Weekly Resources Update: Vaccine Pop-Ups, Medicare Workshop, Financial Support for Older Youth Formerly in Foster Care, Immigration Law Clinic, Hiring Events, Job Assistance and More

Share these resources for individuals and families in need or impacted by the COVID-19 crisis with your neighbors and networks.

Page updated on Sep 10, 2021 at 8:36 AM

Weekly Resources Update: Vaccine Pop-Ups, Medicare Workshop, Financial Support for Older Youth Formerly in Foster Care, Immigration Law Clinic, Hiring Events, Job Assistance and More 


COVID-19 Resources for Those in Need Web BoxSeptember 10, 2021--Each week, DCHS highlights new and existing resources to support individuals and families impacted by the COVID-19 crisis or those in need.  

We encourage residents and faith-based and nonprofit organizations to share these resources with their neighbors and networks. You can also learn about and share the latest resources and news by following DCHS on Facebook or Twitter or subscribing to the Spanish Language Text Line by texting ALEXINFOESP to 888777. 

Upcoming Vaccine Events on September 11, 13-15 and 17 

  • There are multiple clinics every week around the city where adults and children aged 12 and up can receive their free first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. As part of Alexandria's commitment to serving all communities, clinics are hosted at a variety of times in conveniently located neighborhood locations and do not require ID, insurance or English fluency. Access a schedule of locations and times

Medicare Workshop on September 14 

  • DCHS is offering a virtual workshop for residents new to Medicare or caregivers for a Medicare beneficiary. The workshop provides information on how Medicare works, the different parts of the health insurance program and how to get the most out of Medicare coverage. Next workshop is September 14, 3-5 p.m. Register at alexandriava.gov/Aging. 

COVID-19 Financial Support Available for Older Youth Previously in Foster Care, Deadline September 15 

  • If you were previously a teen in foster care and are 18 up to 27 years old (but not 27 yet), you may be eligible for financial support through the Consolidated Appropriations Act (2021). Deadline to apply is September 15. Visit FosterMyFuture.com (or scan the QR code below) to learn more about the program or text/call 757.298.3586 and give your name and reason for communicating or email gwendolyn.castillo@dss.virginia.gov. Learn more at alexandriava.gov/ChildWelfare. 

Hiring and Information Events on September 14 and 15 

The Workforce Development Center is hosting two hiring and information events the week of September 12: 

  • Join WDC for a regional law enforcement and security in-person hiring event on  September 14, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Market Square (301 King St.). Local law enforcement and security agencies will be on hand to meet with and discuss current vacancies with job seekers. Space is limited, register today to secure participation. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.  

  • Join WDC for a virtual information session on September 15, 10-11 a.m., with the new Wegmans Carlyle - Alexandria location, which is now hiring. The store is set to open in Spring 2022. Register for the event and access and apply for job openings

Weekly Jobs Flyer, Workshops and Skills Training 

Rental and Eviction Prevention Assistance 

  • Alexandria Eviction Prevention Partnership staff in-person are available for immediate assistance every Wednesday and Thursday from 12-3 p.m. at Casa Chirilagua (4109 Mt. Vernon Ave.). Call 571.351.3272 or email volunteerAEPP@alive-inc.org

  • Access City and state rental and eviction prevention assistance programs and services through the Office of Housing and DCHS. Learn more

Free Immigration Legal Advice/Referral Clinic Coming September 20-23 

ALIVE! Food Distribution Pop-Ups 

For more information on a wide range of resources available, visit Resources to Meet Basic Needs of those Impacted by COVID-19

View or download a flyer to learn how to access a variety of essential services  in EnglishSpanishArabic and Amharic