Fredericksburg VA Area Community Resources
Empowerhouse Hotline (540) 373-9373. Free confidential assistance and information 24-hours a day. Provides support to survivors of domestic violence, including free help to adults and their children.
Fredericksburg Area Health And Support Services (FAHASS) Improves health outcomes through comprehensive services including free HIV & sexually transmitted infections testing, medical/non-medical case management, mental health services, housing & employment assistance. FAHASS also provides health education and prevention focused programs to reduce the risk of transmission of HIV/AIDS and other STIs.
Mental Health America of Fredericksburg (MHA) Improves people’s mental health and wellness through education, advocacy and supportive services. The HELPLINE Provider Directory is a hub of referral sources of local mental health professionals and agencies licensed by the State of Virginia who practice in or around the City of Fredericksburg. If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, get help immediately. Call or text 988 from anywhere in the country, or call RACSB HopeStarter Emergency Services locally at 540-373-6876.
Rappahannock Area Community Services Board (RACSB) Emergency Services: (540) 373-6876. Provide education, recovery, treatment, and wellness of Planning District 16 residents affected by mental health and substance use disorders and developmental disabilities.
Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault (RCASA) provide support, treatment, and advocacy to persons whose lives have been affected by sexual violence and to reduce sexual violence in our community through education and awareness.
University of Mary Washington Safe Zone Program UMW’s Safe Zone Program seeks to foster an environment which affirms an inclusive and supportive community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) citizens and allies, to create opportunities and resources to allow UMW to embrace the full range of diversities, and create maximum educational engagement for all. In keeping with these goals, the program seeks to educate its citizens, provide appropriate referrals, assess campus climate, and advocate for community members.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health
SAMHSA's National Helpline TheSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
Veterans & Their Families
US Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Crisis Line. 24/7 confidential crisis support for veterans and their loved ones.
Veterans Yoga Project Support recovery and resilience among veterans, military families, and communities. Provide live, online yoga classes at no cost.
This list is not exhaustive and is a work in progress.