• Operation Backpack

    Get involved with our back-to-school supply drive to prepare low-income kids for in-person and remote learning!

  • Vision & Voices Podcast

    Listen in to a candid discussion about Racism, Police Brutality, and Injustice in America.

  • Newport News YouthBuild

    We're launching this new program in July to provide young adults the skills and training they need for in-demand jobs.

  • The Impact of COVID-19

    Watch our webinar with the City of Durham and the VA Health Care System on the long-term impact of the pandemic on human services & low-income housing

  • COVID-19

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

  • 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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  • Visit Our Blog!

    Read spotlights on people who have triumphed over adversity and stay up to date on the latest happenings at VOACC.

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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.

Learn about the different ways you can be a blessing in the lives of those disproportionately affected by COVID-19.


What's New

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    VOACC's Statement of Commitment to Justice

    Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas stands with communities, organizations and individuals across the country and the world in grieving not only for George Floyd, but for the many others that have fallen before him due to racial injustice. In this statement, our CEO & President shares our grief and outrage; our commitment to justice, diversity, equity and inclusion; and a prayer for peace and restoration in the wake of the unspeakable death of George Floyd.

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    Vision & Voices Podcast: Justice Conversations

    In this episode of our Vision & Voices podcast, our Chaplain Sandra Trice Gray and Pastor Damien Johnson, of the Seabrook Seventh Day Adventist Church, join us for a candid discussion about Racism, Police Brutality, and Injustice in America.

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    NFL Pro Bowler Donates Chromebooks to Children through Operation Backpack®

    On Saturday, July 25th, Jacksonville Jaguars NFL Pro Bowler Yannick Ngakoue donated over 20 laptop computers to underprivileged students in our Maryland-based supportive housing programs. Read and watch Yannick and our kids share in their own words what Operation Backpack® means to them.

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    The Impact of COVID-19: A Discussion on Human Services & Low Income Housing

    One June 24, 2020, we collaborated with the City of Durham and the Durham VA Health Care System to host a virtual discussion about the how the pandemic as been reshaping human services and affordable housing in North Carolina. To watch the full webinar, click the link below!

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    Our VOA Hope Center in Maryland is Now Open!

    Our brand-new VOA Hope Center is a Maryland-based outpatient mental health clinic that provides low-income men, women and children in need comprehensive support and treatment. To learn more, follow the link below!

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    Newport News YouthBuild

    We're launching our brand-new Newport News YouthBuild program in July in Newport News, VA! This new program will provide young people ages 16 - 24 the education and hands-on training they need for in-demand careers.



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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    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 across the Mid-Atlantic region.

  • 85%

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