Giving hope – that’s what Loisann’s Hope House does best. Stories of hope are what help sustain us during difficult times. Our community comes together, inspired, when we work together to give others a hand up — not just a hand out — to end homelessness, and a real chance for a brighter future.
Loisann’s Hope House is the Fredericksburg region’s oldest and largest family homeless shelter. Our mission is to break the cycle of homelessness one family at a time, and our vision is No Family Homeless. Our guiding principles are five-fold:
Our team is recognized throughout the region and state as leaders in making a difference.
Our organization supports four core programs to mitigate homelessness: Emergency Shelter, Rapid Rehousing, Homelessness Helpline, Diversion, and FredPrevent - Prevention. Please click on "Our Programs" at the top to learn more about these services.
Rio Car Washes
Kiwall Business Solutions
Rappahannock Area Health District
Ashley Furniture Homestores and Trivett Furniture
A Chronic Homeless Program - a Christ-centered ministry, supports people experiencing chronic homelessness. Increases homeless access to employment, housing, healthcare, and education. Work includes basic needs center; cold weather shelter; respite house; housing support; volunteerism.
George Washington Regional Commission
The lead agency of the Fredericksburg Continuum of Care that serves as a network of organizations, community residents, and businesses that coordinates initiatives with the primary goal of ending homelessness in the George Washington Region (Planning District 16).