Community Services Directory

Crisis Intervention and Help
Emergency- Fire, Police, Sheriff, Rescue Squad ….911
Suicide Intervention ………………………………911
Suicide Prevention Lifeline ……………………….800-784-2433
…………………………………………………….800-SUICIDE
Domestic violence/sexual assault, housing ……….800-564-2836
New Directions Center (24hr. line)
Poison Control Center (24 hr. line) ……………….800-222-1222
Mental Health Services (24 hr. line) ………………866-274-7475
Valley Community Services Board
Virginia Service Directory (24 hr. line) ……………211

Community Services
Girl Scouts of Virginia……….. 540-777-5100, 1-800-542-5905
Highland County Dept. of Social Services ………..540-468-2199
   SNAP (food stamps), Energy Assistance,
   Medicaid, Child and Adult Protective Services
   (child, elder abuse); foster care and adoption
Highland County Health Department …………….540-468-2270
   Women, Infants & Children (WIC) food
   program; immunizations; sliding fees for
   pediatrics and family planning
Highland Medical Center ………………………….540-468-6400
—–Toll free………………………………………….844-468-6400
   primary care, physical therapy, dentistry,
   health care at school, counseling, wellness
   center- sliding fees
Family Assessment Planning Team (FAPT) ………540-499-2062
   help for at-risk youth and their families-for
   help can be made by individuals
Valley Community Services Board ………………..540-468-2165
   individual counseling, family counseling
Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS) ……….540-468-2178
   supports individuals 60 years and older;
   home delivered meals; personal care;
   Medicare counseling; care giver support; day trips
Second Wind by VPAS ……………………………540-468-3001
   senior center without walls; provides social,
recreational and educational programs
  throughout Highland County
Word of Faith Church (food bank) ………………..540-468-3594

Education / Employment / Activities
Highland High School …………………………….540-468-6320
Highland Elementary School………………………540-468-6360
GED (General Educational Development) ……….540-396-4873
Highland County Public Library …………………..540-468-2373
Virginia Cooperative Extension and 4-H ………….540-468-2225
The Highland Center ………………………………540-468-1922
   youth employment, food and farm  workshops, business counseling
Central Shenandoah Valley Office on Youth ………540-942-6757
Virginia Employment Commission …………………540-332-7750
Highland County Recreation Commission ………….540-468-2978
Highland County Chamber of Commerce …………..540-468-2550
Allegheny Mountain Radio WVLS ………………….540-468-1234
The Highland-Bath Recorder ……………………….540-468-2147

Information Hotlines
Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, Alateen …………866-281-8456
Adult Protective Services …………………………..888-832-3858
Child Abuse and Neglect ……………………………800-552-7093
Drugs and Alcohol ………………………………….800-821-4357
Eating Disorders ……………………………………800-931-2237
Family Violence-Sexual Assault …………………….800-838-8238
National Runaway Switchboard …………………….800-786-2929
Sexually Transmitted Diseases ………………………800-277-8922

Legal / Court Services
Highland County Juvenile and Domestic
Relations Court ………………………………………540-468-2445
Blue Ridge Legal Services ……………………………800-237-0141

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