2022 Fauquier County Community Resource Guide

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We are your patient-centered, local, nonprofit communitybased hospice. Providing compassionate, comprehensive end-of-life care and grief support in Culpeper and the surrounding counties since 1980. For information and referrals: 540-825-4840 or 1-800-975-5501 hopva.org

Greyhound Bus Stations near Fauquier 703-491-5742 or 540-373-2103

IMPORTANT VETERAN SERVICES PHONE NUMBERS Bereavement Counseling: 202-461-6530 Civilian Health and Medical Program (CHAMPVA) 800-733-8387 Federal Recovery Coordination Program: 877-732-4456 Education and Training Benefits: 888-442-4551 Headstones and Markers: 800-697-6947 Health Care: 877-222-8387 Home Loans: 877-827-3702

1040 Express Dr. Woodbridge 1400 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg www.greyhound.com

Homeless Veterans: 877-222-8387

VolTran

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255

PO Box 3178, Warrenton www.voltran.org | Contact: voltranrides@gmail.com

Presidential Memorial Certificate Program: 202-565-4964

For fares and schedules: 800-231-2222 or en Espanol 800-531-5332.

540-422-2600

VolTran’s volunteer drivers provide free rides to medical appointments and other critical errands for elderly, disabled, and low-income residents of Fauquier, Rappahannock, and northern Culpeper Counties. Transportation may extend to services into other local counties, depending on driver availability. VolTran partners with the FAMS One-Call Transportation Center for ride scheduling; calls to VolTran are answered by FAMS staff and ride requests are then forwarded to VolTran. Ride requests should be made at least 48 hours in advance. Volunteer drivers may use their own vehicles or a vehicle owned by VolTran and set their own schedules – new volunteers are always welcome.

VETERANS’ SERVICES American Legion

703-369-4900 | Contact:Alpost10@yahoo.com 9950 Cockrell Road, Manassas

American Legion assists all veterans in the northern region of Virginia with accessing a full range of services available to them. This includes: Veterans Affairs claim compensation, healthcare, and other VA benefits and services.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 7 571-435-1680

2701 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg www.DAV.org | Contact: davchapter7va@gmail.com

DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year. Annually, the organization provides more than 240,000 rides to veterans attending medical appointments and assists veterans with well over 160,000 benefit claims. In 2020, DAV helped veterans receive more than $23 billion in earned benefits. DAV’s services are offered at no cost to all generations of veterans, their families and survivors. DAV is also a leader in connecting veterans with meaningful employment, hosting job fairs and providing resources to ensure they have the opportunity to participate in the American Dream their sacrifices have made possible.

Hero’s Bridge 540-341-5378

PO Box 861606, Warrenton 50

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Life Insurance: 800-669-8477 National Cemetery Scheduling Office: 800-535-1117 Pension Management Center: 877-294-6380 Special Health Issues: 800-749-8387 Spina Bifida Health Care Benefits Program (SBHCBP) 888-820-1756 Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) 800-829-4833 Veterans Administration (VA) Benefits: 800-827-1000 Women Veterans: 202-461-1070

www.Herosbridge.org | Contact: info@herosbridge.org

Hero’s Bridge is a nonprofit organization serving military veterans age 65 and older who are in need of assistance. This organization is one of only a few focusing on the special needs of older veterans. Hero’s Bridge provides friendly visits throughout the month, transportation to doctors’ appointments, facilitates the acquisition of needed benefits from the Veterans Administration (VA), and more through a variety of program offerings. Volunteers interested in ensuring these elderly soldiers don’t “just fade away,” are welcome. Services are provided at no cost to the veteran or their family.

Virginia Department of Veterans Services 703-479-7437

9300 West Courthouse Road, Suite 305, Manassas https://www.dvs.virginia.gov/

The Virginia Department of Veterans Services advocates for Virginia veterans, connects them to benefits and services they have earned, and offers the Virginia Veteran and Family Support program (formerly known as the Wounded Warrior Program). Help with health benefits, disability compensation, VA pensions, survivor benefits, home loan guarantees, and education benefits is provided. All services are provided free of charge. The Manassas Benefits Office offers services in Fauquier County among other areas. Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Veterans are seen from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Veterans Service Representative: Pepper Burgess, Pepper.Burgess@dvs.virginia.gov.