• Help support Maryland’s most vulnerable

    From June 3rd – June 17th enjoy virtual wine tasting, trivia & more.

    learn more
  • Gratitude_Report_320x231.jpg

    We have so much to be grateful for

    Please enjoy a look back at not just our previous year, but the last 125 as well. Our Gratitude Report is created with deep appreciation for all who make our work possible. Since 1896 our employees, donors, volunteers and the communities we serve have been the reason behind our success. For all this, we share our gratitude.

    read it now
  • OB_320x231-01.jpg

    Helping kids in need succeed

    Our initiative to fill in the gap for our region’s most vulnerable children. Your donations help us provide backpacks, school supplies and funding for academic enrichment to more than 2,500 homeless and underprivileged children in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.

    learn more
  • Vision_26Voices-01.jpg

    In Honor of Memorial Day

    We are talking with retired Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joseph Bachota, our very own Chaplain of the Carolinas. Chaplain Joe shares how faith and ministry drove his 20 years of service, including four combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Join Vision and Voices this month and help us honor our military who gave their all for our country.

    listen

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

  • homeless_20man_320x231-01.jpg

    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.

  • Supportive_20Housing_320x231-01.jpg

    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.

  • Behavioral_20Health_320x231-01.jpg

    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.

  • Substance_20Use_20Recovery_320x231-01.jpg

    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.

  • IDD_320x231-01.jpg

    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.

  • Veteran_20Services_320x231-01.jpg

    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.

  • 11,441

    In 2020, we served over 11,000 individuals and families throughout our service areas.

  • 85%

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

  • 4,046

    Over 4,000 families and individuals were supported through our homeless services in Virginia and the Carolinas.

  • 2,964

    Nearly 3,000 individuals were served in their transition from prison. 75% of them secured a job.

  • 1,227

    Over 1,000 individuals were provided behavioral health and primary care support in Maryland and DC.