• Staunton/Augusta County Food Pantries

    Blue Ridge Food Bank

    Address: 96 Laurel Hill Rd, Verona, VA 24482

    Phone:(540) 248-3663

    Seventh Day Adventist Church

    1000 N. Coalter St.

    Staunton, VA 24401


    Food Pantry Tues 9-12


    118 N New Street

    Staunton, VA 24401


    Food Pantry Tues, Thurs, Fri- 9-11:30 a.m.

    Marquis Memorial United Methodist Church

    1614 W Beverly St

    Staunton, VA 24401


    Food Pantry Wed 9-11

    Linden Heights Baptist Church

    371 Linden Drive

    Staunton, VA 24401


    Food Pantry: Thursdays 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. By appointment only. Call by Wednesday of the week you want to pick up food. Must provide photo ID and sign up for food pick up. Once a month visits.


    Waynesboro Food Pantries

    West Waynesboro Church of Christ

    2212 Cortland St.

    Waynesboro, VA 22980


    Pantry hours: 2nd and 4th Monday every month, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

    Second Presbyterian Church

    133 N. Delphine Ave

    Waynesboro, VA 22980


    Pantry hours: 3rd Wednesday every month, 10am-noon and hot meal every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 11:30-12:15pm

    Main Street United Methodist Church

    601 W. Main Street

    Waynesboro, VA 22980


    Pantry hours: Monday through Thursday 9:30-11

    Glen Kirk Presbyterian Church

    767 Calf Mountain Rd

    Waynesboro, VA 22980


    Pantry hours: 1st Monday everything month 4:30-6pm

    First Presbyterian Church

    249 South Wayne Ave

    Waynesboro, VA 22980


    Pantry hours: September through May Thursday 2-4 p.m.

    June through August Thursday 9-11 a.m.


    Housing Assistance

    Salvation Army: Provides free temporary emergency housing for homeless individuals in need, low-cost housing for individuals on living on pensions or social security.

    900 B. Street, Waynesboro, VA 22980

    (540) 943-9897

    Habitat for Humanity-Staunton, Augusta, Waynesboro: Organization seeking to eliminate homelessness by providing families with decent and affordable housing

    P.O. Box 3188, Staunton, VA 24402-3188

    (540) 886-1944 (extension 104)

    Website: http://www.habitatrome.com


    Legal Assistance and Advocacy

    Blue Ridge Legal Services: Offers legal services to families, with fees varying on an individual basis (based on case and income)

    204 North High Street

    Harrisonburg, VA 22801

    (540) 433-1830 or toll free at (800) 237-0141

    Child Support Enforcement: Offers support regarding child well-being and protection issues, through the County’s Social Services Department.

    7 North 8th Street

    Richmond, VA 23219

    (804) 726-7416

    Other Community Resources

    Love INC

    Offering financial management, Alpha discipleship, and inaugural job skills class to eligible neighbors

    For more information on getting involved in this transformational program – either as a participant, mentor, or in a support role – call our offices (540) 221-2955 M/W/F. Ask for Bill Roberts.

    Valley Mission

    1513 W Beverly St

    Staunton, VA 24401


    Salvation Army

    1700 West Beverley Street 
    Staunton, VA 24401
    (540) 885-8157

    Social Services

    Augusta County Government Center
    68 Dick Huff Lane
    P.O. Box 7
    Verona, VA 24482-0007
    Phone: (540) 245-5800

    Utility Assistance

    Applications from Community Housing Partners/Energy Solutions

    126 S. Bayard Ave

    Waynesboro, VA 22980




    Resources for Additional Child, Family, and Community Supports

    Dial 2-1-1: Provides free information and referrals for local assistance and referral information for health care, counseling, food, housing, and employment.

    Family Resource and Referral Center

    924 N. Augusta Street

    Staunton, VA 24401

    (540) 245-5899 Or dial: 2-1-1

    United Way – Greater Augusta (Staunton, Waynesboro, Fishersville, Augusta): Provides services that help improve success in school (through tutoring, mentoring), child development, finances (through job/life skills, legal help), and that promote mental and physical health (by offering day care, sexual assault/abuse prevention, and prescription assistance). Services are also available for Spanish-speaking families.

    P.O. Box 1166

    Fishersville, VA 22939

    (540) 943-1215


    Department of Social Services: Offers support for medical insurance, child welfare, domestic issues, as well as public assistance and food stamps.

    Staunton and Augusta – Shenandoah Valley Department of Social Services

    68 Dick Huff Lane

    P.O. Box 7

    Verona, VA 24482

    (540) 245-5800

    Waynesboro – Shenandoah Valley Department of Social Services

    1200 Shenandoah Ave.

    Waynesboro, VA 22980

    (540) 942-6646

    Red Cross Blue Ridge Chapter: offers disaster relief, as well as variety of health and safety training classes, such as CPR classes – free of cost.

    331 North Central Avenue

    Staunton, VA 24401

    (540) 886-9151

    Mental Health Supports

    Valley Community Services Board (CSB): provides support to youth and adults for mental health, crisis, substance abuse, anger management, and other difficulties - through counseling and other support services. Serving cities of Staunton and Waynesboro, and counties of Augusta and Highland. Board will bill insurances, FAMIS, Medicare/Medicaid for covered services. Services are available for English- and Spanish-speaking individuals, but long-term clinical care only available in English language.

    85 Sanger’s Lane

    Staunton, VA 24401

    Main Phone: (540) 887-3200 2

    4-hour emergency phone numbers: (540) 885-0866/(540) 943-1590/Toll free: (866) 274-7475

    Valley Pastoral Counseling Center Inc: Provides a variety of different counseling services for children, adolescents, parents, couples, and families. Special services and support groups are also provided for different mental illnesses and substance abuse.

    300 Chestnut Avenue

    Waynesboro 22980

    (540) 943-8722

    Website: www.valleypastoral.org

    Child & Family Psychiatry at University of Virginia: Provides services for social, emotional, and behavioral (ADHD) difficulties, as well as eating disorders – for children, adolescents, and families.

    One Boar’s Head Lane

    310 Old Ivy Way

    Charlottesville, VA

    (434) 243-6950

    Valley Hope Counseling Center: United Way agency that provides mental health counseling to individuals of all ages at affordable rates. Offices hours are by appointment only, and fees are based on a sliding scale (based on family income and number of dependents). Medicaid but not Medicare is accepted.

    Hours: Monday-Thursday

    20 Stoneridge Dr. #202

    Waynesboro, VA 22980

    Main phone: (540) 941-8933  Emergencies: (540) 932-2977

    Email: valleyhope@ntelos.net

    Crisis Support

    9-1-1: Dial “9-1-1” for immediate assistance for all emergencies.

    Child Abuse

    Valley Helpline (Staunton) 1-800-230-6977

    Virginia Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-552-7096 (24/7 hotline for all Virginia residents)

    Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-422-4453

    Child Protective Assistance 1-800-652-9516

    Runaway Youth

    Missing Children Hotline 1-800-843-5678

    Runaway Hotline 1-800-231-6946


    Teen Crisis Hotline 1-800-999-9999

    National Hope Line Network 1-800-SUICIDE

    Suicide Hotline 1-800-784-2433/800-273-8255

    Health and Medical Assistance

    University of Virginia Medical Center/Hospital:

    1215 Lee Street

    Charlottesville, VA 22908-0816

    (434) 924-8315 (Contact for information about services and your care)

    (434) 924-1122 (Contact for general information and directions)

    (434) 924-2713 (Social Work department; contact for counseling, discharge planning, and support from local services).

    Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) & FAMIS MOMS: Assists the uninsured in obtaining insurance for children and for pregnant women who are eligible citizens: No enrollment costs, although some services may require a co-pay for $2-$5; income-eligible program (must receive income/be employed to be eligible for free enrollment and other fee reductions)

    Office phone (translation available): 1-866-87FAMIS FAMIS outreach services in Charlottesville: (434) 972-1706 –www.famis.org 

    Augusta Regional Free Clinic: Provides medical, pharmaceutical, dental, and other health-related services to individuals who may not be able to afford these services at other medical care facilities.

    Clinic Location: 432 Mule Academy Road, Fishersville, VA 22939

    Mailing Address: P.O. Box 153, Fishersville, VA 22939

    Main Office: (540) 332-5606 Dental Division: (540) 332-5619

    Website: www.augustafreeclinic.org

    Email: afreeclinic@ntelos.net

    Health Department:

    Staunton: (540) 886-3413

    Waynesboro: (540) 949-0137

    Child Care

    Children Youth and Family Services- Child Care Referral: Assists families with finding quality child care by offering resources and referrals, and offers training for child care providers. Services are available for Charlottesville, and Counties of Albemarle, Greene, Fluvanna, Louisa, and Nelson.

    (434) 296-4118


    Head Start -Augusta County School Board: Federally-funded preschool program for children 3 to 5 years old. Service provides education to meet children’s social, emotional, intellectual, health, nutritional, and psychological needs.

    6 John Lewis Road

    Fishersville, VA 22939

    (540) 245-5162

    Quality Child Care Initiative (QCCI): Provides free child care referral services to parents, including suggestions about how to find local providers. Organization also coordinates childhood training for family day home providers.

    934 North Augusta Street

    Staunton, VA 24401-3282

    (540) 245-5437

    Bears & Blankets Child Care: Provides families with quality child care, with fees varying by age (vouchers from Department of Social Services are also accepted).

    317 N. Lewis St.

    Staunton, VA 24401

    (540) 886-4472

    Child Care through Social Services-Service Programs: Provides free child care (funded by Social Services) for families who qualify.

    68 Dick Huff Lane, Verona - Augusta County Government Complex

    P.O. Box 7

    Verona, VA 24482

    (540) 245-5800

    Boys & Girls Club of Waynesboro, Staunton, and Augusta Counties: Provides programs and services (such as afterschool care) to youth to help promote social development, leadership, and competence.


    302 East Main Street

    Waynesboro, VA

    (540) 949-4516


    1114 West Johnson Street

    Staunton, VA (the Clubhouse at Booker T. Washington Community Center)

    (540) 332-3988

    Augusta County:

    Smart Centers (Elementary Schools of K. Cassell, Riverheads, North River, Craigsville, Beverly Manor)


    Developmental Delay Assessments and Services

    A developmental delay is a later-than-typical growth in any of the following areas of development: physical, cognitive, speech/ language, social/emotional, and self-help. The following services can help determine if a delay is present, and provide services to nurture the individual’s strengths to improve these areas of functioning.

    Healthy Families of the Blue Ridge: Provides assistance to parents with learning about children’s development, and how to keep children healthy and prepared to do well in school.

    (540) 564-5982

    People Places: Helps children and families overcome abuse and neglect, by placing youth with adoption parents that can provide learning and a healthy environment. Agency serves individuals ages 0-21.

    1215 North Augusta Street 

    Staunton, VA 24401

    (540) 885-8841


    Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

    Kluge Children’s Rehabilitation Center: Provides nutrition services for a variety of developmental or health problems and disabilities.

    The Children’s Medical Center at the University of Virginia, 2270 Ivy Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903 (434) 924-8193/ (434) 924-0211/ (434) 924-5161

    Parks and Recreation

    Parks and Recreation services offer programs and locations that allow participation in aquatics, athletics, summer camps, and therapeutic services.

    Staunton Recreation: offers programs to become involved in leagues and tournaments, classes (fitness, dance, drama/music), and workshops, trips and tours, and other events.

    (540) 332-3945


    Staunton Parks: activities offered at nine parks in Staunton

    (540) 332-3945


    YMCA: Offers a variety of programs and facilities for recreation, fitness, and promoting physical health. Center also includes youth programs- such as afterschool care, day camp, sports, and other support services. Scholarships are also available for families and children who qualify.

    Staunton and Augusta:

    708 North Coalter Street

    Staunton, VA 24401

    (540) 885-8089



    648 S Wayne Ave

    Waynesboro, Virginia 22980

    (540) 942-5107


    Protection and Shelter: Relief from Domestic Violence

    Domestic abuse may include emotional or verbal abuse, denial of access to resources or money, restraint of normal activities or freedom, sexual coercion or assault, threats to kill or harm, and physical intimidation or attacks. Help is available if you seek information or services for these issues.

    First Step: A Response to Domestic Violence: Provides shelter for individuals needing escape from domestic violence and also for those without a home. Organization also holds support group meetings (Mondays, 5:30- 6:30); has a Legal Advocacy program (moral support and information about court processes); offers children’s services and referrals as well as case management services.

    129 Franklin Street

    Harrisonburg, VA 22801

    (540) 434-0295/(866) 223-9169


    New Directions: Provides crisis intervention, emergency housing, food, clothing, and transportation to women, children, and men who have experienced emotional, physical, or sexual violence – serving residents of Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County.

    23 North New Street

    Staunton, VA 24401

    Hotlines (24-hour support): (540) 564-2836 and (540) 886-6800

    Office (24-hour support): (540) 885-7273


    Valley Mission – Staunton: Provides food, temporary shelter (85 beds), and clothing as well as educational learning opportunities to families, men, and women in need of these services. Facility also provides hygiene items, school supplies, case management, referral services, and counseling.

    1513 West Beverley Street

    Staunton VA 24401-3002

    (540) 886-4673

    Website: www.valleymission.net

    Email: info@valleymission.net

    Central Shenandoah Valley Office on Youth (Ages 14 +; free cost)


    250 S. Wayne Ave

    Waynesboro, VA 22980

    (540) 942-6757


    21 N. New St.

    Staunton, VA 24401

    (540) 332-3806

    Virginia Family Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline

    (800) 838-8238

    Substance Abuse Services

    Valley Community Services Board – Substance Abuse Services: Provides support and resources to assist issues related to substance use and abuse, including treatment and a halfway house.

    Hotline: (540) 885-0866

    Phone: (540) 887-3200

    Narcotics Anonymous: Support group and resource that hosts many local meetings to help individuals overcome challenges related to alcohol and substance use. Meetings are open to everyone, and are held in several locations within Staunton, Waynesboro, and Fishersville. Call or see website for details on meeting days, locations, and times.



    Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP)

    240 North Central Avenue

    Holiday Court Suite B

    Staunton VA 24401

    (540) 886-5616

    Alcoholic Anonymous – Staunton and Valley

    (540) 434-8870

    Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon – Waynesboro

    (540) 949-7777

    Al-Anon/Al-Ateen (Statewide services and referrals)

    (888) 425-2666

    National Center for Substance Abuse

    (800) 662-4357

    Learning and Employment Opportunities

    Virginia Workforce Center: Provides assistance with job referral and placement, training, and building skills for the workplace. Contact the local Center (listed below) for more specific information and programs.

    1076 Jefferson Highway, Fishersville, VA 24401

    (540) 332-7750

    Education & Training Corporation

    1076 Jefferson Hwy, Staunton VA 24401

    P. O. Box 1388, Staunton, VA 24402

    103 East Beverly Street, Staunton, VA 24401

    (540) 885-5022

    Central Shenandoah Valley Office on Youth: Community resource that works with local schools and courts to support a variety of causes (e.g., employment services, gang prevention, parent education, and teen pregnancy prevention. Organization also offers afterschool and summer programs for youth (“Youth Power”).

    Staunton Site- 900 Nelson Street, 2nd Floor, Staunton, VA 22980

    (540) 942-6757

    Waynesboro Site- 250 South Wayne Avenue, Suite 101, Waynesboro, VA 22980

    (540) 332-3806

Last Modified on August 30, 2017