Winter Shelter

The Winter Shelter Collaborative is a partnership funded by the Office of Community Services of the City of Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services with services carried out by Carpenter’s Shelter. 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. In fiscal year 2021, Winter Shelter housed 206 adults and 7 children.

For the 2021-2022 winter season, the Winter Shelter is open from November 1st through April 15th. November and April are weather-driven, and December through March are open every day.

Hours:  7 pm to 7 am

Location: ARTC located at 2355-A Mill Road, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Public Transportation: Dash Bus 30 and Bus 32 to stops near Mill Road and the King Street Metro.

Van Pick-up:
     6:20 pm City Hall
     6:30 pm Braddock Road Metro Station (Kiss & Ride) and Carpenter’s Shelter
     6:40 pm Christ House

Contact: (703) 477-5773