permeant housing.
Micro-Enterprise Relief Fund Program Virginia LISC Financial Assistance for microenterprises (program is not yet up and running)  

804-505-4183

infovirginia@lisc.org

Businesses with few 5 or fewer employees, located in a County Enterprise Zone or low/mod census tract. Certain businesses are ineligible
Crisis Counseling Commonwealth Catholic Charities Counseling fees for Health Relationships and Anger Management programs Ryan Arey

(804) 545-5904

ryan.arey@cccofva.org

Counseling fee for low to moderate income Henrico County residents participating in Healthy Relationships and Anger Management programs.
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
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) Matt Kreydatus 804-553-3200 Clients of St. Joseph’s Villa and their families.

*All persons must meet income eligibility requirements.

 

Other Services Providers – Rental Assistance

Provider Summary Point of Contact Phone / Email / website
DHCD and others through Area Congregations Together in Service (ACTS) Virginia Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP) One-time payment for past due rent or mortgage payments.

http://actsrva.org/

https://www.dhcd.virginia.gov /rmrp

(804) 644-2401

dhcd.virginia.gov/covid-19

Chesterfield County No information available    
City of Richmond Additional information not yet available Patrick Odehnal

(804) 646-6711

Patrick.Odehnal@richmondgov.com

 
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