COVID-19 Resources

March 30: Stay at home orders are in effect through the state of Virginia through June 10.

Virginia’s Statewide Stay at Home Order
Frequently Asked Questions

Hello DC and NoVa neighbors!

There are lots of resources online right now about how we can build mutual aid networks while also practicing social distancing. We will be updating this daily. Please send updates or known community needs to leahharris10@gmail.com or call ‪(703) 982-0653.

Resources

CDC Resources

Virginia websites and alert systems:
Statewide info and updates about COVID-19 – or call 877-ASK-VDH3 – Virginia Department of Health
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Frequently Asked Questions – Virginia Department of Health

Virginia websites and alert systems:

  • Food resources
  • Drop in Centers: Updated April 8): 
    • Box and hot lunches now being served at the South County Recovery and Drop-in Center on the following days:
      • Hot lunch on Sat – Sun at 3 p.m. only
      • Box lunch on Sat – Sun at 1 p.m.
      • Box lunch on Mon & Fri at 3 p.m.
      • Center is not open to entry; meals are being handed out at door. 
      • For more information, visit  or call: 800-374-4198
  • Food banks 
    • Food, Financial and Medical Assistance for Neighbors in Need (Arlington County)
    • Arlington Food Assistance Center updates: https://afac.org/covid19/
    • Capital Area Food Bank updates: https://www.capitalareafoodbank.org/covid19response/
    • Rising Hope update Food bank will be issuing bags of food at door. They will not be doing additional home drop-off of bags. However, if we find additional needy in the RT 1 corridor, we can take the person’s contact info and get a bag for that person. Person must reside in 22303 zip and south to Ft Belvoir. http://risinghopeumc.org​
    • Fauquier County Food Bank thrift store 249 East Shirley Avenue Warrenton Virginia I just spoke to the staff there and they said they are not at that point yet but they took my phone number and facilitator number will call when they is in need add to list for transportation from arm in arm 
    • Culpeper: Marty Baldwin who coordinated the workforce and food pantries in Culpeper also he coordinated the heat shelter he will inform each food pantry head stop in Culpeper 1401 Old Frederick Road and Culpeper 2nd food pantry phone number 540-825-1177 that arm and arm  also will will be on call if needed
    • Loudoun: Tree of Life in Loudoun Co. has a food pantry listed as part of their services. 540.441.7920

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  • Recovery Resources
    • Support Group Central: Support Group Central offers an array of online groups on a variety of topics from problems with food to problems with substances to peer support worker support and beyond. Their group listings can be found at https://www.supportgroupscentral.com/
    • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Groups Available Remotely: A listing of phone in AA resources can be found at https://aa-intergroup.org/directory_telephone.php and a list of on-line meetings can be found at http://aa-intergroup.org/directory.php
    • Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Groups Available Remotely: A listing of online and phone NA groups can be found at https://virtual-na.org/
    • Marijuana Anonymous: A listing of phone and onilne Marijuana Anonymous groups can be found at https://marijuana-anonymous.org/find-a-meeting/
    • Smart Recovery: A listing of chat groups and other online resources for Smart Recovery can be found at http://tiny.cc/SmartRecovery
    • Al-Anon: A listing of online Al-Anon resources and gatherings can be found at http://tiny.cc/AlAnon
    • In the Rooms: In the Rooms is a global recovery community offering a variety of live meetings online that can be found at http://tiny.cc/IntheRooms

      • Mental health resources

      Taking care of your mental health in the face of uncertainty

      Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 
      Call: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
      Chat https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/
      Crisis Text Line: https://www.crisistextline.org
      Warmlines (talk to a peer)

      • Warmlines & Peer Support Lines: A listing of warmlines and peer support lines can be found at www.warmline.org.
      • Virginia Warmline – Mental Health America of Virginia
        (Monday through Friday from 9am to 9pm, weekends and holidays from 5pm to 9pm).
        866-400-MHAV (866-400-6428).
      • Alive RVA: 833-4PEERVA (833) 473-3782​

      8:00 AM – 12:00 Midnight

      • Co-quarantined with an abuser? Worried about having to self-isolate from coronavirus in a dangerous home situation? Please reach out — contact @ndvh | National Domestic Violence Hotline: CALL 1−800−799−7233 or TTY 1−800−787−3224 or CHAT at 
         
      • Futures without Violence: Resources for Survivors
         
      • Family Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-838-8238 (toll free)
        En Español: 

      • Virginia Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Action AllianceCOVID19 resources
         
      • Fairfax Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline 703-360-7273; TTY 711 **
         
      • Doorways Dating/Domestic/Sexual Violence Hotline – Arlington – 703-237-0881

      Victim/Witness Program (Mon-Fri, 9-5):
      Call: 703-228-4410

      Virginia’s LGBTQIA+ Helpline
      Call: 866-356-6998
      Text: 804-793-9999
      Chat: https://www.vadata.org//chat/

      National Sexual Assault 24/7 Hotline:
      Call: 800-656-4673
      Chat: https://hotline.rainn.org/online

      National Dating Abuse 24/7 Hotline:
      Call: 866-331-9474
      Chat: https://www.loveisrespect.org/