Great news! An employment pilot program succeeded and is now a full program within Fairfax County – and we need volunteers to help! Last Fall, you might have seen us on NBC highlighting a pilot program to clean up Fairfax County’s streams. This program provided part-time work to guests at local shelters to pick up […]
Bailey’s Shelter & Supportive Housing Ribbon-Cutting on a Beautiful Day!
October 28, 2019 News, Programs
October 24th was a beautiful sunny day as the scissors snipped the red ribbon and the doors opened to the new Bailey’s Shelter & Supportive Housing facility on Seminary Road. It had been 18 months since the ground-breaking on April 5th, 2018, and each person there was excited to enter the new building to see […]
New Jobs Program Partnership Featured on NBC4!
October 11, 2019 News, Programs
You may have seen us on NBC recently! In case you didn’t, we’re excited to share a new partnership to help shelter guests get back to work! Starting October 1st, this pilot program with Fairfax County provides part-time work to guests at local shelters to pick up litter in and around our streams and remove […]
An Unlikely Pair – Housing Success
October 1, 2019 Programs, Success Stories
Ms. H tops out at 5’ 1” and is very reserved – Akira is over 6 feet tall, outgoing, and ready to talk. Together they make a lovely pair and friendship. Ms. H. came to the United States over a decade ago from Ethiopia where she had been a medical doctor. She doesn’t like to […]
Welcome Home, Ms. M.!
July 20, 2019 Programs, Success Stories
Congratulations to Miss M.! Ms. M. moved into her apartment Friday, July 12th. Ms. M. had been repeatedly homeless for the last 23 years. She said that asking for help can be the hardest step to take but that she was so glad she finally went to the Bailey’s Crossroads Shelter in June. “Go to […]
What if it was your job to find homeless people and offer them help?
June 19, 2019 Programs
New Hope Housing employs two outreach workers whose job it is to seek out and build relationships with unsheltered homeless people in Fairfax County. They both serve on teams with health professionals employed by the County and regularly visit encampments, bus stops, and other places frequently visited by homeless people. The following is a quick […]
You Saved My Life
October 18, 2018 Programs, Success Stories
“There’s a lot of negativity, people who say you’re never going to get a place, but they’re wrong. Don’t listen to them.” That’s Patrick’s advice to everyone who enters the Bailey’s Crossroads Community Shelter. He’s an optimistic person which is amazing considering everything he has been through in the last several years. A few years […]
A Chance to Dream – Out Of Poverty
June 17, 2015 Programs
“Housing” is in our name, but that’s not all we do. On Monday, June 15, nearly two dozen residents from different New Hope Housing programs gathered before friends and family to graduate from the 12-week Out Of Poverty course. On that night, board members and volunteers served dinner prepared by New Hope Housing staff, and […]