Resources for Families and Individuals Experiencing Homelessness or 
Other Housing Crisis

  • Regional Housing Crisis Hotline: If you are experiencing homeless or at risk of losing your home, call (757) 227-5932, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., to access assistance in Virginia Beach. Eligible homeless families and individuals will be connected to a case manager with the Department of Housing & Neighborhood Preservation and assessed for shelter, transitional housing and permanent housing programs based on their circumstances. Those who are at risk of losing their home will be assessed for financial assistance or other safe and appropriate alternatives to prevent homelessness.
  • ABBAWebsite lists free support resources available in local churches and in the communities of Hampton Roads/Tidewater in Virginia. 
  • 2-1-1 VirginiaProvides information and access to health and human services in Virginia.
  • City of Virginia Beach Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation and Partner Organizations: Visit for more information on resources and programs in Virginia Beach.

Resources for Faith-Based Groups and Agencies

  • Charity TrackerA web application for shared case management used to gather and report statistical data for resource development, strategic planning, measuring outcomes, reducing duplication and disaster relief. BEACH has brought together 32 faith-based organizations, nonprofits and other agencies to help improve service delivery for clients seeking assistance. Contact Nancy Will at or (757) 567-4043 if your organization would like to learn more about using Charity Tracker.
  • Continuum of Care Grant: The Continuum of Care Program (CoC) is designed to assist individuals (including unaccompanied youth) and families experiencing homelessness and to provide the services needed to help such individuals move into transitional and permanent housing with the goal of long-term stability. The grant application process is coordinated by the BEACH CoC Committee. Electronic applications for CoC funds and further information are available through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development at
New applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Pamela Shine at or (757) 385-5761.