Written By: Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC)
For 26 years the Northern Virginia Regional Commission has published a Quick Guide which is a pocket index to the most frequently sought human services in our region.
The Guide is designed to meet the needs of all those in the region seeking to deal with difficult situations. You can search services for the Guide by visiting the following link: https://novaquickguide.org/ You can also save the link to your Smart Phone. Just enter the url https://novaquickguide.org into the browser of your phone and save it to your home screen. You will have the full functionality of the website.
1000+ Public and Private Services Listed
- Lists services provided by local, state and federal government programs as well as nonprofit organizations.
- Helps case managers, social workers, school guidance counselors, mental health outreach workers, police personnel, and others, quickly find the services that their clients need.
- Provides names, websites, and phone numbers for human services including protection from abuse and neglect of children or adults; disability issues; emergency needs; financial literacy; health insurance/Affordable Care Act, homeless, mental health, multicultural, substance abuse, and youth services.
For telephone assistance finding human services, you can dial 211.