Easy Health Spring 2021 Issue

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SPRING 2021

EASY HEALTH Your Essential Resource For Community Health Events in The Roanoke Valley

Your Essential Resource For Community Health Events in The Roanoke Valley

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

You know what you eat and how much you exercise can affect your health. But did you know that your health is also related to:

Education and Literacy ........................................................... 2

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Employment .......................................................................... 3 Environmental Health and Agriculture ................................... 4

Income Housing Stress Transportation Substance Use

Food and Nutrition ................................................................. 5 Healthy Lifestyles ................................................................... 8 Housing ............................................................................... 10

Finding help with the issues affecting your health can be hard when you don’t have what you need—like a computer, phone or car—to connect you with services that can help. Welcome to Easy Health, a one-stop shop for resources in the Roanoke Valley. We hope this guide can help you make your life easier—and healthier. Carilion Clinic Community Health and Outreach

Injury Prevention ................................................................. 11 Mental Health, Parenting and Social Skills ............................ 12 Substance Abuse and Recovery ............................................ 15 Support Groups .................................................................... 17 Transportation ..................................................................... 19 Resources ............................................................................. 19

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DISCLAIMER: The event and resource listings in this publication are for informational use only. Carilion Clinic is not responsible for any part of these programs as these programs are sponsored by independent organizations. Everything in this printed document is subject to change without notice so please contact those organizations directly. Unless otherwise noted, all programs listed in this publication are free and open to the public.

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EDUCATION AND LITERACY 1:1 Tutoring Support for adults with reading, writing, speaking, listening, job-seeking skills and GED and college prep. $25, one-time fee Blue Ridge Literacy 706 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-265-9339 or info@brlit.org Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) These programs provide classroom and clinical training required by the Virginia Board of Health Professions. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-767-6224 or tapintohope.org Citizenship Preparation Classes U.S. citizenship test preparation for adults; classes teach conversation, reading, writing and civics. $25 registration Blue Ridge Literacy 706 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-265-9339 or info@brlit.org ESOL Classes Beginner, intermediate and advanced classes for speakers of other languages who want to improve their English skills. Call for dates and times. $25 registration, $10/semester Blue Ridge Literacy 706 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-265-9339 or info@brlit.org GED Preparation, English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes and National External Diploma Program Adult high school equivalency programs designed to help students earn a GED or adult high school diploma. Adult learners can also increase English language skills by joining an ESL class. $25-35 ESL workbook purchase is required Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Region 5 Adult Education Contact: ldecosta@salem.k12.va.us or regionfiveadulted.com GoodCare A health care training program where participants will receive supportive services, life skills training, education and assistance, including basic education and GED prep. Goodwill Industries of the Valleys 2502 Melrose Ave., N.W., Ste. B, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-581-0620 ext. 219 or goodwillvalleys.com

Head Start and Early Head Start High-quality preschool, child care and family support for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years, plus prenatal education for pregnant women. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-767-6093 or tapintohope.org Information Technology Training Improve your computer knowledge or train for a career in the IT industry. Goodwill Industries of the Valleys 2502 Melrose Ave., N.W., Ste. B, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-581-0620 or goodwillvalleys.com Project Discovery Cultural workshops, guidance in class selection, SOL and SAT prep, financial aid, college life workshops and college campus tours for first-generation collegebound students. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 108 N. Jefferson St., Ste. 517, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-767-6035 or tapintohope.org Star City Reads Toy Initiative Check out toys suitable for children ages 6 months to 6 years. Toys are paired with books and help promote fine motor skills, gross motor skills, cognition and imaginative play. Roanoke Main Library 706 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-853-2475 or roanokeva.gov/892/Libraries Supplemental Virtual Library Programs for Adults and Children For Adults: Professional Writing 101, March 16, 4 – 5 p.m. Microsoft Word: Beyond the Basics, March 17, 6 – 7 p.m. Excel Functions, March 24, 6 – 7 p.m. For Children: March Madness Tournament of Books, March 1-31, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Storytime @ Home, March 11, 25 and 30, 10 – 10:45 a.m. Spring Into Fiction, March 22, 4 – 5 p.m. Roanoke County Libraries Register for free at roanokecountyva.gov SwiftStart Secure higher wage jobs with affordable, quality childcare while you train in health care, information technology and advanced manufacturing. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 108 N. Jefferson St., Ste. 517, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-767-6220 or tapintohope.org

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Young Adult Life Enhancement (YALE) YALE helps court-involved youth ages 18-24 reintegrate into their communities through daily training in life skills, job readiness and/or customer service. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 108 N. Jefferson St., Ste. 513, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-767-6151 or tapintohope.org

EMPLOYMENT Business SEED Capital, Inc. This micro-enterprise development program supports entrepreneurs who want to start a business and offers technical assistance to experienced business owners. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-4915 or tapintohope.org

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Programs These programs provide classroom and clinical training required by the Virginia Board of Health Professions. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-767-6224 or tapintohope.org GoodCare A health care training program providing participants with supportive services, life skills training, education and assistance, including basic education and GED prep. Goodwill Industries of the Valleys 2502 Melrose Ave., N.W., Ste. B, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-581-0620 ext. 219 or goodwillvalleys.com


GoodStart Prisoner Re-Entry Program Assisting newly released men and women with comprehensive training and employment services. Goodwill Industries of the Valleys 2502 Melrose Ave., N.W., Ste. B, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-581-0620, option 2, or goodwillvalleys.com Roanoke EnVision Center Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Comprehensive center for Roanoke residents to access employment, education, health and supportive services. City of Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority 2624 Salem Turnpike N.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-983-9210 or igoodman@rkehousing.org / ggoodman@rkehousing.org Southwestern Virginia Regional Employment Coalition (SVREC) SVREC teaches resume writing/applications, communication and time management, then places clients with nonprofit companies to gain skills and experience needed for permanent employment. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 108 N. Jefferson St., Ste. 503, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-767-6086 / 540-767-6234 or tapintohope.org

Virginia CARES (Community Action Re-Entry System) Assisting ex-offenders who require job-readiness training, job search and career development support, transportation, and help to obtain identification and apply for restoration of rights, as well as human relations and self-awareness training. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-4901 or tapintohope.org YouthBuild and the National Center for Construction Education and Research Certification Career and technical skills leadership program for Roanoke City residents ages 16-24 who have dropped out of school. Students are paid while they learn in the classroom and at the worksite. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-767-6224 or tapintohope.org Youth to Work Training for youth and teens to enter the workforce. Goodwill Industries of the Valleys 2502 Melrose Ave., N.W., Ste. B, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-767-0363 ext. 1146 or goodwillvalleys.com

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Supported Employment Competitive employment for adults with disabilities in a community work environment. Goodwill Industries of the Valleys 2502 Melrose Ave., N.W., Ste. B, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-581-0620, option 2, or goodwillvalleys.com TAP RESTORE Re-Employment, Support, and Training for the Opioid Related Epidemic (RESTORE) assists families impacted by the opioid epidemic by providing career services and job training to women in recovery. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-767-6224 or tapintohope.org/program/adult-education Veterans Employment Program Face-to-face case management for displaced veterans who need job placement and training, career counseling, resume preparation, housing referrals, medical centers and transportation. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-4486 / 540-283-4481 or tapintohope.org

Environmental Health This service helps individuals with concerns about rabies, sewage and well permits, food-borne illness, restaurant complaints, tourist establishment complaints, rodent and insect complaints, and lead investigation. Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts 1502 Williamson Rd., 2nd floor, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-204-9764 Lead Program for Lead-Based Paint If your child has been exposed to a high level of lead, a public health nurse and officials will visit your home or any other place the child frequents to determine where they could have been exposed to lead. They will also advise the parents of proper diet and cleaning practices to reduce lead levels within the child. Virginia Department of Health 1502 Williamson Rd., N.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-204-9764 Lead Safe Roanoke If your Roanoke City home was built before 1978 and you are pregnant or have a child age 5 or younger living in this home, this program will test your home for lead. City of Roanoke 215 Church Ave., S.W., Room 208N, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-853-5682 or roanokeva.gov/lead-safe-roanoke

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Master Gardener Help Desk (Virtual) Receive free information and support for all your gardening and agricultural questions. Call to speak with a Master Gardener. Soil sample analysis also available. Virginia Cooperative Extension – Roanoke Contact: 540-772-7524 or eco239@vt.edu Public Health Toxicology Program This program can assess health hazards and contaminants in the environment such as organic compounds in the air, lead contamination in the soil, PCE in groundwater or mercury in a body of water, and can offer advice and recommendations to the public regarding help with exposure. Virginia Department of Health 1502 Williamson Rd., N.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-204-9764 Rabies Program (Animal Confinements and Testing) This program reviews reports of all animal bites to ensure proper procedures for confinement, confinement releases or testing and contacts victims of animal bites regarding any need for rabies post-exposure treatment. Virginia Department of Health 1502 Williamson Rd., N.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-204-9764 River Clean-Up April 28, 4 – 6:30 p.m. Spend the afternoon tidying up our local river. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Volunteers are encouraged to wear bright-colored clothing, long pants and sturdy shoes. 18+, 10+ with an adult. City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation and Roanoke Mountain Adventures 806 Wasena Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-853-5360 or susan.herndon-powell@roanokeva.gov Septic Systems & Wells: Onsite Program This program assists applicants for private sewage disposal systems and water wells, and investigates failing sewage disposal systems and contaminated wells. Virginia Department of Health: Environmental Health Office 1502 Williamson Rd. N.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-204-9764 Vector Control Program (Rodents and Insects) This program educates the public on ways to reduce rodent harborages and feeding areas. They can provide citizens with education and advice regarding insect infestations such as bed bugs and roaches. Virginia Department of Health 1502 Williamson Rd. N.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-204-9764

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FOOD AND NUTRITION Community Solutions Center Programs Several food assistance programs including Food Farmacy, Youth Culinary Classes, Nutrition Education Classes, Feeding Programs and Meal Distribution. Feeding America SWVA 2328 Melrose Ave., N.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-521-2242 Diners Clubs This program is for senior citizens who are not homebound and can meet at a central location to enjoy an activity, a hot nutritious meal and the company of others. Local Office on Aging, Inc. Contact: 540-345-0451 Farmer’s Spotlight: Planting May 27, 6 – 7 p.m. Spend time with Farmer Cam Terry and learn what it takes to turn seeds into seedlings and how to get your veggie garden started. Chairs available on-site, or bring a yoga mat with you. Registration is required. Morningside Urban Farm 917 Morgan Ave., S.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 800-422-8482 or CarilionClinic.org/calendar Feed & Read Curbside Monday – Saturday, (times vary, contact local branch for information) Free meals and snacks for anyone under age 18 from Feeding America Southwest Virginia at Roanoke libraries. Roanoke Public Libraries Various locations throughout the city Contact: 540-853-2473 or roanokeva.gov/892/Libraries Grandin Village Farmers Market Regular Season: Apr. to mid-Nov., Every Saturday, 8 a.m. – noon Winter Market Hours: Nov. - Mar., Every third Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Open to everyone. Medicaid recipients, WIC recipients and EBT users can get $2 in market tokens for every $1 spent from your card. LEAP for Local Food 2080 Westover Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-632-1360 or leapforlocalfood.org/grandin


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LEAP Mobile Market Every Tuesday: Noon – 1:30 p.m. Melrose Towers 3038 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Va.

Meals on Wheels Meals are delivered Monday – Friday (except national holidays and inclement weather) to homebound seniors aged 60+. Local Office on Aging, Inc. Contact: 540-345-0451

3 – 6 p.m. West End Farmer’s Market 1210 Patterson Ave. S.W., Roanoke, Va.

Pick a Better Snack (Virtual) Remote lessons for youth on healthy foods and movement through children’s stories. Virginia Cooperative Extension – Roanoke Contact: 540-772-7524 or achelcb@vt.edu

Every Thursday: 2 – 3 p.m. Westwood Village 748 Westwood Blvd. N.W., Roanoke, Va. 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Morningside Manor 1020 13th St. S.E., Roanoke, Va. Open to everyone. Medicaid recipients, WIC recipients and EBT users can get $2 in market tokens for every $1 spent from your card. LEAP for Local Food 2080 Westover Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-632-1360 or leapforlocalfood.org/grandin

Senior Food Boxes Eligible senior citizens can receive a monthly food package consisting of the five major food groups and a loaf of bread from the FASWVA food bank. Local Office on Aging, Inc. Contact: 540-345-0451 West End Farmers Market Tuesdays, 3 – 6 p.m., Year-round Open to everyone. Medicaid recipients, WIC recipients and EBT users can get $2 in market tokens for every $1 spent from your card up to $30. LEAP for Local Food 1210 Patterson Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-632-1360 or leapforlocalfood.org/westend

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Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition program for pregnant women, infants and children (under age 5). Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts 1502 Williamson Rd., 2nd floor, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-5050

HEALTHY LIFESTYLES Babes in the Woods March 18, April 8 and May 20, 10 a.m. – noon In-town hiking series for children 4 and under and their grown-ups. Explore a different city park each month and get tips for hiking with young children. Registration required. $6/family City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation Contact: 540-853-5360 or susan.herndon-powell@roanokeva.gov BabyCare Home-visiting and education for expectant and new mothers with babies (ages 0-2). Ongoing. Call for dates and times. Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts 1502 Williamson Rd., 2nd floor, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-204-9991 Care Coordination and Care Transitions A health coach will work with clients discharged from the hospital to locate services to return to their homes in the community. Local Office on Aging, Inc. Contact: 540-345-0451 Chronic Disease Self Management This program offers workshops for older adults and adults with disabilities to develop skills and coping strategies to manage their chronic illnesses. Local Office on Aging, Inc. Contact: 540-345-0451 Confident City Cycling May 3, 6 – 8:30 p.m. Cycling program for adult riders looking to build skills and confidence. Bring your bike or contact Roanoke Mountain Adventures at 540-525-8295 to rent one. $15 registration City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation Eureka Park, 1529 Carroll Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-853-5360 or susan.herndon-powell@roanokeva.gov Diabetes Prevention Program A year-long support program for pre-diabetic individuals looking for help in preventing Type 2 diabetes. Classes are ongoing. Call for times. Registration required. Virginia Cooperative Extension – Roanoke Contact: 540-772-7524 or mskimb8@vt.edu

Explore Your Local Parks by Bike (Lunch Series) March 5 and April 9 Come on a neighborhood ride of Roanoke parks. Each month features a different area of the city. Bring your bike, helmet and safety lights. $5 registration City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation Contact: 540-853-5360 or susan.herndon-powell@roanokeva.gov Free Virtual Health Presentations March 18, noon – 1 p.m. Eat Right, Be Fit, Reduce Your Risk March 25, noon – 1 p.m. Music as Medicine Join Carilion Clinic Health Educators virtually to learn about health and wellness topics. Registration is free and required to receive the Webex code. Carilion Clinic Community Health and Outreach Contact: 540-266-6000 / 800-422-8482 or CarilionClinic.org/calendar Get Outside! Program March – June Outdoor adventure team-building programs for youth-serving community organizations and schools. Groups of up to 25 welcome. Registration is required. Apple Ridge Farm Contact: 540-982-1322 or alisha@appleridge.org Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard May 5 and 20, 6 – 8 p.m. Learn everything you need to know about stand up paddleboarding (SUP). Courses will be held on calm water, no experience is necessary. All equipment is provided. Must be able to swim.18+, 10+ with adult. $35 registration City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation Carvins Cove Boat Dock, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-853-5360 or susan.herndon-powell@roanokeva.gov L.I.F.T. Chair Based Exercise Program (Virtual) Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly, 11 a.m. – noon Designed for seniors and sedentary adults, this free online class builds strength and balance. Registration is required. Virginia Cooperative Extension - Roanoke Contact: 540-772-7524 or mskimb8@vt.edu Morning Meditation & Coffee April 20 and May 18, 8 – 8:30 a.m. Start your day at the beautiful Morningside Urban Farm. Enjoy free coffee and tea while being guided through various short meditations to help you de-stress and focus on the present. Chairs available on-site, or bring a yoga mat with you. Registration is required. Morningside Urban Farm 917 Morgan Ave., S.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 800-422-8482 or CarilionClinic.org/calendar

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Prevent T2 This year-long, group-based program helps individuals with prediabetes change their lifestyle by setting realistic weight-loss goals and teaching strategies for improved health. New Horizons Healthcare 3716 Melrose Ave., N.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-362-0360, ext. 218 or dwhitehead@newhorizonshealthcare.org Sound Immersion May 6, 6 – 7 p.m. Bathe in the soothing sound waves of Angel Therapy Harps, tingshas, bells, drums, Tibetan brass bells, rain sticks and windchimes. Chairs available on-site, or bring a yoga mat with you. Registration is required. Morningside Urban Farm 917 Morgan Ave., S.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 800-422-8482 or CarilionClinic.org/calendar Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga May 26, 6 – 8 p.m. Experience the ultimate combination of balance and focus on the water while practicing classic yoga poses and techniques. All equipment and leadership are provided. Must be able to swim. 18+, 10+ with adult. $30 registration City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation Carvins Cove Boat Dock, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-853-5360 or susan.herndon-powell@roanokeva.gov

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Sunset Meditation May 20, 6 – 7 p.m. Learn how to ease the stress and tensions of the day and evoke calm in body, mind and spirit. Led by City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation Department. Chairs available on-site, or bring a yoga mat with you. Registration is required. Morningside Urban Farm 917 Morgan Ave., S.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 800-422-8482 or CarilionClinic.org/calendar Sunset Yoga Every Wednesday, April 14 – Oct. 13, 6 – 7 p.m. This yoga event focuses on stretching and breathing under the trees at the farm, for all levels from beginner and above. Please bring a yoga mat with you. Registration is required. Morningside Urban Farm 917 Morgan Ave., S.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 800-422-8482 or CarilionClinic.org/calendar Weekly Wellness Chats (Virtual) April 6 to May 11, noon – 1 p.m. Join us for a weekly online group chat as we explore a variety of wellness topics to inspire better health. Registration is free and required. Anyone interested must participate in the first chat, and there will be a prize drawing for those who attend at least five of the six chats. Carilion Clinic Community Health and Outreach Contact: 800-422-8482 or CarilionClinic.org/calendar


HOUSING Emergency Home Repair This program provides emergency home repairs for low-income families and disabled and elderly persons. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-4899 or tapintohope.org Energy Assistance Programs This program assists low-income households in meeting their immediate home energy needs, including fuel, cooling, heating and crisis assistance. Department of Social Services Botetourt County DSS, 220 Commons Parkway, Daleville, Va. Contact: 540-591-5960 or botetourtva.gov Franklin County DSS, 11161 Virgil H Goode Hwy., Rocky Mount, Va. Contact: 540-483-9247 or franklincountyva.gov Roanoke City DSS, 1510 Williamson Road, N.E., 3rd floor, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-853-2591 or roanokeva.gov

Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation Program This loan program installs and renovates indoor plumbing to homes that lack it. Loan repayment is on a sliding scale. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-4882 or tapintohope.org Long Term Care (Pre-Admission Screening) Providing timely screening assessments for clients in need of nursing home placement, in-home services or adult daycare. Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts 1502 Williamson Rd., 2nd floor, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-204-9991 Open Enrollment for Housing Learn how you can qualify to become a homeowner. Habitat for Humanity 3435 Melrose Ave., N.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-344-0747 ext. 104 or jad@habitat-roanoke.org

Salem DSS, 220 E. Main St., Salem, Va. Contact: 540-375-3039 or roanokecountyva.gov

Rapid Re-Housing This program helps those individuals and families who are homeless and have limited resources to obtain housing on their own. A referral is required from a caseworker. Council of Community Services 502 Campbell Ave., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-985-0131 or councilofcommunityservices.org

Homelessness Prevention This program helps those most at-risk of losing their housing. Referral required from Central Intake. Council of Community Services 502 Campbell Ave., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-985-0131 or councilofcommunityservices.org

Real Estate Development This program builds, renovates and sells affordable, energy-efficient homes to low-income families and individuals. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-4844 or tapintohope.org

Housing Counseling Program This program helps first-time homebuyers or those facing foreclosure. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-4917 or tapintohope.org

Supportive Services for Veteran Families This program helps veterans and their families find and stay in stable, permanent housing through intensive case management and limited financial assistance. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-4918 or tapintohope.org

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) This program offers short-term rental and/or utility assistance to those who have at least one household member with HIV/AIDS, where an emergency has caused inability to meet their expenses. Council of Community Services 502 Campbell Ave., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-985-0131 or councilofcommunityservices.org

Terrace Apartments Updated, energy-efficient apartments for low-income individuals or families who qualify. Accessible units available. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-343-9987 or tapintohope.org

Roanoke County DSS, 220 E. Main St., Salem, Va. Contact: 540-387-6087 or roanokecountyva.gov

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Trust House Providing initial stabilization needed for clients to exit the cycle of homelessness, offering therapeutic case management and referrals to appropriate resources in the community for veterans, individuals and families. ARCH 404 Elm Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-344-8060 or archservices.org Weatherization Program This program helps reduce the cost of heating and cooling homes by making them more energy efficient. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-4899 or tapintohope.org

INJURY PREVENTION Car Safety Seat Distribution and Education Hands-on technical training and distribution of convertible car seats and beltpositioning booster seats. Application required. Roanoke City Health Department 1502 Williamson Rd., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-204-9991

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Car Seat Safety Checks Free checks and adjustments by nationally certified technicians for car seats and booster seats. Hosted by Carilion Clinic’s Community Health and Outreach. Contact your local technician to make an appointment. Roanoke Every first Tuesday of the month, 4 – 6 p.m. Every third Thursday of the month, 4 – 6 p.m. Every last Friday of the month, 10 a.m. – noon Contact: 540-981-8075 or jalucas@carilionclinic.org Franklin or Henry County Every second Monday of the month, 4 – 6 p.m. Contact: 540-484-8569 or bmrobertson@carilionclinic.org Carilion Clinic Community Health and Outreach A Matter of Balance—LOA This award-winning program helps older adults reduce the fear of falling and increase their physical activity. Local Office on Aging Contact: 540-345-0451 / 888-355-6222


MENTAL HEALTH, PARENTING, AND SOCIAL SKILLS For mental health emergencies, call 911. Adult Counseling and Services Help for individuals and couples, survivors of childhood sexual abuse or domestic violence and those facing grief and loss, as well as anger management, interpreter services, personal affairs management and guardianship support. Family Service of Roanoke Valley 360 Campbell Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-795-4653 or fsrv.org Child-Parent Relationship Therapy Parenting groups teach skills to use at home to connect with your children, decrease stress and acting out behaviors, and promote healthier family relationships. Family Service of Roanoke Valley 360 Campbell Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-795-4653 or fsrv.org

Child Play Therapy and Adult Counseling These services give pregnant moms, low-income children (birth to first-grade entry) and their guardians access to needed medical services and provide developmental education, kindergarten preparation and regular child assessment and monitoring. Child Health Investment Partnership (CHIP) of Roanoke Valley Contact: 540-857-6993 or chiprv.org or referrals@chiprv.org Community Counseling and Day Treatment Child and family counseling, including individual or group therapy, for those struggling with day-to-day situations and changes in the family or emotional needs. Family Service of Roanoke Valley 360 Campbell Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-795-4653 or fsrv.org Domestic Violence Services This program assists with crisis intervention, safety planning, emergency and transitional housing, outreach counseling, case management, court advocacy/ accompaniment/legal assistance, awareness presentations and support groups for victims of domestic violence. If you are being threatened or have been assaulted, call 911. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-4813 / 540-580-0775 (after hours) or tapintohope.org

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CHIP...Child Health Investment Partnership of Roanoke Valley Keeps children up to date on well visits Prepares children for school Provides critical prenatal education

Empowers families to become self sufficient

Offers play-therapy and counseling to children and adults who have experienced trauma or abuse

CONTACT US AT: 1201 THIRD ST SW ROANOKE, VA 24016 (540) 857-6993 Fathers First and Positive Parenting These programs help develop parenting skills, build healthy relationships and gain financial stability through job readiness and employment. Both groups teach life skills and mental well-being with a trauma-informed focus to help participants create healthy futures. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-580-7010 or tapintohope.org Grief and Loss Collaborative Have you lost a friend, family member, colleague, parent or child? Your grief is real and healing is possible. Family Service of Roanoke Valley 360 Campbell Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 800-422-8482 or fsrv.org Let’s Talk: Guy Talk (Virtual) March 11, 6:30 p.m. This virtual class helps parents and their 9 to 12-year-old sons learn communication skills and smart solutions around adolescence and puberty. Registration is free and required. Carilion Clinic Community Health and Outreach Contact: 540-266-600 / 800-422-8482 or CarilionClinic.org/calendar Medicaid Waiver Discovery Services Support to individuals to improve social skills, behaviors, greater independence and self-management. Goodwill Industries of the Valleys 2502 Melrose Ave., N.W., Ste. B, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-581-0620, option 2, or goodwillvalleys.com

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NAMI Basics This free, six-week education program hosted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness is for parents and family caregivers of children and teens who have been diagnosed with or are experiencing symptoms of a mental illness. NAMI Roanoke Valley Contact: 540-977-3470 or namiroanokevalley@gmail.com NAMI Family-to-Family Classes NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. NAMI Roanoke Valley Contact: 540-977-3470 or namiroanokevalley@gmail.com Parent Aide Learn to set goals for yourself and your family to create a more peaceful home. Work on skills to deal with your day-to-day life, anger management or selfesteem. Family Service of Roanoke Valley 360 Campbell Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-795-4653 or fsrv.org Pathways to Recovery Every Friday Focus on how you can use your many strengths and resources to set goals and achieve recovery in broad domains. Registration is free and required. Carilion Community Mental Health Contact: 540-853-9152 or crparker1@carilionclinic.org


Positive Action and Teen Outreach Program Programs that address self-esteem, communication, goal setting, healthy relationships and substance abuse prevention for elementary, middle and high school students. Family Service of Roanoke Valley 360 Campbell Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-795-4653 or fsrv.org Reading and Reflection (Virtual) Every Tuesday, 10 a.m. Join our Tuesday morning group to share in a reading of a daily reflection to meditate or focus on throughout the day. To join, follow the meeting link: https://carilion.webex.com/carilion/j. php?MTID=mb8ab0830a6d0c46fba666d65ea0cddd0 Meeting number: 619 827 696 Password: Reflect2020 Carilion Community Mental Health Contact: 540-853-9152 or crparker1@carilionclinic.org

Roanoke Valley Mental Health Hotlines If you or someone you know is in distress and needs mental health services, call any of the following hotlines for assistance: • Blue Ridge Behavioral Health 24 Hour Crisis Services: 540-981-9351 • Carilion Connect: 540-981-8181 / 800-284-8898 • LewisGale RESPOND: 800-541-9992 • Trust House: 540-944-8060 • Girls & Boys Town National Hotline: 800-448-3000 • National Hopeline Network: 800-SUICIDE • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK / 800-273-8255 • National Youth Crisis Hotline: 800-442-HOPE (4673) Women’s Recovery Group (Virtual) Every Tuesday, 2 p.m. Weekly peer recovery group for women who have a mental health, substance use or related illness and are looking for community and support from others experiencing similar circumstances. To join, follow the meeting link: https://carilion.webex.com/carilion/j. php?MTID=md9a2866d0503fa9a6cb36d00e23e16e0 Meeting number: 185 304 9034 Password: Women2021 Carilion Community Mental Health Contact: 540-853-9152 or crparker1@carilionclinic.org

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Bradley Free Clinic’s Behavioral Health Services Mental Health Specialty mental health services, including: • traditional 60minute talk therapy sessions • psychiatric evaluation and medication management

Community Health Worker (CHW) Our CHW facilitates access to services and resources, as well as works to improve quality of service delivery for residents.

Explores 21 pathways that affect social determinates of health including: • socioeconomic factors • physical environment • health behaviors • access to health care In partnership with UWRV and Healthy Roanoke Valley

Peer Recovery Services Hope Initiative peers help participants, those seeking treatment and recovery for any type of addiction choose resources including: • detoxification and stabilization • inpatient treatment • short term (30 days - 90 days) • long term (90 days - 2 years+) • intensive outpatient • medication assisted treatment • mental health • aftercare/support groups • recovery residences • employment

1240 3rd Street SW Roanoke, VA 24016 Phone: 540-344-5156 Contact Bradley Free Clinic to reach the program you need Phone: 540-344-5156 Email: shannons@bradleyfreeclinic.com Web: www.bradleyfreeclinic.com

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND RECOVERY Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings are scheduled at varying times and locations throughout our region. Roanoke Valley Intergroup 3451 Brandon Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-343-6857 or aaroanoke.org ARCH Bethany Hall This residential substance abuse treatment program provides a second chance for women, pregnant/postpartum women and child welfare-involved women in recovery from drugs and alcohol. ARCH 404 Elm Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-344-8060 or archservices.org Avenues to Wellness This service offers substance abuse assessment and counseling to adolescents, adults and their families. Avenues to Wellness 16 Walnut Ave., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-345-6468 or avewell.com

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Be A Quitter! Quit tobacco with help and support from Carilion Clinic. After an introductory meeting, you and a pulmonary clinical nurse specialist/certified tobacco treatment specialist will work together to develop your customized quitting plan. Contact: 540-266-6000 / 800-422-8482 Medication-Assisted Recovery Anonymous (MARA) Every Tuesday, 11 a.m. Join our virtual support group of people who believe in the value of medication as a means to recovery. To join, follow the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84886240834?pwd=MXVOSF dPazhlZUtRdjJuWm9pRUtrQT09 Meeting ID: 848 8624 0834 Passcode: MARA Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/keJmn3O1m1 Meeting ID: 848 8624 0834 Passcode: 410898 Carilion Community Mental Health Contact: 540-853-9152 or crparker1@carilionclinic.org


Mother Up Empowering pregnant women and mothers to overcome substance abuse disorders through counseling and life-stabilizing treatments. Children’s Trust and Carilion Clinic Contact: 540-981-8181 / 800-284-8898 or mother-up.org Project Link This program is for pregnant women and women with children under 5 who seek help recovering from substance abuse. Blue Ridge Behavioral Health Contact: 540-266-9200, ext. 3275 / ext. 3223 REVIVE! Training: Opioid Overdose Reversal and Naloxone Distribution Join the fight against opioids with this one-hour training designed to equip you to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose with administering naloxone. Walk-ins welcome. Roanoke City Health Department 1502 Williamson Road, 2nd floor, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-204-9972 / 540-283-5036

REVIVE! Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education Lay rescuer training teaches how to recognize overdoses, the risk factors for overdoses and myths about overdose reversal and how to administer naloxone. Registration is required. Blue Ridge Behavioral Health 611 McDowell Ave., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-266-9200 or LEichenlaub@brbh.org SMART Recovery Meeting (Virtual) Every Thursday, March 4 – June 3, 3 p.m. SMART Recovery’s 4-Point Program® helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction and addiction to other substances and activities. To join, follow the meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87513240865?pwd =dEJQdENxTmNVOUFGRjg1dmZ1UkdxUT09 Meeting ID: 875 1324 0865 Passcode: 227117 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/keJmn3O1m1 Carilion Community Mental Health Contact: 540-853-9152 or crparker1@carilionclinic.org

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for most services, including the inial visit for assessment. The stress and anxiety of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as current social distancing recommendaons, can exacerbate mental health and substance use disorders. We accept Medi caid and most forms of insurance. BRBH, as the local communi ty services board, remains open to serve the needs of adults, children and families experiencing serious mental illness, sub stance use disorders, or developmental disabilies. 

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At BRBH, we are an essenal provider of behavioral health services and we remain open to residents of the City of Roanoke, City of Salem, Roa noke County, Botetourt County and Craig County. To insure client and staff safety during the coronavirus outbreak, many of our services are currently being delivered through online or telephone plaorms:

United Way of Roanoke Valley is here to help.

Fill out a Smart2Start application for your child, from birth through grade 6, to find affordable, high-quality childcare and academic support for students enrolled in blended instruction this year. Signing up is easy and free!

Emergency Services (for psychiatric crisis) Outpaent Counseling Services (adult and children) Mental Health and Developmental Disabilies Care Coordinaon Mental Health Skill Building Psychosocial Rehabilitaon Services Project Link—Specialized substance use treatment for women who are pregnant or have young children  Program of Asserve Community Treatment (PACT)  Crisis Stabilizaon Unit  Permanent Supporve Housing      

We are offering limited onsite visits for those who do not currently have flulike symptoms and we are screening all who enter our buildings.  Please call ahead if you need an onsite appointment. Visit smart2start.org or call (540) 283-2773 for more information or to enroll your child today!

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The Way Forward Residential Recovery Program For men and women seeking to break free of drug and alcohol addiction through coaching, spiritual guidance and education. Rescue Mission Ministries 402 4th St., S.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-777-7675 or rescuemission.net Women’s Recovery Group (Virtual) Every Tuesday, 2 p.m. Weekly peer recovery group for women who have a mental health, substance use or related illness and are looking for community and support from others experiencing similar circumstances. To join, follow the meeting link: https://carilion.webex.com/carilion/j. php?MTID=md9a2866d0503fa9a6cb36d00e23e16e0 Meeting number: 185 304 9034 Password: Women2021 Carilion Community Mental Health Contact: 540-853-9152 or crparker1@carilionclinic.org

SUPPORT GROUPS*

*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please call the support group listing before attending a meeting to confirm if they are meeting on these dates and times, virtually or in person. Al-Anon Meetings are scheduled at varying times and locations throughout our region. Al-Anon Family Groups Roanoke & Alleghany Highlands Contact: 540-387-5005 or roanokeafg.org Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregivers Support Group First Monday monthly, 2 p.m. Discussions, speakers and information from the Alzheimer’s Association for caregivers of family and friends with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Trinity Ecumenical Parish 40 Lakemount Dr., Moneta, Va. Contact: 540-297-5530 / 540-721-4330 or tami@trinityecumenical.org Better Breathers Group Every second Thursday in March, June, September and December, 3 – 4 p.m. Support group for chronic lung disease patients and their families. Carilion Clinic, 3rd Floor Community Room 2001 Crystal Spring Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-981-7619 / 540-266-6000 / 800-422-8482

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Breast Cancer Support Groups Every first and third Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Carilion Clinic Breast Care Center, Diagnostic Center 102 Highland Ave., Ste. 202, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-224-6939 / 540-266-6000 / 800-422-8482 Every second Monday monthly, 6:30 p.m. The Discovery Shop 400 Scruggs Rd., Moneta, Va. Contact: ron1843@aol.com Cancer Support Group Every second Tuesday, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Open to patients, survivors, caregivers and others who will benefit from group support by sharing struggles and victories with others. Carilion Clinic Cancer Center/Blue Ridge Cancer Care 2013 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-981-7377 or 520-982-0237 Care Connection for Children Programs that provide care coordination, community support and resources to children with special health care needs. Roanoke Area Care Connection for Children 1615 Franklin Road, S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-985-8470 / 866-906-2999 Domestic Violence Services This program assists with crisis intervention, safety planning, emergency and transitional housing, outreach counseling, case management, court advocacy/accompaniment/ legal assistance, awareness presentations and support groups for victims of domestic violence. If you are being threatened or have been assaulted, call 911. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-4813 / 540-580-0775 (after hours) or tapintohope.org Families and Caregivers of Alzheimer’s Disease Call for meeting information near you. Alzheimer’s Association – Central and Western Virginia Chapter Contact: 540-345-7600 Healthy Families This program provides free home visiting services for expectant and new parents in the Roanoke Valley. Children’s Trust Roanoke Valley 541 Luck Ave., Suite 308, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-344-3579, ext. 27


Life for One First Monday monthly (except Jan.), 11 a.m. A support group discussing health-related topics. Bring a boxed lunch. Trinity Ecumenical Parish 40 Lakemount Dr., Moneta, Va. Contact: 540-297-5530 / 540-721-4330 or tami@trinityecumenical.org

Roanoke Valley Area of Narcotics Anonymous Meetings scheduled at varying times and locations throughout our region. Narcotics Anonymous Contact: roanokena.com/meetings

Living With Loss (Virtual) March 11 – April 29, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Virtual support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one and are seeking support and education about grief and loss. Eight weekly sessions led by bereavement coordinators. Registration required. Good Samaritan Hospice 541 Luck Ave., Ste. 308, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-381-3171 / 540-776-0198 Men’s Cancer Support Group First Wednesday monthly, 6 p.m. Build a support system with other men living with cancer. Trinity Ecumenical Parish 40 Lakemount Dr., Moneta, Va. Contact: 540-297-5530 / 540-721-4330 or tami@trinityecumenical.org

Sabrina’s Place This supervised visitation and safe exchange center helps prevent violence between family members during child exchange or visitation. Sabrina’s Place also provides services that promote healthy interactions and prevent victimization of parents and children. Total Action for Progress (TAP) 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-777-3799 or tapintohope.org SHARE Support Group Grief support for the loss of neonates and infants. Meetings occur as needed and locations vary. Carilion Clinic Hospice 16 Franklin Rd., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-244-4753 / 540-266-6000 / 800-422-8482 Soul Survivors Eight-week program beginning each school semester for grieving children, grades K-12. Meeting locations vary. Carilion Clinic Hospice 16 Franklin Rd., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-224-4753 / 540-266-6000 / 800-422-8482

MS Support Group First Wednesday monthly, noon Build a support system with others by sharing information about MS. Resurrection Catholic Church 15353 Moneta Rd., Moneta, Va. Contact: 540-297-5530 / 540-721-4330 or tami@trinityecumenical.org NAMI-RV Family Support Group Every fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m. Support group for family members and caregivers of adults with mental illness. First Baptist Church, Family Life Center Phelps Hall, 515 3rd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-977-3470 or namiroanokevalley@gmail.com Nar-Anon Meetings are scheduled at varying times and locations throughout our region. Nar-Anon Family Groups Contact: nar-anon.org Parkinson’s Caregiver Support Group Every second Friday, 10 – 11 a.m. Share ideas and challenges as you care for your loved one with Parkinson’s. Colonial Avenue Baptist Church 4165 Colonial Ave., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-772-0726

Stronger Parents, Brighter Futures Building knowledge and resiliency among expectant and parenting teens and young adults (ages 16-24) through family support. Ongoing. Call for dates/times. Roanoke City Health Department 1502 Williamson Rd., 2nd floor, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-204-9971 Support Group for Dementia Patients & Their Caregivers Every third Thursday, 3 p.m. Carilion Clinic, Center for Healthy Aging 2001 Crystal Spring Ave., Ste. 302, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-981-7653 / 540-266-6000 / 800-422-8482 Support Group Meeting for Multiple Myeloma Patients Every third Saturday, 10 a.m. – noon Our Lady of the Nazareth Church 2505 Electric Road, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-761-9770 / 540-343-1920

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Widowed Persons Service Group Join with others for a meeting and potluck gathering every third Saturday at noon. Brambleton Center 3738 Brambleton Ave., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-989-3408

TRANSPORTATION Assisted Transportation Assisted transportation for seniors 60 and older who need to be accompanied to medical appointments. The senior must qualify to be a care coordination client. Local Office on Aging Contact: 540-345-0451 STAR Transit Monday – Saturday, 5:45 a.m. - 8:45 p.m. (except national holidays or inclement weather) This service of Valley Metro is operated by RADAR to provide transportation to individuals with disabilities who are unable to ride a Valley Metro bus. Please call to apply for services. Contact: 540-982-2222 Valley Metro Bus Lines Times and routes vary. Call or visit the website to confirm your route. Contact: 540-982-2222 / 800-388-7005 or valleymetro.com Vital Services Transportation This program provides volunteer drivers, taxis or van service to low-income individuals 60 or older who have an emergency need for transportation to a doctor, pharmacy, grocery store or other critical appointments. Local Office on Aging Contact: 540-345-0451

RESOURCES Hotlines: • Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics 800-344-2666 • Alcohol Abuse Hotline 800-331-2900 • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Helpline 800-821-4357 • Poison Control 800-222-1222 • National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233 • National Hopeline Network (for Crisis and Suicide) 800-784-2433 • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255 • National U.S. Child Abuse Hotline 800-422-4453 • National Youth Crisis Hotline 800-442-4673 • SARA (Sexual Assault/Rape) Crisis Hotline 540-981-9352

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2-1-1 Virginia Services: referral for food banks, shelters, utility assistance, job training, physical/ mental health resources, support for seniors, ESOL classes, child care and disaster support. Contact: 2-1-1 or 211virginia.org Bernard Healthcare Center Services: medical, pharmaceutical and preventive health care services for uninsured adults. 1171 Franklin St., Rocky Mount, Va. Contact: 540-489-7500 Blue Ridge Behavioral Health Services: counseling, substance abuse recovery and a walk-in clinic. The Burrell Center 611 McDowell Ave., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-343-3007 Botetourt Resource Center Services: social and human services, including Department of Social Services programming and assistance. 33 Bedford St., Buchanan, Va. Contact: 540-254-1468 or botetourtva.gov Bradley Free Clinic Services: medical, dental, pharmaceutical and preventive health care services. 1240 3rd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-344-5156 Carilion Clinic Community Care Services: primary care services for minor health concerns. 101 Elm Ave., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-985-8044 or CarilionClinic.org/locations/carilion-clinic-communitycare Carilion Clinic Community Health and Outreach Services: wellness workshops, healthier lifestyle educational programs, community recovery groups and peer support, injury prevention and community health screenings. 1202 Third St., SW, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-266-6000 / 800-422-8482 or CarilionClinic.org/community-healthoutreach Carilion Diabetes Management Program Services: endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism clinical services, and a support group for diabetes management. 1030 S. Jefferson St., Ste. G101, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-266-6000


Commonwealth Catholic Charities Services: pregnancy counseling, foster care and adoption services; interpreter services, refugee resettlement and employment support; immigration services and citizenship instruction; and food pantry, housing and financial counseling. 541 Luck Ave, Ste. 118, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-342-0411 or cccofva.org 802 Campbell Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-342-7561 or cccofva.org St. Francis House (food pantry) Contact: 540-342-7561 ext. 319 or cccofva.org

Community Housing Resource Center Services: homeless services, housing stability and a shelter system. 339 Salem Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-266-7551 Council of Community Services A central information and referral organization for homelessness prevention, HIV/ HCV prevention and care, and community building. 502 Campbell Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-985-0131 / 800-354-3388 or councilofcommunityservices.org Cover Virginia Services: health insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and FAMIS enrollment. Contact: 855-242-8282 (toll-free) or coverva.org

Pregnancy Counseling Hotline Contact: 800-296-2367 or cccofva.org Central Intake – One Door Services: homeless services, housing stability and a shelter system. 339 Salem Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-853-1163

Department of Social Services, Botetourt County 220 Commons Parkway, Daleville, Va. Contact: 540-591-5960 or botetourtva.gov

Child Health Investment Partnership (CHIP) of Roanoke Valley Services: pairs pregnant moms, low-income children (birth to first-grade entry) and their guardians to needed medical services, assists with managing chronic conditions and provides developmental education, kindergarten preparation and regular child assessment and monitoring. Contact: 540-857-6993 or chiprv.org or referrals@chiprv.org Common Help website (for Virginia citizens) Services: access to applications for TANF, child care services, energy assistance (fuel, crisis and cooling), food assistance (SNAP) and medical assistance for Virginia citizens. Eligibility requirements. Contact: 855-242-8282 or commonhelp.virginia.gov

Department of Social Services, Franklin County Services: adult protective services, child protective services, foster care and prevention, TANF and child care. 120 East Court St., Rocky Mount, Va. Services: SNAP, Medicaid and energy assistance 11161 Virgil H Goode Hwy., Rocky Mount, Va. Contact: 540-483-9247 or franklincountyva.gov Department of Social Services, Roanoke City 1510 Williamson Road, N.E., 3rd floor, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-853-2591 or roanokeva.gov

Life Changing Medical Care We serve individuals currently experiencing homelessness and those transitioning into permanent housing in the Roanoke Valley. The G. Wayne Fralin Free Clinic for the Homeless, a ministry of the Roanoke Rescue Mission, operates under a volunteer Medical Director and numerous other volunteer healthcare providers. The staff and volunteers provide the care and services an individual needs to improve their quality of life.

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Checkups and Physicals Behavioral Health Services Medication Assistance Dental Care Vision Care Education - classes include: - Diabetic Education - Smoking Cessation - Post-acute Withdrawal - The Addicted Brain - Oral Health - Healthy Living • Medicaid Enrollment

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321 Tazewell Ave. SE, Roanoke, VA 24013

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Department of Social Services, Roanoke County 220 E. Main St., Salem, Va. Contact: 540-387-6087 or roanokecountyva.gov Department of Social Services, Salem 220 E. Main St., Salem, Va. Contact: 540-375-3039 or roanokecountyva.gov

Local Office on Aging (LOA) Services: care coordination and outreach, care transitions, Meals on Wheels, adult daycare, homemaker services, transportation, emergency services, options counseling, long term care ombudsman, Elder Justice Alliance and VICAP (to assist with insurance questions and needs). 4932 Frontage Road, N.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-345-0451 / 888-355-6222

Family Services of Roanoke Valley Services: counseling, therapy and outreach for children, youth and adults; life skills training; personal affairs management; domestic violence survivor programs. 360 Campbell Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-563-5316 or fsrv.org

Mental Health America of Roanoke Valley Services: mental illness first aid training, workshops for families and individuals, counseling, advocacy and crisis intervention for individuals with mental illness. 10 Church Ave., S.E., Ste. 300, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-344-0931 or mharv.org

Feeding America Southwest Virginia (FASWVA) Services: food pantries, elderly and youth nutrition, shelter and emergency meal programs, and culinary arts training. Contact: 540-342-3011 or faswva.org

NAMI - Roanoke Valley Services: emotional support, fellowship and informational programs for parents, relatives and friends, as well as individuals with mental illness. Contact: 540-977-3470 or namiroanokevalley@gmail.com

F.R.E.E. Foundation Services: providing mobility rehabilitation equipment. 1489 East Main St., Salem, Va. Contact: 540-777-4929 or free-foundation.org

New Horizons Healthcare Services: adult and pediatric medical, behavioral health, dental and pharmacy services, and assistance enrolling in health care coverage. 3716 Melrose Ave., N.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-362-0360

G. Wayne Fralin Free Clinic for the Homeless Services: primary and preventive care for uninsured and homeless individuals. 321 Tazewell Ave., S.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-777-7671 Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Services: employment training for youth, adult and older citizens, computer training and education programs. Goodwill Roanoke Job Campus 2502 Melrose Ave., N.W., Ste. B, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-581-0620, option 1 or goodwillvalleys.com Habitat for Humanity in Roanoke Valley Services: assistance with construction or restoration of housing, housing placement, construction supplies and home furnishings. 3435 Melrose Ave., N.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-344-0747 or habitat-roanoke.org Lead Safe Roanoke Services: Home testing for lead and lead removal. 215 Church Ave., S.W., Room 208N, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-853-5682 or roanokeva.gov/684/lead-safe-roanoke

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Peer Recovery Center Specialists can help you apply for resources, including Medicaid, a cell phone, transportation and much more. Call for an appointment. Carilion Clinic Rehabilitation Building/Peer Recovery Center 2017 S. Jefferson St., First Floor, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-853-9152 Presbyterian Community Center Services: after-school program, food pantry, emergency services and utility assistance. 1228 Jamison Ave., S.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-982-2911 RADAR Transit Services: Valley Metro STAR service, CORTRAN program, the Mountain Express, Maury Express, PART and College Express. P.O. Box 13825, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-343-1721 / 800-964-5707 or radartransit.org RAM House Services: day shelter for homeless individuals, noon-day meals, emergency financial assistance, laundry services, employment training and job placement, clothes closet. 824 Campbell Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-345-8850


Rescue Mission Services: emergency shelter for homeless individuals, including meals, spiritual guidance, self-sufficiency and life-stabilizing programs, substance abuse recovery programs. 402 4th St., S.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-343-7227

Tap Into Hope/Total Action for Progress (TAP) Services: housing, employment and education for early learning, youth and adults; financial basics; support for veterans; domestic violence services; and child-parent relationship support. 302 2nd St., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-777-HOPE (4673) or tapintohope.org

Roanoke City Parks and Recreation 215 Church Ave., Room 303, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-853-2236 or playroanoke.com

United Way of Roanoke Valley Services: early learning and childcare programs for ages 0-12, housing and life-stabilizing services for families, family health strategies, financial basics and prescription medication program. 325 Campbell Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-777-4200

Roanoke Financial Empowerment Center Services: No-cost, professional one-on-one financial counseling. Contact: 540-427-6811 or RoanokeFEC.org Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority Services: housing placement, homeownership programs, employment training and job placement. 2624 Salem Turnpike N.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-983-9281 or rkehousing.org Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Region 5 Adult Education Services: adult education, GED courses and testing, ESL courses and testing. Contact: 540-853-2151 or regionfiveadulted.com

Virginia Career Works Services: job searching, training, education, career planning and unemployment. 3601 Thirlane Road, N.W., Ste. 2, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-613-8220 Virginia Cooperative Extension - Roanoke Services: Nutrition education, food safety, water and soil testing, agricultural support, positive youth development (4-H) and health/wellness classes. Contact: 540-772-7524 or ext.vt.edu/roanoke Virginia Department of Health Services: clinical, community outreach, emergency preparedness and response, environmental health, family services and WIC (Women, Infants, and Children program). 1502 Williamson Road, N.E., 2nd floor, Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-283-5050 or vdh.virginia.gov/roanoke

Roanoke Valley Libraries Botetourt County 540-928-2900 Roanoke City 540-853-2473 Roanoke County 540-772-7507 Salem 540-375-3089 Contact: rvl.info Salem City Parks and Recreation 620 Florida St., Salem, Va. Contact: 540-375-3057 or salemva.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation Salvation Army Services: New Day Center for youth ages 18-24, Pathway of Hope life-stabilizing program for families, domestic violence and human trafficking survivor programs, disaster relief, short-term family emergency/utility relief, youth fellowship and senior fellowship. 724 Dale Ave., S.E., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-343-5335

Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) Services: SignUpNow program for Medicaid and FAMIS. Contact: vhcf.org/workshops

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SARA Roanoke Services: crisis counseling, individual/group/family counseling and advocacy for sexual assault survivors. 3034 Brambleton Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va. Contact: 540-345-7273 24-Hour Crisis Hotline 540-981-9352

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