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Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas inspire self-sufficiency, dignity, and hope by providing critical housing, health, and human services to thousands of vulnerable individuals and families across Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and the Carolinas.

We’re on a mission.

At Volunteers of America, we’re dedicated to helping those most in need live their best lives. From housing to healthcare to human services, our work touches the mind, bodies, hearts, and spirits of those we serve.


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  • VOA Chesapeake & Carolinas Welcomes David Hernandez to Board of Directors

    FEBRUARY 21, 2024 Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas is delighted to announce the addition of David Hernandez as the Shareholder/Partner of the Global Transportation Finance Practice Group at Vedder Price P.C. in the District of Columbia.

  • Volunteers Of America Opens The First Medical Respite Program For Women In The District Of Columbia

    February 1, 2024 Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas (VOACC) is proud to announce the opening of Hope Has A Home™ for Women, the first residential medical respite program designed to support women experiencing homelessness, mental illness, substance use disorders, and chronic illness in the District of Columbia. To learn more, click the news title.

  • Volunteers of America to Host Third Annual Youth Mental Health Expo

    January 17, 2024 Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas (VOACC), The Prince George’s County Health Department, the Bowie State University Graduate Student Association, and STEP Forward will be facilitating The Greatest of All Time (G.O.A.T.) Youth Mental Health Expo 2024 on Saturday, May 18, 2023 from 8:30AM – 3:30PM at Bowie State University. To learn…

Guided by the experience of more than 900 professionals living and working to make life better in their local communities, our plan for today and tomorrow is clear: transform lives by improving the health, happiness, and stability of our communities.


Access to quality healthcare is an essential part of any thriving, active community. Our goal is to provide 100% access to those who need it.


The key ingredient to living a healthy life is having a place to call home. We believe that a safe, affordable home is a basic human right.

Human Services

Focused on the unique needs of each of the communities we serve, we create and manage hundreds of life-changing programs and services.

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3,706 men, women & children supported through our homeless services in Virginia and the Carolinas each year.

2,693 individuals provided behavioral health & primary care support in Maryland, DC and Virginia each year.

2,263 veterans & their families supported to secure housing, employment and more in Virginia and the Carolinas each year.

896 returning citizens assisted in their transition home each year.

637 families and individuals provided permanent housing & supportive services in Maryland and Virginia each year.

309 individuals with substance use challenges placed on a pathway to recovery in Maryland, DC and Virginia each year.

89 adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities provided support & care each year.

83 adults & youth trained and linked to in-demand jobs in Maryland and Virginia.

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