To foster personal safety, growth and self-sufficiency in adults and their children through freedom from domestic abuse and homelessness.


    The Annual De-Feet Domestic Violence 5K Walk/Run raises funds and awareness for Samaritan House.


    Samaritan House operates 11 emergency shelters and 15 transitional housing units that can house over 110 persons each night.

Ending Domestic Violence and Homelessness Our mission is to foster personal safety, self-sufficiency and personal growth in adults and their children through freedom from domestic abuse and homelessness.




Samaritan House Named United Way Agency of the Year 2014

Fran Thomas, Virginia Beach Public Schools,
Angela Kellam, Samaritan House Executive Director and Jeff Richardson, Treasurer Board of Directors and
President of Beach Commercial Finance

(l to r, Shereese Floyd-Thompson, marketing, Mavis McKenley, board member, Larissa Sutherland, education, Angela Kellam, executive director, Jeff Richardson, board treasurer, Carma Griffin, controller, Grace Orsini, board president & Jody Luck, board)

Samaritan House offers residential, aftercare, and community programs and services, including a comprehensive range of housing options.

Domestic violence crosses ethnic, racial, age, nationality, sexual orientation, religious and socioeconomic lines. Homelessness affects many individuals and families right here in our community.

Volunteers are the foundation for any nonprofit organization. There are many ways you can get involved to help Samaritan House make a difference in our community.

Samaritan House holds many community events to raise awareness as well as charitable donation.

Did you know? An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of
physical assault by an intimate partner each year.
How to Identify Domestic Violence