Culpeper Housing and Shelter Services

602 S Main St, suite 3
Culpeper, VA 22701

(540)825-7434 Go To Website
Class of Housing: homeless shelter, rapid rehousing, homeless prevention assistance.

General Information:
Culpeper Housing and Shelter Services (CHASS):  (540) 717-2671 (after hours) and (540) 825-7434 (office number) *Women and children only Homeless Shelter: Culpeper Housing and Shelter Services (CHASS) operates a 15 bed Emergency Homeless Shelter in Culpeper, VA.  The shelter is for families and individuals who are literally homeless as a result of:     Eviction     Loss of home through fire     Loss of employment     Economic disparity     Family/Medical emergency     Other unforeseen circumstance The emergency shelter houses up to 15 people in a group setting.  They share kitchens and common living area.  Families and individuals learn to get along and work together, many times offering help to one another to accomplish their goals.  The shelter provides a temporary place to stay while dealing with crisis issues.  It gives them the time to regain control of their lives and focus on residential stability. Every shelter resident is provided a case manager.  Case management services include:     Budget Counseling     Housing Counseling     Job Search Services     Life Skills Training     Referrals to local, state and federal resources     Help with developing an individualized housing service plan Homeless PREVENTION Prevention funds are provided to families and individuals who meet the requirements of the program and are facing homelessness in 14 days or less.  The program is designed to divert clients from homelessness and if necessary provide financial assistance for back rent to keep them stably housed.  Case management is provided on a monthly basis to help clients retain housing stability.  This could include budget and housing counseling, developing a housing service plan or referrals to needed resources. Rapid Re Housing Culpeper Housing and Shelter Services helps provide homeless families and individuals the financial assistance to move into permanent housing with rapid re-housing funds.  This assistance can be for utility deposits, a security deposit and first month's rent to help them secure housing.   Case management is provided on a monthly basis to help clients stay in stable housing.  Case management could be budget and housing counseling, referrals to needed resources, and helping with employment opportunities. Rapid Re-housing clients must be literally homeless.


Helpful Definitions For Culpeper Housing and Shelter Services:

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 Culpeper Housing and Shelter Services:
Be a volunteer. Call Culpeper Housing and Shelter Services at (540)825-7434 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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