May 27, 2024

Area Resources – Helpline

There are times when we all need a little help. We are blessed to have resources in and around our town to help for those in need.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people between 10 to 24. Sometimes your struggle can be underestimated because of your age. But we hear you, and help is available.




Botetourt Resource Center
33 Lowe St
Buchanan, VA 24066
(540) 254-1468

Executive Director: Melissa Lucas


  •  Interfaith Crisis Fund – providing county-wide crisis assistance and referred to and supported by 25+ churches, Social Services, etc.
  • County-wide recycling network- collecting donated home items, appliances, clothes, furniture, medical equipment, toys, etc.
  • Senior Co-Payment Prescription Assistance and Senior Dental Care Project
  • Food Pantry (by appointment only)
  • Clothes Closet (by appointment only)
  • Small Home Repair and Weatherization Program for Seniors
  • Free firewood Program (wood supplied and delivered by Mill Creek Baptist Church Volunteers)
  • Recreation Programs for Seniors
  • Medical Equipment Loan Program

Visit their website for a complete and up to date list of services and programs


Solomon’s Mission
592 Lowe St
Buchanan, VA. 24066

Hours of Operation

Saturdays – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Mondays – 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Fridays – 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM


We sell clothing for $2 a bag, as well as miscellaneous and household items at varying prices. All of our clothing and items are lightly used and donated. Money made goes toward supplies for students at local schools as well as fire victims in Botetourt County. We also use a portion to cover operating expenses for Solomon’s Mission.



Food Pantry – Operated by Buchanan Presbyterian Church
19559 Main Street
Buchanan, VA. 24066
(540) 254-1390


Please contact the pantry by phone or email to get more information about getting services.


 Christian Free Clinic in Botetourt
7330 Roanoke Rd
Fincastle, VA 24090
(540) 353-0509

Medical Services, Dental Services

The Christian Free Clinic in Botetourt offers basic primary care services and full dental services every week. Teh clinic also has chiropractic and opthomology services offered on a rotating basis. For information on the latter, contact the clinic to find out the dates.

Medical and Dental Services are offered to Botetourt County residents without any form of health-insurance or government-provided healthcare every Tuesday evening, with registration opening at 5:30 p.m. and closing at 6:30 p.m.


New Freedom Farm
6118 Lithia Rd
Buchanan, VA 24066
(540) 855-1158



Aiding veterans with PTSD, Substance Abuse, and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) by using the therapeutic activity of interacting with our equines, farming, and peer-to-peer support. The end goal is to personally empower veterans and help them heal through the realization of their own efforts and contributions.