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Shelters, City of Falls Church, VA

Below is information about shelters in the City of Falls Church as well as those in the Northern Virginia area.

Friends of Falls Church Homeless Shelter is open December 1 through March 31 only, providing relief from harsh winter weather. The shelter opens at 6 p.m. each day and closes at 8 a.m. The Shelter is located at 217 Gordon Road, Falls Church. Those seeking services should call the shelter at 703-854-1400.

The City of Falls Church contracts with Fairfax County which has six emergency shelters for individuals and families who are homeless. These shelters are operated by community nonprofit organizations under contract with Fairfax County. The shelters have additional capacity during the winter months to take in people overnight who are at risk of hypothermia.

For detailed information on the six shelters, or to contact the shelters, visit Fairfax County's web site. The six shelters are:
  • Katherine K. Hanley Family Shelter (Fairfax)
  • Embry Rucker Community Shelter (Reston)
  • Mondloch House (Richmond Highway-Alexandria)
  • Shelter House (Falls Church, Fairfax County)
  • Bailey's Crossroads Community Shelter (Falls Church, Fairfax County)
  • Eleanor U. Kennedy Shelter (Richmond Highway - Fort Belvoir)

If you see someone at night who is unsheltered and you think could be at risk of hypothermia, call the City Police Department's non-emergency phone line 703-248-5053.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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City of Falls Church Police Department Non-Emergency Line

300 Park Avenue
Suite G04
Falls Church, VA 22046

703-248-5005 (TTY 711)
703-248-5149 fax

8 a.m.-5 p.m.