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Homeless Population Services

Miriam’s House

 Miriam’s House is designed to end homelessness for women and families by providing them with stability and the skills to succeed in permanent housing. Miriam’s House operates two short-term housing programs for homeless women and families; these include an on-site 13 unit transitional housing program and a community based rapid re-housing program. Additionally, they offer an Aftercare Support Group to families exiting homelessness in order to prevent recidivism.

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409 Magnolia Street

Lynchburg, VA 24503

434 847-1101


Lynchburg Hand Up Lodge (L-CAG)


Emergency shelter for homeless families, men, women, children average for 45 days. Providing services in counseling, transportation, food pantry, health care, childcare, and education.

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915 Main St.,

Lynchburg, VA 24504

434-455-1601 x327

Lynchburg Salvation Army


Caring, personalized, professional counseling to children, adolescents, adults, and families. We strive to help our clients develop the skills necessary to live free of harmful emotions and destructive actions and to live more productively. Our many services help equip individuals, parents, and children with the ability to make their lives more enjoyable, and their families strong and safe, providing them a future bursting with hope. 

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2215 Park Ave.,

Lynchburg, VA 24501


The Lighthouse


The food bank, free haircuts, bike rentals, a clothing closet for children, women and men, workforce development workshops, also a daily hot buffet meal.

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1310 Church St.

Lynchburg, VA 24504

434 847-5050

Park View Community Mission


Food program, food backpack program, internet/phone services, health clinic, family and child services, nutrition program, clothing, youth mentoring program.

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2420 Memorial Ave.

Lynchburg, VA 24501

(434) 845-8468

The Gateway Program

Coordinated Homeless Intake & Access

The Central Virginia Continuum of Care (CoC) has created a centralized entry point to homeless services for families and individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.This service refers clients to the most appropriate homeless assistance programs including prevention & emergency shelter. This service encompasses Lynchburg and the surrounding counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell County. This is located at the Lynchburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority. This service can be done in person or over the phone. 

918 Commerce Street

Lynchburg, VA 24504


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