10 CVille Resources You May Not Know


1. Literacy Volunteers Of Charlottesville/Albemarle

233 4th Street NW, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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Literacy Volunteers offer reading, writing and English language classes to adults in the Charlottesville and Albemarle region.

2. On Our Own Of Charlottesville

123 4th St NW, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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On Our Own is a community group that offers mutual support, education and advocacy for adults with mental illness.

3. Jefferson Area Board For Aging

674 Hillsdale Dr Charlottesville, Virginia 22936
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The Jefferson Area Board For Aging, or JABA’s, mission is to educate and support seniors in the community with services like insurance counseling, delivered meals and advocacy.

4. Court Appointed Special Advocates

818 East High Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Piedmont CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) recruits and trains volunteers to advocate for children in cases of abuse or neglect.

5. Shelter For Help In Emergency

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The Shelter For Help In Emergency provides help for women and children who are victims of domestic abuse. They have a 24 hour hotline and shelter, counseling, case management, court accompaniment and a button on their website to immediately hide it.

6. Piedmont Housing Alliance

1215 East Market Street, Suite B, Charlottesville, Virginia
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The Piedmont Housing Alliance offers help for moderate to low income families. They offer education for first time buyers, fair housing and avoiding loan scams.

7. Central Virginia Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia Association Inc.

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Central Virginia Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Association provides community support and seminars to people affected by chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia.

8. The PB & J Fund

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The PB & J Fund works to equip children with the resources and knowledge they need for a healthy diet.

9. Young Women Leaders Program

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The UVA Young Women Leaders Program pairs young middle school girls with college age women to empower and inspire confidence. The program also includes a year of group activities addressing academic achievement, confidence and body image.

10. VINEGAR HILL Toastmasters Club

401 McIntire Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia
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VINEGAR HILL Toastmasters Club provides support and education to develop leadership and public speaking skills.

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