Northern Virginia Family Service (nvfs) - Transitional Housing

10455 White Granite Drive
Oakton, VA 22124

703-385-3267 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: Homeless Services

General Information:
NVFS provides two transitional housing programs. One for homeless families and the other for single homeless mothers with their children. Services include: - Case management - Life skills training - Financial planning - Counseling For more information contact NVFS or visit the NVFS website. All three of Northern Virginia Family Service's homeless shelters provide food and case management:     Bailey's - Falls Church - 703.820.7621 (Adults only)     Hilda Barg - Woodbridge - 571.492.7359     SERVE - Manassas - 571.748.2603      HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION     Emergency Utility Assistance: 571.748.2552 (Fairfax) or 571.748.2624 (Prince William)     Hypothermia Prevention (Fairfax)     Bridging Affordability: 571.748.2552 (Fairfax)     General Services: 703.222.0880 (Fairfax) or 571.748.2603 (Prince William)     HOPWA: Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS: 571.748.2552     Prince William Transitional Housing: 571.748.2603


Helpful Definitions For Northern Virginia Family Service (nvfs) - Transitional Housing:
Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient to move towards independent living on their own. Transitional housing locations are oftentimes called Halfway Houses. The naming of the two (Halfway House OR Transitional House) is oftentimes interchangeable.

Many Transitional Housing programs are subsidized and are income based. Income based transitional housing generally charges 30% of your income for rent when you do have income. Contact the transitional housing facility to see if this applies.

Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information. Transitional housing facilities also may or may not assist with alcohol and/or drug substance abuse treatment.Emergency Homeless Shelters both provide short term relief for the homeless and low income persons. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day. Meals and other supportive services are often offered. 3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.

How To Volunteer at Northern Virginia Family Service (nvfs) - Transitional Housing:
Be a volunteer. Call Northern Virginia Family Service (nvfs) - Transitional Housing at 703-385-3267 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About Listings: does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.

Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.

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