If you are in danger of hurting yourself or someone else, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.


1-(800)-273-8255, 24/7 hotline. This lifeline provides free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

1-800-273-8255, 24/7 hotline. Lifeline ofrece 24/7, gratuito servicios en español, no es necesario hablar ingles si usted necesita ayuda.

Text HOME to 741741. 24/7 crisis text messaging.

1-(800)-765-4320, 24/7 hotline.

The LGBTQ+ community is diverse and strong, but may be disproportionately at-risk for suicidal feelings and other mental health struggles because of the discrimination and prejudice they too often are up against. This website has information and resources for yourself and to help support loved ones who are LGBTQ+.

1-(866)-400-6428, A Warm Line is a peer-run support line for individuals residing in Virginia who need someone to listen with non-judgmental compassion and/or receive referrals for behavioral health services in Virginia when requested.

Same-day access to mental health services is available at all Virginia's CSBs. Find your CSB here.

Created by the National Alliance on Mental Illnesses on Campus (NAMI) at UVA. NAMI welcomes the community to contribute resources to this document.

Childcare Resources


CharlottesvilleFamily is a site that provides a number of contacts for a variety of childcare services including daycare, schools, tutors and more.

This site offers a variety of childcare resources from daytime nannies to part time sitters to daycare options. Information including the name, location, hours, phone number and more of specific childcare services are provided.

Child Care Aware of Virginia is a community-based network of child care and early education specialists. They deliver services to families, child care professionals and communities, in order to increase the accessibility, availability and quality of child care in Virginia.


Housing Resources


The Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority seeks to offer affordable housing options to those in need. CRHA offers more than just shelter, it also offers a place of community and support for its residents and those in need of assistance.

BRAC provides information on a variety of housing options in Charlottesville.

Day shelter that offers refuge to the homeless population of Charlottesville and seeks to find stable housing for people in need.
112 W Market St, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Community that seeks to provide shelter to the homeless population of Charlottesville.


Resources for Vulnerable Populations

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