Sheriff Don Sloan, Lynchburg Sheriff's Department; Robin Robinson, Executive Programs Manager of One Community One Voice - Lynchburg; Bethany Harrison, Lynchburg's Commonwealth Attorney; Dr. James E. Camm, Executive Director of One Community One Voice - Lynchburg; Sergeant Jeff Rater, Lynchburg Police Department; Rabbi John Nimon, Agudath Sholom Synagogue; Captain Tim Clements, Lynchburg Police Department; and Deputy Sheriff Dan Lee, Lynchburg Sheriff's Department


Living Word Community Development Corporation

LWCDC is a faith-based nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing challenges facing communities in Lynchburg, VA by providing effective, needs-focused, solution-based services. LWCDC's parent organization (Living Word Ministries) has touched the lives of thousands of persons throughout the Lynchburg community since its inception in 2014.

Nondiscrimination Policy: Living Word Community Development Corporation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, or sexual orientation in the administration of any of its programs or outreaches, which includes but is not limited to OCOV - Lynchburg.

Lynchburg Police Department

The Lynchburg Police Department is a primary partner and has been a key collaborator in helping to shape OCOV - Lynchburg into the organization it is today. Officer Jeff Rater, Chief Ryan Zuidema, and the officers of the LPD have demonstrated a strong commitment to developing a strong relationship with the citizens of Lynchburg by taking every opportunity to provide leadership in the area of community engagement and by also offering practical assistance as it relates to helping low-income communities through the programs offered by OCOV - Lynchburg.

Lynchburg Sheriff's Office

The Lynchburg Sheriff's Office is a primary partner and has demonstrated outstanding leadership in helping with OCOV - Lynchburg's community outreach efforts. The Lynchburg Sheriff's Office is responsible for a wide range of criminal justice related activities including inmate transportation, court services, and law enforcement. The Sheriff's Office has worked hard to demonstrate goodwill for the community and to help citizens feel that Lynchburg's law enforcement are friends to the community.

Lynchburg Fire Department

The Lynchburg Fire Department is a primary partner who shares the goal of public safety with OCOV - Lynchburg. The Lynchburg Fire Department provides fire suppression and prevention services, EMS, haz-mat, and confined space emergencies for approximately 80,995 Lynchburg residents. The department has played a very active role in the outreach efforts of OCOV - Lynchburg.

Lynchburg's Commonwealth Attorney

The Office of the Commonwealth Attorney's is a primary partner that supports the community outreach efforts of OCOV-Lynchburg. The Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney handles a variety of other public safety responsibilities ranging from prosecution to training and advice to police officers, to helping victims cope with the consequences of crime. The Office of the Commonwealth Attorney shares our goal for lower crime and safer communities.

OCOV - Lynchburg's Partners

OCOV - Lynchburg's partners have a shared mission of helping rebuild our community by eliminating poverty and crime and serving as advocates for unity.

Many thanks to the coalition of organizations who work together to support not only programs sponsored by OCOV - Lynchburg, but also band together to support each other in their individual community outreach efforts.

We welcome more participation from area organizations. Together we are better!

OCOV - Lynchburg's Partner List

  • Agudath Sholom Synagogue

  • Brookville Baptist Church

  • Centra Health

  • Chestnut Grove Baptist Church

  • Commonwealth Attorney of Lynchburg

  • Diamond Hill Baptist Church

  • Dr. Waggoner Eye Care

  • Faith Assembly of Altavista and Lynchburg

  • Fellowship Church of Christ

  • Former Lynchburg City Mayor Treney Tweedy

  • Gamma Omega Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

  • Holcomb Rock Baptist Church

  • Interfaith Outreach Association

  • Jubilee Family Development Center

  • LiveIt Ministries

  • Lynchburg City Councilman Dr. Sterling Wilder

  • Lynchburg City Schools

  • Lynchburg Fire Department

  • Lynchburg Parks & Recreation

  • Lynchburg Police Department

  • Lynchburg Sheriff’s Department Lynchburg City Schools

  • Living Word Ministries CDC

  • Moms Demand Action

  • Mt. Carmel Baptist Church

  • Nontraditional Occupations for Women (NOW)

  • Old Dominion Job Corps Center

  • Prayer of Faith Temple COGIC

  • Red Truck Ministry of the Lynchburg Baptist Association

  • State Farm Insurance

  • Walmart

  • Westminster Presbyterian Church

  • Virginia University of Lynchburg