Rappahannock United Way

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


COVID Vaccinations

Rappahannock Area Health District is continuing to provide vaccinations to individuals (12 years and older) at no cost.

Pre-registration is recommended - to schedule an appointment call (877) 829-4682

A full schedule of the vaccination clinic locations and times can be found HERE or text GETVAX (438829) for information.

COVID Testing

No cost, free COVID-19 testing is available please contact your Local Health Department for more information - HERE

Or contact your local Pharmacy, Healthcare Provider, or Insurance company for more information regarding their COVID-19 testing costs.



(08/30/2021) The United States Supreme Court has issued a decision ending the CDC eviction moratorium.  More information and resources are available HERE

If you are currently experiencing, or at risk of facing (in the next 14 days), a housing crisis you can call the Housing Helpline (540) 358-5801

If your household has been financially impacted by the current pandemic you may be eligible for rent assistance from the Virginia Rent Relief Program - Apply HERE

Renters - if you are facing eviction or if you have questions about your rights, contact your local legal aid by calling 1-866-LEGL-AID or get legal advice from the Eviction Legal Helpline by calling 1-833-NoEvict  or visit www.LegalAidWorks.org for more information.

Homeowners - If your loan is federally backed (Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac), you can request 'forbearance' (temporary postponement of mortgage payments) for 180 days - contact your mortgage lender directly for details.

Employment Benefits

Unemployment insurance is available to eligible workers whose work hours have been reduced or who are unemployed.  For more information you can schedule a telephone appointment or apply online for these benefits visit the Virginia Employment Commission


Summer Feeding Programs for children and Drive Thru Pantry options are available through the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank - for a full schedule of dates, times and locations visit their website HERE or call (540) 371-7666

For food assistance program eligibility through Social Services visit CommonHelp 

Pet food and supplies for your furry companions visit Fred SPCA or call (540) 898 1500

Health Coverage 

Changes have recently been made to extend healthcare coverage to Medicaid in Virginia - including dental care.   To find out more information on affordable health insurance options CoverVA. To learn more about other health benefits or apply online visit CommonHelp. 

Financial assistance on hospital bills is available for patients of Mary Washington Hospital – to see if you might be eligible for their patient discounts download the info sheet.

For individuals who are currently without health-insurance (or are covered by Medicaid) and in need of healthcare, the Lloyd F Moss Free Clinic is available to local residents.  Call (540) 741-1061 and select Option #1 to find out how to become a patient.  Or visit  https://mossfreeclinic.org

Prescription Assistance 

SingleCare provides free prescription discount cards to everyone in our community.  Visit the website for more information on SingleCare 

Child Care 

The Child Care Subsidy Program provides support and flexibility to eligible working parents.  To get more information visit Child Care Assistance 

Tax Filing 

If you made $80,000 or less in 2020 you can file your taxes for free through the Rappahannock United Way Free Tax Program! Learn more on our Free Tax Preparation page. www.RUWFreeTaxes.org 

Financial Assistance 

If you are a working household facing financial hardship from the effects of closures and missed work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, call (540) 373-0041 x300 to see if you are eligible for financial assistance.   

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Quick Guide

Our Quick Guide lists assistance programs serving the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford.

This guide groups agencies according to the services and information they provide. This is a quick reference guide with a partial listing of services in Planning District 16 and does not include all the services provided by each agency. The information and content in this Quick Guide have been collected for the benefit of the community at large. Being included in the Quick Guide does not indicate Rappahannock United Way membership, funding or endorsement, nor does not being included imply disapproval. This is not an all-inclusive list and is updated monthly.

For: Anyone needing assistance
Provides: Information and Referrals (no direct financial assistance)
Dial 2-1-1 or visit www.211virginia.org

This is a service available to anyone needing help, especially in times of crisis. It offers free access to information and referrals for health and human services. No direct financial assistance is provided by 2-1-1. However, 2-1-1 information and referral specialists can make referrals to agencies and services that may be able to help with a variety of needs.