If You Need Help

The COVID-19 outbreak brings a lot of new worries. We're here to help.

If you need to know about our services during the coronavirus pandemic, click here. If you need resources for mental health, substance use disorder, or developmental disability, click here.

Here are some local resources if you or someone you know is struggling financially during this time.

School Feeding Schedules

The local school districts are offering food to help families who relied on the free and reduced price meals at school. Find details and schedules:

Additional Food Resources

Check out the FredFoodVA app in the Apple App store. This free app helps you find local food pantries.

Also, three agencies are providing emergency food assistance:

Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank, 3631 Lee Hill Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408: Twice Weekly drive-through distribution:

  • Tuesdays 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM are for Seniors
  • Thursdays 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM are for families and individuals.

Salvation Army Food Pantry, 2012 Lafayette Blvd. Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • Open weekdays from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Micah Hospitality Center, 1013 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.


Rappahannock United Way is using some of its ALICE fund to help households impacted by coronavirus. If you are a working household experiencing a financial crisis for the first time please call (540) 358-5801 to see if you are eligible for ALICE financial assistance.

Prescription Delivery

CVS and Walgreens are providing free delivery of prescription medications.

When you call in to get a script filled or refilled, ask that the FamilyWize discount be applied by providing the following information from the FamilyWize card.  There is no need for them to physically show a card.

BIN:               610194
Card ID:         FW100
Group ID:       FW100
PCN:               FW

Housing Assistance

If you are currently homeless or at risk of becoming homeless call 540-358-5801 for help connecting to housing resources in our area.

The Virginia Poverty Law Center has created a helpful document, Your Rights as a Tenant During COVID-19 Outbreak

Click to top of page.

Emergency Services are still available. Please call 540-373-6876 if you or a loved one are experiencing a crisis.

Due to the current State of Emergency, and in accordance with recommendation to limit in-person gatherings to 10 or less, our May Board of Directors meeting will be held virtually at 5 p.m. on May 19. Public comment may be submitted up until 4:00 pm on May 19th by emailing  publicinformation@rappahannockareacsb.org.  Public comments that include the full name and address of the commenter will be read into the record during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.  The meeting will be Livestreamed on Rappahannock Area Community Services Board’s Facebook page on May 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

We encourage our community to stay home (whenever possible) and stay safe throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. We now offer most of our outpatient, early intervention, and case management services via telemedicine so you can receive the support you need from the safety of your home.

Our committee and board meetings and facilities tour for April have been canceled. Our day support programs are suspended temporarily.

Our popular plant sale is continuing but with some changes to ensure everyone's safety. Please order ahead and your plants will be waiting for you when you drive up.

At this time, we are suspending recruitment for most positions. See our employment portal for more information.

COVID-19 Updates and Resources