Weekly Highlights

Community Resource Guides   


Rental Assistance ProgramsThe organizations listed below have programs available to help with rental assistance if you are having trouble paying rent due to loss of income from COVID-19. 

  • Resources 757: provides information about rent and utility assistance that might be available due to loss of income from COVID-19. Please visit their website here or contact Housing Crisis Hotline at (757) 587-4202.
  • STOP, Inc.: conducts pre-screening calls Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Once the pre-screening is reviewed, a staff member will contact the client to complete enrollment. Please visit their website here or contact their representative at 757-793-5865. 

Eviction Prevention Resource Clinic: Neighborhood Services Eviction Prevention Resources provides information to apply for rent, utility, and relief assistance, answer legal questions regarding Virginia's housing laws. For more information, please visit their website here.

  1. Food Resource & Distribution
  2. Healthcare
  3. Emotional Support Helplines
  4. Economic Mobility
  5. Other

St. Paul’s Community Mobile Pantry

The mobile pantry will be at 645 Church Street every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Produce, meat, dairy, and pantry items are available.

Young Terrace Food Hub

The Foodbank operates a food hub at the Young Terrace Community Center (804 Whitaker Lane) every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Residents can make an appointment to pick up food and access other resources such as healthcare, complete SNAP applications, or childcare information. Please use the OrderAhead app to place your grocery order and schedule a pickup time. Please call the Foodbank at 757-627-6599 or visit this here for more information.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program

For the latest updates on WIC, how to get in contact with staff or register for the program, please text “WIC” to 757-828-6672, call 757-683-2593, or visit the website.

Adults and Families

  • Meals on Wheels (Seniors): please contact the resource specialist at (757) 461-9481.
  • St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen: Carry out from 12:15 pm-1:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
  • St. Mary’s Healthy Food Pantry Program: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9:30 am – 12 pm *If you are a Tidewater Gardens resident, please contact People First-USI if you need assistance picking up food from St. Mary’s. 757-390-4365.
  • Norfolk Grocery Runs: coordinates and delivers groceries to the elderly and those with underlying health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, lung, heart, and liver disease.  Individuals looking for help can call 757-598-1480,, or visit to fill out a form. Transactions will be digital (Venmo, PayPal, CashApp paid directly to the errand runner for reimbursement), and the delivery drop-offs will be at the door with no physical interaction.
  • #LoveYourNeighbor514: serves the elderly, autoimmune, homebound, and shut-ins in our communities around Norfolk and is partnered with the Next-Door app’s Shopping for Neighbors program. Contact 757-447-2755 or visit here.