We provide help where it’s needed most—for at-risk youth, ex-offenders, pre-school children, pregnant women, or for anyone in our communities who wants to improve his or her life or needs a second chance.

EFSP Program

Any nonprofit, faith-based or local government agency that provides food and shelter services in Washington County, VA may apply for funds in both phases (separate applications required). Current or former EFSP participation is not a requirement. Interested agencies much submit an application to the Washington County Local Board by 4:30 p.m. EDT on May 18, 2020.

Comprehensive Health Investment Project (CHIP)

CHIP provides parent education and health-focused home visits to Medicaid-eligible families, with young children, and pregnant women.

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)

CASA provides trained volunteers who represent the best interests of abused or neglected children as court assigned advocates.

Domestic Violence Shelter and Outreach Program

Provides temporary emergency shelter, supportive services, and advocacy to help victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault.  A 24-hour crisis hotline offers immediate counseling and support.

Virginia Community Action Re-Entry Solution
(Virginia CARES)

Virginia CARES helps ex-offenders and their families make the transition from prison to life in the community. Services include pre-release life skills, post-release referrals to community service providers, and help in securing employment. Watch Video >

Washington County Free Dental Clinic

Volunteer professionals provide dental care for eligible Washington County residents screened and referred by Social Services and the Health Department.

Project Discovery

A drop-out prevention and college access preparatory program for high school students that arranges college campus visits, provides academic support counseling, goal-oriented workshops, SAT fee waivers and test preparation, and information on financial aid and college admissions.
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Improving Scholars

Twice weekly tutoring and mentoring services for at-risk middle and high school students.


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