Assistance for Prince Edward County & Farmville Residents

In response to the recent ice storms and prolonged power outages Prince Edward County and the Town of Farmville, in partnership with local volunteer fire departments, non-profit agencies and the faith community are coordinating assistance to residents, as follows:

COUNTY-TOWN WARMING CENTER

Prince Edward-Farmville Youth Association Gymnasium

2750 Layne Street, Farmville, VA

Friday – Sunday:  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Warmth, charge electronics (bring your own charger), use restrooms (bring your own toiletries and towels, wash cloths, etc.), fill water containers from faucets (bring your own containers).

Note:  MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED.

OVERNIGHT EMERGENCY SHELTER (ON-CALL ONLY, REGISTRATION REQUIRED)

Prince Edward-Farmville Youth Association Gymnasium

2750 Layne Street, Farmville, VA

Beginning Friday, February 19th, the County-Town Warming Center located at the PEFYA Gymnasium (2750 Layne Street) will convert to an overnight shelter for residents of Prince Edward County and the Town of Farmville, if needed, but you must call 434-315-1503 to register.  

  • IMPORTANT — REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED:  Registration closes for overnight sheltering at 6:00 p.m.  At this time, overnight sheltering is offered on the nights of Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20, only.  Call  434-315-1503.

ADDITIONAL WARMING CENTERS LOCATIONS IN PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY

Meherrin Volunteer Fire Department 

Address: 102 Moores Ordinary Road, Meherrin, VA

Friday – Sunday:  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Warmth, charge electronics (bring your own charger),use restrooms, fill water containers from faucets (bring your own containers). MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED

Darlington Heights Volunteer Fire Department 

Address: 2673 Darlington Heights Road, Pamplin, VA

Friday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Warmth, charge electronics (bring your own charger),use restrooms, fill water containers from faucets (bring your own containers). MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED

Farmville Baptist Church

Address:  132 North Main Street, Farmville. 434-392-5041

  • 2 PM – 4 PM on Sat. 2/20, Sun. 2/21, & Mon. 2/22 
  • Warmth, charge electronics(bring your own charger),use restrooms-(no showers-bring your own toiletries and towels, wash cloths, etc. to use sinks), fill water containers from kitchen sink(bring your own containers). MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED

Farmville United Methodist Church
Address: 212 High St, Farmville 434-392-4686

  • Monday-Thursday 9 AM-3 PM
  • Open to offer warmth, cook a meal and use freezer space, and charging of electronics(bring your own charger).  MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED

Heritage Baptist Church

Address: 700 Milnwood Road, Farmville 434-392-6119

  • 8 AM-8 PM on Fri. 2/19, Sat. 2/20, & Sun 2/21
  • Warmth, charge electronics(bring you own charger), use internet, use restrooms-(no showers-bring your own toiletries and towels, wash cloths, etc. to use sinks), fill water containers from kitchen sink(bring your own containers).  MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED

St. John’s Lutheran Church
Address: 1301 Milnwood Road, Farmville. 434-392-1875

  • Monday-Thursday. 9 AM-1 PM and 2 PM- 5PM
  • Warmth, charge electronics(bring your own charger), use internet, shower (bring your own toiletries and towels). MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED

Southside Virginia Family YMCA

CHECK FOR INFORMATION REGARDING SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY 2/19 OR CALL 434-392-3456.

Address: 580 Commerce Road, Farmville

  • Hours: (Subject to change during inclement weather. Call in advance: 434-392-3456)
    Monday – Thursday:  5:30am – 9pm
  • Open to those who are still without power to utilize showers, running water and to charge devices (membership is not required).
    • Anyone over the age of 18 must provide identification.   
    • Due to the COVID-19 environment, access will be controlled for social distancing.  MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED.
    • The Y encourages people to call ahead and make a reservation for shower access.  They will make every effort to accommodate walk-ins.  The phone number for the Y is 434-392-3456.

Bulk Water and Charging

The County and the Town have made arrangements to provide access to water and charging stations for citizens. The following Volunteer Fire Department locations will be open as follows for public use of outdoor water spigots AND/OR indoor charging stations of electronics. (Note: Masks and social distancing are mandatory to enter a fire department.) 

  • Farmville Volunteer Fire Department (100 West Third Street)
  • Hampden-Sydney Volunteer Fire Department (182 South Boundary Road)
  • Pamplin Volunteer Fire Department – Old Firehouse (2394 Pamplin Road)
  • Prospect Volunteer Fire Department (45 Campbell Hill Road)
  • Meherrin Volunteer Fire & Rescue (102 Moores Ordinary Road)
  • Darlington Heights Volunteer Fire Department (2673 Darlington Heights Road)
  • Rice Volunteer Fire Department (948 Rices Depot Road)

Outdoor Water Spigots – Town of Farmville 

Two water spigots are located in the Town of Farmville for public use at the following locations: 

  • Farmville Train Station
  • Farmville Farmer’s Market

Piedmont Senior Resources

Services available to those over 60 in Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland,  Lunenburg, Nottoway and Prince Edward Counties.  For Assistance Call: 800-995-6918

  • Shelter information
  • Blankets
  • Shelf stable meals 
  • Care Packages 
  • Fire wood 
  • Water

This list will be updated daily by volunteers at Farmville Cares.  Please refer to www.farmvillecares.org for additional information and updates on local resources and assistance.

The County and Town will also continue to provide updates to both operational and community support and response information.

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