Emergency Relief Organizations

American Red Cross
1105 Rose Hill Drive

The Red Cross offers various courses in first aid, CPR and other health-related courses (a fee may apply). Volunteers needed for wide range of tasks.

Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad
828 McIntire Road

The rescue squad requires volunteers to work 12 hours each week. All volunteers must take the 120-hour emergency medical technician course in preparation for their assignments.

Hollymead Fire and Rescue
3575 Innovation Drive

The primary EMS, fire suppression, and rescue agency for Northern Albemarle County, Station No. 12 has an engine, medic (ambulance), tanker, tower and battalion chief. No experience is necessary to join and free EMT and Fire/Rescue classes are offered.

Emergency Food Bank
900 Harris Street

This volunteer organization provides a two- to three-day food supply to individuals and families in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area who find themselves in an emergency without food.