Community Assistance

WOW Fauquier unites women in friendship, mutual support and community service. While we support our community through fundraising, donations and service projects, we are presently not equipped to provide financial assistance directly to individuals or families in need.  If you or someone you know needs assistance with food, clothing, shelter, utility bills, etc., we encourage you to contact the local organizations listed below. WOW provides resources and volunteers for many of these organizations. 

Fauquier Immediate Sympathetic Help  (F.I.S.H.) - (Helps with food (once a month) and utility bill or rent…must have cut-off or Pay or Quit notice (once a year)  540-347-3474

Virginia Employment Commission - Apply for unemployment benefits.  The closest office is in Culpeper.  540-829-7430

Salvation Army – Offers some emergency food if they have it and financial assistance with utility bills…must have cut-off or Pay or Quit notice.  540-341-8385 

Fredericksburg Citadel Corps of the Salvation Army - Handles some emergency assistance programs.  540-373-3431

Fauquier County Department of Social Services – Apply for TANF and food stamps, as well as Medicaid/FAMIS if necessary.  For those who are ineligible, it may be possible to apply for General Relief (also through Social Services).  DSS has the Work Center, which may help find a job.  DSS may also know about additional resources.  540-347-2316

Fauquier Community Action – Offers financial assistance with utility bills or rent…must have cut-off or Pay or Quit notice.  Must go in and fill out application.  540-347-7000

People Helping People – Offers financial assistance with utility bills or rent….must have cut-off or Pay or Quit notice.  Must go in and fill out application.  540-349-9017

Community Touch, Inc.  – Offers furniture through a voucher system (for free) and clothing as needed.   They have a food pantry.  Also have a thrift shop in Bealeton, VA.  540-439-9300

Grace Episcopal Church in The Plains –  Offers free clothing giveaway once a month.  540-253-5177

Fauquier County Food Distribution Coalition
at Warrenton United Methodist Church - The third Saturday of every month. Contact the church to fill out an application.   540-347-1367

St. Johns (St. Vincent de Paul) – Limited financial assistance offered depending on the situation.  Operates a small food bank.

Fauquier County Food Bank – Offers food once every two weeks.  Open 6 days a week.  Located on Garrett Street in Warrenton.  Can receive perishable food daily.  540-347-7000  

Fauquier Family Shelter Services, Inc. - Provides temporary shelter to homeless families.  540-341-0900

Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.  - Childcare provided based on a sliding fee scale.  Contact your local elementary school for further information.

Fauquier Free Clinic - Medical Care  540-347-0394

Warrenton-Fauquier Jaycees - Adopt-A-Family for holidays  540-347-6550

Transitional Housing BARN Inc. - Temporary housing & supportive services to homeless women and children  703-369-1325

Angel Food Ministries - Affordable Groceries and Senior Meals

Please contact us...if you would like to suggest an organization to be listed here, to let us know if you have trouble contacting any of the organizations listed above with the contact information provided, or to submit updated information on an organization.  Thank you!

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