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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.