Community Resources


Housing Access Resources for People with Disabilities and Low Incomes

Rush Homes
We maintain a waiting list of interested persons/families who are interested in and/or need our housing. Our waiting list is the doorway to gaining a home with Rush Homes. If you are interested in joining Rush Homes’ waiting list, click here

Rush Homes can also provide a list of other housing providers in the region. Call 434-455-2120.

AccessVA
Accessva.org provides a way for Virginians with disabilities to find an affordable, accessible place to live. Accessva.org also provides a variety of other information including information on accessible housing resources and an interactive map of Virginia Centers for Independent Living (CIL). Click on www.accessva.org to search for housing.

Virginia Housing Search
Virginia Housing Development Authority manages Virginia Housing Search, a free resource to help you find a home that fits your needs and budget. Begin your search at http://www.virginiahousingsearch.com/

211
2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across the greater Lynchburg area (and many other parts of North America) find needed local resources including housing and utilities. Dial 2-1-1 or visit http://www.211.org.


Additional Area Resources

Department of Social Services

  • Lynchburg - 434.455.5850

  • Amherst – 434.946.9330

  • Bedford - 540.586.7750

  • Campbell County - 434.332.9585

Disabilities Services

  • Lynchburg Area Center for Independent Living (LACIL) – 434.528.4971

Homelessness

  • Coordinated Homeless Intake and Access (CHIA) - 434.455.5722 (Mon-Fri 1:00-4:00pm)

  • Lynchburg Redevelopment & Housing Authority - 434.485.7200 www.lynchburghousing.org

  • Salvation Army (after hours) - 434.845.5939

  • Hand Up Lodge (after hours) - 434.846.2778

Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance

Food Access

  • Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, Lynchburg   434.845.4099

  • Park View Community Mission  434.845.8468

  • Lynchburg Daily Bread  434.845.5703

Resources Outside Lynchburg City

  • Altavista – DAWN (Donation a week neighbor) - 434.369.7937

  • Bedford – Bedford Christian Ministries - 540.486.2633

  • Campbell County – Piedmont Community Impact - 434.283.7531

  • Amherst – Helping Hands - 434.846.5914