Crisis Resources

VIRGINIA 2-1-1 A comprehensive resource guide and service that helps find and connect you with local resources and services. Available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week. 

- Call 2-1-1 

- www.211virginia.org 


Family Crisis Fund for families with children that are in direct and immediate need of support due to job loss from the COVID-19 pandemic.

- Petersburg: Family Lifeline 

- referrals@familylifeline.org   

- (804) 249-5414 


CRISIS ASSISTANCE RESPONSE EMERGENCY SERVICES (CARES) An emergency shelter for woman and children. Distributes food, clothes, household items, personal hygiene items, etc. 

- 804-861-6191 

- www.cares-va.org  

-244 Halifax St. Petersburg, VA 23803


DISASTER DISTRESS HELPLINE SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-days-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. Call or text to connect with a trained crisis counselor. 

- 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746


DISTRICT 19 EMERGENCY AND EVALUATION SERVICES provides crisis intervention, assessment and screening services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

- 24-hour crisis lines: 804-862-8000 

- (D19) 866-365-2130 (Toll Free) 

- 434-634-2020 (Emporia) 

- Services: 804-862-8002 


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233)


VIRGINIA 2-1-1 A comprehensive resource guide and service that helps find and connect you with local resources and services. Available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week. 

- Call 2-1-1 

- www.211virginia.org 


VIRGINA DEPARTMENT FOR AGING AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES Advocates for resources and services to improve the quality of life, security and independence of older Virginians, Virginians with disabilities and their families. Hotline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

- 800-552-5019 

- www.vadars.org/cbs


VIRGINIA FAMILY VIOLENCE HOTLINE Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 

- 800-838-8238 

www.vdh.virginia.gov/domestic-and-sexualviolence-prevention


VIRGINIA HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER Helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants. Hotline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

- 800-842-2610 

www.hud.gov