Rappahannock United Way

3310 Shannon Park Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22408    |    (540) 373-0041

Financial Assistance

Rappahannock United Way's Financial Assistance exists to support local households during a time of financial hardship. One-time financial assistance is available for housing, transportation and childcare costs to help individuals maintain employment and / or studying.

ARE YOU EXPERIENCING?

  • Significant Financial Hardship (Within 90 Days):
    • Significant Decrease in Income (equivalent to 30% of Household Income)
      • Reduction in Work Hours
        • Due to Circumstances Beyond Applicant's Control
      • Temporary Unemployment
        • Due to Circumstances Beyond Applicant's Control
      • Death of Significant Other
      • Divorce from Significant Other
      • Serious Injury / Medical Diagnosis
    • Significant Increase in Expenses (equivalent to 30% of Household Income)
      • Serious Injury / Medical Diagnosis
      • Loss of Primary Vehicle Required for Work / School
      • Loss of Childcare Required for Work / School

DO YOU MEET THESE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA?

  • Resident of our Region
    • Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, Stafford counties or Fredericksburg city
    • Primary Residence for at least 90 days
  • Employed:
    • Currently Employed - or
    • Temporarily Unemployed (no more than 90 days)
  • Household Income:
  • Exhausted Personal Resources
    • Including Savings
  • Not Eligible for or Receiving other Assistance / Benefits
  • First Time Receiving Financial Assistance

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE:

  • Rent Payments - max $4,500
  • Mortgage Payments - max $4,500
  • Security Deposit / First Month Rent - max $3,000
  • Car Repair Bill - max $3,000
  • Car Loan Payment - max $3,000
  • Childcare Costs - max $3,000

NOTE - Assistance only available ONE-TIME per Household

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE NOT AVAILABLE:

  • Hotel / Motel Bills
  • Car Down Payments
  • Medical Bills / Expenses
  • Utility Bills
  • Student Loans
  • Credit Card Bills
  • Storage Unit (Moving, U-Haul) Rental
  • Down payments on Home Purchase

NOTE - Assistance Not Available if Eligible for or Receiving other Assistance