Community Resources

Bread Of Life

We are a part of the Scottsville Bread of Life Ministry that was formed in 1995 by a group of dedicated volunteers from the local churches in Scottsville. This community ministry works together to bring food and other supplies to those in need. The Bread of Life Ministry distributes food and other essentials to those who request help. Each of the contributing churches (St. Anne’s Episcopal Parish, Scottsville United Methodist, Scottsville Baptist, Scottsville Presbyterian and St. George’s Catholic Church) takes a turn at leading this group effort.  If you would like to be part of this ministry, come to the Scottsville Community Center (rear entrance) the third Friday of the month at 1:00pm to help unload the truck, at 2:00 p.m. to help pack up the food, and the third Saturday of the month at 8:00 a.m. to pass out the food.

Mobile Food Pantry

We support the Mobile Food Pantry which is a joint effort of the Blue Ridge Food Bank and the Bread of Life Ministry. The Mobile Food Pantry needs volunteers on the fourth Tuesday of each month meeting at the Scottsville Farmer’s Market Pavilion. Start times are 9:00 a.m. if you are helping with carts and sign-in or 9:30 a.m. if you are helping with food packing and distribution.

Emergency Food Pantry

The church office has an emergency food pantry for individuals requiring immediate assistance with non-perishable food items. Pantry is open during office hours Tuesday – Friday from 9:00am-12:00pm. Call before arriving at the church (434) 286-4736.

List of Food Pantries within 25 miles of Scottsville – download PDF here

Meals-On-Wheels

Our church is used as a central hub for distributing food for the area Meals-On-Wheels program. Additionally, each year we typically host a Lenten Fish-Fry that serves as a fundraiser for the Meals-On-Wheels program. Again, we have to follow the guidelines set forth by the VAUMC & CDC in regard to COVID 19 restrictions.

Medical Lending Library

The medical lending library loans a variety of medical equipment at no cost to residents in the Scottsville, Esmont, Howardsville, and Schuyler zip codes. Equipment available includes wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes, commodes, shower chairs, transfer benches and many other items. 

Contact Al Quist (434) 831-2651

Needs Of Others

Through generous donations, we have a fund that helps to support those individuals requiring assistance in covering their utilities or rent. Individuals receiving this assistance must be vetted by Love, Inc. Once vetted with Love, Inc., we can provide a one-time donation of up to $150. Individuals must wait at least 365 days before we are able to provide additional monetary donations.

We also provide assistance with prescriptions at the Scottsville Pharmacy. The same restrictions apply as above and individuals requesting assistance for prescription medicine must be vetted by Love, Inc in Charlottesville. This is a simple process that can be done over the phone and takes about 45 minutes to complete.

Childcare 

Medical Care 

  • Yancey Community Health Center: member of the Blueridge Health District For information or to schedule an appointment call (434) 270-3216 Located in the old Yancey Elementary school building now Yancey Community Center 7625 Porters Road | Esmont, VA 22937 | 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Mon – Fri
         

Senior Housing

SeniorHousingNet, aims to help older adults find housing that will meet their current and future care needs. For more information about SeniorHousingNet, click here to visit their website

 

 

 

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