The mission of AMEN is to provide emergency financial assistance to Arlington residents who are in crisis and unable to pay their bills.
AMEN has five distinct programs:1) Emergency Financial Assistance, 2)Dress for Work Success, 3),EnergyShare 4)Carter-Jenkinson Homelessness Prevention, and 5) Security Deposit Loan for Section 8 Housing. They assist approximately 2500 clients each year.
Not Yet Validated
Williamsburg Aids Network
479 McLaws Cir Williamsburg, VA 23185 (757) 220-4606
The Williamsburg AIDS Network was founded in 1990 as a grassroots, volunteer organization to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and to provide services to those infected with HIV in the Greater Williamsburg area. The organization was incorporated and received its 501(C)3 nonprofit status in 1994. Services were provided solely by volunteers until 1996 when the first client services coordinator was hired with funds from Ryan White Title II. WAN now offers an array of testing and counseling, education, and client services programs. They remain commited to developing awareness, focusiprevention and HIV counseling and testing programs. ng resources, and educating the community on HIV/AIDS, and offering services to those living with HIV/AIDS. There is no charge to clientelle for any programs or services.
The Williamsburg AIDS Network provides case management services to individuals infected with HIV/AIDS. Services include medical care coordination, assistance in accessing medications, dental care, transportation, and housing, advocacy and assistance in applying for disability, food stamps, Medicaid, etc. Medicaid AIDS Waiver case management is provided and they also offer housing assistance under Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS. In 2006, 26 individuals received client services.
The HIV prevention education program offers programs on HIV/AIDS 101, prevention skills building, developing healthy relationships, parent-child communication, and sexually transmitted infections. Programs are age appropriate and tailored to meet the needs of the group. WAN regularly offers single-session and multiple-session HIV prevention programs designated by the Centers for Disease Control as Effective Interventions. WAN provides education programs in the local schools, at Colonial Services Board, Avalon Shelter for Domestic Violence, the Merrimac Juvenile Detention Facility, the Salvation Army Transitional Shelter, Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail, and at local health fairs. Over 1,000 individuals participate in their education programs each year.
WAN provides free, anonymous HIV counseling and testing at the WAN office and at various community sites. WAN uses Home Access HIV test kits for testing purposes. Individuals receive their test results from Home Access within seven - 10 days of testing. People seeking HIV testing are asked to call the WAN office to schedule an appointment. Over 120 people receive HIV counseling and testing through WAN on an annual basis.
James City County
Not Yet Validated
Operation First Response, Inc.
20037 Dove Hill Rd Culpeper, VA 22701 (888) 289-0280
Provides financial assistance to wounded active duty service members and disabled veterans.Financial aid varies as each case is based on individual needs ranging from: Rent Utilities Vehicle payments Groceries Clothing Travel expenses to and from major medical facilities
Mon - Fri 8:00 Am - 5:00 Pm; Website Available 24 Hours A Day, 7 Days A Week
• Active Duty Service Member That Has Been Wounded, Injured Or Is Critically-ill Or
• Disabled Veteran With An Awarded Disability Rating Of 10 Percent And Higher Or A Pending Case Within The Va System
Completed Application, plus the following supporting documents:OFR Information Release Form (All Applicants)DD-214 (if retired) (Must have an Honorable Discharge)VA Rating Document (if retired)LES (if still in active duty)Proof of Injury (if still active duty)Copies of any bills that are part of the service requestAll supporting documents must be either faxed or scanned and then emailed
Not Yet Validated
Coalition to Salute America's Heroes
552 Fort Evans Rd Leesburg, VA 20176 (703) 291-4605
Offers emergency financial aid and support services to wounded veterans and families of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. Emergency Financial Aid often covers expenses such as: Utility bills — gas, electric, water, cable, internet, and phone service Car payments and repair costs Mortgage and rent payments Groceries, baby formula, and household supplies School supplies and clothing Medical bills
Mon - Fri 8:00 Am - 5:00 Pm Est
Must Meet The Following Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
• An Injury Sustained During Combat In Operation Iraqi Freedom Or Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation New Dawn Or In Support Of Those Operations In A Hostile Environment
• A Disability Rating Assigned By The Department Of Defense Or The Department Of Veterans Affairs Of 30 Percent Or Greater From A Single, Sustained Injury
• Currently Experiencing Severe Financial Hardship
• Completion Of A Coalition To Salute America's Heroes Aid Application And Timely Submission Of Supporting Documentation As Requested
• Completion Of A Phone Interview With A Coalition To Salute America's Heroes Case Manager
Provides emergency financial assistance to active duty and retired soldiers, Army Reserve National Guard and United States Army Reserve, and family members, widow and eligible orphans.Helps with financial assistance towards matters such as: Rent or mortgage Utilities Vehicle repair, payments, or insurance Health care expenses
Mon - Fri 7:30 Am - 4:30 Pm
• Soldiers On Active Duty And Their Eligible Dependents
• Soldiers Retired From Active Duty And Their Eligible Family Members
• Widow(ers) And Orphans Of Soldiers Who Died While On Active Duty Or While Retired
• Medically Retired Soldiers And Their Eligible Family Members
• Army National Guard And Army Reserve On Continuous Active Duty For More Than 30 Consecutive Days And Their Eligible Family Members
Special Power of Attorney (if applicable)Valid Military ID CardLeave and Earnings Statement (LES)Leave/PCS ordersSupporting documentation such as copies of estimates for vehicle and HVAC repairs, billing statements for household expenses, and income statements from all sources (including Spouse, if applicable) For any assistance with vehicle repair, a copy of a current driver’s license, proof of insurance, and valid registration for the particular vehicle is required
OVERVIEW: Provides female veterans who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness with housing and emergency financial needs. Women only - - SERVICES: - 1) TRANSITIONAL HOUSING: Offers the Housing Outreach Mentorship Encouragement (H.O.M.E) program which provides transitional housing and housing subsidy assistance to homeless female Veterans and their children. The program focuses on integrating Veterans back into their local communities and providing vast, safe residential areas to choose from. - - ELIGIBILITY: - - Must have an honorable or general discharge; verified by DD-214. Discharges beyond general will be looked at on a case by case basis. - Requires completion of initial service obligation (ISO), unless medically discharged. - - Must be able to provide proof of homelessness. - - 2) INTEREST-FREE LOAN: Offers the Savings Assessment and Financial Education (S.A.F.E) program which may provide assistance with rent, deposits, and utility assistance when funds are available to all female Veterans and U.S. military reserve component service members via an interest free loan. MUST apply on the website. - - ELIGIBILITY - - Proof of Veteran status or current U.S. Military Reserve/Guard component service. Requires completion of initial service obligation (ISO), unless medically discharged. - - Copies of the bills that you are having difficulty paying. - - Military I.D. (if Reserve or Guard) - - Proof of income - - Also, visit www.ebenefits.va.gov to ensure that all benefits are being received.
Female veterans who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. See notes for specific eligibilty.
See notes. Call for more information.
Alexandria City County
Not Yet Validated
1600 Wilson Blvd Arlington, VA 22209 (877) 264-3968
Assists military families coping with deployment and injury recovery as they struggle with devastating budget issues.?Critical financial assistance is provided for the following services: Shelter, rent, mortgage, utilities, temporary lodging Vehicle expenses, car payments, car insurance, registration (only when it is the family's only means of transportation) Airfare to transport a family member to assist a military family during illness or for childbirth Childcare during illness or surgery Personal property taxes Emergency dental expenses Critical baby items
Active, Deployed service members or wounded warriors since 9-11.
Proof of all household income (i.e. most recent LES or RAS, civilian pay, disability benefits, etc.). Line of Duty documentation or other official record of a wound, illness, or injury being sustained in the line of duty. Copy of deployment orders.