Contractors, We Want You!!

If you are currently a Contractor and interested in working with the County's Housing Rehabilitation Projects click below to view Contractor Qualifications!

Contractor Qualification Information (PDF)

Housing Assistance

If you are a Henry County resident who needs assistance with housing issues, many agencies are in place that may help you. Some contact names and numbers are listed on this page. Please understand that these agencies are not under the direction of the County Administrator or the Board of Supervisors. For details on each agency and whatever assistance it can provide, please contact that specific agency.

Home Repair Loans/Grants

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Lynchburg Service Center
20311-A Timberlake Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Telephone: 434-239-3473
USDA Website

 Granting Freedom (modification grants for service men and service women)

Virginia Housing and Development Authority (VHDA)
Telephone: 877-VHDA-123
VHDA Website

Southern Area Agency on Aging, Inc.

204 Cleveland Avenue
Martinsville, VA 2411
Toll-Free: 800-468-4571
Telephone: 276-632-6442
Fax: 276-632-6252
Southern Area Agency on Aging Website

Indoor Plumbing Rehab

TAP (Total Action for Progress)  Contact: Michael Thompson
13 East Preston Street
Lexington, VA 24450
Telephone: 540-463-9527
Fax: 540-463-1588

Rental Assistance

(Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers)

Danville Redevelopment & Housing Authority
Telephone: 434-792-5544
Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority Website
Assistance areas - Henry County and City of Martinsville

Representatives of DRHA will be at the Martinsville City Municipal Building on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 9:30 am and 3 pm in Room 32: 276-403-5254


Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc.
145 West Campbell Avenue, S.W.
P.O. Box 2868
Roanoke, VA 24001
Telephone: 540-345-1184
Fax: 540-342-2932
Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project Website

Pittsylvania County Community Action                                    
P.O. Box 1119                                                                       
Chatham, VA 24531                                                               
Telephone: 434-432-8250                                                    
Pittsylvania County Community Action Website

Fuel Assistance

Henry County/Martinsville Department of Social Services
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
20 Progress Drive (physical location)  
Martinsville, VA 24112

Mailing Address: 
PO Box 4946
Martinsville, VA 24115

Main Telephone: 276-656-4300
Fax: 276-656-4303 or 656-4398

Hours of Operation: 
Monday through Friday 
8 am to 5 pm

Department of Social Services Website