Resources & Community Services

Northern Virginia Human Trafficking Initiative (NOVA -HTI) exists to eradicate sex and labor  trafficking in Northern Virginia. There mission is to eradicate human trafficking and restore those impacted through awareness, prayer, partnerships, intervention, and victim services.


The Department of Family Services maintains an apartment guide and offers home-buyer education and post-purchase counseling classes to the general public. It also assists low-income citizens with rental assistance through the Housing Choice Voucher program and provides eviction and foreclosure prevention assistance. It operates the Affordable Dwelling Unit program, providing both low-cost rentals and homes to purchase. It also provides down payment and closing cost assistance, facilitates low-cost mortgage programs for first-time homebuyers, and operates a home improvement program.

The Homeless Intervention Program (HIP) is a program funded through the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development. Applicants who are eligible and are accepted into the program receive short-term financial assistance and/or case management services. The goal is to prevent eviction or foreclosure resulting from the family’s temporary loss of income and to assist homeless persons with start-up funds.

The Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8 Rental Assistance), funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), provides low-income families and elderly persons with disabilities with rental housing at prices they can afford. Vouchers provide rental assistance subsidies for eligible low-income families and disabled or elderly persons.

Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) is a voluntary program that provides Housing Choice Voucher participants the opportunity to achieve economic independence over a five-year period. A case manager supports, mentors, and links up FSS families to public and private resources in the community.

The Affordable Dwelling Unity program provides newly constructed, affordable rental and for sale housing for income eligible citizens who live or work in Loudoun County.

Loudoun County Department of Family Services provides limited financial assistance for individuals or families in need of emergency housing.

This organization helps people with emergency housing needs. Shelter is provided for families, women and children. The Good Shepherd Alliance helps individuals get through crisis situations by providing shelter, food, clothes, financial counseling and referral to other service providers as needed.

This program provides 45 secure emergency shelter beds for up to 89 days for homeless people, helping them stabilize their housing situation and regain self-sufficiency. The program serves families, single women and men.
Family Services Referrals: 703-777-0353
Volunteers of America: 703-258-3033

This program provides food, laundry facilities, showers and case management to the homeless population.


The Transitional Housing Shelter is an eight-unit facility that provides housing and supportive services for up to six homeless families (including single parents with children) and four single individuals. The program length is up to 24 months.

Department of Family Services: 703-777-0353
Referrals through Volunteers of America: 703-771-5429

The Transitional Opportunities Program provides supportive housing and services at scattered apartment sites for eight homeless households (including single men and women). The program length is up to 24 months. Services include outreach eligibility, leasing assistance, case management, and other services and classes designed to help participants obtain and remain in permanent housing, increase their skills and income and achieve greater self-determination.
Department of Family Services: 703-777-0353
Referrals through Volunteers of America: 703-771-5429

Spanish, call 703-443-2810

Loudoun County Youth Shelter

Loudoun County Health Department provides a wide range of health care services and works to ensure the health and well-being of Loudoun County residents. The department collects information and identifies problems and conditions that potentially affect the health of the public and assists with the strategies to deal with these problems. The Health Department also provides advice on health-related matters, works to control the spread of disease, and inspects and investigates conditions which may adversely affect public health.

The Loudoun Free Clinic serves medically uninsured Loudoun County residents with limited income. The clinic is staffed by area physicians, nurses and other volunteers.

The Loudoun Community Health Center (LCHC) provides health care to people who have limited or no health insurance. LCHC provides comprehensive medical care to anyone seeking care and does not deny anyone primary health care services. All community residents have equal access regardless of ability to pay, geographic location, culture, age, sex or religion.

Child/Youth Services and Support:
Big Brothers/Big Sisters: 703-848-4535
Boy Scouts of America: 301-530-9360
CASA (County After-School Activities) 703-777-0357
Family Connections: 703-771-5967
4-H Clubs: (Extension Service) 703-777-0373
Girl Scout Council: 703-777-5644
Head Start Program: 571-252-2110
Juvenile Detention Center: 703-771-5200
LAWS Youth and Children’s Services: 703-771-3973
Loudoun Child Care Network: 703-771-7698
Loudoun County Public Schools: 571-252-1000
Loudoun County Youth Shelter: 703-771-5300
Loudoun Literacy Council: 703-777-2205
Loudoun Youth Initiative: 703-777-0346
Northern Virginia Community College: 703-323-3200

Salvation Army Office: 703-771-3371
YMCA of Loudoun County: 703-777-9622
Young Adults Project (YAP)
Young Parents Services (YPS)
Youth After-School Program: 703-777-0343
Youth Outreach: 703-737-8042


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Loudoun Workforce Center: 703-777-0150
The Woman’s Center: 703-281-2657
Welfare-to-Work Program: 703-777-0150