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  1. ABBA List
    The ABBA List nonprofit mission is: Transforming Lives. This resource website provides a comprehensive list of free help, support and resources in Hampton Roads.
  2. C. Waldo Scott Center for H.O.P.E.
    After school programming for children, youth leadership programs, parenting classes/workshops, GED Classes, community outreach and support services, health screenings, cultural and leisure activities, spring and summer break camps.
    3100 Wickham Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607
    757-244-9223
  3. Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula
    Established in 1986, Virginia Peninsula Foodbank has been the leading hunger relief organization across the greater Peninsula serving the 1 in 7 Virginians who experience the daily hardships of food insecurity. Food banks provide healthy food to individuals, children, families, seniors and veterans who otherwise might go without.

    Virginia Peninsula Foodbank serves families in the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson and Williamsburg, and the counties of Gloucester, James City, Mathews, Surry and York.
    2401 Aluminum Ave. Hampton, VA 23661
    757-596-7188
  4. Greater Hampton Roads Diaper Bank
    The Greater Hampton Roads Diaper Bank is a nonprofit organization that was created to provide emergency supplies of diapers to those in need. Organized list of participating community partners throughout Hampton Roads.
    Greater Hampton Roads Diaper Bank 1600 Elbow Rd. Chesapeake, VA 23320
  5. Hampton Roads Ecumenical Lodgings and Provisions (HELP), Inc.
    HELP provides shelter, healthcare, and support to residents of Hampton and Newport News.
    1320 Lasalle Ave Hampton, VA 23669
    (757) 727-2577
  6. Housing Crisis Hotline – Hampton Roads
    HOUSING CRISIS HOTLINE (Managed by ForKids, Inc.)

    (757) 587-4202

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    The Housing Crisis Hotline is the starting point for anyone who is experiencing a housing crisis throughout Greater Hampton Roads and in need of shelter, case management, and related services and/or community resources.
    Hampton Roads, VA
    (757) 587-4202
  7. LINK of Hampton Roads, Inc
    Human Services organization working with disabled persons - families, individuals, men, women and children. Provides shelter, transitional housing for veterans and permanent supportive housing for persons with disabilities. Largest homeless provider on the Peninsula.
    10413 Warwick Blvd Newport News, VA 23601
    (757) 595-1953
  8. THRIVE Peninsula
    THRIVE Peninsula (Denbigh United Christian Outreach - DUCO est. 1973) serves Virginia Peninsula individuals and families facing economic hardship.
    13195 Warwick Blvd, Unit 2C Newport News, VA 23602
    (757) 877-6211
  9. Transitions Family Violence Services
    Transitions Family Violence Services is the sole provider of comprehensive family violence services in Hampton, Newport News and Poquoson, and a co-provider of services for York County.
    York County, VA
    (757) 723-7774