Pre-Screening for Virginia Beach Winter Shelter Now Open Through Nov. 21
Program Begins Nov. 22 to Provide Overnight Shelter for Homeless Adults during the Winter
The Winter Shelter program provides unsheltered individuals in Virginia Beach with a warm place to sleep each night at various faith organizations throughout the city. Pre-screening is now open to help determine how many people will need Winter Shelter and identify the most vulnerable adults experiencing homelessness. It does not guarantee placement in the Winter Shelter program.
Pre-screening for adults (ages 18 and older) in Virginia Beach who need overnight shelter during the winter will be held at the Housing Resource Center and PiN Ministry during the following dates and times:
Housing Resource Center, 104 N. Witchduck Road:
- Tuesday, Nov. 14, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, Nov. 15, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
- Friday, Nov. 17, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
- Monday, Nov. 20, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
PiN Ministry, 1164 Millers Lane, Suite A:
- Wednesday, Nov. 15, 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
- Monday, Nov. 20, 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, Nov. 21, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
The Winter Shelter will begin Wednesday, Nov. 22, and run through early to mid-March 2024.
PiN Ministry, under a contract with Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation, operates the Winter Shelter program and provides participants with transportation. Participating faith organizations rotate weekly to provide overnight shelter and meals. Some organizations may also provide additional support and resources, such as toiletries and clothing. For more information about the Winter Shelter program, contact PiN Ministry at 757-962-3567.
Families with children experiencing homelessness who need overnight shelter should visit the Housing Resource Center Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday, from 8 a.m. to noon for triage and assessment or call the Regional Housing Crisis Hotline at 757-227-5932, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
For more information on homeless support services and resources, such as food and meals, day support/basic assistance, health services and more, visit www.beachcommunitypartnership.org/get-help.