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COVID-19 Resources

We have created this page to be able to share with the entire RVA community some mutual aid resources that can be very useful during the continuity of the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you would like to send us a link or resouce to upload here, please send it to our Communications Coordinator, Carlos Bernate at carlos_bernate@shcrichmond.org

Testing/Vaccination Covid-19

Free COVID-19 Tests
How do I get the vaccine?
Where to find a COVID-19 vaccine near you
Sites In Richmond / Henrico Where You Can Get COVID-19 Testing
General information about Covid-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Sacred Heart Center constantly holds vaccination events at our facilities. Stay tuned for our posts on our FB or Instagram page for more information on these events.

Community Services List Compiled by Henrico County – Virginia
All individuals must meet income eligibility requirements.

Emergency Shelter
  • CARITAS: Shelter program that provides safe indoor accommodation and non-collective shelter for women.
    (804) 972-0813 – Qualifying Criteria: Existing shelter dwellers preparing to enter a permanent supportive housing or rapid rehousing program.
  • Housing Families First: Shelter program that provides safe indoor housing and connects households to housing and services
    (804) 972-0813 – Qualifying Criteria: Residents of existing shelters preparing to enter a rapid rehousing program or permanent supportive housing.
  • Housing Families First: Shelter program that provides safe indoor housing and connects households to housing and services
    (804) 972-0813 – Qualifying Criteria: Residents of existing shelters preparing to enter a rapid rehousing program or permanent supportive housing.
Homeless and Housing Assistance
Commonwealth Catholic Charities:
Homeless Outreach

(804) 972-0813

Qualifying Criteria: Henrico County Unsheltered Homeless and Housing Definition Costs.

Richmond OAR:
Housing Assistance

Sara Dimick (804)643-2746 info@oarric.org

Qualifying Criteria:Individuals who have recently been released from Henrico County Jails

HOME, Inc. (Virginia Equal Housing Opportunities):
Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

(804) 354-0641

Qualifying Criteria: Henrico County Homeowners; the inability to pay the mortgage must be related to the COVID-19 pandemic

Housing Families First:

Short-term rental assistance and services to help people get housing quickly

(804) 972-0813

Qualifying Criteria: Homeless families or individuals

St. Joseph’s Villa:

Short-term rental assistance and services to help people get housing quickly

(804) 972-0813

Qualifying Criteria: Homeless families or individuals

Humanity:

Assistance and training in job search

(804) 461-3585

Qualifying Criteria: Henrico residents in need of employment assistance

Association for Housing Affordability:

Coordinate the referral network that connects people to housing services, including emergency rental assistance, affordable rental options, and other needs directly related to the COVID-19 crisis

(804) 422-5061

Qualifying Criteria: All Citizens

Legal Assistance

Central Virginia Legal Aid Society:
Legal assistance for issues related to COVID-19

(804) 648-1012

Rating Criteria: Impact on housing for Henrico residents due to COVID-19

Small Business Support
Virginia LISC:

Technical assistance and direct financial assistance to qualifying Henrico County small businesses (e.g., 25 or fewer employees and serving low-income areas) to help make business adjustments to allow them to continue operating during the COVID-19 pandemic

(804)-505-4183 infovirginia@lisc.org

Qualifying Criteria: Qualified businesses with 25 or fewer employees. You must serve in a low- or moderate-income area.

Crisis Counseling
Commonwealth Catholic Charities:

Counseling Fees for Anger Management and Health Relationship Programs

Ryan Arey (804) 545-5904 ryan.arey@cccofva.org

Qualification Criteria: Henrico County low- and moderate-income individuals and families

Community Testing Follow-up-Support
Henrico Health Department:

COVID-19 testing and follow-up support

Deanna Krautner (804) 489-0169 Deanna.krautner@vdh.virginia.gov

Qualifying Criteria: Individuals who have tested positive