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Community Support Groups and Outreach for Students and Staff: Financial Assistance

This guide will provide resources and information to enable communities to address the needs of students and staff experiencing hardships

Financial Assistance


Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia, Chesapeake office, 484-0703

Our House Family Shelter, financial crisis assistance, one time payment to avoid utility cutoff, foreclosure, eviction, 545-4075

Operation Break Through, emergency and disaster relief for Tidewater residents who find themselves in a crisis (clothing, food, furniture, utilities and rent) 617-5520

LINK of Hampton Roads, limited financial assistance for utilities, bus tokens, Greyhound tickets, car repair in special needs cases, 1043 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, 595-1953

Hope U Foundation  provide college students with assistance, guidance, mentoring, temporary housing, financial and general support, 757-227-5444.



Bicycle Ministry Need help with transportation getting back and forth to work? If you are homeless or low income, bring in your pay stuff to Virginia Beach United Methodist Church’s Potters House at 18th and Pacific Avenue on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9:30 am and noon and get a bicycle at no cost. Virginia Beach. FMI David Moore 351-3413