Organizations that Assist Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities

Public Sector Services
  • APS (Adult Protective Services), DSS (Department of Social Services), Food Stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, Auxiliary Grants, Emergency Assistance, etc.  
    • Verona office – 540-245-5800
    • Waynesboro Office – 540-942-6646.
  • Department of Rehabilitative Services (DRS) – 540-332-7706 (George Drummond) – offers a “recycling” program for medical equipment free of charge.
  • Staunton Health Department – 540-332-7830
  • Waynesboro Health Department – 540-949-0137
  • Virginia Coop Extension (assisting with Identity Theft) – 540-245-5750
  • Veteran Affairs – 540-332-8900, 877-222-8387 (Shannon Mowery)
  • Virginia Dept. for the Blind and Vision Impaired (VDBVI) – 540-332-7715 or 800-622-2155
  • VPAS (Valley Program for Aging Services) – 540-949-7141 – Meals on Wheels, In-Home Personal Care, Senior Centers, Transportation, etc.
Health and Addiction Services
  • Valley Community Services Board (VCSB) – 540-887-3200 – offers services to those with Mental Illness, Substance Abuse or Intellectual Disability.  After Hours Emergency Services 540-885-0866.  Group Homes and Crisis Intervention Team (24/7) are offered.
  • Augusta Free Clinic (Dental and Health care) – Temporarily Unavailable
Private Sector Services
  • Alzheimer’s Association – 1-800-272-3900 – Safe Return Program, Comfort Zone, 24hr Helpline
  • Blue Ridge Legal Services – 540-433-1830 – Legal aid for low-income residents with civil legal matters
  • Deaf & Hearing Impairment Service Center – 540-569-3016 or 866-563-7784
  • Foundation for Rehab Equipment Endowment (FREE) – 540-777-4929
  • Senior Community Service Employment  – 540-213-1332
  • VAIL (Valley Associates for Independent Living) – 540-820-4071 or 888-242-8245 helping individuals in facilities or hospitals, etc. to live independently in their homes again
Faith Based Organizations
  • SACRA (Staunton/Augusta Church Relief Association) – 540-886-3957
  • Salvation Army – 540-885-8157
  • Valley Mission – 540-886-4673 – Helping the homeless with shelter, food, etc.