People who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of becoming homeless should call Connection Point at 227-5932 to access assistance in Virginia Beach. The phone is answered Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Voicemails will be returned within two business days. Homeless emergencies will be answered by pager after hours, on weekends and holidays. For more information, click here.
Housing and Neighborhood Preservation is committed to helping the homeless and preventing families and individuals from becoming homeless. The department provides funding to several organizations and has partnered with neighboring cities on regional housing projects for the homeless in Virginia Beach. We coordinate the Virginia Beach Homeless Advocacy and Resources Partnership (VBHARP), which consists of organizations that serve the homeless. We also provide staff support to the BEACH (Bringing an End to All City Homelessness) Community Partnership, a collaboration of the faith community, non-profit providers, the business community and local government, whose mission is to end homelessness in the City of Virginia Beach.