People who think they have symptoms of COVID-19 should contact their doctor or health care provider. If you know a neighbor who is struggling financially, tell them to contact Arlington County’s Department of Human Services Community Assistance Bureau. They will be assigned a case manager who can make an emergency request to Thrive on their behalf. It’s located at 2100 Washington Boulevard, 1st Floor. Walk-in clients are accepted, and telephone counseling is also provided by calling 703-228-1350 (703-228-1788 TTY). If they don’t reside in Arlington County, tell them to call 211 or visit www.211virginia.org to find out where they can get help in their community.
Food, Financial and Medical Assistance for Neighbors in NeedFood AssistanceSupplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP)Many Arlington households are eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The entire household does not need to meet eligibility requirements to receive benefits.
Effective March 25, 2020, the state will increase a household’s current monthly allotment to the maximum allowed for its size. For example, that is $194 for a single-person household in Virginia, $646 for a four-person household and $1,164 for an eight-person household. Learn more, and apply online with CommonHelp.
St. Charles Church (3304 Washington Blvd) is providing non-perishable food to those who are homeless or live on limited incomes.
We the Pizza is offering free slices of cheese or pepperoni pizza or four wings and a side salad to kids under 15
Financial Assistance Arlington County’s Department of Human Services assists low income Arlington residents who cannot meet their basic needs and is expanding supports to households affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Types of services provided include: Assistance with financial difficulty in paying rent, utilities, obtaining food, medical care, prescription medication, dental needs, transportation, eyeglasses and clothing. Learn more. Call 703-228-1300.
Unemployment InsuranceIf you are a worker who has been totally or partially separated from your job due to COVID-19, visit the Virginia Employment Commission to see if you are eligible for unemployment insurance, or call 866-832-2363, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (online applications are preferred).
Additional information: General Unemployment Information on Claims related to layoff March 2020 Beginning with claims effective March 15, 2020, Governor Northam has directed that the one week waiting period and the requirement to conduct a weekly job search both be suspended for those receiving unemployment insurance benefits. The Arlington Employment Center is operating at limited capacity to ensure social distancing due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). All workshops, hiring events, and access to the Resource Center/Computer Lab is suspended at this time. The Employment Center’s virtual services are fully operational:
The Arlington Community Foundation is focusing its Prompt Response Fund exclusively on support to nonprofit organizations who are on the front lines with clients, patients, and residents impacted by the health crisis. Donate here
CALLOWAY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 5000 Lee Highway Arlington, Virginia 22207 Administrative Office: (703) 525-4472 Email: email@example.com Website: www.callowaychurch.org Rev. DeLishia A. Davis, Pastor