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Better Housing Coalition

Website:

http://www.betterhousingcoalition.org

Services:

“Our mission is to change lives and transform communities through high-quality, affordable housing.” Our portfolio includes 16 residential communities – 8 for lower-income seniors – as well as 180 single-family homes for low- to moderate-income first-time buyers. Additionally, BHC helps new homebuyers with low to medium income buy their first home, helping with low-interest mortgages

Requirements to get aid:

none specified

Hours of operation:

Senior living communities: 55 years of age

Address:

23 West Broad Street, Suite 100 Richmond, VA 23241

Phone Number:

804.644.0546 Home buying- David Herring at 644-0546 x 110, or d.herring@betterhousingcoalition.org

Housing Opportunities Made Equal (H.O.M.E)

Website:

http://homeofva.org/home#.VqaYK3i9ZEc

Services:

Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc. (HOME) is Virginia’s premier fair housing and housing counseling organization, offering a variety of programs and services designed to ensure equal access to housing for all Virginians.

Requirements to get aid:

Depending on requested service, must meet certain requirements laid out in free packets that are offered

Hours of operation:

Mon- Friday: 9 am - 5 pm

Address:

626 East Broad Street, Suite 400 Richmond, Virginia 23219

Phone Number:

(804) 354-0641

Neighborhood Housing Services of Richmond

Website:

http://www.nhsofr.org/

Services:

Convenient HomeOwnership Center -We have all of the services and training needed to shop for, purchase, renovate, insure, maintain or manage a home–all under one roof. Flexible Loan Products - Neighborhood Housing Services has a variety of lending products to suit the varying needs of our clients. Homebuyer Education - We provide pre-purchase educational opportunities to increase knowledge and build new skills about home buying. Classes are taught by certified homebuyer education trainers and counselors and typically take place in our onsite classroom, but can also be delivered online or through self-study. Counseling Services - Pre- and post-purchase counseling offers specific guidance tailored to the needs of an individual to overcome particular obstacles or address specific concerns in either the home buying or home maintenance process.

Requirements to get aid:

none listed

Hours of operation:

Address:

2712 Chamberlayne Avenue Richmond, VA 23222

Phone Number:

Contact Kelvin Oliver at (804) 329-2500 or email at koliver@nhsofr.org. to schedule an appointment to learn more about our programs, products and services.

Project Homes

Website:

http://projecthomes.org/

Services:

HOMES improves the lives and living conditions of low income seniors, disabled residents and qualified homeowners in Central Virginia by making critical home repairs and improvements and by building high quality, affordable homes.

Requirements to get aid:

In order to get home repairs, call the number below to get an application where they will determine your eligibility and need.

Hours of operation:

M- Thu 7 AM - 5 PM and Friday 9 AM - 2 PM

Address:

88 Carnation Street Richmond, VA 23225

Phone Number:

804-233-2827

Eastern Henrico FISH

Website:

no official website, but this has a lot of info: http://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/eastern_henrico_fish_emergency.html Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EasternHenricoFISHInc

Services:

short-term emergency services, including: food financial assistance (bills, rent, medication, utilities & other expenses) clothing referral and informational services to connect clients with other organizations helps connect clients with other grants and financial assistance programs helps clients set and meet long-term goals (ex. budgets & establishing credit) housing stability support works with transitional housing in Chesterfield and Henrico provides case management immigration services provides information and referrals to other organizations provides safe spaces for support during immigration process

Requirements to get aid:

For housing-related financial assistance and food, must live in eastern Henrico County, “east and south of Mechanicsville Turnpike (US 360), including Highland Springs, Sandston and Varina” Some clothing is provided to “qualified clients who live in Henrico county” According to their FB page, “FISH uses established criteria when evaluating requests for assistance while considering the individual circumstances of each household”

Hours of operation:

Monday-Friday, 8 AM-2 PM

Address:

PO Box 38212/Henrico, Virginia 23231

Phone Number:

(804) 257-7730

Salvation Army Central Virginia

Website:

http://virginiasalvationarmy.org/richmondva/

Services:

Family Services, Shelter, Rehousing, Employment Preparation, Administration, Development (Note: No rent help)

Requirements to get aid:

for Richmond residents

Hours of operation:

10am-9pm M-Sat, 1-6 Sun

Address:

2 West Grace Street Richmond, VA 23220

Phone Number:

(804) 225-7470

St. Mark's Episcopal Church

Website:

http://www.stmarksrva.org/Ministry/Sent_Ministry/Outreach/

Services:

CARITAS - St. Mark’s partners with CARITAS to provide services to the homeless in Richmond area for one week. They provide a place for emergency temporary shelter as well as provide tools for establishing more permanent living conditions. FOOD PANTRY AND SOUP MINISTRY - Every second and fourth Saturday, St. Mark’s distributes food bags to people in need from 9-10:30 am. Also on the second Saturday of the month, they provide hot soup as a meal for the hungry. WED NIGHT HOST MINISTRY - 12-step recovery programs meet at St. Mark’s every Wednesday. CITY OF RICHMOND COOLING CENTER- on days when the temperature exceeds 95 degrees, St. Mark’s is open to anyone seeking a place away from the heat.

Requirements to get aid:

Unspecified - contact office for more information - call between 11am-4pm Tuesday through Friday.

Hours of operation:

Church Office is open from 11am to 4pm Tuesday through Friday. The office is closed on Monday.

Address:

520 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220

Phone Number:

(804) 358-4771

Commonwealth Catholic Charities/ Homeless Point of Entry

Website:

http://cccofva.org/services/housing-services/homeless-point-of-entry/

Services:

Helps clients to obtain permanent housing. Clients receive short-term case planning and are assessed for additional services. It is FREE! Clients begin intake process by being interviewed to assess if they need any additional services. Catholic faith based, but not exclusive.

Requirements to get aid:

Must be homeless or at high risk of becoming homeless

Hours of operation:

M-F 8:30-5; No appointment necessary

Address:

511 W. Grace St.

Phone Number:

804-648-4177