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WHO WE ARE
Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas inspires self-sufficiency, dignity and hope by providing critical health and human services to thousands of vulnerable individuals and families across Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia and the Carolinas.
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You can be a part of our Harvest for Hope
Harvest for Hope is our premiere fundraising and networking event benefitting our Maryland, Virginia and DC health and human services programs. Each year we bring together guests who, like you, are passionate about empowering the lives of those in need.
YouthBuild to Offer Gun Violence Intervention & Prevention
Expanding on our already existing curriculum, VOACC's YouthBuild will add a gun violence intervention program called "PeaceKeepers." The project will expand the YouthBuild caseload by 25 youth ages 16-24 and add a case manager to provide trauma-informed case management.
VOACC welcomes our new Chaplain
Jules Christian is a Pastor, Chaplain, Writer and Counselor, providing spiritual care for over twenty-five years. Chaplain Jules started on June 30, 2022 and is already making an impact in our ministry. She is an engaging spiritual leader who has a passion to help others, especially those in the margins.
We provide 24-hour residential supports based on individual need, independent housing with supportive services, medication management, group therapy, counseling, community support, and referral and assistance with the activities for daily living to individuals living with severe mental health issues.
In 2021, we served over 10,000 individuals and families throughout our service areas.
85 cents out of every dollar supports community services for people in need.
Over 4,000 families and individuals were supported through our homeless services in Virginia and the Carolinas.
Nearly 3,000 individuals were served in their transition from prison. 75% of them secured a job.
Over 1,000 individuals were provided behavioral health and primary care support in Maryland and DC.
Individuals provided behavioral health and primary care in DC and Maryland
Veterans and their families supported to secure housing and employment in Virginia and the Carolinas