Community Resources

Emergency/Helplines

Emergency (Police, Fire, Rescue)  911

211 Virginia 

COVID Help Virginia Copes  1-877-349-6428 (call or text)

Crisis Text Line  741741 (text HOME)

LGBTQ Crisis Line 1-866-488-7386

National Domestic Violence Hotline  1-800-799-7233

National Eating Disorder Association 1-800-931-2237

National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888

National Suicide Prevention Hotline  1-800-273-8255

Poison Control Center  1-800-222-1222

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 1-800-662-4357

Medical Providers that serve Amherst County

Amherst Community Health Center  1-434-929-1400

Amherst County Health Department 1-434-946-9408

Blue Ridge Medical 1-434-263-4000

Centra Medical Group Amherst  1-434-946-9565

CVFP Monelison 1-434-846-8421

Free Clinic of Central Virginia 1-434-847-5866

Affordable Insurance 

Food/Basic Needs Resources

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank  1-434-845-4099

Lyn-CAG 1-434-455-1601

Lynchburg Daily Bread  1-434-845-5703 

Miriam's House 1-434-847-1101

Monacan Indian Nation Food Bank  1-434-363-4864

Neighbors Helping Neighbors 1-434-226-0019

New Prospect Baptist Church  1-434-922-7189

Park View Community Mission 1-434-845-8468 

Salvation Army 1-434-845-5939

Solid Rock Baptist Church  1-434-528-0325

The Lighthouse Community Center  1-434-847-5050 

Other Resources

Amherst County Department of Social Services  1-434-946-9330

Child Abuse 24 Hour Hotline 1-800-552-7096

Coordinated Homeless Intake and Access  1-434-455-5722

Harvest Outreach Center 1-434-841-9029

Horizon Behavioral Health  1-434-948-4831

HumanKind  1-434-384-3131 

Roads to Recovery  1-434-455-0053 

UP Foundation 1-434-381-0258

 

If you would like your community service included on this webpage, please send information to Marie Petrone at [email protected]