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Service Sites

Our partner Community Action Agencies provide a wide range of services for all individuals with emergency needs. If you are seeking assistance, but aren’t an ex-offender, please contact the agency nearest you:

Alexandria Office of Community Services: (703) 746-5919

Lynchburg Community Action Group:

New River Community Action:

Office of Human Affairs (Hampton/Newport News):

People, Inc. (Abingdon):

Pittsylvania Co. Community Action:

RCAP/CAPUP (Richmond Area):

Support to Eliminate Poverty (Franklin Co.):

Total Action Against Poverty (Roanoke Valley):

If none of our partners are in your area, please visit VACAP’s statewide listing of Community Action Agencies:

Other Reentry Service Providers

Virginia CARES is part of the PAPIS Coalition of Offender Reentry Service Providers. All of our partners provide services to offenders and/or ex-offenders. If you cannot locate a Virginia CARES office in your area, you may be near one of our partners:

Colonial Community Corrections Transitional Services Program (Williamsburg): 757-564-2311

Northern Neck Community Corrections (Warsaw):

Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Facility (Winchester): (540) 665-6374

Offender Aid and Restoration of Arlington Co:

Offender Aid and Restoration of Fairfax:

Offender Aid and Restoration—Jefferson Area (Charlottesville):

Offender Aid and Restoration of Richmond:

Step Up, Inc.:

Participants and Families

Below are informative links for services and benefits you may find useful:

211 Virginia (Statewide Service Provider Listing):

Earned Income Tax Credit:,,id=96406,00.html

Energy Assistance:

Food Stamps/SNAP:


Social Security and Disability Benefits:

Temporary Aid for Needy Families (TANF):

Assistance with Legal/Criminal Justice/Prison Issues

Assisting Families of Inmates:

Virginia ACLU:

Virginia CURE:

Virginia Department of Corrections:

Virginia Legal Aid Society:

Virginia Post-Conviction Assistance Project: (804) 643-6845

Voting Rights

Ex-felons who wish to have their rights restored must apply through the Virginia Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office:

For assistance with completing these forms, please contact your local Virginia CARES office or other reentry provider, or the Virginia ACLU:

Those interested in having other rights restored (such as firearms rights) should contact their local court system.


The Work Opportunity Tax Credit allows you to help your bottom line by helping our participants. Please view the following links for more information: