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 2023, Winter Shelter housed 278 clients: 262 adults and 16 children.
For the 2023-2024 season, the Winter Shelter is open daily from November 1st through April 15th.
Hours: 7 pm to 7 am
Location: Alexandria Community Shelter, 2355-B Mill Road, Alexandria, VA, 22314
Public Transportation: Dash Bus 30 from Braddock Rd and Bus 32 from King St. Metro drop off at Eisenhower Ave station. From the station, it is a short walk to Winter Shelter.
Shelter Phone: (571) 652-9984
Lavondra Burns, Winter Shelter Coordinator
The Winter Shelter and the Alexandria Community Shelter is a partnership funded by the City of Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services’ Office of Community Services.