For Rent, Utilities, Clothing, and Medical Expenses
Provides emergency financial assistance with rent, utilities, clothing and medical expenses.
Provides same day emergency assistance to Arlington residents (requires referral from a case manager at DHS or Arlington nonprofit.)
Provides eviction prevention and utility assistance.
Arlington Interfaith Network:
- St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
- St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
- Our Lady Queen of Peace
- Mt. Olive Baptist Church
Provides a full spectrum of homeless services primarily to single individuals: shelter, meals, clothing, case management at Homeless Services Center and scattered site apartments.
Provides a domestic violence shelter, shelter for homeless youth and families, and housing, financial counseling and children’s programs.
Provides shelter for homeless families and housing, workforce development and financial empowerment programs.
Provides shelter and mentoring for young mothers and their children.
Provides shelter, housing and supportive services for homeless individuals.
Domestic Violence Assistance
Doorways provides a 24-hour domestic and sexual violence hotline (703-237-0881), a domestic violence shelter, court advocacy and the Revive counseling program for domestic and sexual violence survivors.
These organizations develop and manage affordable housing properties for lower-income residents of Arlington:
- Arlington Housing Corporation (AHC, Inc.)
- Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH)
- Wesley Housing Development Corporation
- Arlington County Affordable Units List – this site provides a comprehensive list of affordable apartment units.
- Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC)
- Meals on Wheels Arlington
- Salvation Army
- Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church
- Arlington Public Schools – local elementary school food pantries
Provides free healthcare to low-income, uninsured Arlington County adults through the generosity of donors and volunteers.
Pediatric clinic for low-income children located at Virginia Hospital Center.
Public health clinic providing full range of primary care to individuals and families regardless of ability to pay.
Website provides information on health insurance options including Medicaid, FAMIS and the Marketplace.
Mental Health/Substance Abuse Services
Provides a range of behavioral health care and substance abuse treatment services to Arlington adults and children.
Emergency Mental Health Services: 703-228-5160
Crisis Link Hotline: 703.527.4077 or text CONNECT to: 85511
Provides culturally competent, language-specific mental health services to individuals, couples and families.
Provides out-patient counseling services to individuals, couples, parent-child relationships, and families on a sliding scale fee based on income.
Provides residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment to help individuals toward recovery.
These organizations provide low-cost dental services to low-income, uninsured individuals.
- Arlington County Public Health Department
- Neighborhood Health – King Street
- Northern Virginia Dental Clinic
Provides professional attire, coaching, and skills training to women in need who are seeking employment.
Provides free professional attire and employment search support to low-income women seeking employment.
Distributes new and gently used quality clothing free of charge to low-income school-aged children.
Program through Arlington County that provides financial support for child care for children aged 0-13.
This map displays child care providers in Arlington and shows which have open slots.
Full day, year-round program for children aged 0-5 (parents must meet income requirements)
Free preschool for 4 year-olds (parents must meet income requirements).
Full day preschool program for children aged 3-5, sliding scale tuition
Provides job readiness skill development, job search assistance and a wide variety of free employment training programs for Arlington residents.
Bilingual culinary skills training program with an on-site café.
Culinary skills program centered around a small baking business through which women actively participate in food production, food safety education, and customer service.
Employment and education center that helps day laborers obtain skills and find employment.
Provides a variety of job readiness and job training programs for low-income individuals in the Greater D.C. area. Some training programs offer a certification to boost employability and earnings.
- Extended Day Program
- Even Start Family Literacy Program at Arlington Career Center
- Arlington Career Center – vocational and technical programs
- Homework clinics available at individual schools
Academic enrichment and after school program for upper elementary students.
Leadership development and language programs for immigrant youth.
Mentoring/scholarship program for immigrant youth.
Returning Citizens Assistance
These organizations provide support for citizens returning from incarceration including counseling, mentoring, employment assistance and residential programs.
Provides free immigration legal services
Provides free immigration legal services
Provides immigration legal services as well as a variety of social services for the immigrant community
Provides free legal assistance in several practice areas
Provides free legal services to low-income VA residents
Provides service coordination, residential services and employment services for people with developmental disabilities.
Provides early intervention services for infants and toddlers with developmental delays.
Provides a variety of services to increase the well-being and independence of individuals with disabilities.
Provides resources and support for parents of children receiving special education services in Arlington Public Schools.
Parent-teacher Association for students with disabilities in Arlington Public Schools, providing parent support and educational events for both parents and school personnel.
Provides information, resources and advocacy for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Provides assessments and service coordination for adults over 60 who need in-home supports and/or nursing home placement and coordinates support services.
Promotes the maximum level of independence of persons 60 and older by providing assistance with nutrition, transportation, money management, and legal services.