CARES Administrative Office

120 E Washington Street
Petersburg VA 23803
  • Monday – Thursday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Friday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Contact CARES Administration office for all Monetary donations.

CARES Service Center

118 East Washington Street
Petersburg VA 23803


HOURS OF OPERATION (Effective July 1, 2023):

FOOD PANTRY: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM


CLOTHES CLOSET: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

  • MONDAY: Donations Only
  • TUESDAY-(By Appt. Only)
  • WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Walk-ins welcome
  • FRIDAY: Donations Only

All items in the Service Center Clothing Closet are free of charge to the community members in need. There is a limit, call for more details.


Service Center Donations- (Items donated must be clean and free from rips, tares and damages)

We accept gently used items. All clothing, shoe and coat items must be clean, free of stains, no rips or holes, no discoloration and clothing should be neatly folded and properly bagged. 

We will not distribute items to the Community in need that are left outside, rained on and or rummaged through.  For the safety of our Staff and the Community, donated items that are left outside of the Service Center will be discarded.

If you cannot make it during the designated times, call to set an appointment.

Calling ahead will allow us to prepare to accept your donations.

CARES Shelter (Temporarily Closed)

Open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year

804-861-0849 (Please call 804-861-0865 while the Shelter is closed )

*Shelter services are temporarily suspended while repairs are being completed.

Update: We are finishing up repairs to the Shelter. We are hoping to open by Christmas 2023. We will have all updates here until we are open.