The Brisben Center is a safe, secure place for transformation where women, men, children and families without housing are provided shelter, a caring staff, a shower, a bed and nutritious meals, 24 hours a day/365 days a year —at no cost to residents.
The Brisben Center provides hand-up, progress-based, accountability-centered supports, creating opportunities for residents to develop livable wage income, address challenges, and acquire new life skills with which to transform homelessness into sustainable re-housing.
If you are in need of shelter and want to participate in our program, please call 540.899.9853 ext. 110
to be screened for eligibility. Please be aware that space is limited.
LITERALLY HOMELESS means sleeping in a car, sleeping outside, or sleeping in any other place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.
You MUST be available to enter the Center if advised there is an opening for you.
Call the Center before making any plans.
Must be at least 18 years old, or under the authorized and on-site care of a legal guardian, and Literally Homeless:
[Literally Homeless — Individual or family who lacks a fixed, regular or adequate nighttime residence, meaning: 1- Has a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not meant for human habitation; 2- Is living in a publicly or privately operated shelter designated to provide temporary living arrangements (including congregate shelters, transitional housing, and hotels and motels paid for by charitable organizations or by federal, state, and local government programs); or 3- Is exiting an institution where (s)he has resided for 90 days or less and who resided in an emergency shelter or place not meant for human habitation immediately before entering institution.]