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If you need shelter in the Richmond area, contact the Homeless Crisis Line: (804) 972-0813

The Homeless Crisis Line facilitates access to resources and shelter alternatives for those who are three days or less away from losing their housing. This line is also available for those already experiencing homelessness.

If you need housing support in the Richmond area, contact the Housing Resource Line: (804) 422-5061

The Housing Resource Line is a new resource to help you gain access to essential housing services. An online form is linked here. The Housing Resource Line can help with: financial assistance, emergency assistance, forclosure prevention, among other resources. 

VA Hotline: (804) 675-5000 ext. 2041

This VA can be contacted directly at this number if you are a Veteran experiencing homelessness in the Greater Richmond Area.

Senior Connections(804) 343-3000 

Senior Connections is dedicated to helping seniors maintain a quality of life and independence as they age. We place special emphasis on helping the frail and disadvantaged elderly who may be socially isolated and physically or economically at risk. Senior Connections serves as an advocacy and education organization focusing on issues that impact current and future retirees.

 Virginia Affordable Housing(804)-782-1986 

Virginia Affordable Housing offers affordable housing opportunities for Virginians who otherwise might not be able to afford quality housing. We also provide developers of low- to moderate-income housing with access to financial resources and tax incentives. 

Employment Resources(804)-652-3241  Resources - Virginia Career Works

The Capital Region has workforce centers to offer employment guidance, training and placement services to job seekers and employers throughout the Metro Richmond region and beyond into the Counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent and Powhatan.

Other Resources: 211

211The best way to find programs and resources available in the community is to contact Virginia 2-1-1. Visit 211Virginia to find service information online, or call 211 toll-free from anywhere in the state. Get the Street Sheet (English) for a quick reference to services in the Richmond area.

Housing Locator

Visit Virginia Housing Development Authority for more information about affordable housing resources.

Help Us Connect With Those Sleeping Outdoors

Are you concerned about someone sleeping outdoors? Outreach and support services are available for people living on the streets and in other public places? Please help us to assist people who are sleeping in places not meant for human habitation (such as cars, parks, woods, sidewalks, abandoned buildings) by letting us know where they are located. Our region's outreach team will attempt to make contact with the individual. 

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