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IMMEDIATE NEED! A single mother of five children, from age five months to 14 years of age, is being evicted. The family needs help in moving their items from the home into a storage unit. Funding for 30 days at a local storage unit is also needed. Danville DSS is assisting in finding the family a home.
Location: Danville, VA 24540-County:Danville City-Children Served: 5-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Danville Department of Social Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
I have been working with a family for over a year that includes 3 children, ages 13, 4, and 3 and a single Mom. One of the mother's major requirements that must be completed before the children are returned home was for her to clean her house and ensure that it is safe and livable for all of her children. Mom has cleaned the house tremendously, but had to throw away a great deal of the things that were in the home due to their poor condition. I am attempting to find items that can be donated so that the financial burden on Mom is reduced.
Location: Nathalie, VA 24577-County:Halifax-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Halifax County DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$2510
A kinship family that I am currently working with is in need of financial support to ensure that the kid in their home is able to make it back and forth to schedule family visitations. The kinship family is currently residing in Richmond Virginia and have not been able to consistently make scheduled family visits that are occurring in Lynchburg VA. Lynchburg DSS have adjusted the schedule to accommodate with the amount of travel time for the kinship family. The kinship provider has made an arrangement with another family member that is willing to ensure that this kid is able to make bi-weekly visits. This family member will be traveling from Lynchburg to Richmond to ensure that this kid is able to make bi-weekly visits but will be in need of some financial assistance. If this need is met then it will help secure the kinship placement, currently this kid could lose this placement if he is unable to make bi-weekly visits in order to move towards reunification with his mother, father, and siblings. This placement is very important to this kid because he is receiving educational support that has allowed him to catch up and pass on to the next grade, he is also involved in karate, which is something he really enjoys.
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24504-County:Campbell-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Lynchburg City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
An aunt is in need of a full size mattress as she has taken in her two nieces (3 and 4) and her nephew (3) months. Aunt is also a single mom with her own child and is working on her nursing degree. Mom struggles with substance abuse issues but is committed to recovery. Mom is in services and helps out with the children every day at aunts house. Aunt has blowup mattresses right now but would like to have a mattress that will be more comfortable so that the children can sleep better at night. aunt also is in need of a new dining set, as one of the chairs is broken and can be hazardous to the children.
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24502-County:Lynchburg City-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Lynchburg City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$310
A maternal grandmother has taken in three of her grandchildren due to mom’s domestic violence relationship and substance abuse problems. The girls are 6 and 9 and the boy is 12. The 12 year old struggles with school and has been traumatized by his experiences with this process. The 9 year old is having some problems with being a kid, as she has had to be a big sister to the 6 year old to protect her and protect her mother during fights. It is likely that grandmother will end up with the children long term and needs help getting the home situated. The children are safe with their grandmother but she is in need of help with mattresses for the children so that they do not have to sleep on thec couch. The children are very pleasant and intelligent but need a stable living environment to thrive.
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24502-County:Bedford-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Lynchburg City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$70
I'm not sure this is the right place to point this out, but there seems to be something wrong with this listing. Although it appears that the need has not been met, the bar is colored turquoise, but without 100% written on it. Also, there is a discrepancy between the $210 listed at the top of the listing and the $70 listed at the bottom. Since $210=3*$70, and since $70 seems like a possible price for the twin mattress, I'm guessing the $210 figure is the correct one. I'm concerned that this need will be missed because of the turquoise colored bar.
Heritage United Methodist Church. 1 week ago
I can fund this need if a local church can pleasecmake the connection!
Community Responder. 1 week ago
There are resources made available from the community. We are taking the lead and working out the details.
Beulah Baptist Church, Community Lead Church. 1 week ago
Thanks Mike for funding this request. Also, thank you Meredith for working with this family to provide them support and connection. We appreciate you both.
The family has been working extremely hard to ensure the children are in a safe and stable home environment. Both parents are employed; however have limited income and use the funds they do have to ensure that all other needs are met. The family is in need of a dresser to store the children's clothing. In addition, they have been approved for Crisis Assistance with DSS but are unable to begin repairs until they have enough oil in the tank to find out where the issues lie with the heating system. The family is requesting assistance in purchasing oil for the home so that they can begin necessary repairs. Updated on March 21, 2023 by an Agency Worker. The company that delivers the oil will only deliver a minimum of 100 gallons and the estimated cost is $450.00. A local organization has agreed to meet the need of $100.00 and the family is still in need of $350.00 to cover the cost.
Location: Appomattox, VA 24522-County:Appomattox-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Appomattox Department of Social Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$585
I am working with a grandmother and grandfather caring for their 8 year old granddaughter. The grandmother has expressed that her granddaughter would greatly benefit from a mentor who could build a positive relationship. The granddaughter has several areas of interest that a mentor could share: crafts, crochet, soccer, music/singing/dancing, gymnastics. The grandmother would be thankful to have a young female give whatever time they have available to her granddaughter, however a tentative amount of time that could be expected is 4-6 hours a month. A firm schedule would be developed between the mentor and grandmother.
The family consists of a 17 year old girl, a 3 year old boy, and a 30 year old caretaker. The 17 year old child was placed in the home with her aunt and cousin after previously being placed in foster care and having parental rights terminated. 17 year old currently has unicorn comforter that she does not feel suits her and makes her feel as though her room is not "home" like. She had to mostly settle for what she has and something as minimal as a comforter to her liking may help her feel like she has a little more control over her life. 17 year old would prefer a solid color. Caretaker currently has a couch that is old. Caretaker has been trying to get a new couch that is more comfortable for her family, however the funds are an issue as caretaker has had no luck with jobs she has applied for.
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501-County:Lynchburg City-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Lynchburg City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$390
A couple who is expecting a child came for the wife's ultrasound appointment. Due to the loss of the husband's job, the family has faced great financial need. Even though the husband is seeking new employment, the couple has an electricity cut off notice. The support for this family will help strengthen them, alleviate pressure and stress, and allow the husband to continue to look for means of provision for his family. They have been diligent with seeking guidance for a healthy pregnancy and the process of delivery.
1 year old female was just yesterday placed with paternal great-grandmother due to drug/alcohol use by her parents. This grandmother already has custody of an older sibling due to CPS involvement in 2020 that involved a child fatality of a 3rd sibling. The grandmother is in need of financial assistance to help with daycare fees, until she is approved for childcare assistance.
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501-County:Lynchburg City-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Lynchburg City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$840
I am working with a mother who is currently homeless and has recently found an apartment to lease. After speaking with the landlord and receiving the lease, this young lady will be able to afford her monthly rent but needs assistance with the down payment. The mother's child is staying with his father in another locality until the mother can find stable housing. The mother has had several interviews for jobs and is working on cleaning properties here and there to save money/ Mother has saved $350 and is short $500 for the deposit. The landlord would need to receive the money by this weekend to move the mother in the next week.
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501-County:Lynchburg City-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Lynchburg City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
A single mother of 8 is attempting to reunify with her oldest child who has been placed out of the home for several months to receive psychiatric care. The child has made tremendous progress to the point that the team hopes to discharge him back home over the next two months, but housing has continued to be a primary barrier. The current living situation is not one that the child could return to, so housing is needed before reunification can occur. The mother has participated well throughout the case and has identified a potential rental property, but needs a security deposit and first month’s rent totalling $1850. We are requesting that CarePortal meet a portion of this need.
Location: Bedford, VA 24523-County:Bedford-Children Served: 8-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Bedford County DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$250
This request is paused
Patmos will help with $250.
Patmos United Methodist Church. 2 months ago
Main Street Methodist will provide the $750 Balance needed to complete this transaction.
This child is 7 months and residing in a two-parent foster home. She has outgrown her bassinet and is in need of a crib and mattress. She has found one that fits the child's needs but is in need of an Amazon giftcard to make the purchase. The crib is 179 and the mattress is 30. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated to help relieve the financial burden for both foster mom and our agency!
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501-County:Lynchburg City-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Lynchburg City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$209
BRCC will meet this need. Please share contact information. Thanks!
Blue Ridge Community Church. 2 months ago
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