Seeking volunteer opportunities? These groups need volunteer help for a day, a week or on a regular basis.

Alexandria Commission for the Arts, serve on the Alex Award Program Committee. 703-838-6348.

Alexandria Community Services Board, serve as guardians for adults with mental retardation. 703-838-4455.

CrisisLink, assist with suicide and crisis hotline. 703-527-6016 or

Friends of Guest House, help women recently released from incarceration. Training provided. 703-549-8072 or

Greenbrier Learning Center, assist elementary and middle school students with homework. 703-379-6488 or

Inova HealthSource, applications are being accepted to help at flu clinics through December. Training provided. 703-916-2885.

King Street Cats, feed, care for and provide foster homes for cats at a shelter in Alexandria. 703-836-6686.

Senior Services of Alexandria, assist with food delivery for Meals on Wheels program. 703-836-4414, Ext. 4.

SPCA of Northern Virginia, foster homes for dogs and cats. 703-799-9390 or

For information on the following volunteer opportunities, call the number listed or the Arlington County Volunteer Office at 703-228-1760, or visit

Arlington County Department of Human Services, hotline and crisis counseling for domestic and sexual abuse victims. Training provided. 703-228-1514.

Arlington Street People's Assistance Network, assist with food delivery. 703-820-4357, Ext.17.

-- Compiled by MIYA WISEMAN

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