The Grace Church Food Pantry distributes food to Virginia residents on these days:
- Tuesday: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
- Fridays 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Recipients should be Virginia residents, and each family may receive food twice monthly.
Rules for acceptance and participation in the program are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap.
Additional food assistance for Alexandria residents is listed on the Hunger Free Alexandria website and information is updated daily.
Senior Services of Alexandria has expanded the Meals on Wheels program for homebound individuals of 60+. For more information call 703-836-4414.
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Several organizations and churches are offering financial assistance for rent, utilities, medical bills/prescriptions, security deposits. Click here for a list of organizations offering help. Note that most contact is made by phone, Spanish translator available, typical requirements include photo ID and proof of residence (lease or bill with address and name).
The Department of Community and Human Services’ Office of Community Services (OCS) has a helpline: 703-746-5902. Call and leave a detailed message.
FREE LEGAL COUNSEL—LEGAL SERVICE OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
This nonprofit law firm provides free legal counsel on matters relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for a flyer with details and contact information.