Community Resource Guide

Community Resource Center
917 N. Main St., Suite 1
Harrisonburg VA 22802
Free help accessing services:  Walk-in Wednesdays & Fridays 9am – 2pm. Mondays: by appointment.
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Emergency/Crisis Support
H/R Community Services Board (24/7 Mental Health Crisis Line):  540-434-1766 
Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255 (
Poison Control Hotline: 800-222-1222
Harrisonburg Police Department (Non-Emergency): 540-434-4436
Rockingham County Sheriff’s Department (Non-Emergency):  540-564-3800
Child Protective Services:  800-552-7096
Adult Protective Services:  888-832-3858

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Public Meals – Soup Kitchens

Our Community Place
17 E Johnson St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-442-7727
Community Center: 540-208-7552
Monday-Friday Breakfast Served from 9-10am
Monday & Wednesday Lunch Served from 12-1pm
Volunteer opportunities with Hot Lunch provided: Tuesday 10am-12:30pm & Friday 10am-1:30pm

Otterbein Methodist Church
Corner of W. Market St & High St., Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-7747
Monday bagged meal served at 4:30pm

First Presbyterian Church
17 Court Square, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-6551
Friday bagged meal served at 12pm

Blessed Sacrament
at doors on N. Federal St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-4341
Wednesday bagged meal served at 4:30pm
Thursday hot meal served at 11:00am

Harrisonburg Baptist Church
Main and S. Liberty St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-2456
Saturday hot sandwich & bagged meal served 10-11am

Asbury United Methodist Church
205 S. Main St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-2836
Tuesday bagged meal served 10am – 3pm
Thursday bagged meal served 10am – 3pm

Emergency Shelter

Centralized Housing Intake
Ph:  540-271-1701
Access services for households experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness

First Step
129 Franklin St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-0295
Toll-Free:  1-866-223-9169
16-Bed Emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children

Mercy House
305 N High St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-432-1812
Provides shelter along with other services for families in need

The Salvation Army
895 Jefferson St, Harrisonburg
Shelter Ph:  540-433-2785
Main Office:  540-434-4854
72-Person Emergency shelter; registration at 4pm daily

Open Doors
677 Chicago Ave, Harrisonburg
Shelter Ph:  540-578-3869
Emergency shelter for adults (18+) only. Registration from 6:30-7pm every evening. Thermal shelter hours: 6:30pm-7am.

Valley Mission
1513 W Beverly St, Staunton
Ph:  540-886-4673
Emergency shelter for individuals and families.

Clothing and Furniture

Elkton Area United Services Thrift Store
149 W. Spotswood Ave, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-298-8685
Monday-Thursday, 10am-5pm
Friday, 10am-7pm
Saturday, 10am-2pm

Gift & Thrift
731 Mt. Clinton Pike, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-8844
Monday-Saturday, 11am-5pm

Goodwill Industries
2475 S. Main St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-6050
2025 E. Market St, Harrisonburg
Ph: 540-432-9600
Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm
Sunday, 12-6pm

Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene
1869 Boyers Rd, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-578-3510
Free Clothing: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Saturday 9am-12pm, 4th Thursday 5-7pm
Furniture (“Homes to Homes”): Call for assistance

Mercy House Harrisonburg Thrift Store
1005 S High St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-3272
Monday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm
Saturday, 9am-5pm

Mercy House Timberville Thrift Store
148 N. Main St, Timberville
Ph:  540-896-2412
Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm

Otterbein UMC (free clothing)
176 W. Market St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-7747
Monday, 5-6pm

Trinity Clothes Closet (free clothing)
725 S. High St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-9556
Wednesday, 6:30-7:30pm

Supportive and Subsidized Housing

Central Valley Habitat for Humanity
205 Dry River Rd, Bridgewater
Ph:  540-828-6288
Builds home for low-income families.

Hope Community Builders
289 Jericho Rd, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-0152
Builds affordable single-family homes

Harris Gardens
215 Vine St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-6569
Subsidized housing

Harrisonburg Redevelopment & Housing Authority
286 Kelley St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-7386
Subsidized housing

Build United
PO Box 326, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-7947
Repair services for low-income homeowners to make homes more accessible and safe.

Employment, Education, and Financial Assistance

People Helping People
65 Ott St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-7286
Financial assistance. Call to schedule an appointment.

Salvation Army
185 Ashby Ave, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-4854
Financial assistance

Elkton Area United Services (EAUS)
187 W Spotswood Ave, Elkton
Ph:  540-298-8685
Financial assistance

H/R Department of Social Services
110 N. Mason St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-574-5100
Food stamps, Medicaid, & other public benefits

Division of Rehabilitative Services
351 N. Mason St, Suite 109, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-5981
Helping people with disabilities get ready for, find, & keep employment

Massanutten Technical Center
325 Pleasant Valley Rd, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-5962
Career and Technical Education and Continuing and Adult Education Center

Skyline Literacy
160 N. Mason St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-0505
Help with English literacy skills

Telamon Corporation
250 E. Market St, Suite C1, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-208-5757 x7231
Assists farmworkers & their dependents with education, training, & more.

Valley Workforce Center
160 N. Mason St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-4864
Free services for career seekers

Virginia Employment Commission
160 N. Mason St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-830-4993

Way 2 Go
317 S. Main St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-705-6201
Help for low-income families to purchase/maintain a vehicle

Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities

Valley Associates for Independent Living (VAIL)
3201 Peoples Dr, Suite 220, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-6513
Helps with disability law and access to community services for people with disabilities.

Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS)
975 S. High St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-615-5341
Adult day care, senior centers, case management, meal programs, personal care, Medicare counseling, and education about aging services. Serving individuals 60+ years.

Parenting Support

Child Care Connection
2000 Beery Rd, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-4531
Childcare referrals

Family Engagement Services, DCSE
57 Beam Ln, Suite 302, Fishersville
Ph:  540-332-9320
Services for non-custodial parents with a DCSE case.

Hand-in-Hand Resource Mothers
2000 Beery Rd, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-564-7151
Mentor program for pregnant teens and teen mothers

Healthy Families of the Blue Ridge
2000 Beery Rd, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-564-5982
Assistance for first-time parents

Infant and Toddler Connection
463 E. Washington St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-3100
Free developmental screening for children age birth to 36 months.

Second Home
281 E. Market St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-432-7989
Before and after school care program for qualifying children in Harrisonburg City schools.

Valley Family Support Services
2704 Spotswood Trail, Rockingham
Ph:  540-328-0242
Parenting education, foster care prevention & support, and supervised visitation

Food Pantries

Patchwork Pantry
Community Mennonite Church
70 S. High St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-2148
Wednesday  6:30-7:30 pm

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
2 E. Wolfe St (behind building)
Ph: 540-434-4341
Tuesday-Friday  10am-2pm

Emmanuel Episcopal
660 S. Main St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-2357
Monday & Tuesday  10am-12pm

Salvation Army
185 Ashby Ave, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-4854
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday  9-11am

Massanutten Presbyterian
50 Indian Trail, Penn Laird
Ph:  540-434-6194
2nd Monday  10-11am
2nd Thursday  7-8pm

Broadway Presbyterian
107 E Lee St, Broadway
Ph:  540-896-3903
3rd Thursday  5:30-7pm

Bridgewater Inter-Church Food Pantry
420 College View Dr, Bridgewater
Ph: 540-828-3711
1st & 3rd Tuesday  6-7pm
Serves those who live within a 5 mile radius of Bridgewater

Elkton Area United Services (EAUS)
412 Gibbons Ave, Elkton
Ph:  540-298-8685
Tuesday & Friday  12-2pm

Hope Distributed (Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene)
1869 Boyers Rd, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-578-3510
Thursday  4:00-6pm
1st, 2nd, & 3rd Saturday  9-11am

West Rockingham Food Pantry (Cooks Creek Presbyterian Church)
4222 Mt Clinton Pike
Ph:  540-867-5117
4th Thursday  4-6pm

Cornerstone Church of Broadway
265 W. Springbrook Rd, Broadway
Ph:  540-908-4665
3rd Sunday  11:30am-12:30pm

Elkton Seventh Day Adventist Church
20995 Blue and Gold Dr, Elkton
Ph:  540-298-1801
2nd Friday  12-2pm

ERMA Food Pantry
300 4th Ave, Grottoes
Ph:  540-249-5893
Mondays  6:30pm (closed 5th Monday)

Harrisonburg Seventh Day Adventist Church
609 W. Market St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-0121
1st Wednesday  2-4pm

Lacey Spring (Grace Mennonite Fellowship Church)
209 Lacey Spring Rd, Rockingham
Mondays  4-6pm

Plains District Community Center Mobile Food Pantry
233 McCauley Ave, Timberville
Ph:  540-896-2824
2nd Thursday  10am-12pm

Singers Glen United Methodist Charge
9788 Singers Glen Rd, Singers Glen
2nd Wednesday  6-7pm

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment

Community Counseling Center
96 Campbell St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-1546
Counseling for individuals, couples, and families, including anger management, substance abuse groups, and supervised visitation. Insurance and sliding fee scale.

H/R Community Services Board
1241 N Main St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-1941
Emergency:  540-434-1766
Mental health, substance abuse and developmental services

McNulty Center for Children & Family
463 E Washington St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-3100
Services to children and their families

Commonwealth Center for Children
1355 Richmond Ave, Staunton
Ph:  540-332-2100
Acute care, mental health facility for youth under the age of 18 years

Family Life Resource Center
273 Newman Ave, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-8450
Individual and family counseling

Sentara RMH Behavioral Health
136 W Elizabeth St, Harrisonburg
Ph: 540-564-5100

Summit House
1888 Pear St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-1941
Psychosocial rehabilitation program for people with mental illness

New Hope Support Services
729 E Market St Suite B, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-615-5637
Fax:  540-615-5674
Services covered by Medicaid

Collins Center
217 S Liberty St Suite 205, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-432-6430
Providing a comprehensive, trauma-informed system of care to child victims of sexual abuse and their families, while offering community education to prevent future abuse from occurring.

JMU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
755 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-568-1735
Counseling for individuals, couples, and families, as well as psychological assessment. Medicaid flat fee or sliding fee scale.

Meetings 2nd Thursday at 7:30pm
Muhlenberg Lutheran Church, 281 E. Market St
Room 108 (in church basement)

Sadie Rose Foundation
195 Main St, Dayton
Ph: 540-810-4351
Support for pregnancy, infant, and child loss

Strength in Peers
917 N. Main St, Suite 1, Harrisonburg
Ph: 540-217-0869
Peer support services by trained individuals who are in recovery

Suicide Hotline:  1-800-784-2433

National Treatment Referral Routing Service:  800-662-4357—24/7 referrals to substance abuse treatment

Support group for families of people with addiction challenges Meetings at Muhlenberg Lutheran Church basement, room 112

Alcoholics Anonymous:
Meeting list on website
24-hour answering service (Eng & Spa): 540-434-8870

Blue Ridge Narcotics Anonymous:
Meeting list on website
Regional helpline: 1-800-777-1515

Inpatient Drug Rehab Center Locator:


H/R Health Department
110 N. Mason St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-574-5101

AVA Care of Harrisonburg
833 MLK Jr Way, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-434-7528
Free pregnancy testing and confirmation

Blue Ridge Free Clinic
831 MLK Jr Way, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-705-0337
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday by appointment
Medical services for the uninsured

Equipment for Caring
1704 Smithland Rd, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-2382
Monday 9-11am & Thursday 5-7pm
Free adult diapers and medical equipment loans

HCHC Care Management
124 Newman Ave, Suite B101, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-432-3308
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Testing for HIV and support to individuals affected by HIV/AIDS

Blue Ridge AHEC (Interpreter Services)
Ph:  540-568-3011
Interpreter services for medical appointments

Sentara RMH Medical Center
2010 Health Campus Dr, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-689-1000
Call Center: 800-SENTARA

Strength in Peers
917 N. Main St, Suite 1, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-217-0869
Free rapid HIV/HCV (HepC) testing. Call for an appt.

Suitcase Clinic
Ph:  540-908-1789 (Nurse Terri)
Medical care for the homeless at various times/locations in Harrisonburg

Veterans Outpatient Primary Care Clinic
1755 S. High St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  800-817-3807

Transportation Services

Harrisonburg Public Transportation: 540-432-0492

Rockingham Transportation Program: 540-432-8646

BRCC Shuttle: 800-305-0077

ABC Cab: 540-564-1214
Checkered Cab: 540-908-2838
Green Taxi: 540-810-2074
Royal Cab: 540-438-7777
Valley Cab: 540-564-1214
Yellow Cab: 540-434-2515

Other Services

Blue Ridge Legal Services
204 N. High St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-1830
Legal assistance for low-income clients

Kingsway Prison & Family Outreach
2217 S. Main St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-5658
Support for inmates, ex-offenders, and their families

NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center
64 W. Water St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-438-8295
Immigrant services and legal immigration counsel

Refugee Resettlement Office
250 E. Elizabeth St, Harrisonburg
Ph:  540-433-7942
Services to refugees and legal immigration services to the community.