Rappahannock United Way

3310 Shannon Park Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22408    |    (540) 373-0041

We're here to help.

Free Financial Services

Free Tax Preparation

Free tax assistance allows those who qualify to get help in convenient locations across the community with tax preparation and filing.

Free Financial Coaching

Free financial coaching provides personal coaching and mentoring that will help you make good financial choices and plans.  

Free Prescription Assistance

FamilyWize reduces the costs of prescription medications for anyone with or without health insurance coverage.

Emergency Assistance

If you are a working household experiencing a financial crisis for the first time please call (540) 358-5801 to see if you are eligible for Rappahannock United Way’s emergency financial assistance.

Find the right resources

Housing Assistance

If you are currently homeless or at risk of becoming homeless please call (540) 358-5801 for free and confidential assistance.  This 24/7 helpline can connect you to all local resources and assistance relating to housing and shelter services.


This is a service available to anyone needing help, especially in times of crisis. It offers free access to information and referrals for health and human services.

Quick Guide

Our quick guide lists up-to-date assistance programs serving the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford.

How to Help

Rappahannock United Way believes that together, we can create a community where people are hopeful, resilient, and self-sufficient.  We can’t do it without you!  We invite you to get engaged and support local ALICE households, here’s how –


We count on donations to help us provide financial assistance, coaching and resources to ALICE households free of charge.


Help us spread the word about the financial hardships hard-working ALICE households are facing in our community.  Our team is ready to come in to share information to your place of work, social group, place of worship, classroom, or wherever.


We have year round volunteer opportunities and events for you to get involved with – whatever age, skills or time you have.