You can access Virginia 211 by dialing 211 on you phone or visit http://www.211virginia.org/
24-Hour crisis counseling is available to anyone affected by sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, and human trafficking. Through our Coordinated Crisis Response (a collaborative project between The Genieve Shelter, The HER Shelter, Samaritan House, and the YWCA South Hampton Roads), trained crisis counselors provide emotional support and assist callers with coping skills, safety planning, and appropriate information and referrals to community resources. The goal is to address the immediate emotional and safety needs of the caller until they are able to connect with supportive services. Call (757) 251.0144 to reach our 24/7 Crisis Hotline.
Connecting Families with the resources they need. Kids Priority One is a "One Stop" Resource Center where families, and those working with families, find local resources and valuable information related to raising healthy, happy kids! Visit http://www.kidspriorityone.org/ for more information.
People Ready- (757) 461-7733
Jobs Available: Auto Auction Drivers, Restoration, General Construction, Manufacturing, Car Actions, Hospitality & More. For additional information you can visit their website at www.peopleready.com
Emergency Shelter call 757-627-8686
The Bashford Men’s Shelter offers 3 meals a day to men in need. We are located at 5100 East Virginia Beach Blvd. in Norfolk.
Breakfast 6:00 am-7:00 am daily
Lunch 11:45 am-12:30 pm daily
Dinner 5:00 pm-6:00 pm daily
The Women & Children’s Shelter offers lunch for women and children at 12 noon.
The Lighthouse Center
825 18th Street: Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
Phone: 757.437.4911 Fax: 757.437.4864 Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7am to 8pm; Tuesday, Thursday 7am to 6pm
Located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Volunteers of America Chesapeake's Lighthouse Center is a day program for homeless adults. The center offers shower facilities, case management and life skills training, plus an address and telephone number for homeless individuals to receive mail and phone calls.
Operating year-round since 1997, the program is available to residents of Virginia Beach and the surrounding area.
To reach our 24-Hour Crisis Hotline call:
1.866-751-764-0757 or 498-HELP (4357)
Serving all of Hampton Roads, Seton Youth Shelters provides 24-hour emergency shelter for youth ages 9-17 years old and in special cases for 18 year olds. This program serves runaway/homeless youth and youth in crisis within their family, school and/or community. Seton Youth Shelters operates two shelters in Virginia Beach, one for boys and the other for girls. In our shelters, residents are provided youth advocacy and individual/family crisis counseling. Case management activities facilitate coordination of services, community referrals and aftercare follow-up. Youth who enter the shelter program attend local public schools unless parents provide transportation to their home school. Our shelters provide counseling that address a variety of topics and serve to increase youth awareness of community resources.
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information, please contact Mr. Willard Smith at (757)-724-8614
Vetshouse, Inc. is a unique nonprofit organization serving homeless veterans in Hampton Roads. It is not a shelter, but a 12 month program providing contemporary living quarters in a group environment, assistance in job hunting, transportation, personal skills and development guidance. Provides housing, food, clothing, counseling and other assistance to veterans who are homeless of the US Armed Forces in order to facilitate their return to gainful, independent, responsible and productive lifestyles.
Judeo Christian Outreach
EMERGENCY HOUSING PROGRAM
JCOC has a men’s and women’s dorm on our main campus that houses a total of 50 individuals. We operate as an emergency shelter and provide free food, housing, essential clothing and toiletries as well as intensive case management.Our Housing Focused Case Managers work with these individuals to help them locate permanent housing with the goal of moving from the shelter within 30-90 days.
Our Employment and Life Skills Case Managers work with unemployed individuals to help them locate employment and provides Life Skills classes twice a week on topics such as financial planning, proper nutrition, anger management and more. GED tutoring and Computer Skills training are also provided.
Our kitchen Managers offer 4-week training through National ServSafe program that allows individuals to receive their Food Handlers Certification. More than 100 of our clients have received this certification since 2012 with many of them obtain employment, raises and promotions. A Managers certification is also offered.
JCOC works closely with rehabilitation services including
For more information about our Emergency Housing Program, please contact:
Nicole Rountree, Director of Emergency Housing Services
757-491-2846, ext. 107
Salvation Army’s H.O.P.E Village is a residential housing program that offers a full spectrum of supportive services to low and moderate-income single women and women with children in need living in our community. The residential style community features seven brand single family homes and one administration office. The focus of this transitional housing program is to remove the barriers to self-sufficiency. Programs and services are flexible and can be individualized and tailored to the needs of each woman and her family in order to aid in the transition from homelessness to independent living. Three additional on-site education classes have been added this year, these classes range from cooking to character building.
How to be considered for the program: To be considered for the program, all candidates must go through the Norfolk Homeless Action and Response Team (HART) at 757-587-4202. HART serves as the single point of contact for homeless families and individuals.
The Salvation Army Emergency Men’s Shelter located at
Day services including phone and voicemail access along with professional clothing, laundry services, computer access, substance abuse counseling, career counseling and regular encouragement and guidance assists in helping men find jobs, overcome obstacles, reconnect with families and find housing. Individuals in need of services, either shelter or day services, must have a photo ID. Additionally, potential clients must be sober and drug-free. Day services clients must declare homelessness in order to receive services.
PiN Ministry Whereas PiN (People in Need) is not a shelter they do offer services to those who are homeless. Provides food, clothing, hygiene supplies, living necessities, medical care, dental care and shelter for individuals that are homeless in need. All help subject to volunteer and donation levels, but will help as possible. PiN exists to provide food, clothing, shelter, and free medical care for people that are either homeless or extremely poor. The ultimate focus is to help the homeless of Hampton Roads transform their lives by meeting them where they are and sharing a God that loves them and wants a relationship with them.
Whereas PiN (People in Need) is not a shelter they do offer services to those who are homeless. Provides food, clothing, hygiene supplies, living necessities, medical care, dental care and shelter for individuals that are homeless in need. All help subject to volunteer and donation levels, but will help as possible. PiN exists to provide food, clothing, shelter, and free medical care for people that are either homeless or extremely poor. The ultimate focus is to help the homeless of Hampton Roads transform their lives by meeting them where they are and sharing a God that loves them and wants a relationship with them.
Fuel Assistance Applications are now being accepted through November 13, 2015. For those who received assistance last year or through cooling assistance should have already received their pre-printed application in the mail. For those who have never received assistance can find the application through this link
Remember to enclose a current copy of your electric bill when submitting you application. For first time applicants you must include a copy of your current electric bill and at least 2 months work the of paystubs. If you should have additional questions, please contact your local social services agency.
Prepare for College: Ease the Burden - A free seminar for anyone with a future college student. Seminar will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2015 8:30am-Noon in the Big Blue Room at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. Keynote Speaker will be Mary G. Morris, CEO Virginia 529 College Savings Plan. Participants must register for FREE at Prepare4college.evenbrite.com. Additional information can be viewed at odu.edu/conference/prepare4college
Summer Feeding Programs-
The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia is participating in the Summer Food Service Program sponsored by the USDA to provide up to two meals (breakfast & lunch) to children without charge.
The following are Summer Feeding Sites:
Diggs Town Boys & Girls Club
First Baptist Church, Lambert’s Point
Norview Boys & Girls Club at Christian Fellowship Church Ministries
The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center of Hampton Roads
Southside Boys & Girls Club
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Abundant Life /Apple Tree Christian Academy
New St. John AME Church
Seatack Rec Center
Suffolk Boys & Girls Club at JFK Middle School
Church of the Holy Apostles (7.13.15)
Hours: 9:30 am - 11:00 am
St. Lukes UMC (7.21.15)
Hours: 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Hours: 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Cradock Presbyterian (7.11.15)
Hours: 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Parkview Elementary (7.27.15)
Hours: 3:00pm - 5:00 pm
Hours: 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Free drive-through flu shots will be offered to adults and children from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Oct. 17 while supplies last:
Norfolk: Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center, 150 Kingsley Lane, in the parking lot near the intersection of Kingsley Lane and Newport Avenue.
Newport News: Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital, 2 Bernardine Drive, in the parking lot at the end of Bernardine Drive.
Portsmouth: Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, 3636 High St. in the parking lot near the intersection of Willett Drive and West Road.
Suffolk: Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View, 5818 Harbour View Blvd., in the main parking lot.
Information provided by the Virginian-Pilot -October 8, 2015 circulated via The Planning Council