Mental Health Supports & Resources

  • School Counselors are available to support students and families. In addition, the following is a list of community agencies that can provide support to individuals in need.

    • RACSB 24-hour emergency mental health services: (540) 373-6876
    • The Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank (540) 371-7666 can provide food for families in addition to what we distribute at schools.
    • Suicide hotline: 800-273-TALK 
    • Substance abuse hotline: 800-662-HELP
    • Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Department non-emergency number: (540) 507-7200
    • Virginia 211 offers local information about services, food/rent support, etc.: dial 211 or visit their website
    • Families can sign up for Spotsylvania County text alerts here
    • Child Protective Services: (540) 507-7898 OR (800) 552-7096 after hours
    • The RACSB Spotsy Office (540) 582-3980 is able to provide telehealth intakes/therapy appointments via Zoom. They are also able to provide therapy to individuals over the phone if they do not have internet access.
    • Mental Health America of Fredericksburg offers personalized assistance in locating a mental health provider. Call their office at (540) 371-2704 Monday through Friday from 9am to 2pm.
    • Food & healthcare assistance through Spotsylvania DSS - Citizens may apply for benefits (SNAP, TANF, Medicaid and Child Care) online at www.commonhelp.virginia.gov or by calling toll free 855-635-4370. For Medicaid only applications call 855-242-8282. Citizens may reach staff by contacting their caseworker via email or phone. If you do not know your caseworker, call 540-507-7898.
    • Unemployment benefits can be requested through the Virginia Employment Commission - File a new claim online or by calling (866) 832-2363 Monday through Friday from 8:15am to 4:30pm
    • Families who rent and are at risk of being evicted can learn more from the VA Poverty Law Center.
      • Eviction Helpline: 1-833-NoEvict
      • Statewide Legal Aid Number: 1-866-LEGLAID