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Emergency Financial Services

Salvation Army


Financial assistance, applications will be taken on Wednesday-Friday from 9am-12:30pm, and 2pm-3:30pm. Must bring a birth certificate, proof of income, 

2215 Park Ave.

Lynchburg, VA 24501


Lynchburg Community Action Group


Affordable rides, employment training, childcare services, emergency assistance, and CRISIS intervention programs, gateway programs (substance abuse), housing counseling services, house opportunities for persons with AIDS, project discovery (students), housing rehabilitation, Virginia cares (prison inmates).

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915 Main St.,

Lynchburg, VA 24504

(434) 455-1601

Piedmont Community Impact

The Helping Hands Emergency Assistance Program is available to families and individuals facing a housing or utility crisis and without resources to resolve the crisis.  The assistance provides eligible clients with partial payments for past due rent and utility bills.

The Center collaborates with Lynchburg Community Action Group, Salvation Army, Interfaith Outreach, DAWN and the United Way of Central Virginia as well as other sources in the region to pool the necessary funds in meeting the specific need of each client.    

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1802 Long Island Rd.

Gladys, VA 24554


Interfaith Outreach Association

Interfaith Outreach Association strives to relieve distress and improve the quality of life for our neighbors in need by providing programs that offer education, guidance, and support. IOA serves as a vehicle for interfaith cooperation in Central Virginia whereby congregations become members of IOA and enter into partnerships with each other, their respective denominations, and community agencies to accomplish its mission. IOA serves the cities of Lynchburg and Bedford and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell.

701 Clay Street

Lynchburg, VA 24504


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More Aid

We, as a Roman Catholic faith community, are called to serve those in need in our local community.   Our parish family provides funds to support this ministry through our social ministry collection on the first weekend of each month.

Emergency Assistance 
Tuesday & Thursday 9am – 11am

Application Requirements

  1. Photo ID
  2. Bill for which you need financial assistance
  3. Referral (or past assistance) from an area agency

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St. Thomas More Catholic Church

3015 Roundelay Road

Lynchburg, Va 24502


Neighbor to Neighbor-Columbia Gas

We know there are times when it may be difficult for you to pay your bill. We offer options to help you get back on track.

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Customer Service: 1-800-543-8911

Lynchburg Department of Social Services

The Lynchburg Department of Social Services offers a variety of emergency and non-emergency services for Lynchburg residents.

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900 Church St.,

Lynchburg, VA 24504



Amherst Social Services 

The Amherst County Department of Social Services provides emergency financial services through efficient, quality, and helpful services for individuals and families.

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224 Second St.

P.O. Box 414, Amherst, VA 24521


Campbell Social Services 

The Campbell County Department of Social Services provides emergency financial services and desires to strengthen an individual or family’s ability to be independent. 

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69 Kabler Lane

Rustburg, VA 24588


Nelson Social Services

The Nelson County Department of Social Services provides a network support and assistance for individuals and families.

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203 Front St.

Lovingston, VA 22949