Adult Services

Action Family Services, Inc.Senior-Woman-With-Adult-Daught-13909397

104A Homestead DriveForest, VA 24551
434-316-0026 Fax: 434-316-0026
Brandi Creasy, LPC & Dan West, LPC: Directors
Home-based counseling services

Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Association

605 Clay Street
Lynchburg, Va. 24504
434-845-8540 or 1-866-868-8444 Fax: 434-845-8378
Aids families in caring for patients with Alzheimer's Disease or other types of dementia. Helps the family learn about the disease and how to cope with the stress of caring for these terminally ill patients through resource information. Educational programs are offered featuring speakers in medical, social service and legal professions.

Amherst Counseling Center

Central Virginia Community Services
P.O. Box 926
114 Lexington Turnpike
Amherst, VA. 24521
434-946-2316 or 434-946-7002 Fax: 434-946-9646
Offers mental health services; individual group therapy; case management; medication evaluation and management.

Appomattox Counseling Center

P.O. Box 118
Appomattox, VA. 24522
434-352-8239 or 434-352-3095 Fax: 434-352-8230
Program Manager: Beth B. Ulrich

Centra PACE - A program of all-inclusive care for the elderly

407 Federal Street 
Lynchburg, VA 24501
434-200-6516 to set up intake appointment
PACE is a comprehensive program for adults 55 years of age and older who meet the criteria for nursing facility placement, prefer to stay at home and have an assessment indicating that living at home with the support of the PACE program is a safe alternative.

Horizon Behavioral Health

Case Management (Mental Health and Intellectual Disability)
2235 Landover Place
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
434-847-8065 Fax: 434-847-6094
Markieta Torrence: Program Manager
Case management for service coordination for persons with intellectual disabilities and/or mental illness living in the community; discharge planning to persons coming out of state facilities; consultation and education. County residents may be served from their county counseling centers.

The Counseling Center

c/o Family Alliance
Lynchburg, Va. 24501
434-845-5944 ext. 255 Fax: 434-845-0840
The Counseling Center provides counseling to individuals, children, adolescents, couples, and families. Counseling scholarships are available. We also offer: Children in the Middle and For the Kids' Sake - Parenting classes for families experiencing a divorce. The goal of these programs is to help the children, not re-unify the couple. Anger Management - A 10 week, highly interactive program allowing participants to assess their anger, its roots, and plan for situations that are difficult to manage.

Consumer Credit Counseling Service

Family Alliance
Lynchburg, Va. 24501
434-847-4447 ext. 235 Fax: 434-845-0840
The Consumer Credit Counseling Service will (at no charge) assess your financial situation and help you establish budgeting goals and set-up a realistic budget. We also offer the debt management plan, which consolidates bills and helps participants regain control as they pay off their debts.

Sexual Assault Response Program: 24/7

SARP gives 24 hour face to face and help-line assistance to children, teens, and adults who have been sexually abused and/or assaulted. SARP is a major referral source for the criminal justice system, child protective services, forensics nurses, schools, and health care agencies. SARP offers direct victim assistance through an array of services from crisis intervention and advocacy during initial emergency room exams throughout treatment, court proceedings, support groups, and the overall recovery process. SARP also provides awareness and educational programs to area schools, businesses, allied professionals, and the general public.
Out of Area: 1-888-947-7273

Teen Talk: 24/7

Teen Talk is a help-line that provides youth with a place to receive non-judgmental answers to serious questions or concerns. Included in these concerns are issues regarding suicide, abuse, sex, sexually transmitted diseases, drugs, pregnancy, violence, and other issues that affect the well being of teens.
Out of Area: 1-888-299-7277


M-F 3:00-6:00pm.
Chatterline is a telephone service for all children of elementary age. It is geared for children who are home alone after school and need someone to talk to, a listening ear, or assistance with homework assignments. Chatterline is also for emergencies or for children who just want a safe place to check in. It provides reassurance, support services, and if necessary emergency help to young children who need a friend. Except in emergencies, these calls are anonymous and confidential.
434-947-5437 (KIDS)
Out of Area: 1-888-670-5437

TeleCare: M-F

TeleCare is a free call out program that serves area homebound residents. Caring workers provide daily phone contact to homebound or elderly residents to check on their physical and emotional well-being. TeleCare exists to help those who live alone feel secure in their independence.

Domestic Violence Prevention Center

c/o YWCA - Domestic Violence Prevention Center
626 Church Street
Lynchburg, Va. 24504
Sheila Andrews: Director
Provides support, programs and counseling for victims of domestic violence.

The Free Clinic of Central Virginia, Inc.

1016 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504
434- 847- 5866
Robert (Bob) Barlow: Executive Director
The Free Clinic of Central Virginia, Inc. is dedicated to the belief that everyone should have access to health care services.

Hospice of the Hills

3300 Rivermont avenue
Lynchburg, Va. 24503
Susan Davidson, RN: Director
Active home care, symptom control, bereavement program and spiritual support for terminally ill patients and their families.

New Land Samaritan Inns, Inc. (The Gateway)

300 12th Street
Lynchburg, Va. 24504
434-846-3311 Fax: 434-845-6368
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David Pruitt: Program Director
Transitional Living facility for homeless men in recovery. Non emergency; must have referral.

Oxford House- Women's Self- Run Recovery Housing

2208 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Call 540-204-8015 to schedule an interview.
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Kevin M. Jackson- Outreach Representative
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Oxford Houses of Virginia- Outreach Services-Western Virginia
Oxford Houses of Virginia is proud to announce the June 1st opening of Oxford House – Randolph-Macon, an eight bed self-run, self supported recovery home for women located at 2208 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia. The women of Randolph-Macon will be operating on a shoestring budget while getting on their feet so any donation of household goods will would be greatly appreciated. Oxford House as a 501 (C) (3) non-profit umbrella organization any donation is tax deductible.
Oxford Houses of Virginia is excited to be expanding to meet the need in Lynchburg.
The Parent and Family Center
c/o Family Alliance
2600 Memorial Ave., Suite 201
Lynchburg, Va. 24501
434-845-5944 ext. 243 Fax: 434-845-0840
The Parent and Family Center provides and creates opportunities for strengthening positive family interactions and connections. We also help our community find and use nurturing tools to build strong, secure family circles. Our services include:
*Parenting Classes
*Parent Aide Mentor Program
*Educational Seminars/Workshops
*Child Abuse Prevention Center
*The Fatherhood Initiative
*Parent Networks
*Family Enrichment Activities
*Lending Book and Video Library

Piedmont Psychiatric Center

Virginia Baptist Hospital
Lynchburg, Va. 24503
Mental Health Services for adults

RTS Bereavement Services of Centra Health (formerly Resolve Through Sharing)

RTS Bereavement Parent Support Group
Va. Baptist Hospital
3300 Rivermont Ave.
Lynchburg, Va. 24502
434-947-4642 or 434-947-4568
Fax: 434-947-7458
Evelyn Harker: Chief Administrator
Pregnancy and Infant loss support group meets the 3rd Tuesday monthly.

VA Lynchburg Clinic

1600 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Provides basic medical and mental health care to eligible veterans in Central Virginia.

YWCA / Violence Intervention Program (VIF)

626 Church Street
Lynchburg, Va. 24504
434-847-7751 Fax: 434-528-3449
Susan Harrison: Executive Director
Sheila Andrews: Shelter Director
Kristin Alley: Program Coordinator
Psycho-educational program for men who batter.