Winter Shelter

The Winter Shelter Collaborative is a partnership funded by the City of Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services’ Office of Community Services with services carried out by Carpenter’s Shelter with support from Alfred Street Baptist Church and the Church of St. Clement’s. Winter Shelter provides a safe refuge from illness, injury and death during inclement weather. The shelter doors are open to anyone in need of shelter during the winter months. For the 2020-2021 winter season, the Winter Shelter will be open everyday from November 1st through April 15th from 7 pm to 7 am at the Lee Center located at 1108 Jefferson St, Alexandria, VA 22314. The closest bus stops are 10A, 10B, DASH Bus 5, and DASH Bus 7. The shelter can be reached at (703) 477-5773. In fiscal year 2020, Winter Shelter housed 309 adults and children.