Services Assessment Center (HSAC)
part of the City of Alexandria Continuum of Care response to homelessness, HSAC
serves as the point of entry for single adults and families seeking emergency
shelter in the City of Alexandria. HSAC will allow for the efficient and
effective connection of persons to services through a comprehensive eligibility
screening and basic needs assessment.
all persons will be screened for diversion services creating an opportunity to
address the housing crisis with targeted assistance while averting unnecessary
entry into the shelter system.
you are experiencing a housing crisis call 703.746.5700
or walk in for an eligibility screening with HSAC staff.
Department of Community and Human Services
2525 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22303
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Except holidays)
After hours, families and
individuals experiencing a housing crisis and need emergency overnight stay should contact the Alexandria
Community Shelter. During the winter months, the Alexandria
Winter Shelter is available.
Additional Homeless Services Resources
Alexandria Community Shelter
2355-B Mill Road
Alexandria, VA 22314
The Alexandria Community Shelter is a City-owned; 65-bed emergency
shelter operated by New Hope Housing Inc. Shelter is provided for men,
women and families
Alexandria Winter Shelter
Alexandria Winter Shelter, operated by Carpenter’s Shelter, provides overnight
shelter from November 1- through April 15,. It opens at 7 .pm. and closes at
7 a.m. Call 703.548.7500 for more information.
N. Henry Street
Eviction Storage program provides furniture storage and emergency shelter
referrals for eligible low-income households facing immediate eviction.
Call 703.746.5700 for more information.