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Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter
Mailing: P.O. Box 386
Woodstock, VA 22664
Physical Address: 109 North Main Street, Suite 114
Woodstock, VA 22664
Centralized Intake: 540-271-1701
Voice: 540-459-3212
Toll-Free: 855-401-5837
Fax: 540-459-3235
E-mails:
Executive Director
Services Coordinator
Housing Assistant
Salvation Army Assistant

Welcome to Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter

Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter was created as a result of several meetings in 1989 attended by about 25 to 30 representatives of the community including concerned citizens, ministers, DSS caseworkers, Salvation Army, Sheriff's Department, church outreach groups, Habitat for Humanity, and Blue Ridge Legal Services. The concern was that there was no mechanism in this County to assist homeless families while keeping the family together as a unit.

Our mission at Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter is to prevent homelessness by providing temporary shelter and supportive services designed to enable clients to achieve independence.  


Are you at risk of homelessness or already homeless? Call the Centralized Intake Number at 540-271-1701 or toll-free 855-831-4116

Due to new federal and state guidelines, anyone requesting financial assistance must be screened by a regional Centralized Intake. When you call the Northern Shenandoah Valley Centralized Intake, staff will assess your needs and refer you to the appropriate agencies. This phone line is answered Monday- Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter is now accepting applications for a part-time position for a grant funded program titled “Tenant Based Rental Assistance”. This position requires an energetic and positive professional to respond to clients calls requesting assistance with their housing. While screening for program eligibility and making appropriate referrals for service or to other outside service agencies. The position requires significant data entry and the ability to maintain a complex database. The program administrator position will be required to conduct outreach and maintain relationships with area non-profits/governmental agencies providing services to homeless families and individuals. The position may also serves as an agency receptionist and will require face to face interaction with clients and the public. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to multi-task, problem solve, adapt to change, and demonstrate a willingness to take on additional duties when required. Applicants must be willing to travel and work from several near-by counties as needed. Bi-lingual candidates are preferred, but not required. To apply: Mail a resume, cover letter, and three references to Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter P.O. Box 386, Woodstock, VA 22664 or via email to sased@shentel.net by July 24 2015. Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.