Quick Reference Guide
CPR-Call, Proceed, Reach Out
This quick reference guide has been designed In an effort to bless and be a blessing when you initially encounter or are someone in need of services .
STEP 1 : CALL THE HOTLINE
Call the housing crisis hotline 757-587–4202 and let them know your current situation to be connected with available resources and shelters that may be able to meet your needs. Be sure to express any medical conditions that make you more vulnerable to Covid complications for as long as were in the midst of the pandemic.
You may also call the United Way
The Community Assistance Network includes diverse organizations providing various services to our neighbors in need. This network is supported by United Way's Advocacy and Referral Service.
If you are in need of assistance, call an advocate today to be connected to available resources in our community!
STEP 2: PROCEED TO THE NEAREST LOCATION
***City of Hampton***
Day Center: Visit the HELP Day Center located at 329 Buckroe Avenue
Accessible by HRT routes 109 and 115.
Winter Shelter (November-March): 2022 – 2023
A Night’s Welcome winter shelter opens on November 7th, 2022.
The current location for the first 9 weeks of the season is First Christian Church; 1458 Todds Lane in Hampton.
The shelter is open nightly from 6 PM – 7 AM. Guests may arrive between 6 PM – 9 PM; dinner is served at 6:30 PM.
A to-go style breakfast will be provided each morning.
***City of Newport News***
Day Center: Visit the Four Oaks homeless day service center located at 7501 Warwick Blvd. for an initial assessment, to access a shower a meal do laundry and get connected with other potential resources.
Winter Shelter (November-March): The PORT Shelter can be accessed via the link below:
Transportation: Evenings Beginning at 3.45 p.m. With pick up at the following locations:
Four Oaks Day Center (will empty Four Oaks first before other pick up locations)
Victory Arch 25th Street ,
Corner of 36th Street/Jefferson Ave (nr. closed car wash)
Corner of Denbigh Blvd/Warwick Blvd (near closed Loan Smart Bank)
Transportation Mornings beginning at 4.30 a.m. With drop off to the following locations:
Four Oaks Day Center
Shelter opens nightly at 6.30 p.m. and closes at 6.30 a.m.
STEP 3: REACH OUT TO EZER
Please call us at 757-317-0200 or click the SEEK HELP tab at the top of the page to reach an Ezer representative to navigate through where you are, where you would like to be, and if you might be a good fit for one of the programs we have available, We are always available as a point of reference for additional guidance and advocacy.
Be sure to leave a voicemail or shoot us a text message if we don't answer so that we can get back to you ASAP.
If you or someone you know is in crisis after hours or over the weekend, please reach out to us to determine if we may be able to assist with short term EMERGENCY SERVICES!
For Food Pantry Resources please call:
FIRST CALL FOR HELP 594-4636
THRIVE Peninsula 757-877-6211 option 1
Lines open at 10am, no voicemails please
S.A.M.E located at Hampton Baptist Church 40 Kingsway
serves hot lunch every Monday from 11:30am-12:30pm
and has both a clothing closet and a toiletry/hygiene program.
The Ezer Initiative Food Pantry
Studio 6 located at 1616 Hardy Cash drive Hampton, VA
IF YOU NEED HELP WITH RENT OR UTILITY ASSISTANCE PLEASE CONTACT:
United Way's Community Assistance Network (CAN) 757-229-2222