People Helping People

Office (540)433-7286

Fax (540) 433-7386

peoplehelpingpeopledirector@gmail.com

281 East Market St. 

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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Additional Resources available in Harrisonburg/Rockingham County

This is a resource guide to other outside community agencies.
Days & times might change. Please call the agency before seeking assistance.

Emergency Shelter

  • First Step: 129 Franklin Street 540-434-0295 or 1-866-223-9169 website: www.firststepva.com

  • Open Doors: (Nov-March) during shelter hours call 540-578-3868 Registration 6:30-7pm at shelter

  • Mercy House: 305 North High Street, P.O. Box 1478, Harrisonburg, 540-432-1812.

  • The Salvation Army: 185 Ashby Avenue Harrisonburg, Phone: 540-434-4854, Emergency Shelter 540-433-2785

  • Valley Mission: 1513 W. Beverly Staunton, 540-886-4673

Disabled & Aging Services

  • Adult Protection Services: 888-832-3858

  • Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS): Harrisonburg office: 540-568-5253/ 540-568-5687

  • VAIL: 3210 Peoples Drive Suite 220 (540)-433-6513

Legal Services

  • Blue Ridge Legal Services: 540-433-1830

  • Harrisonburg/Rockingham J & DR Court: 540-564-3370

Mental Health/Counseling

  • Center for Marriage & Family Counseling: 540-433-1546

  • Child Protective Services: 800-552-7096

  • Collins Center: 540-434-2272

  • Fairfield Center: 540-434-0059

  • Family Educational Services: 540- 432-8660

  • Family Life Resource Center: 540-434-8450

  • Family Resource Center: 540-434-8450

  • First Step: 540-434-0295

  • H/R Community Services Board: 540- 434-1941

  • Lamplight Counseling Covenant: 437-7767

  • NAMI: meets at Summit House meetings 540-434-8761

  • RMH Center for Behavioral Health: 540-564-7007

  • Strength in Peers: 540-217-0869

Substance Abuse Treatment

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 12 step group 540-434-8870

  • Al-Anon/AlaTeen: statewide 888-425-2666

  • ASAP: 350 North Main St. Harrisonburg. 540-434-0154

  • Blue Ridge Narcotics Anonymous: helpline 540-885-7800/ statewide 800-777-1515

  • Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board: 1241 N. Main St. 540-434-1941

  • RMH LIFE Recovery Program: 644 University BLVD. 540-564-5960

  • McNulty Center for Children & Family: 463 E. Washington St. 540-433-3100

  • Addiction Helpline: 800-559-9503

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 12 step group 540-434-8870

  • Al-Anon/AlaTeen: statewide 888-425-2666

  • ASAP: 350 North Main St. Harrisonburg. 540-434-0154

  • Blue Ridge Narcotics Anonymous: helpline 540-885-7800/ statewide 800-777-1515

  • Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board: 1241 N. Main St. 540-434-1941

  • RMH LIFE Recovery Program: 644 University BLVD. 540-564-5960

  • McNulty Center for Children & Family: 463 E. Washington St. 540-433-3100

  • Addiction Helpline: 800-559-9503

Immigrant Services

  • New Bridges Immigrant Resource Center: 64 W Water St, 540-438-8295

  • Refugee Resettlement Office: 250 E. Elizabeth St.540-433-7942

Crisis Hotlines

  • Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453

  • Suicide Hotline: 800-784-2433

  • Teen Crisis Hotline: 800-999-9999

  • VA Sexual & Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-838-8238

  • EAUS Thrift Store: 218 Spotswood Trail,
    540-298-8685. M-Th 10-5, F 10-7, Sat 10-2

  • Gift and Thrift Store: 731 Mt Clinton Pike,540-433-8844.Mon-Thur&Sat 9:30-p.m. Fri 9:30-8 p.m

  • Goodwill Industries: 2475 S. Main Street, 540-434-6050 M- Sat 8 a.m.-9 p.m and Sun 12-6:00 p.m.

  • Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene: 1871 Boyers Rd.1st & 2nd Sat 9-12, 540-578-3510

  • Mercy House Boutique: 563 University Blvd. Suite 104 Mon-Sat 10-6 p.m, 540-433-4100

  • Mercy House Thrift Store: 1005 High St.
    540-433-3272. M-F 9-5:30, Sat 9-5

  • Cedar Grove United Methodist Church 1712 Smithland Rd. Harrisonburg

  • Otterbein Methodist: 176 W. Market. Mon 5-6:00 540-434-7747

  • Salvation Army Thrift Store: 245 E. Washington St, 540-433-8770. M-Sat 9-4:30(Timberville 540-896-3048)

  • Trinity Clothes Closet: Trinity Presbyterian Church 725 S. High St, 540-434-9556. Wed 6:30-7:30; 1st Sat 10-11am

Clothing and Furniture

  • Monday: Our Community Place: 17 E. Johnson;12-12:30, 540-442-7727

  • Otterbein Methodist Church: Corner of W. Market and High Street; dinner 4:30-5p.m. 540-434-7747

  • Tuesday: First Presbyterian Church: Court Square; dinner 4:30-5:30 p.m. 540-434-6551

  • Wednesday: Blessed Sacrament: 154 N. Main St; dinner 4:30 p.m. 540-434-4341

  • Our Community Place: 12-12:30, 540-442-7727

  • Thursday: Blessed Sacrament: 154 N. Main St; lunch

  • Our Community Place: 17 E. Johnson; 5-6p.m. 540-442-7727

  • Saturday: Harrisonburg Baptist Church: Main and Liberty Street; 11-12. 540-433-2456

  • ABC Cab: 540-564-1214

  • BRCC Shuttle: 800-305-0077

  • Checkered Cab: 540-908-2838

  • Green Taxi: 540-810-2074

  • Harrisonburg Public Transportation: 540-432-0492

  • Rockingham Transportation Program: 540-432-8646

  • Royal Cab: 540-438-7777

  • Valley Cab: 540-564-1214

  • Way to Go: A referral needed from social worker or case worker 540-289-7171/ 540-820-3231

  • Yellow Cab: 540-434-2515 (Has wheelchair accessible cabs)

Transportation Services

Public Meals

Food Pantries

  • Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church: 154 N. Main St. Tues-Fri. 9-2:30p.m., 540-434-4341

  • Bridgewater Inter-Church: 420 College View Drive, Bridgewater, 1st &3rd Tues at 7pm within 10-mile radius, 540-828-3711

  • Broadway Presbyterian: (for N. Rockingham) 107 E. Lee St, 5:30-7pm, 1st & 3rd Thurs., 540-896-3903

  • Elkton Area United Services (EAUS): Tue 12-1, 3rd Fri of the month 10-2p.m. 540-298-8685

  • Emmanuel Episcopal: Corner of MLK Jr. Way & Main St. Mon and Tues 10–Noon 540-434-2357

  • Grottoes United Methodist Church: 300 4th St.Mon 6:15p.m. (Except 5th Mon)

  • Harrisonburg Baptist: 501 S. Main St. 540-433-2456 hot meal/Bag of food 11-12

  • Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene: 1871 Boyers Rd. Thur. 4-5pm, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sat. 9-11, 540-578-3510; located in double-wide.

  • Massanutten Presbyterian: 50 Indian Trail,540-434-6194, 2nd Mon 10-11am, 4th Thur 7-8p.m.

  • Open Door Gospel: Mt Crawford 3rd Saturday every month 9-10:30am 540-433-0554

  • Patchwork Pantry: Wednesdays 7:00pm-8:00pm at Community Mennonite Church, 540-433-2148

  • Salvation Army: 185 Ashby Ave. Mon, Tues, Thur,Fri 9–11:30am, or call 540-434-4854

  • West Rockingham Food Pantry: Cooks Creek Presbyterian Church. 4th Thur of each month from 4-6p.m. 540-867-5109

Incarceration Services

  • Gemeinschaft House: therapeutic transitional home 1423 Mt Clinton Pike, Harrisonburg, 540-434-1690

  • Kingsway Prison & Family Outreach: 2217 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, kingswayoutreach@hotmail.com 540-433-5658   

  • Strength in Peers: 540-217-0869

  • Summit House: 1888 Pear St, Harrisonburg, 540- 434-1816

Health

  • AVA Care of Harrisonburg Pregnancy Center: 833 MLK Jr. Harrisonburg 540-434-7528

  • Community Health Center: Primary Care: 540-433-4913 Dental Services: 540-236-3688

  • Community Health Interpreter Service: 540-568-3011

  • Hand in Hand RMH: Mentor program for pregnant teens; 540-564-7200

  • H/R Free Clinic: 540-433-5431/Dental 540-437-2900

  • H/R Health Department: 110 N. Mason St. 540-574-5100

  • Healthy Families of the Blue Ridge: helps support first time parents 540-564-5982

  • Sentara RMH Healthsource: For questions and answers about health care providers and local health services; 540-564-7200

  • Sentara RMH Medical Center: 540-689-1000

  • Valley AIDS Network: 57 S. Main St. 540-564-0448 valleyaidsnetwork.org

  • Veterans Outpatient Primary Care Clinic: 540-282-6035

Financial Aid

Food Assistance Programs

  • Department of Social Services Food Stamp Program: 110 N Mason St, 540-574-5100, M-F 8-4:30pm

  • Meals on Wheels: (Must be 60 or older/arranged through VPAS) 540-568-5687

  • Angel Food Ministries: 540-828-3128

  • Elkton Area United Services (EAUS): 540-298-8685

  • General Relief: 540-574-5100

  • People Helping People: 281 E. Market St. Muhlenberg Lutheran Church 540-433-7286. Mon-Thur 9-11:30

  • Salvation Army: Limited Federal & Private funding 540-434-4854

Email any corrections or additions to this list to peoplehelpingpeopledirector@gmail.com