Services Index

Community Resources

Crisis & Emergency Numbers

Amherst County Sheriff's Department
911

 
YWCA Domestic Violence Prevention Center (24-hour emergency shelter)
(434) 528-1041
 
Sexual Assault Response Program (24-hour hotline assistance)
(434) 947-7273
 
Crisis Line of Central Virginia (24-hour hotline assistance)
(434) 947-4357
 
Financial Assistance
 
Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund
http://www.vwc.state.va.us/
(800) 552-4007
 
Amherst County Social Services (food stamps, general relief, state and local hospitalization)
(434) 946-9330
 
Lynchburg Social Services (food stamps, general relief, state and local hospitalization)
(434) 847-1551
 
Interfaith Outreach Association
(434) 846-6098
 
Law Enforcement Offices
 
Amherst County's Sheriff's Department (non-emergency) (434) 946-9381
Amherst Police Department (Town of Amherst non-emergency) (434) 946-7874
Amherst Magistrate's Office (434) 946-9349
 
Inmate Locator & Notification
 
Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority Inmate Information
(434) 847-1300
Victim Noticification of Offender Status (VINE)
(800) 467-4943
 
General Information
 
United Way Information & Referral Center
(434) 845-8016
 
Virginia Lawyer Referral Service
(800) 552-7977
 
Other Victim / WItness Programs
 
Bedford County, VA    (540) 586-7628
Campbell County, VA  (434) 332-9627
Lynchburg City, VA     (434) 455-3780