Financial/ Housing Support

Albermarle Housing Improvement Program (AHIP) *found through APO*

2127 Berkmar Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22901

434-817-2447 x 27 

Emergency repairs, home renovations, energy efficient measures

Low income homes - (last year average household income helped was ~$26,000) - prioritize those with children, disabled occupants, or severe health hazard

Casa Alma *found through APO*

911 Nassau Street, Charlottesville, 22902


Hosts low-income and formerly homeless families in 2 houses of hospitality. Guests live there for up to 2 years, receive support from community agencies.

Habitat for Humanity *found through APO*

919 West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Office phone: 434-293-9066

Partner with hard-working, low-income local residents - join with volunteers to build simple, affordable homes

Habitat Store *found through APO*

1221 Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA, 22903


Bargains on quality new and used building materials and home furnishings

Albemarle County's Office of Adult and Migrant Education and the Families in Crisis (Homeless) program

Coordinator for Adult, Homeless and Migrant Education

Albemarle County Public Schools

907 Henry Avenue

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone: (434) 296-3872

Services: Workplace Training, Citizenship and Business classes, Migrant and Homeless Education, and other services as needed. Services are open to all adult residents of Central Virginia and are not limited to residents of Albemarle County.


Belmont Baptist Church

830 Monticello Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 296-7111

Services: Loads of Love free laundry facility, housing for homeless individuals during the winter months, food pantry, medical transportation, grocery shopping for visually impaired.


The Haven

112 West Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 973-1234

Services: Housing First Programs, Haven Day Shelter, Coordinated Access, Homeless Prevention, Rapid Re-Housing, Housing Stabilization Case Management, Housing Navigation, Support Services for Veteran Families, Housing2Home


Alliance for Interfaith Ministries (AIM)

Address: 1025 Park Street, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Phone: (434) 972-1704

Services: Assistance with securing and maintaining housing, utility bills, emergencies and financial crisis.


Charlottesville Centralized Helpline

Phone: (434) 234-4490 (11:00am-2:00pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays)

Preliminary screening and triage for residents seeking financial assistance with a one-time emergency expense.


Salvation Army of Charlottesville

207 Ridge Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 295-4058

Services: Soup Kitchen, Emergency Shelter, Center of Hope Transitional Housing Program Emergency Social Services Program, Dominion Energy Share bill payment assistance, thrift store, Emergency Disaster Unit (mobile soup kitchen)


Trinity Presbyterian Church

3101 Fontaine Avenue Extended, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone: (434) 977-3700

Services: Financial Literacy, ESL, Special Needs programs, preschool and childcare, support groups

International Refugee Committee *found through APO*

609 East Market Street, Suite 104, Charlottesville, VA 22902


Resettlement (providing safe and affordable housing), family services, employment services, education services, interpretation, immigration support

For refugees entering America

Ronald McDonald House Charities

300 9th St SW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

(434) 295-1885

assist families w/ sick children by providing housing 

Families with pediatric patients at UVA Medical Center or Martha Jefferson Hospital (more for families who suspect having to return to the center for follow up surgeries / procedures etc. - rather than immediate services to them)


United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area

806 East High Street. Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 972-1715

Fax: (434) 972-1719

Services: Partners and encourages collaboration with community programs and services to address significant challenges and create lasting, life changing differences for citizens that are focused on School Readiness, Self-Sufficiency and Community Health. Provides child care scholarships, prescription assistance, and free tax preparation.