More Helpful Resources

More helpful information and resources for those impacted by COVID-19.

Page updated on Jul 8, 2021 at 12:07 PM

Coronavirus Car Payment Relief Program

Due to COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, a number of Americans are facing, and will face financial hardship, finding themselves unable to pay all of their bills. One of those bills may be auto payments. To that end, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has put together a list of automakers and lenders that are offering borrowers avenues of relief. This list will be updated regularly to help you figure out if making your next car payment is one worry you can let go of for the time being.

Learn more about car relief programs.

Legal Aid and Resources

Virginia Poverty Law Center

Virginia Poverty Law Center's web site has answers to many COVID-related employment, eviction and legal questions. They also have an eviction hotline: 833-NOEVICT (833.663.8428).   

Legal Aid Justice Center

Legal Aid Justice Center has recorded videos on topics ranging from immigration concerns to price gouging. The videos are recorded live on the Center's Facebook page numerous times per week. For a full list of videos in both Spanish and English, visit

Assistance for Pet Owners

The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA) has a Pet Pantry program in place for residents in need of pet food or other pet supplies. Pet items will be available for pick up at the AWLA (4101 Eisenhower Ave.) by appointment only. Residents in need are encouraged to email or call 703.746.5508 to request pet food or supplies. If transportation is a problem, contact the AWLA to discuss options.  

Emergency Hotlines

If you are in a crisis and need to talk to someone, call the CrisisLink Hotline at 703.527.4077 or text "connect" to 85511 (for TTY, dial 711), or the Department of Community & Human Services Emergency Services at 703.746.3401.