Older adults experiencing homelessness is increasing in South Hampton Roads, and across the nation. These older adults are more likely to have compounding health conditions, no access to regular primary care or adequate nutrition, and no family support.
Homeless Initiative Resources for Older Adults:
Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia is committed to initiatives that increase access to services and supports for older adults experiencing homelessness in South Hampton Roads. Additionally, Senior Services is a member of the Southeastern Virginia Homeless Coalition, chair of the regional Singles Service Coordination Committee, and chair of the Coalition for Homeless Elders.
In support of our partners operating shelters and housing programs, Senior Services is currently accepting donations. Financial donations can provide hot meals and more to older adults in need.
For inquiries on speaking engagements on late-life homeless issues please contact our Homeless Older Adults Program Manager.
If you or someone you know is experiencing a housing crisis please call:
|Housing & Homeless Services|
|Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Franklin, Isle of Wight, Southampton||757-587-4202|
|Department of Human Services|
|Social Security Administration||1-800-772-1213|
|National Hotline for Homeless Veterans||1-877-424-3838|