Farmville Area Community Emergency Services (FACES)
Operates a weekly food pantry for eligible area people who have inadequate amounts and types of food. Food for distribution is obtained from the Central Virginia Food Bank as well as from local grocers, churches and individual donors.
Farmville Area Habitat for Humanity
Committed to eliminating poverty housing by building simple but well-constructed homes to sell at no profit and zero interest rates to qualifying individuals. Labor and materials are donated.
Farmville Service Unit Girl Scouts
Encourages balanced development for girls through informal educational, recreational and community service activities. Planning and decision making are taught in partnership with trained adult volunteers.
Farmville Area Boy Scout Service Organization
Established to improve lives of boys ages 7-18 through character building, citizenship training, skills development, and personal fitness with trained adult guidance.
Jolly Glee Senior Citizens Club
Volunteers provide nutritional care and education for community seniors.
Madeline's House/Southside Center For Violence Prevention
Provides shelter, support, court advocacy, and referrals for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Includes the
Piedmont Crisis Center for sexual assault counseling and Madeline's House, a safe haven for those in danger of domestic violence.
Prince Edward County 4-H Clubs And Equestrian Club
A component of the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, this agency helps youth acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes which will enable them to become self-directing, productive, and contributing members of society. Special events include camp, after-school programs, and the Riding Star Horse Club.
Prince Edward-Farmville Youth Association
Provides organized recreation for area youth. Over 500 youth participate in one or more sports activities, including soccer, baseball, softball, and basketball. Youth learn the fundamentals of sports while developing strong character, a positive attitude, and a sense of responsibility and citizenship.
Scope/Meals On Wheels
Provides nutritious meals and social companionship to senior citizens and homebound individuals. With the help of volunteer drivers, shut-ins receive a meal prepared at Southside Community Hospital five days a week. At the SCOPE Center (Senior Citizens of Prince Edward), low-income persons over 60 years of age meet for meals, companionship, and planned activities.
Southside Virginia Family YMCA
Implements services that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for our community's youth and adults. Programs offered include swim lessons for all ages, youth and adult team sports, pre-school activities, aquatic programs, non-competitive youth programs, and additional exercise programs through its fitness facility. The YMCA strives through its programs and services to encourage its mission's character values in each participant: honesty, respect, responsibility and caring. The YMCA is open to all individuals, offering financial scholarships to those experiencing financial hardships.
Southside Pregnancy Center
Provides pregnancy testing, counseling, parenting education, and an opportunity to earn material goods for a newborn.
Local, non-kill animal shelter housing over two hundred abandoned dogs and cats. Promotes adoptions and provides spaying and neutering services.
Southside Training, Employment And Placement Services, Inc. (STEPS)
Provides vocational training and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and/or vocational disadvantages. Training services include: facility and community-based employment training options to prepare individuals for competitive employment; assistance with locating and securing, competitive employment within the individual's community. Product manufacturing and services include: industrial sewing; recycling (corrugate, aluminum cans, newspaper, shredded office paper, and plastics coded 1-7); and subcontract work (packaging and assembly, re-work, bulk mailings, etc.)
Tri-County Life Learners
Trained volunteers provide confidential, one-on-one tutoring for any adult with a reading level below sixth grade and for those who speak English as a second language.
Virginia Legal Aid Society
Provides free civil, legal services to low-income residents of Prince Edward County.