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About Us

Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc. is a faith-based, non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire self-reliance, dignity and hope through health and human services.

Founded in 1896 in Baltimore, MD Volunteers of America Chesapeake was one of the first branches of Volunteers of America - one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations.

Through a dedicated and committed team of management, staff and volunteers and guided by our Core Values: Caring, Respect, Faith, Quality and Trust - Volunteers of America Chesapeake helps thousands of people each year throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia at our more than 30 programs serving:

  • Those experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless
  • Individuals with mental illness
  • Individuals and families of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities
  • Those in need of affordable housing
  • Those in need of supportive services
  • Those recovering from substance abuse addictions
  • Those involved in community corrections