Browse our directory of Nonprofit Members serving the Peninsula, including Newport News, Hampton, City of Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Gloucester, Mathews, and Poquoson. To conduct a search, you can enter a keyword such as "housing" or "education" in the Search bar, enter the city or zip code in the Location field, and/or select a program category from the dropdown menu. Note: Many of our nonprofit members serve multiple locations on the Peninsula. To filter your search results by specific location(s) served, select the checkbox next to each.
Our objective is to improve life of others by meeting the needs and providing a safe and healthy environment so they can thrive. We serve by reducing homelessness, providing quality, safe, affordable & efficient living.
The mission of the Heat Foundation is to strengthen the family unit by providing single parents with access to professional development, rent, childcare, transportation assistance and mental health awareness.
The mission of G.U.E.S.T. (Gloucester United Emergency Shelter Team) is to develop, sustain, and coordinate shelter and other needed services for the homeless and near homeless in the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck in order to move the homeless population toward self-sufficiency.
Survivor Ventures works to provide any resource or support necessary for survivors of sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation to obtain economic empowerment.
Since the 1960s Hampton Baptist Church has worked to alleviate hunger in downtown Hampton. In 2015 we changed the name to SAME (So All May Eat) to better reflect our mission to create an interfaith community by addressing nutritional and physical needs with our neighbors who are homeless or living in poverty so we might together experience the fullness of God’s love and grace.
HELP’s mission is to provide dignifying, empowering, and faith-based safety-net shelter, healthcare, and support to our community’s most vulnerable people. We accomplish this through thermal shelter programs, the HELP Charitable Medical & Dental Clinics, Day Support Center, and other support programs.
Gloucester Housing Partnership is a non-profit organization that provides basic home repairs in Gloucester County to make the home safe and accessible.
Hope Family Village is a community-centric collaborative offering acceptance, housing, and sustainable support for caregivers and their loved ones suffering with mental illness.
The Homes at Work Community, Inc. mission is to enrich, educate, and empower youth and their families to obtain affordable housing, successful careers, healthy lifestyles, and well-balanced relationships.
The mission of Hampton Roads Refugee Relief (HR3) is to support refugee families who have been granted asylum on their journey to become fully integrated, contributing members of our community in the Peninsula and Hampton Roads, Virginia area of the United States.
Insight Enterprises and the Peninsula Center for Independent Living serves the population of disabled persons in Hampton and strives to provide them with independent living skills and services to help with every day life. Services include: housing, counseling, advocacy, skill training, transition, and more.
THRIVE Peninsula is a 501c-3 faith-based coalition, helping families through financial hardship. We offer emergency financial assistance, financial coaching, food pantry services and more, to help families to stay afloat. Our food pantry hosts fresh produce, frozen meats, dairy items, breads, and shelf-stable goods and is open 5 days per week. Our financial coaches work alongside families to build budgets and connect them to relevant tools to make their money work for them. Our financial assistance program prevents eviction and utility cut-off, daily, and can help pay for a critical car repair, uniforms for work or other requests that help families retain employment. THRIVE hosts 65 weekly volunteers who pack groceries, build budgets, greet visitors, speaks with clients, and perform our mission. To learn more about us and to get involved, visit http://www.thrivepeninsula.org.
Williamsburg House of Mercy provides compassionate human services to those in need in the Greater Williamsburg area regardless of faith. We provide homeless prevention services and financial assistance for utilities, rapid rehousing and supportive services for the homeless, and food security services.
3E Restoration’s mission is to encourage, equip and empower faith communities to help transition neighbors living through homelessness from social displacement to holistic sufficiency. Together, we can change the narrative on homelessness.
Proclaiming Grace Outreach is a faith-based 501c3 organization that provides a holistic approach to serving the needs of its surrounding communities by means of a food pantry, thrift store, home repair projects, scholarships for local high school seniors, and yearly financial gifts to the New Kent Humane Society and New Kent Animal Shelter.
Community of Faith Mission is the Greater Williamsburg area’s only emergency winter shelter program serving homeless men, women, and families. A collaboration of more than 20 faith partners and a dozen community partners, COFM serves as a bridge between living unsheltered and finding permanent housing.
Cornerstone Support Services is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 provider of Support Services for Adults with Developmental Disabilities. We are licensed to provide long-term residential & community engagement services. Cornerstone also provides Non-Emergency Medical Transportation as well as operates a Thrift Store and Clothing Depot in New Kent, Virginia.
Greater Williamsburg Outreach Mission (GWOM) is an inter-faith collective that serves as a voice of advocacy for the homeless in the Greater Williamsburg area.
An ecumenical group of individuals formed this local affiliate in 1985. Since then, our affiliate has built and renovated over 210 houses in our local community!
Habitat for Humanity traditionally relies on the generosity of supporters, from individuals and civic groups to churches and corporations, to fund our activities.
A decent home provides families with the strength, stability, and independence they need to create a better life for themselves and their families.
United Way of the Virginia Peninsula works to improve lives on the Virginia Peninsula. By working across various sectors and forming unique partnerships, we can create new solutions to old problems. As the community’s backbone organizations, we are working to create pathways out of poverty.