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Arlingtonians Meeting Emergency Needs

AMEN provides one-time, same-day emergency financial assistance to Arlington residents facing a financial crisis, and also has programs to help prevent homelessness. 703-558-0035 or www.emergencyneeds.org.

Doorways for Women and Families

Provides services to help women out of domestic violence and homelessness toward safe and stable lives. 703-504-9400 or www.doorwaysva.org.

The Arlington Food Assistance Center

Provides supplemental food assistance to Arlington County residents, on average serving 3,500 adults and 1,500 children a week. The center is at 2708 South Nelson Street, Arlington. 703-845-8486 or http://www.afac.org/.

Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia

Helps families obtain affordable housing and connects them with groups of volunteers who contribute time and/or talent to help build homes; volunteers and monetary donations are needed. 703-521-9890.

Arlington Free Clinic

Provides medical care for low-income, uninsured adults in Arlington, 703-979-1425, 2921 11th St. South Arlington. www.arlingtonfreeclinic.org

Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless

The Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. offers shelter to homeless people and works in coordination with public agencies, businesses and community groups to give homeless people the support, shelter, counseling and employment training they need to regain self-sufficiency. 703-525-7177 or www.aachhomeless.org.

A-SPAN

Provides services for Arlington's street homeless. Their mission is to secure permanent housing for one of Arlington's most vulnerable populations. 703-820-4357 or http://www.a-span.org/.