Community Resources

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  • Call 703-222-0880

    For information on: 

    • Obtaining food, clothing, housing, and transportation
    • Care of children, elderly relatives, and persons with disabilities
    • Health care services - medical, dental, pregnancy, and family planning
    • Job training and employment, education, legal assistance, and English speakers of other languages
    • Recreational activities for all ages and those with special needs and more
  • Mental Health Emergencies

    Emergency services - 703-573-5679   TTY 711

    Suicide Prevention Hotline

    703-527-4077 or text "CONNECT" to 855-11

    Suicide Hotline


    National Domestic Violence Hotline


    1-800-787-3224 TTY for the Deaf

    Linea Nacional Sobre la Violencia Domestica 1-800-799-7233

    Human/Sex Trafficking

    Human Trafficking 

    24/7 Hotline 1-888-373-7888

    English & Spanish and 200 other languages spoken


  • 703-324-9492; TTY:711

    Fairfax County has shelters for individuals and families who are homeless. 

    For Families with Children 

    During business hours 8 am. to 4:30 p.m. contact: Human Services Coordinated Services Planning at 703-222-0880; TTY 703-803-7014

    After business hours 

    After business hours, families with children in need of shelter should go directly to the nearest family shelter. 

    Hypothermia Prevention Program operates throughout the county during the winter to provide additional safe, warm space for homeless individuals at night. If you see someone at night who is unsheltered and you think could be at risk of hypothermia, call the county's non-emergency phone line at 703-691-2131, TTY 711

  • 2-1-1 Virginia is a free service that can help you find the resources you need. We're here for you 24. 

    • Alzheimer's assistance
    • Child care referral centers
    • Child development
    • Consumer counseling
    • Crisis intervention
    • Disability services
    • Domestic violence programs
    • Education
    • Energy  assistance
    • English as a second language classes
    • Family counseling
    • Financial assistance
    • HIV/AIDS programs
    • Home health care
    • Mentorship opportunities
    • Parenting programs
    • Senior services
    • Substance abuse
    • Suicide prevention
  • Alexandria

    Homeless Services Assessment Center

    New Hope Housing

    Alive House

    Carpenters Shelter

    Catholic Charities Christ House

    131 S. West Street, Alexandria, VA

    Shelter: 703-549-8644

    Single men over 18

    New Hope House Mondloch


    Arlington Street People's Assistance Network (A-SPAN) Homeless Service Center

    Doorways for Women & Families

    Volunteers of America Chesapeake Shelter 


    Culpeper Housing & Shelter Corp.

    Fairfax Northern Virginia Family Services

    Baileys Crossroads Shelter

    New Hope Housing Eleanor Kennedy Shelter

    Shelter House Katherine K. Hanley Shelter

    New Hope Housing Mondloch House

    Facets Next Steps Family Program

    Shelter House Patrick Henry Family Shelter