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Mom and baby are currently residing at the Rescue Mission, mom is unemployed and currently looking for housing. She is in need of newborn baby clothes, clothes for herself, toiletries for herself, diapers and wipes and care seat.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24014-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$400
Mom is a single mother who is requesting help for some baby items. Mom has not been able to find a job and is having a difficulty to get some of the things for her baby. The baby needs diapers size 2, wipes and some girl winter clothes 6-9 months. I'm requesting a highchair since baby is about to start solid foods. Mom suffered from domestic violence while she was pregnant. Mom is a loving mother but is just facing some challenging times.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24012-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$225
Family is in need of some items for their children. They are currently facing some financial challenging and would really appreciate some help from the churches. Mom is working but due to one of the children having multiple doctor's appointments dad is unable to work since is taking care of him. They are in need of 6–9-month boy clothes. Diapers size 1 and wipes as well as a stroller and swing. The other child needs clothes size 8 or medium for boy and show size 2.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24014-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$340
Single mom of preschooler twins and a school-aged child is behind on her electric bill. She was unable to secure childcare for the twins until yesterday due to overall lack of childcare for Bedford County. A new center opened in Moneta, and they are now enrolled. She is now looking hard for full-time work and has several leads; plus plans to enroll with CareerWorks. While seeking childcare so she can work, she fell behind on electric. A local nonprofit prevented disconnection with financial aid for an overdue $523 but another $640 is due by the end of the October and she will not be able to cover the upcoming bill. Once she secures work and receives her first check, she should be in good shape going forward.
Location: Bedford, VA 24523-County:Bedford-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Lake Christian Ministries-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$640
Client is urgently in need of a change of locks. She has already bought locks but needs help changing them. She does not feel comfortable leaving her home without locks changed as she has no way to lock her house.
She's just moving in from FL, and needs help getting settled in Bedford. She's moved in to get custody of her son and needs some furniture for the transition. The furniture is not urgent but she needs her locks changed so she can leave the house and look for work. The hearing is on Nov. 1, and we're hoping we can get some services and support in place for when her son moves in.
She really does not have supports and is looking for work as well. She says she really needs a church and is open to building a relationship as she does not have any friends or supportive family in the area. Updated on October 02, 2023 by an Agency Worker We were able to find someone to help change the locks.
Location: Bedford, VA 24523-County:Bedford-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Bedford County DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$300
Parent is in need of a Velcro swaddle for a newborn. The mother is a single mom and overwhelmed with the childs medical needs and post partum. Mother is having a difficult time swaddling infant the traditional way with a blanket. There are multiple brands of velcro swaddles ranging in price. This sounds like a small thing but would significantly impact the mother's day to day to be able to adequately swaddle the baby to ensure better and safer sleep.
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24502-County:Lynchburg City-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Lynchburg City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$32
An 11yo child was recently relocated from another locality to a kinship home in Amherst County. The placement was sudden and the relative is receiving no financial support at this time to assist with the child's needs. She is scrambling to get needed items for the child. The child is currently enrolling into Amherst County schools and needs the following school supplies.
Headphones (wired)-for school issued chromebook
(1) 1-inch Binder with dividers
(1) 5-Subject Notebook (8 ½ x 11)
(5) Plastic Pocket Folders (No Prongs)
(2) Packs of Notebook Paper
(1) Pack Multi-colored Highlighters
Dry Erase Markers
2 Boxes of Tissues
Location: Madison Heights, VA 24572-County:Amherst-Children Served: 1-Agency: #Amherst County Department of Social Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$40
A mother and father are currently working through Family Treatment Docket with Bedford County Department of Social Services. They have twin three-year-olds, one male and one female, who are currently in Foster Care. The parents are actively participating in all of their required services for both Foster Care and Family Treatment Docket. They are both scheduled to successfully graduate from FTD on 10/25/23. The mother works part-time and the father is employed full-time. The mother has approximately $1,000 in fines that are due to Roanoke County. Once she pays these, she will be released from probation in December. They are able to pay half of this ($500) but need assistance with the remaining $500.
Location: Goodview, VA 24095-County:Bedford-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Bedford County DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
The family recently moved to the area due to the father's job being transferred. They initially struggled with finding adequate housing and the child was enrolled in school as a homeless student due to the family living in a hotel. The family has secured housing and the child has begun school. They have a small refrigerator that does not hold many items. At this time they do not have everything they need and are requesting a larger refrigerator to have fruits, vegetables, milk, meat, and other perishable foods on hand for the child, which they cannot do currently.
Location: Buena Vista, VA 24416-County:Rockbridge-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Rockbridge County Public Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$960
This family currently resides in public housing and consists of a single mother with two very young children, ages 6 months and 3 years old. They are all in desperate need of beds. If anyone can be of any assistance, it would greatly improve this family's quality of life and provide a level of stability for her and her children. Fulfilling this request will greatly increase this mom's hope and help keep the children more secure.
Mom lives in the home with her four children. Dad is involved but does not live in the home, he is more of a financial support. Mom is pregnant with a fifth child. She is in the process of applying for child care so she can go back to work. The family is in need of 3-6 month female clothes, baby bottles, size 5 diapers and wipes, and boys size 11 shoes.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24014-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
Mom and dad both work hard to make ends meet. They are currently separated but live in the same household. The family is in the process of applying for child care through Roanoke City but currently dad takes the child to work with him. Mom has some medical issues that only allow her to work part time hours or less per week, depending on how she is feeling. The family does not have reliable transportation and have been spending money on fixing their one vehicle in order to get to work. The family is in need of 2t-3t pull ups and female clothes for a toddler age 17 months.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24014-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$90
A mother and her 2 children are in need of a doorbell camera for the home. The father is abusive and still has a key to the home. As of now there is a protective order, but the oldest child and mother are scared that the father will try and come back to their house. They would love the peace of mind to see who comes to the house as well as being able to record if the father comes to the house so they can present that evidence to the court.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24014-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$70
Mother of three children, ages 3, 7 and 11, needs a new HVAC for the double-wide they own. The 7-year-old is special needs. They have no heat source, but are able to use space heaters while they save for the HVAC. She will apply to DSS Crisis Heating Assistance for $4,000 of the estimated $7,000 to replace the HVAC. She works full-time but is unable to come up with the remaining $3,000. Renovation Alliance has told her they do not cover Bedford County. She has an email version of the HVAC estimate available.
Location: Moneta, VA 24121-County:Bedford-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Lake Christian Ministries-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$3080
A family of four in the area has recently been displaced and are trying to obtain permanent housing. The family is being connected to resources in an effort to meet this need. However, they are also needing a reliable vehicle to help them get around. Due to the need for reliable transportation the older child has not been attending school, is falling behind academically, and is currently truant. The child would like to remain in our school system due to doing so well with their schooling here and because they have formed some trusted relationships with others in the school.
Location: Moneta, VA 24121-County:Bedford-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Bedford County Public Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$3500
Single mother of four needs assistance with October rent. She has $300 to put toward rent but needs an additional $500 to make the total by Tuesday. She is recovering from being homeless after a marital separation, and starting a new job next week as a medical professional. However, she will not receive her first check until three weeks from now. She has never been late on rent, but has already utilized area nonprofits for help with utility bills.
Location: Bedford, VA 24523-County:Bedford-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Lake Christian Ministries-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
A single mother is going through a rough time financially with her 2 kids, ages 4 and 9 months. She's requesting assistance with getting diapers, wipes and winter clothes for the kids.
The 4 year old boy wears size 4T and shoes 9C.
The 9 month old girls wears 12-18 month clothes, and size 3 infant in shoes, diapers size 6.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24013-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 2-Agency: #Roanoke County Dept. of Social Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$160
Formerly homeless single mom of kindergartener needs financial aid for first month's rent on a new home, at $250 for the month of October. Mom was working at a local retailer but had to leave due to relocation after her recent eviction. She has several interviews lined up for new work and is enrolled in CareerWorks for career exploration, training and placement - but these efforts will not result in pay soon enough to make rent. She has already utilized local nonprofit financial aid when attempting to avoid eviction last year.
Location: Bedford, VA 24523-County:Bedford-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Lake Christian Ministries-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$250
I am working with a family who is in need of assistance with cleaning their home. The father works outside of the home to provide, and the mother stays at home, but without many resources to aid her in keeping a clean home. I am requesting that some volunteers come to her home, with cleaning supplies, to help her clean the house. She does not have much clutter, but needs deep cleaning.
The family has 5 children, and bunk beds would also be a wonderful help to the family, as all of the children are currently sleeping on the floor on makeshift mattresses.
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501-County:Lynchburg City-Children Served: 5-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Lynchburg City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$201
A mother recently relocated to Lynchburg and is caring for her twin children. While the mother is in the process of acquiring a job and independent housing, she is having difficulty with a few basic needs for her twins that she could use assistance with. The twins are in need of size 3 pampers and size 4 pampers.
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501-County:Lynchburg City-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Lynchburg City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$50
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