Department of Human Services (DHS) and General Assistance

Arlington County Department of Human Services
Purpose: Immediate assistance from Arlington County for rent, food, medical needs, government benefits, emergency housing/shelter referrals.
Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm
Contact: 703-228-1300

Arlington County Child Protective Services
Purpose: To report suspected child abuse or neglect
Contact: 703-228-1500

Domestic Violence
Contact: 703-237-0881 to talk to a counselor about your options. In an emergency, call 911.

A complete list of resources is here https://health.arlingtonva.us/get-help-guide/.

General Help:
From Arlington County: https://www.arlingtonva.us/covid-19/food-assistance/
Spanish:  https://vimeo.com/arlingtonva/review/425279921/9aebd1692f
English: https://vimeo.com/arlingtonva/review/424946020/bd5db64c7a
To access videos in other languages: https://www.apsva.us/post/food-resources-from-arlington-county/

Other assistance: Salvation Army — fill out a form and submit it here: English application (Spanish application) or call 703-979-3380. Find out more about help available from Arlington County at https://www.arlingtonva.us/covid-19/financial-assistance/.