St. John Lutheran CarePortal Responders - View Details
St. John Lutheran CarePortal Responders
4608 Brambleton Ave, Roanoke, Virginia 24018
Team Leader(s) Ken Dolph, Tait Pettersen
Partner in the Roanoke Community
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I am working with a newly single father who had not been able to work due to health conditions from this past year and their household relied on the mother's income. He attempted to get a job in the past few months but his arthritis was so debilitating that he was unable to continue working with that family member. With the side jobs he had been trying to work he was paying his landlord lot rent little by little. With the mother out of the home he is currently working on getting benefits and the house stabilized. This past week he was placed responsible for his other 2 children while their mother is incarcerated for a short length of time. His son is out of the school district that he lives in, therefore he would need to drive him back and forth to either the school or the maternal grandmothers' home to get on the bus. We're asking for assistance with paying some of his lot rent down and getting a gas card.
Location: Rocky Mount, VA 24151-County:Franklin-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Franklin County Department of Social Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$450
You have helped this family before. The parent and her two children (one in high school, the other out of school) need assistance. The parent has been looking for a job but is not employed yet. Her rent payment was due the 3rd or 5th of this month and her car insurance was supposed to be paid the 4th of this month. She needs some help while she is looking for a job. Updated on November 17, 2023 by an Agency Worker Cap and gown needed for student-$40
Location: Buchanan, VA 24066-County:Botetourt-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Botetourt County Public Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$764
I am currently working with a single father who is in need of some assistance with clothing and shoes for his children. He has one boy and one girl sizes listed below that need winter jackets, clothing and shoes. This father was recently laid off from work but has been actively looking for new employment. If these children receive winter clothing, they will be better prepared for the colder months ahead. New or gently used clothes would be greatly appreciated.
Child 1- Male age 6 clothing and jacket size 8 shoe size 1 youth
Child 2- Female age 5 clothing and jacket size 6/7 show size 13
Location: Rocky Mount, VA 24151-County:Franklin-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Franklin County Department of Social Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
CPS is currently working with a family that unfortunately has a child placed outside of the home with relatives to prevent her entering foster care. She is currently staying with her aunt and she is in need of help with transporting the child to the school that is not in her district. The aunt desperately needs help with gas to provide the transportation to school and to many doctor appointments. Any thing would be much appreciated.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
Prison Fellowship's Angel Tree Program is partnering with CarePortal to serve the children of incarcerated parents. This request is for a one year old little boy who needs clothes, shoes, socks, and age-appropriate toys. The Per Angel Tree specifications, gifts should not exceed $25.
Location: Bent Mountain, VA 24059-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Vision 30-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$25
Roanoke City DSS gained custody of a 16 year old female due to truancy. This has been an ongoing concern for this youth, as she was 100% truant for the 2023-2024 academic year. She is now placed in a therapeutic foster home in Lynchburg and attending school. woohoo!!! The agency has scheduled family visits to occur in Lynchburg, so the youth does not miss school. This is due to her being behind academically. This youth is bonded to her family and the Department would like to ensure that in-person visits can occur. The biological mother is willing to drive to Lynchburg on a bi-weekly basis for family time, but is not able to afford gas. Our agency is asking for either one or multiple churches to meet a need of gas gift cards.
The visit is located 49.7 miles away.
If this need can be met, the gift cards can be dropped off at Roanoke City DSS or provided to the family directly.
I, Shanae Vaughn, am the ongoing worker for this family. Please give me a call at(###) ###-####, so i can assist in this matter.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
Hello! I am currently working with a mother of two children, ages 11 and 12, who has been homeless for nearly a year. The twelve year old male was admitted to a residential program located in Northern Virginia in August due to extreme negative behaviors. The mother would like to be able to facilitate face to face visits at the facility, but is in need of financial support to have vehicle repairs completed. She has obtained a mechanic's estimate for work needed, and we are requesting any support possible to help her regain reliable transportation. She desperately misses her son, and visiting when possible is essential to the success of his treatment goals to eventually reunite with his family. Any support is greatly appreciated!
Location: Rocky Mount, VA 24151-County:Franklin-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Franklin County Department of Social Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$600
I am currently working with a family who is in need of financial assistance. This family consists of a single mom, who has one child in the home who is 16. Mom lost her 19 year old son in July to suicide, and has struggled to catch up with bills. The 16 year old is currently living with his father, but until mom can have her heat back on the child is not allowed to come to her home. This family has no history with the department, mom is employed and is trying her best to receive help so her bill can get caught up. Mom is attempting to work with community resources; however, they are only willing to pay her bill if it is under $300. Due to the department's allotted amount of Money, we are unable to help with the total amount of the bill. I am placing this request on here to see if anyone would be willing to help this mom in anyway. Anything helps and she would be beyond grateful for any amount of help given! Please send prayers and good thoughts towards this family!
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$2504
I am currently working with a single mother of four children. Over the past year this mother has reached out for significant needs as she is struggling to make ends meet and provide for her young children. She currently reports that she feels she is worse off now than she was this time last year. The school reports that the children have lice so badly they are miserable. The school is trying to remedy the lice in order to keep them in school and the mother said she has tried things at home but it hasn't worked so far. Additionally, the mother reports that her youngest child has run out of pull-ups and they are in need of some laundry detergent, and hygiene products. This request is for two lice kits, some pull-ups size 6, and hygiene products like soap and shampoo and laundry detergent.
Location: Troutville, VA 24175-County:Botetourt-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Botetourt County Public Schools-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$145
The mother is a single mother with four children. There were some issues with the home, and the mother had to throw a lot of items away. Due to the purge of the home, the family is in need of two twin mattresses for the children and bed linen for the children. The mother has worked hard to improve the condition of the home; however, financially she is unable to purchase the above requested items.
There are three male children, and one female child, and each of the children need bedding. Any assistance would be so helpful for the family, and much appreciated.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$550
Mother is disabled with autistic son. She has found new housing in a better area for her family and is unable to work. She struggles with her son most times and CPS is involved in helping to secure services to meet his needs. Mom lives in an apartment and is now moving into a house with yard for him. Mom has paid her deposit and electricity but did not have a water bill in the apartment. Mom is unable to get water turned on in the home due to owing 776.00 on an old bill. Mom states she has 200.00 and is going to Salvation Army to see if they could help. Mom would still need 576.00 to have running water.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$576
Mom has requested a full size bed frame, box spring and sheets for her child. Mom would also like to request 1-2 dressers for the child. The family already has a mattress. Mom works as a CNA and is in nursing school. Her child has recently been diagnosed with ADHD and has been having a lot of issues at school, causing a lot of stress on mom. The family has had issues paying their electric bill. Mom was going to get the child a new bed frame but instead had to put that money towards the electric bill. Contact worker for more information.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$510
Hello, I have a family on my caseload who has one child on a trial home placement, but because her daughter is not officially in her custody her section 8 voucher does not recognize her being on the lease in the home. This has also caused the Landlord to increase the rent in this mother's home, and with the increase she was not able to budget everything. She is disputing the increase, however she still has to make payments so she stays up to date. She is needing help to get caught up so she can keep the home, and she is able to keep her daughter in the trial home. We also want to transition the other child home as well. I am requesting any help possible to help her to get caught up on her back rent. Updated on November 14, 2023 by an Agency Worker I would like to send an update asking if anyone can even donate a little bit, this family needs this help, and her section 8 is going to reset in December. At court today the payment was recognized that she will still owe this money due to the way things happened.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24012-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1000
I have a family who is in need of assistance with a downpayment for a car as they have no transportation, for assistance with an electric heater, and for assistance with a back porch as their back door has no porch or stairs leading out of the trailer.
Location: Wirtz, VA 24184-County:Franklin-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Franklin County Department of Social Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$560
Family member took in an 11- year old boy from a sibling set of 5 to prevent him from going into foster care. Family needs a bed for the child. Child's home was infested with mice and cockroaches. A bunk bed may be a viable option for the family as they also have additional children of their own.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24018-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$590
Family assisted with keeping 5 children out of foster care and took in two of the youngest children, a 4- year old girl and a 6- year old boy. The children's home was infected with mice and roaches. One of the children also has continuously gotten lice and it's unsure if they were coming from the home. The family is in need of beds for the children. Bunk beds may be an option.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24013-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1260
Can you tell me if the grandmother taking in these children is Florence Berry? If so, CHS will be delivering all the beds and bedding to her this weekend, as we also accepted the request for the 11 year old boy from the same family she also has. After talking with her, she told us she has taken in 2 of the other children as well so we bought beds, bedding for all of them, as well as for 1 of the grandchildren she already had.
Family's home is infested with mice and roaches. Children were placed with family members in hopes of cleaning out the home and making it a safe environment for them to return to. One of the children repeatedly gets lice and it's unsure if this is also coming from the home. The home needs extensive cleaning in addition to an exterminator. A dumpster would be helpful to the family in order to get rid of large items that may be infested. Cleaning supplies and/or services may be helpful as well. Also, hoping to provide a community to assist the family with future needs as the grandmother has custody of five grandchildren.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24013-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 5-Adults Served: 3-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$410
Family took in two little girls, ages 8 and 9 to prevent them from going into foster care. This family is in need of bunk beds for the girls as well as bedding and mattresses. Their previous home was infested with cockroaches and mice and they were unable to take bedding, etc with them.
Location: Vinton, VA 24179-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1065
Grandmother with custody of her 7- and 9-year-old grandchildren needs a refrigerator and/or a freezer. She utilizes SNAP and a local food pantry to provide food for the grandchildren, but cannot fit the pantry's frozen meats in her current freezer so that she can stretch the food out over the month. She also needs assistance with a $400 fee needed to have her drivers' license reinstated.
Location: Hardy, VA 24101-County:Franklin-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #Lake Christian Ministries-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$750
Mother has 7 children and has secured better housing in a better location still within the school district. This home is bigger so the children can have rooms. Mother has recently started working full time and the two smallest children are in daycare. The deposit on the new home is 2000.00. Mom has come up with 900.00 of the deposit needed to move in. DSS is asking for any help with meeting the remainder or helping with 500 of the deposit. Mom has indicated that the Landlord will break down the payment if she comes up with majority, but this could be a hardship in trying to pay rent and the added amount. Thanks so much Updated on November 13, 2023 by an Agency Worker Still needed
Location: Roanoke, VA 24013-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 7-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
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