Do You Need Help?
Individuals are referred to Family Assistance by the Fairfax County Coordinated Services department at (703) 222-0880 or by calling the Share answering service directly at (703) 229-1414. Callers phoning the answering service directly must reside in the Share service areas of McLean, Great Falls, and Pimmit Hills, which includes the zip codes, 22101, 22102, 22066 and 22043. Once a client leaves a message with the Share answering service, the Family Assistance Coordinator will call back to determine the need and qualifications for assistance.
How You Can Help
Please consider donating to your neighbors in need! Click the “Donate Funds” button under the “How You Can Help” tab above. Share is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Volunteering As A Family Assistance Coordinator
Be the contact person for individuals or social workers to arrange payment of rent, utilities, prescriptions and other needs in accordance with Share guidelines. Coordinators take calls for one week and can work from home or the office. See the volunteer job descriptions page for more information.
Family Assistance Statistics
Last year Share responded to 1,200 calls to assist people in Fairfax County in need of urgent help with payments for rent, utilities, medical services, prescriptions etc. Share distributed over $140,631 to 815 households with 2,320 family members during FY2014.