Menchville House Newport News

P. O. Box 22687
Newport News, VA 23602

(757) 833-5980 Go To Website
Class of Housing: Transitional Housing

General Information:
If you are experiencing a HOUSING CRISIS Call 1-866-750-4431   Office hours: Mondays through Fridays 9am to 5pm.  Menchville House is a long term, supervised transitional facility for homeless women and children, located in the Denbigh area of Newport News on Warwick Blvd. This forty six-bed facility offers shelter for women and their children up to the age of 17. The agency works with other homeless service providers and social service agencies that offer families the services and support needed to return to self-sufficiency. We are always looking for donations:Gift Cards to Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, Target, etc. Laundry detergent Personal hygiene/hair products Household cleaners Disposable gloves School supplies, Twin mattresses, pads, covers, sheets, blankets Paper plates, cups, napkins, tissue Plastic shower curtains & shower  curtain rings  HRT bus passes Volunteers:We are always looking for guest speakers and someone to work with the children.  To discuss volunteer opportunities please give us a call.  Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Menchville House with the contact information we provided to get full details. Oftentimes you can apply for sliding scale fee payment or other options if you are low income. You will need to speak with them to see if you qualify.


Helpful Definitions For Menchville House Newport News:

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.

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