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Concern Hotline, Inc., established in 1968, is a volunteer-operated hotline providing crisis intervention, suicide prevention and information and referral services, to anyone in need, 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week. The hotline services Lord Fairfax Planning District 7 (LFPD7). The hotline also contracts with Northwestern Community Services Board (NWCSB) to provide 24-hour crisis care intervention.

  • Clarke County 540-667-0145
  • Frederick County 540-667-0145
  • Page County 540-743-3733
  • Shenandoah County 540-459-4742
  • Warren County 540-635-4357
  • Winchester 540-667-0145

Virginia Department of Social Services A screening tool to provide a preliminary screening for financial assistance programs administered by the Virginia Department of Social Services

Virginia Child Care Resource and Referral Network is a community-based network of early care and education specialists whose purpose is to deliver services to families, child care professionals and communities to increase the accessibility, availability, and quality of child care in Virginia.

State of Virginia court system

The Virginia Health Care Foundation is dedicated to helping uninsured and underserved Virginians get the primary medical care, dental services, mental health care, children’s health insurance and prescription medications they need

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them. Call 1-888-4ppa-now (1-888-477-2669) TO SEE IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE.

Literacy Volunteers of Shenandoah County  Promotes increased literacy skills for Shenandoah County residents by providing free one-on-one and small group tutoring to low-literacy English-speaking adults, to English as a Second Language adults, and to all those participating in our family literacy programs and Kindergarten readiness

Literacy Volunteers of Winchester Area  Our vision remains to equip adult students with the essential skills to navigate through a complex world of instructions and information while building literacy and computer proficiency.

CLEAN, Inc.  Community and Law Enforcement Against Narcotics, Inc.  (CLEAN, Inc.)  is a private non-profit corporation comprised of interested individuals and groups dedicated to community leadership, education, advocacy and networking to support youth and families in the regional community of the City of Winchester, Virginia and the counties of Frederick, Clarke, and Shenandoah.  The purpose of this group is to assist in the development and implementation of community-wide programs directed at reducing the demand for and availability of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and other adolescent problem behaviors of violence, delinquency, teen pregnancy, school dropout, and supporting healthy activities  and programs for families and children.

Health / Medical Services:

Our Health, Inc.  Our Health is a non-profit community resource, affiliated with Valley Health, which supports community agencies in the Northern Shenandoah Valley.

Free Medical Clinic of Northern Shenandoah Valley  The Free Medical Clinic has been providing medical care to the uninsured and low-income families, serving residents in Winchester City, Frederick and Clarke Counties since 1986.

Shenandoah County Free Clinic  Free health care for low income individuals (Woodstock)

Shenandoah Dental Clinic  Free dental care for low income individuals (540) 459-9333

St. Luke Community Clinic  St. Luke Community Clinic is a nonprofit, community-based organization of volunteers and staff committed to providing access to quality health care services to low income uninsured residents of Front Royal and Warren County.  The clinic is a free clinic providing chronic and acute care.

AIDS Response Effort  Services and advocacy for victims of AIDS/HIV in Frederick, Clarke, Warren, Shenandoah, Page, and the City of Winchester

Faith in Action  Free transportation to health care appointments  (540) 536-1006

Blue Ridge Hospice  A Virginia-licensed, Medicare and Medicaid-certified, nonprofit healthcare organization serving the city of Winchester and counties of Frederick, Clarke, Warren, Shenandoah, Page, Loudoun, Fauquier, Rappahannock, and beyond. Blue Ridge Hospice physicians and interdisciplinary teams of nurses, certified nursing assistants, chaplains, social workers, music therapists and bereavement counselors help patients and families prepare for, understand, and make informed decisions at the end of life and throughout the grieving process.

Abba Care  AbbaCare is a non-profit organization and has served women in the Winchester area since 1988. We are completely supported by donations from individuals, churches and organizations. There is no charge for any of our services.

Care Net PRCs  Care Net Pregnancy Resource Centers offers free and confidential services, including: pregnancy tests, after abortion support, STD education, community referrals as needed, etc.

Mental Health Services:

NAMI Winchester – Mental health education, support and advocacy

Northwestern Community Service Board

  • Clarke County (540) 667-0145
  • Frederick County (540) 667-0145
  • Page County (540) 743-3733
  • Shenandoah County (540) 459-4742
  • Warren County (540) 635-4357

Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Service Board

  • City of Winchester (540) 667-0145
  • Culpeper County (540) 825-5656
  • Fauquier County (540) 347-7620
  • Madison County (540) 948-5911
  • Orange County (540) 672-2718
  • Rappahannock County (540) 675-3329

For seniors and adults with disabilities and the providers that support them:

Virginia Easy Access

Adult Care Center – The Adult Care Center is a non-profit day program for adults who are coping with physical or cognitive challenges caused by Alzheimer’s disease, Stroke, or other conditions, and require supervision or assistance.

Shen Paco Industries – Support, training, and employment for disabled adults

Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging – A non-profit organization that provides high quality services and opportunities that enhance the dignity and independence of seniors and promote their contributions to the community.

ARC of Northern Shenandoah Valley – Mission to improve the quality of life for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities by supporting individuals and families where either no or inadequate formal supports have existed, and by organizing efforts to fill service gaps on the local, state and national levels.

NW Works – NW Works, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded to provide vocational training and employment opportunities for adults with disabilities living in the city of Winchester, Virginia and the surrounding areas.

Support and services for youth and family in our service area:

Boys & Girls Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley – The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley offers a variety of high impact affordable programs that enable high-risk youth to mature into productive, caring, and responsible adults. Youth discover talents, develop skills, and build confidence while having fun and making friends. We provide caring adult role models for boys and girls ages 6-18 as well as a safe haven where positive choices are supported.

Big Brothers Big Sisters – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winchester, Frederick & Clarke Counties is helping local children facing adversity reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one mentoring.

Special Love – A nonprofit organization that provides cancer families a network of support, made up of other patients and families who know and understand the trials and triumphs of the cancer experience.

Girls on the Run – Self-esteem and exercise (running) program for school aged girls

Phazz1 Ministries – Remedial education and job skills training for at-risk youth, family activities

Youth Development Center – The YDC provides the Youth Workforce Program to advise and counsel young adults on both educational and employment opportunities in Winchester, Frederick and Clarke Counties.

Healthy Families of Shenandoah County – Parenting education for at-risk families

Winchester-Frederick Child Advocacy Center – Therapy services for victims of child abuse (540) 665-4426

Healthy Families of Northern Shenandoah Valley – Healthy Families was developed to ensure a healthy future for children in Frederick County, Clarke County, Warren County and the City of Winchester, Virginia.

Housing and emergency assistance services:

Winchester Rescue Mission – Short and long term temporary housing for men.

Wall Residences – Wall Residences provides residential support to individuals ages five to 90 and over with a diagnosis of intellectual disabilities (ID Waiver / Comprehensive Services Act funding), mental illness (Discharge Assistance Planning funding) and/or other developmental disability (DD Waiver funding).

The Laurel Center – empowers and supports victims of domestic violence by providing emergency housing, advocacy, support services, and education. We reach out to our community through education and awareness programs.

Winchester Area Temporary Thermal Shelter – (WATTS) Temporary shelter and meals

House of Hope – Housing, counseling, and other services for men in Warren County

Help with Housing – Home repairs and accessibility modifications for low income home owners 

Habitat for Humanity – Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick County is a Christian ministry that mobilizes community resources and trusted partners to enhance people’s lives by building and renovating homes.   

The Salvation Army – Food, shelter and support services

Relationship violence, sexual assault, or other abuse services:

Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-838-8238

For residents of Clarke & Frederick Counties & Winchester City: The Laurel Center, 24 Hr Hotline (540) 667-6466 –

For residents of Fauquier & Rappahannock Counties: Services to Abused Families (SAFE) (800) 825-8876 –

For residents of Page County: Choices, (540) 743-4414 –

For residents of Shenandoah County: Response, Inc., (540) 459-5161 –

For residents of Front Royal & Warren County: Phoenix Project, (540) 313-6009

Legal services:

Blue Ridge Legal Services – Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc. (BRLS) is a nonprofit charitable law firm providing free legal assistance in civil matters of critical importance to low-income residents of the Shenandoah Valley and Roanoke Valley.

Food services:

C-CAP (Christian Community Action Program) – CCAP, the Congregational Community Action Project, is a cooperative ministry of churches and one synagogue serving Winchester and Frederick County that have joined together to provide financial, material and supportive assistance to people in need. CCAP maintains a complete food pantry, operates a clothing room for both genders of all sizes, and offers assistance in other areas such as rents, utilities and prescription drugs.

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank Founded in 1981, the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is the largest organization alleviating hunger in Western and Central Virginia. In all, we serve 25 counties and 9 cities on either side of the Blue Ridge through distribution centers in Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Winchester and Verona.

Recovery/Treatment services:

Lord Fairfax House – Recovery from alcohol and drugs. System of halfway houses.

Edgehill Recovery Center – Residential treatment facility for alcohol and drug abuse

Isaiah 58 – Addiction recovery project, soup kitchen/coat closet

Resources that assist the homeless (including shelter, soup kitchens and food pantries):

Faithworks Incorporated – 26 W. Boscawen Street Suite A-201, Winchester, VA 22601 (540) 877-6409 – provides rental assistance to homeless individuals

Braddock Street United Methodist Church — 115 Wolfe St., Winchester, 540-667-3366

Knights of Columbus Hall — 519 S. Cameron St., 540-662-5545

Market Street United Methodist Church — 131 S. Cameron St., Winchester 540-662-6709

First Presbyterian Church — 116 S. Loudoun St., Winchester, 540-662-3824

Living Faith — 419 N. Cameron St., Winchester, 540-665-2335

Centenary Church — 204 S. Cameron St., Winchester — 540-662-9067

Emmanuel United Methodist Church — Off Martinsburg Pike (U.S. 11), Stephenson, 540-662-1269

Trinity Lutheran Church — 810 Fairfax Pike (Va. 277), Stephens City, 540-869-4019

Celebration Fellowship — 16 N. Braddock St., Winchester — 540-662-4473

Church of Christ Mountain View — 1530 Narrow Lane, Winchester (Kernstown community), 540-869-2244

Highland Memorial Presbyterian Church — 446 Highland Ave., Winchester, 540-662-0809

Hope Again — 14 W. Boscawen St., Winchester, 540-667-8017

Lord Fairfax Area Food Bank — 1802 Roberts St., Winchester, 540-665-0770

St. Stephen CME Church — 202 Maple St., Winchester, 540-665-5244

St. Paul’s [Episcopal Church] Food Pantry — 1527 Senseny Road, 540-667-8110

Seventh Day Adventist Church — 1508 Valley Ave., Winchester, 540-665-0527

Victory Church — 2870 Middle Road, 540-667-9400

Winchester Church of God — 2080 North Frederick Pike (U.S. 522), 540-667-8017