Hope Has A Home™ is our recently launched program providing medical respite, behavioral health, social support services, and a pathway to housing for individuals experiencing homelessness in the District of Columbia.
Shop thru Amazon Smile & support VOACC
Experience "feel-good" shopping while helping those individuals we serve. Register for Amazon Smile and choose VOA Chesapeake and Carolinas as your favorite charitable organization. Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases directly to VOACC, at no extra cost to you.
North Carolina Ministry Intern shares about faith and working with VOACC
In this month's Caring Chronicles newsletter for the Carolinas, our Ministry Intern Cody Turner shares about how his time with us has enhanced his passion for faith and strengthening communities in need.
Take a virtual tour of our Maple Court Veterans Transitional Housing Program in North Carolina!
Learn more about how our Maple Court Veterans Transitional Housing Program is making an impact in the lives of veterans in need in North Carolina, by joining one of our upcoming virtual tours!
Learn more about our new VOA Hope Center in Maryland
Our brand-new VOA Hope Center is a Maryland-based community behavioral health and primary care center that provides low-income adults, children and veterans. Learn more about how the center is making an impact in communities in need.
YouthBuild is helping young people gain the skills to build a brighter future
Our YouthBuild program in Newport News, VA is helping young people between the ages of 16-24 gain skills such as leadership development, job readiness, financial literacy, and hands-on training for in-demand careers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In 2019, we served 9,600 individuals and families throughout our service areas.
85 cents out of every dollar supports community services for people in need.