Richmond, VA Homeless Information Forum

Welcome to our Richmond, VA information forum. I have added some questions for you and posted them below.

The goal is to compile as much local information as possible for those who are homeless and need food or homeless resource assistance in Richmond.

If you are familiar with Richmond and the homeless situation, please answer the questions below as fully as possible. Let's build a useful resource section that only you and those intimately familiar with Richmond will know.

Mike Manning, owner of HomelessShelterDirectory.org

Are You Currently Homeless In Richmond, VA? Help Us Find Out Where To Find The Best Homeless Resources In Richmond, VA


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2017-12-21 13:00:19No, with a friend
2017-12-22 12:46:10Friend
2017-12-22 16:50:50No. With my cousin.
2017-12-28 16:52:37No with my cousin
2017-12-28 18:45:37In a car
2018-01-24 11:01:13I currently stay at my job, 3rd St. Diner, 218 East Main street, Richmond, VA 23220
2018-03-07 19:25:49In my car
2019-06-22 09:14:02The Healing Place. It's safe just no consistent. I can only stay for three days.
2019-06-22 09:15:02The Healing Place. It's safe just no consistent. I can only stay for three days.
2019-06-22 09:16:50The Healing Place. It's safe just no consistent. I can only stay for three days.
2020-02-04 07:17:04My car. Yes it is safe for now.
2020-02-29 15:02:39No it isn't....I'm with a friend
2020-03-23 14:56:56I’ve been living in my car since Dec 7, 2019
2020-04-03 13:35:41In my car
2020-06-15 11:42:55In car and No


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2017-12-21 13:00:19parents provide a little money
2017-12-22 12:46:10Nowhere
2017-12-22 16:50:50I get SNAP benefits.
2017-12-28 16:52:37My mom gets SNAP
2017-12-28 18:45:37A friend
2020-03-10 01:05:52I get SNAP benefits
2020-03-23 14:56:56I just started going to the pantry at KBC Family Life Center
2020-06-15 11:42:55No I get SNAP


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2018-01-24 11:01:13My name is Robert Johnson III, I arrived here a month and 2 weeks, and the first week here I was hired.
2018-02-25 01:37:57My name is Tameysha Gray Im ready to get put out my mom house her husband is putting me out on March 1 an i have no where to go wifh my stuff an i have no job
2018-08-08 11:52:46I’m 19 My Name is Kiyonda I’m searching for a job and need shelter cause me and my mama didn’t get along.. I’m in the custody of DSS. I have a boyfriend.
2018-08-01 19:41:39College student
2018-09-03 23:37:2451 female
2018-11-08 02:00:30Lost house in May 2017 in king William county and have been homeless and it is a very violent environment
2018-11-05 18:31:01need medical attn..and certain medicines
2019-03-21 11:45:31I’m 62. Have to be out of my apt. By April 1. No longer working due to health problems. My dog and I will be homeless!
2019-01-31 18:16:50I was living in a house with my son and wife they had a premature baby and decide to move back to Md I lost the house had a brain aneurysm almost died had to move out the house was too much
2019-02-13 22:04:49Moved to Richmond for new start, was staying with a family member, but that's about to end. Have job, but don't make a lot, and have only been in Richmond since October. Had job since November
2019-02-09 09:59:54I lost my job and I can't pay my rent so I have to go
2019-02-25 02:37:05I'm 27 with 2 kids. my husband died, and I'm stuck in a mentally abusive home. staying here will not go well for me
2019-03-25 12:43:20I am a diailsys patient and have to find somewhere to go other than where I stay
2019-06-10 23:45:03I was living with my friend in va beach she put me out so I came to Richmond because I got a job there had a car but lost that in a accident so I have nothing lost my job because I couldn’t get to work
2019-06-22 09:14:02I need shelter because I lost my apartment. I am still working part time and trying to save up to rent a room.
2019-06-22 09:15:02I need shelter because I lost my apartment. I am still working part time and trying to save up to rent a room.
2019-06-22 09:16:50I need shelter because I lost my apartment. I am still working part time and trying to save up to rent a room.
2019-07-23 10:31:14Came out of jail I'm wait to get my check turned back on
2019-12-22 18:07:40My name is Kayce and my parents kicked me out. I have a job but they don’t give me many hours. I was just staying here until my apartment is ready in January but I’m not welcome . I’m 18 and can’t afford a hotel room nor am I old enough to get one
2020-02-04 07:17:04The person my family was staying left the apartment and then terminated the lease with no warning so we had to vacate the premises.
2020-02-01 13:06:26I came from Arkansas to a guy. He kicked me out and I need help getting back home
2020-02-03 00:41:29I have no where to go
2020-02-29 15:02:39I don't have anyone to help me or a place to go.
2020-03-23 14:56:56I’ve been homeless since my divorce in dec. I’m 52 years old and finding it very difficult to live out of my car. I also have been diagnosed with ADHD and depression. Just need some help .
2020-04-03 13:35:41My job has closed, and Even though I’m currently seeking employment, I am currently living in my car
2020-06-15 11:42:5551 Female and Im homeless sleeping in my car I have really bad anxiety and Im willing to work just need a job



User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2018-04-28 08:48:29Have VCU build a facility and create jobs for those in need
2018-08-08 11:52:46Finding temporary shelter.
2018-08-01 19:41:39Homeless college student shelter
2018-09-08 04:55:45Find a shelter
2019-02-25 02:37:05If the homeless shelters are full, hotels or motels should help with housing people
2019-06-10 23:45:03More places to go
2019-06-22 09:14:02I think that more shelters and beds would be nice.
2019-06-22 09:15:02I think that more shelters and beds would be nice.
2019-06-22 09:16:50I think that more shelters and beds would be nice.
2019-07-23 10:31:14Help who really needs shealter
2020-03-23 14:56:56More places for shelter or a room to help us feel human & can have a place of our own until we can get back on our feet
2020-06-15 11:42:55Provide more shelters

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