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  • Give the gift of Hope

    Make giving hope to those in need one of your New Year's resolutions.

    Yes! I want to give hope.
  • COVID-19

    Help protect our vulnerable men, women & children during this crisis

    WAYS TO HELP
  • Help someone in need where you can

    How to Help
  • Resource Center

    Our Resource Center powered by Good360 helps nonprofits achieve their missions through the redistribution of high-quality products from major retailers.

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  • Maximize Tax Benefits

    Learn how you can Maximize your Tax Benefit with Charitable Gifts!

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  • Join Our Team!

    Learn more about our job opportunities.

    JOIN OUR TALENT NETWORK

JOIN OUR TEAM! We're currently hiring Direct Support Professionals.

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    Help us with our Anti-Stigma Campaign

    You can play a role in developing our "People Like Us" anti-stigma campaign to help underserved populations in Prince George's and Baltimore Counties achieve mental and behavioral wellness! The COVID-19 pandemic has only increased symptoms of mental illness, substance use and chronic diseases, especially among those from low-income and historically underrepresented communities. We need your help.

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    24-Hour Day of Giving, March 16th from midnight to 11:59pm

    We are once again partnering with the Community Foundation of Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties for their annual Give Choose - Day of Giving. Help us reach our goal of $5,000 by giving to our Loudoun Homeless Services Center. Early giving begins March 2nd and runs through March 16th.

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    Take a virtual tour of our VOA Hope Center - Thursday, March 18th 1:00-2:00pm

    The VOA Hope Center is an integrated mental health center designed to provide comprehensive behavioral health and primary care services to adults, youth and veterans struggling with severe mental illness, substance use disorders or co-occurring conditions in Maryland.

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    Take a virtual tour of the RRC - Monday, March 22nd 1:00-2:00pm

    Come take a virtual tour of our Residential Re-entry Center (RRC), one of our oldest programs and one of the largest re-entry facilities in the United States serving the Federal ex-offender population. Since 1976, the RRC has helped men & women returning from the federal system transition home.

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    Take a virtual tour of our Paca House - Wednesday, March 24th 12:00-1:00pm

    Paca House was first launched in 1996 by VOACC as a comprehensive response to widespread homelessness among vulnerable populations in Baltimore City and surrounding environs. The facility and program were designed to help low-income and homeless adults make positive life changes through permanent housing and supportive services provided on-site by VOACC staff.

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    Learn more about our SSVF programs in NC - Wednesday, March 24th 1:00-2:00

    Here at Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas, we are committed to ensuring that those who served our country can live their lives with the dignity and independence they deserve.

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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.

Our Services

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    Homelessness

    We provide year-round shelter and housing-focused case management, education training, job training, referral services, behavioral health treatment services and more to men, women, and children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

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    Supportive Housing

    We utilize a holistic approach to supportive housing by providing affordable housing to vulnerable populations while delivering supportive services residents need to achieve self-sufficiency.

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    Behavioral Health

    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.

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    Substance Use Recovery

    We offer recovery and non-medical detoxification services designed to assist individuals suffering from addiction who desire a clean, safe, and healing environment to overcome the hold of substance abuse.

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    Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

    We support individuals living with an intellectual or developmental disability by providing safe, supportive housing and person-centered services including in-home support, crisis stabilization and life skills training.

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    Veteran Services

    We offer a variety of community-based services to help veterans and their families achieve housing stability, including case management, transportation to jobs, crisis intervention, mental health referrals, and income support.

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    Community Re-entry

    We provide the kind of structured and community-based support men and women returning from federal prison need to effectively transition back into society, including case management, job trainings, substance use recovery, life skills training and resources, and housing assistance.

  • 9,600

    In 2019, we served 9,600 individuals and families throughout our service areas.

  • 85%

    85 cents out of every dollar supports community services for people in need.