Harrisonburg/Rockingham

Harrisonburg Redevelopment Housing Authority
A provider of low income and affordable public housing.
Phone: 540-434-7386

United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County
An organization that forms partnerships and collaborations in the interest of positive social change by providing community leadership in guiding initiatives to improve education, income, and health.
Phone: (540) 434-6639

Western Virginia Continuum of Care
A Continuum of Care (CoC) is a collaborative funding and planning approach that helps communities provide prevention, emergency, transitional, and permanent housing, and other services to address homelessness.

Food Stamp Program – Department of Social Services
Apply for SNAP Benefits to assist families in need of supplemental nutrition assistance
Phone: (540) 574-5100

Patchwork Pantry
A community based food bank and pantry serving the needs of Harrisonburg City residents.
Wednesday 7 – 8 pm at Community Mennonite Church, 70 S. High St
Phone: (540) 433-2148

Way to Go
A local non-profit providing transportation assistance to low income working clients
Phone: (540) 705-6201

Harrisonburg/Rockingham Community Services Board
A provider of mental health services, substance abuse, and developmental services for the community.
Phone:  (540)-434-1941
For emergency or crisis stabilization services please call (540)-434-1766

Harrisonburg/Rockingham Department of Social Services
A provider of community based services that promote self sufficiency as well as protect children and the elderly.
Phone: (540) 574-5100

First Step
A 16-bed emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their families
126 Franklin Street
Harrisonburg VA 22801
Phone: (540) 434-0295 or 1-866-223-9169

The Salvation Army– Harrisonburg
A shelter for homeless individuals and families, as well as a provider of food pantry and utility assistance
185 Ashby Avenue
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: (540) 434-4854

Open Doors 
An thermal emergency shelter for homeless individuals operating during the cold weather months (Nov-April)
Phone: (540) 578-3868

People Helping People
A service of Muhlenberg Lutheran Church providing limited financial assistance to people in crisis to obtain basic needs or provide utility assistance.
Muhlenberg Lutheran Church,
281 E. Market Street, Harrisonburg
Activity Center, 1st Floor
Phone: (540) 433-7286

Hand-in-Hand Resource for Mothers of Rockingham Memorial Hospital
A provider of comprehensive supportive services for teen mothers.
Phone: (540) 564-7151

Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
Administrative agency overseeing Virginia Housing Solutions Program (VHSP) Grants and HUD Grants. 

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank
A provider of low-cost, nutritional foods to the area food pantries. 
Phone: (540) 248-3663

Area University and Colleges who partner with Mercy House for site based internship programs:
James Madison University

Eastern Mennonite University

Bridgewater College

Blue Ridge Community College

Harrisonburg Police Department
Policing and Emergency Response within the City of Harrisonburg
Non Emergency Number
Phone: (540)-434-4436
Operation Inasmuch – Harrisonburg Baptist Church
for completing numerous projects at Mercy House.

Harrisonburg Rockingham Free Clinic
Provides medical and health related services to low income and uninsured adults
25 West Water Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: (540) 433-5431

Harrisonburg City Public Schools
Information on public educational enrollment and services for school aged children residing with the City of Harrisonburg

Rockingham County Public Schools
Information on public educational enrollment and services for school aged children residing in Rockingham County

Harrisonburg Transit
Schedules and route information for the local public bus service in Harrisonburg, VA.