Mission: Support people experiencing and at risk of homelessness to achieve sustainable independence through shelter and housing placement, guidance, education, and advocacy.

Our Impact



Children and adults served
Each year, we provide safe, temporary housing and comprehensive community support for over 600 families and individuals.


Years serving the community
Carpenter’s Shelter has served families and individuals in the City of Alexandria since 1988.


Housing stability rate
Carpenter’s Shelter has maintained a 93% permanent housing success rate for Shelter residents who transition to our community-based Rapid Re-Housing program.

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