ACCA/FISH/ECHO

Annandale Christian Community for Action (ACCA)

Clients served by ACCA are screened and referred by the Fairfax County Department of Social Services.

Services provided include:

  • Food Deliveries – Volunteers deliver food from ACCA pantry to hungry families.
  • Family Assistance – Families may get monetary assistance in paying for rent, utilities, medicine, and gasoline.
  • Furniture – ACCA picks up donated furniture and delivers furniture to clients who don’t have any furniture.
  • Meals-On-Wheels – ACCA participates in MOW where daily meals are delivered to shut-ins.
  • Transportation – ACCA volunteers take clients to medical appointments.
ACCA Website: http://www.accacares.org/

 

For Immediate Sympathetic Help (FISH)

Clients served by Fairfax FISH  are screened and referred by the Fairfax County Department of Social Services.

Services provided include:

  • Food Deliveries – Volunteers deliver food from FISH pantry to hungry families.
  • Clothing – FISH operates a “Clothing Closet” where clothes may be donated and are given away for free. Clients come to the store when they are in need.
  • Meals-On-Wheels – FISH participates in MOW where daily meals are delivered to shut-ins.
  • Transportation – FISH volunteers take clients to medical appointments.
FISH Websitehttp://www.fairfaxfish.org/

 

 Ecumenical Community Helping Others (ECHO)

ECHO distributes donated clothing, school supplies and household items.  We offer food and financial assistance in emergencies. Counselors provide emotional support and referrals for other services.  We oversee large holiday food basket and gift programs.

ECHO serves needy people who reside in our service area and does not discriminate based on race, creed, color or any other personal characteristic.

We serve those in need who live in the Springfield and Burke communities.

ECHO boundaries include the entire area covered by these Springfield ZIP codes: 22151, 22152, 22153, and 22015 (Burke). We also serve parts of the following ZIP codes: 22150 (Springfield), 22312 (Alexandria).

A person seeking assistance should call 703-569-9160 between 9:30 am and 12:30 pm on a weekday (except federal holidays) or between 7:00 and 9:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. He or she should be able to give their home address, briefly describe their need, and make an appointment to come to ECHO at 7205 Old Keene Mill Road for an interview during the hours described above.

ECHO Website: http://www.echo-inc.org/

 

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