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YWCA of Central Virginia

Safe, affordable housing for women 18 and older.
Our shelters provide a safe place for women and children escaping violent homes. The DVPC provides emergency housing, food, couseling, court advocacy, support groups, and a 24-hour hotline.  Please call 434-528-1041 or 888-528-1041 
Transitional HousingResidential Housing:
This program, which began in 1912, provides safe, affordable, dormitory style rental housing for low-income single women, 18 years and older.
We offer the following services:
42 rooms, 18 beds are designated for transitional residentsAll rooms are furnished -- including linens and utilitiesSafe, comfortable, smoke-free atmosphereOn-site community kitchen with a food pantryDormitory style baths and laundry facilitiesLounges with cable televisionActivities including monthly birthday dinners and holiday partiesAt this time rent is $60 a week or $260 per month. All residents must work or have some form of income. We will work with residents to help them locate the community resources they need. Most importantly, we strive to teach our residents to prioritize in order to build a better life. We often say "pay your rent first," because you need a place to live before you can have anything else. If you or someone you know is interested in housing at the YW, please contact us.

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Shelters near YWCA of Central Virginia

The Salvation Army Center Of Hope

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 5, 2018

Lynchburg, VA, 24501

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  1. Awful. They are controlling and unreasonable. No respect for the women who come from abusive situations.

    Answer posted on Dec 5, 2022 0

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  1. If you have anywhere else to go, don't come here. If you have to come here be prepared to be not helped with anything meaningful to get your life back together.

    Answer posted on Dec 5, 2022 0

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