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The Residential Program Center Shelter is a 44-bed shelter for men and women, run in partnership with Arlington County Department of Human Services. New Hope Housing took over operations of RPC on February 3rd, 2020.


Shelter is available for adults only.

Referral Process

Please contact shelter by phone for information and bed availability. Shelter services in Arlington require a referral from the County Clinical Coordination Program. For more assistance and information, click here:

During winter months, adults in need of shelter can go directly to site for availability. Visit Hypothermia Prevention Programs & Winter Shelters for more information.

Location & Phone Numbers

(703) 228-0022
1554 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA 22204


The Residential Program Center Shelter is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Services include case management, advocacy, employment assistance, housing assistance, meals, and connection with community resources and programs.

Program Leadership

Director – Matthew Tucker
Residential Coordinator – Vacant

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed to prepare and deliver meals, to assist shelter guests with employment and housing searches, and to assist staff with office and maintenance duties. Volunteers at RPC must be 18 years of age or older.

For volunteer opportunities, please contact Donald Richardson at or 703-228-0011