Big Island, VA
Financial Assistance

Everyone needs a little help sometimes. Whether you need some free food, diapers for your baby, a quick cash loan, assistance with your rent and utilities, some fresh clothing or a homeless shelter, you'll find the resources in and near Big Island, VA here to help you now.

Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 56 food pantries in the Big Island, VA area.

Utility & Rental Assistance

When you need money to pay your rent, utility bills or get through a difficult time, there are 74 utility payment and rental assistance programs in the Big Island, VA area.

Homeless Shelters

Temporary free housing for people in need. There are 12 homeless shelters in the Big Island, Virginia area.


Programs for free and reduced cost clothes and household goods. There are 91 programs in the Big Island area that offer clothing and other necessities.

Child Care

Free diapers, clothing and free or reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 5 child care programs in Big Island, Virginia.

Payday Loans

Payday Loans are quick easy loans for people in financial distress. There are 8 cash loan programs available to residents in the Big Island, Virginia area.

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Lynchburg, VA: 14 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

The state took our grandchildren away from their parents and we got custody. Have had them for 3 years. We get no child support.. No help from social services because we are family... I work full tim...

Lynchburg, VA: 14 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

Hello! I am from the Lynchburg area and have recently seen a drastic decrease in the amount of hours that I'm getting. I have 550 in rent due and a cut-off notice for my electric. The thing is that I ...

Lynchburg, VA: 14 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

Hello we are a struggling family of 6 whom have recently had some down falls. Let me start off by saying that I am a very hardworking individual with a disabled fiance and four children that we share....

Lynchburg, VA: 14 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

I am a disabled veteran that has served in the Army National Guard in Massachusetts. I am on a very fixed income, I collect SSDI, and pretty soon VA benefits. The past due amount on my AEP electric bi...

Lynchburg, VA: 14 miles away
Posted: August 18, 2018

I lost a job a month ago, since then, I have managed to interview for a part-time position, but I have not started yet. I have a cut off notice for 96.72. Social services does not offer assistance unt...

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