Housing Resource Center to Close for Repairs the Afternoon of July 3

Monday, July 01, 2019

​The Virginia Beach Housing Resource Center, located at 104 N. Witchduck Road, will be closed from 1 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, to allow for necessary repairs that will shut down water service in the building during that time.

The repairs will have the following impacts on services in the facility:

  • The singles shelter and family interim housing will be closed and are scheduled to reopen at 5 p.m., upon completion of repairs and the restoration of water services. Service providers will notify participants when they can reenter the building. Dining hall services for participants will not be affected in the evening.
  • Day services, the health center, Housing & Neighborhood Preservation's Homeless Services division and Human Services will be closed during the repairs, and remain closed on July 4, in observance of Independence Day. These services will reopen on Friday, July 5 and resume normal business hours:
    • Day services: Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday, from 7 to 11:30 a.m
    • Health center: Open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to noon. Walk-ins are welcome on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 9 to 11 a.m. All other times are by appointment only. Call (757) 431-7353 for more information
    • Homeless Services: Walk-ins/phone calls for triage and screening Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to noon
    • Human Services: Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Apartment residents at the Housing Resource Center will not be impacted by the repairs.

For more information, please call the Housing Resource Center at (757) 385-5167 or visit www.vbgov.com/housing-resource-center.

How to Get Help if You are Experiencing Homelessness or a Housing Crisis
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.

About the Housing Resource Center
The Virginia Beach Housing Resource Center is a one-stop shop of services for families and individuals experiencing homelessness or a housing crisis. The integration of shelter, housing, health center, dining hall, learning facility, supportive services and community resources under one roof makes it the first of its kind in South Hampton Roads. At the Housing Resource Center, our community system of City agencies, nonprofit service providers and faith organizations are able to focus and grow our efforts to make homelessness rare, brief and nonrecurring in Virginia Beach. For more information about the Housing Resource Center, please call (757) 385-5167 or visit www.vbgov.com/housing-resource-center.

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