Fall training dates set

We’ve set fall training dates for shift volunteers. Shift volunteers staff the shelter alongside a professional shelter worker each night from 6 pm to midnight and are of VITAL importance to the work of the shelter. October 10, 6 – 8 pm October 21, 10 am – noon You must be over 18 to work […]

Hypothermia Prevention Program

The Shelter is part of Fairfax County’s Hypothermia Prevention Program: one of the county’s most successful—and important—public-private partnerships. The program relies on nonprofit and faith-based community partners to help carry out the life-saving mission to give our most vulnerable neighbors a safe place stay from the cold. The program partners with more than 200 faith communities with 55 host sites, […]