Fairfax County has six emergency shelters for individuals and families who are homeless. These shelters are operated by community nonprofit organizations under contract with the county. Shelters have additional capacity during winter months to take in people overnight who are at risk of hypothermia. If you see someone at night who is unsheltered and you think could be at risk of hypothermia, call the county’s non-emergency phone line at 703-691-2131, TTY 711.
Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence should contact the Domestic and Sexual Violence 24-Hour Hotline for assistance at 703-360-7273, TTY 711.
For Adults With Children
Please contact Coordinated Services Planning at 703-222-0880 (TTY 711), Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A Human Services Specialist will work with you to identify your family's needs and to determine eligibility for shelter or other emergency services and make the necessary referrals.
If you need assistance after normal business hours, please go directly to the nearest family shelter (see below).