The Northern Virginia Regional Commission has a variety of resources that might be helpful for clinicians.
- The Quick Guide is an index of public and private agencies in Northern Virginia offering a wide variety of services. View online at www.novaregion.org/quickguide or call the Northern Virginia Regional Commission at 703-642-0700.
- The Suburban Virginia Homeless Shelter List details shelters, and their processes and requirements.
- The Suburban Virginia Winter Shelter List details overflow beds and other resources available during cold weather.
- The Suburban Virginia Homeless Drop-in Center List details daytime centers, and lists their services and contact information.
Another great resource is the Emergency Food, Shelter, and Health Care Directory that is published by the United Way and Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington. It has resources for Virginia, D.C., and Maryland. It’s free and copies can be ordered by calling 202-234-6300.