Housing Options

Families and individuals who are homeless or in imminent danger of losing their home should first call the Regional Housing Crisis Hotline at (757) 227-5932. A specialist will screen calls and determine the nature of the housing crisis. Depending on the situation, referrals may be made to Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation for further assessment. The most vulnerable homeless families and individuals will be sheltered and housed at the Housing Resource Center or at nonprofit facilities in the community as space is available.

​Permanent Supportive Housing for the Single Homeless

Permanent supportive housing provides residents with on-site services that are appropriate to their needs and situations. Gosnold Apartments in Norfo​lk, Cloverleaf Apartments and Crescent Square Apartments in Virginia Beach, South Bay Apartments in Portsmouth and Heron's Landing in Chesapeake provide permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless single adults. 
Virginia Supportive Housing (VSH)  
provides permanent supportive housing in Single Room Occupancy (SRO) apartment complexes. These efficiency apartments are designed to house a single individual who needs a moderate level of support services to be successful in housing. 
Community Alternatives Management Group (CAMG) provides permanent housing in congregate settings (townhomes and single family homes) for people who are homeless and have disabilities.  Many of their clients receive case management services through the Department of Human Services MH/SA program.
Judeo-Christian Outreach Center (JCOC) operates an apartment complex that includes units to house the chronically homeless in permanent supportive housing.
LGBT Life Center​ provides permanent supportive housing to literally homeless persons living with HIV/AIDS. Clients receive case management and counseling.
Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)
Provides rental housing vouchers to veterans to help them obtain affordable rental housing. Participants pay 30 percent of their adjusted gross income towards rent; the difference in rent is subsidized through the program.

 Transitional Housing

Provides temporary low cost housing for previously homeless households with children and singles. Services include case management and other supportive resources to assist the households in ending their episode of homelessness.

Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation (VBCDC) provides transition housing to homeless families and singles.

CAMG provides transitional housing for homeless families and single adults. 
PIN Ministry provides transitional housing for families. Call (757) 962-3567.

Transitional Housing for Homeless Veterans

Vetshouse, Inc. operates four housing units providing limited-term housing for homeless veterans. Contact at 724-8614; fax to 424-6492 (must call ahead); P.O. Box 23466, Virginia Beach, VA 23466.


Shelter (Year Round)

Judeo-Christian Outreach, Inc. (JCOC) operates the shelter at the Housing Resource Center for single adult men and women. Call the Regional Housing Crisis Hotline at (757) 227-5932.

Seton Youth Shelters provides 24-hour emergency shelter for youth ages 9 – 17.  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. Contact at (757) ​498-4357; 101 N. Lynnhaven Rd. Suite 101, Virginia Beach, VA 23452. 
Shelter for Families and Victims of Domestic Violence
Samaritan House provides short-term emergency shelter and support services through Samaritan House in sites around Virginia Beach. Subject to space availability. Eligibility: households with children who are homeless and victims of domestic violence. Contact at (757) 631-0710 or at (757) 430-2120 for the 24-hour crisis hotline.
Love and Caring Ministries provides emergency shelter to single women and women with children. Contact Love and Caring Ministries at (757) 430-4101; 2804 Salem Road, Virginia Beach VA 23456.
Permanent Rental Housing
Provides low cost rental housing at scattered sites throughout Virginia Beach. Eligibility: households who meet income requirements. Contact the Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation (VBCDC) at (757) 463-9516; 2400 Potters Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23454.
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