Basic Needs


  • #InThisTogether: A one page document listing resources to meet basic needs (food, rent, etc.) as well as mental health resources. Families needing additional support are encouraged to contact their school social worker.
  • Assistance from a Distance: Arlington County’s Department of Human Services is now offering Assistance from a Distance. This site provides information on Aging and Disability Services, Behavioral Healthcare, Child and Family Services, Economic Independence and Public Health. 
  • Comcast is now providing free “Internet Essentials” service to low-income families for 60-days. Sign-up is available online here:
  • General Support:  2-1-1 Virginia is a free service that can help you find the resources you need. Dial 2-1-1