Creating a better future with increased access to education


Outreach Involvement Center

Website:

http://www.outreachinvolvementcenter.com/

Services:

The OIC Alternative Education Program is designed to provide suspended/expelled students a curriculum program to keep on track academically. We provide an opportunity to successfully transition back into the student's home school district or into an alternate educational setting. Afterschool program - The After School Program is open to kids ages 10-19, and is a safe and fun place for kids to hang out with friends and get their homework done after school. Spring Break and Summer Camps. Youth Internship Programs

Requirements to get aid:

Application Forms - http://www.outreachinvolvementcenter.com/applications--forms.html

Hours of operation:

Office Monday and Friday 9AM - 5PM and Tuesday and Thursday 9AM - 6PM Alternative Education Monday-Friday Morning classes 9:00a.m.- 3:15p.m.; Evening classes 1:00p.m.-6:00p.m. Year Round Program Afterschool program - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 2:00 - 6:00PM

Address:

1618 Hull Street, Richmond, VA 23224

Phone Number:

(804) 303-1496

Sacred Heart Center

Website:

http://shcrichmond.org/en/

Services:

Adult Education: English as a Second Language, GED prep courses, Schooling programs, Citizenship and Immigration services AND Family Programs: Literacy classes, Bilingual summer camps, College & career readiness

Requirements to get aid:

Serves the Latino community of Richmond. Would need to contact Sacred Hearts on their phone number in order to sign up for classes or get more information.

Hours of operation:

depends on program

Address:

1400 Perry St, Richmond, VA 23224

Phone Number:

804-230-4399

Bon Air Baptist Church

Website:

Services:

Bon Air Baptist Church Recreation: Free Fitness Classes (Pickleball, Kickboxing, Pilates, Yoga Stretch) Open Gym (returns March 2016); Northstar Community: Men and Women’s support groups dealing with a variety of issues (addiction, codependency, family issues, etc.); Family Education Program (for those family members and friends who have a loved one battling addiction); Robious Hall Mission Center: There are multiple outreach programs such as the food pantry, clothes closet, and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes.

Requirements to get aid:

none specified

Hours of operation:

Depends on location (calendars for Recreation and Northstar Community are online)

Address:

Buford Road Campus: 23531 Buford Road Richmond, Virginia 23235 Robious Hall Mission Center: 10014 Robious Road Richmond, Virginia 23235 ;The Village: 7250 Patterson Ave Richmond, Virginia 23229; Recreation Center: 231 Buford Road Richmond, Virginia 23235; Northstar Community: 563 Southlake Blvd, Richmond, VA 23236

Phone Number:

Buford Road Campus, Central Location (804) 272-1475 Rebecca Madison, Recreation Director (804) 237-7874 Northstar Community (800) 908-2377

Celebration Church & Outreach Ministry

Website:

http://www.celebrationchurchrva.org/

Services:

BICYCLE REPAIR MINISTRY: Celebration Church & Outreach Ministry (CCOM) ministers to some of Richmond’s economically depressed neighborhoods and housing projects in many different ways. One of the most innovative ways we minister to these residents is through our Our Bicycle Repair Ministry usually sets up shop on select Friday afternoons throughout the year and is also a part of our Community Outreach Ministry. We repair as many bicycles as we can and they are all repaired free of charge; COMMUNITY OUTREACH: Celebration Church & Outreach Ministry (CCOM) goes on the road and takes the gospel to some of Richmond’s economically depressed neighborhoods and housing projects to share the love of Jesus and the joy of being saved with others. These outreaches include music, dancing, face painting, games, as well as a variety of consumables, i.e. food, chips, cotton candy, snow cones, drinks, etc.; FOOD PANTRY MINISTRY; WHOSOEVER BUS MINISTRY: The Whosoever Kids Bus Ministry is often referred to as a heartbeat ministry of Celebration Church & Outreach Ministry (CCOM). Each Saturday, CCOM sends volunteers on retired school buses into some of Richmond’s most economically depressed neighborhoods and housing projects.

Requirements to get aid:

none listed

Hours of operation:

varies by service

Address:

5501 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23225

Phone Number:

(804) 675-4101,info@celebrationchurchrva.org

Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People (CAPUP)

Website:

http://www.capup.org/CAPUP/Home.html

Services:

A variety of services are available for youth, adult and senior citizens: PROJECT DISCOVERY: Through Project Discovery, CAPUP combats the problem of unequal access of higher education by providing academic support, counseling, goal-oriented workshops and campus visits to low-income and potential first generation students. EMERGENCY SERVICES: CAPUP helps low income citizens with emergency living expenses such as food, medical assistance, transportation, rent/mortgage assistance, etc. to help prevent homelessness, hunger and suffering. EMPLOYMENT SERVICES: Career counseling, coaching, free job searches, and resume writing assistance are all available to clients who are seeking to obtain and maintain employment. FOOD BUYING CLUB: Food shares are distributed on the third weekend of each month to the partners and members of CAPUP. METROCASH: MetroCASH helps families maintain financial independence through free tax preparation and financial literacy guidance and education. VIRGINIA CARES: Through Virginia Cares, adult prisoners and ex-prisoners are offered assistance in transitioning from prison back into the community by helping them obtain transportation, identification cards, clothing, food, job training, etc. CARS TO WORK: This program accepts donated cars and provides cars to people who have been referred by the Department of Social Services. SENIOR CENTER: The Senior Center provides a range of services to low-income, elderly people. Services include blood pressure and cancer screenings, a nutrition program, field trips, movies, and various classes in exercise, arts and crafts, budgeting, drama, health and nutrition. DEMAND RESPONSE TRANSPORTATION: Transportation is provided to senior citizens to meal sites, the grocery store, the post office and other essential services in Goochland, Hanover and Powhatan counties.

Requirements to get aid:

Adults need a photo ID. Social Security Number is required for each person living at an address.

Hours of operation:

Mon-Fri 9am-3pm

Address:

Phone Number:

1021 N Oliver Hill Way

Churchill Christian Wellness-The Well 23223

Website:

http://www.richmondbaptist.org/ministries/the-church-hill-christian-wellness-center/

Services:

Bible Study – Spiritual food, fellowship and prayer provided at our Body and Soul Bible study every Friday morning from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Lunch provided; Clothes Closet – Shop for men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing. There is a separate career closet for those needing outfits for interviews or jobs. Operating hours are Monday’s from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Financial Assistance – Funding provided for fuel assistance and prescriptions when certain requirements are met. Contact the Center Director to obtain a copy of the required Assistance Form and approval; Food Pantry – Food bags are distributed on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month to this zip code (23223) only. DMV identification with your zip code and social security number are required; Birth Certifications/DMV Identification The Center covers the cost of obtaining a copy of a birth certificate and/or a DMV ID. Transportation to the DMV office is provided once or twice a month depending on the availability of a driver for the van; GED Classes – Anyone who has the desire to further their education, we have the class for you! Call for information on current class schedule; Computer Classes—Come and learn the computer from the bare bone basics to a more advanced knowledge of the computer, such as Power Point. Class dates are pending; Computer Lab - To be set-up for adults to use during the day and for children/youth to use in the evenings to do their homework and school projects. Lab times will depend on computer classes schedule.

Requirements to get aid:

For residents of zip code 23223

Hours of operation:

Program Dependent

Address:

River City Faith Network of the Richmond Baptist Association 3111 Moss Side Ave Richmond, VA 23222

Phone Number:

(804) 780-0053