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Councilwoman

Ellen F. Robertson

 
 
Passion - Experience - Leadership
 

 Build a better city for a better tomorrow

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6th District Buzz

Welcome to RVA 6th! 

 

Welcome to District 6! Home to Richmond's best! Whether you live in Richmond or are just stopping by, take a minute to explore our rich and eclectic district.

Resources for COVID-19

Here are additional resources for those affected by the COVID-19:

  • Local resources can be found at rva.gov, including public health information, support for small businesses, and updates on services and closures.

  • Visit publichealth.va.gov of updates, information, and actions taken by Commonwealth of Virginia.

  • Food assistance is available for those who qualify, and Virginians can also find information on meal services for children by texting “food” or “comida” to 877-877.

  • Information and updates for students and parents from RPS can be found at rvaschools.net, including the availability of meals for children.

  • Unemployment information is on the Virginia Employment Commission website at vec.virginia.gov.

  • Advice for managing stress, anxiety, and mental health during the outbreak is available from the CDC at cdc.gov.

  • Small Business Administration loan information for businesses affected by the outbreak. Small businesses in Richmond are all eligible for disaster loans. More information at sba.gov.

  • Loan and debt relief resources for students is available through the Department of Education at ed.gov.

The City of Richmond has two cooling station locations for residents seeking relief from the heat during the day:
 

The following locations are open Monday through Saturday -
June 7th to September 30th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.:

 

900 E. Marshall Street | Richmond, VA
4100 Hull Street | Richmond, VA

 

The following location is open on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.:
900 E. Broad Street | Richmond, VA

 

All visitors must wear face coverings while in the building
and maintain a safe physical distance of six feet from
others.

 

Seating will be arranged for the appropriate social
distancing. Pets, with the exception of service animals, are
not permitted.

 

For more information regarding cooling assistance services,
contact the Department of Social Services Fuel Assistance
Office at (804) 646-7046.

 

Elderly residents with cooling related issues contact Adult
Services at (804) 646-7367.

 

In the event of a heat related emergency, please call 911.


 

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