Community Resources

Love Inc (Love In the Name of Christ)

Bridging the gap between helping hands and people in need. If you are in need of assistance visit their website now. Watch a short video about their services here

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.

Other Food Pantries

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


Our church is used as a central hub for distributing food for the area Meals-On-Wheels program. 

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, Scottsville UMC has 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, and monies are sent directly to the utility company or landlord. Individuals must wait at least 365 days before we are able to provide additional monetary donations.


Little Learners Tricounty Child Development Center: Now has openings for children 6 weeks to 5 years old. Call today (434) 286-8888 | 900 Glendower Rd | Scottsville, VA 24590 | Visit Little Learners Now 

Scottsville United Methodist Preschool

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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