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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Loudoun Homeless Services Center Management to Change

Link to information about Loudoun County services for the homeless

Managed services for the day-to-day operation of the Loudoun Homeless Services Center, 19520 Meadowview Court in Leesburg, will change in February 2022 to Shelter House, Inc., which received a contract award from Loudoun County following a competitive procurement process.  

Shelter House, Inc. is a community-based, nonprofit organization based in Northern Virginia. Since 1981, it has provided services, including crisis intervention, safe housing and supportive services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness. 

Services at the center will not change and include: 

  • Drop-in Day Services: This program provides a daytime place for Loudoun residents who are unsheltered to access laundry facilities, showers and a computer lab; to have a meal; and to receive information about community programs and resources. 
  • Emergency Homeless Shelter: This shelter is open to Loudoun residents aged 18 and older and provides temporary shelter along with individualized case management to assist individuals and families as they stabilize their housing situation. 
  • Hypothermia Shelter (formerly known as Cold Weather Shelter): This shelter is open to single adults aged 18 and older in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a warm indoor sleeping environment, meals, and shower facilities during the winter months, is open from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., seven nights a week through March 31, 2022. The shelter also provides information on other community resources.

The Department of Family Services works in partnership with the Loudoun County Continuum of Care, a coalition of public, nonprofit and faith-based organizations, to provide a variety of shelter and supportive services to those experiencing homelessness or people at risk of becoming homeless.  

More information about services available to those experiencing homelessness in Loudoun County may be found at loudoun.gov/HomelessServices or by calling 703-777-0420.

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