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Assistance programs in Henry County Virginia

There are several places that give out free food or that provide money to pay rent, utility bills and other needs in Henry County VA. Struggling, low-income families can get emergency or long term help from a charity or church as well as applications to state benefit programs. Get more details below.

Rent, utility bill and food assistance

Salvation Army of Henry County has a number of programs for the working poor, homeless, and others. The main charity is at 603 S Mem Blvd, Martinsville, VA 24112. Some of the main programs, that either give out money to pay bills or address other needs (homelessness, substance abuse, etc.) are below.

  • A low cost thrift store sell items to the public. This can have clothes, vintage items, gently used furniture and more.
  • Emergency financial help from the Martinsville will help people pay their electric or gas bills. Or some funds will pay for housing costs, including rent.
  • Salvation Army free vouchers are for a motel room, gas, or even to pay for part of a car. Learn more on free local car programs by city.
  • Low-income families with kids will get seasonal items - this can be school supplies or backpacks, free Christmas toys, summer camp and more.

The Christian, faith based Salvation Army in Henry County VA provides other services too. For more details, dial (276) 638-7259.

Grace Network of Martinsville/Henry is a non-profit that may be able to provide emergency financial assistance and cash grants. the charity will offer support in the form of financial help with bills, housing, and other aid to residents of both Martinsville Virginia and Henry County. There are also free food programs including meals for the homeless. Any assistance is offered as a last resort, and it is given in an crisis. Call (276)638-8500. The location is  16 Liberty St, Martinsville, VA 24115.

A local government agency which is Henry Martinsville Social Services (phone (276)656-4300). Assistance programs provided include Financial Aid-Utility/Fuel to help with electric and gas bills. There are also vouchers for free Medication, a food pantry, and USDA benefits such as SNAP or WIC. The location is 20 Progress Dr, Martinsville, VA 24112. One of the leading referrals they offer to low income is information on Virginia food pantries and banks.




Henry County Community Action Agency covers a fairly large region around this section of Virginia. Emergency services administer include rent and utility assistance. Applicants for this form of grant money will need a  proof of the emergency they are experiencing, such as an eviction notice, utility disconnect, or medical condition. Other programs include applications to Virginia Section 8 housing vouchers, weatherization, emergency food, as well as Head Start. Senior citizen and services for elders are also offered, such as health care and transportation.

The goal of the non-profit, which is based at  58 W Church St, Martinsville, VA 24112, is to offer emergency grant money and long term stability. This can include employment resources too, even in partnership with free CDL training schools or large, national companies seeking remote workers. Call (434) 432-8250

Southern Area Agency On Aging supports senior citizens, the elderly, and people over the age of 55. Programs can provide emergency financial aid for rent, housing, utilities, heating, cooling bills and more. Senior employment program is also offered as well which will help seniors get a job that meets their needs.

The non-profit also has free food and meal sites. The organization is part of the nationwide area on aging network and can provide all of the resources available to seniors in the local Henry County community, including to free government money. The location is 204 Cleveland Avenue, Martinsville, Virginia 24112. Call (276)-632-6442 for intake, or find other VA Agency on Aging assistance programs.

Victory International Ministries is a food pantry for the region. It is located at 3321 Fairystone Park Hwy, Bassett, VA. Groceries, holiday meals, fruits, frozen food and more may be distributed. Dial 276-629-1369

Help with an eviction, including money for back rent, is offered from a partnership of non-profits and churches that are coordinated by the United Way. Low-income families, vets, and people seeking rehousing can get grant money as a form of rental assistance, security deposit help and more. Call 276-638-3946.





First Presbyterian Church of Collinsville will offer emergency food boxes. Arrangements can be made with this non-profit to receive food and canned goods. There are limited to what is given out, with most people offered at most $25 to $50 in food. Telephone (276)-647-8270. The location is 4500 Kings Mountain Rd, Collinsville, VA 24078.

Calvary Christian Church has a free clothing closet, furniture bank and food too. Vouchers will help pay for furniture, clothes as well as school supplies. There are also Christmas toys, a few dollars to pay bills and other support. The charity is at 515 Mulberry Rd, Martinsville, VA 24112. Call (276) 632-4577, or look here for other places for school supplies for students in your area.

Ridgeway, Community Storehouse is a regional nonprofit organization that is strongly dedicated to the elimination of poverty, low income status and hunger in Southside Virginia. Among other assistance the agency provides boxed grocery items to the low-income, single moms and poor. The charity is at 128 Church St E, Martinsville, VA 24112. Phone (276)-632-9002 for information.

Other places that offer help in Martinsville VA area

There are other options and community resources from the Henry County United Way. As there are organizations that provide free medical, offer grants to pay bills, as well as address poverty.


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