Office to Prevent and End Homelessness

Fairfax County, Virginia



Our office is open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday

703-324-9492 | TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 942
Fairfax, VA 22035

Thomas Barnett, Director



The Office to Prevent and End Homelessness, part of Fairfax County's Department of Housing and Community Development, manages and coordinates services to help people experiencing homelessness regain housing stability, including street outreach, emergency shelters, hypothermia prevention, and supportive housing. The agency also serves as the lead for the Continuum of Care and collaborates with other county agencies, non-profits, faith and business communities, and those with lived experience of homelessness to achieve the vision that every person in the community can access and maintain safe and affordable housing.

Learn More

OPEH Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting

When: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. For details about accessing audio of the meeting contact Sharon Price Singer at 


Innovative Housing for Homeless

The new Bailey's Shelter and Supportive Housing is now open.

Bailey's Shelter and Supportive Housing Project Information

Bailey's Shelter and Supportive Housing opened in November 2019. Project funding was approved as part of the 2016 Bond. More information on the construction process can be found here. 

Past Initiatives

Build A Village Campaign, Homeless Mannequin Campaign, 100,000 Homes, Fairfax County Housing Challenge, Jean's Day

About Health & Human Services

This agency is a part of the Fairfax County Health & Human Services System (HHS). The HHS System is a network of county agencies and community partners that support the well-being of all who live, work, and play in Fairfax County.

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