Get Help

If you’re homeless, hungry, or hurting, we can help.

Need safe shelter?

Are you living on the streets or from couch to couch with family or friends? Are you feeling displaced, hungry, and tired, with nowhere else to turn?

The Union Mission is open 24 hours a day!

For EMERGENCY SHELTER availability, CALL 757-627-8686.

Men – ext. 200
Single women – ext. 354
Women with children – ext. 351

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Contact Us

The Union Mission Ministries is located at
5100 E. Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23502

Contact us

Again, if you need EMERGENCY SHELTER, help is just a phone call away.


Men – ext. 200
Single women – ext. 354
Women with children – ext. 351

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Services for Shelter Guests

Our programs and services meet immediate needs and provide hope for the future.

  • Chapel services and Bible studies
  • Clothing, toiletries, showers, and laundry
  • Spiritual counseling and medical case management
  • Job and life skills counseling
  • Case management (for all guests)
  • Housing and job referrals

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Transformed lives

Others have taken the first step. You can, too.

New people walk through the doors of The Union Mission Ministries every day, looking for help. Sometimes it’s just a meal and a bed. Sometimes it’s love and encouragement, hope and healing, new life and a fresh start. You can find all of these things and more at The Union Mission Ministries. Learn how others have taken that first step… you are not alone.

Walk-in Day Services: CURRENTLY ON HIATUS

The Bashford Men’s Shelter and Women and Children’s Shelter Day Centers provide meals to single men, single women, and women with children in need.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to current health restrictions, please contact us at 627-8686, Men’s Shelter, ext. 200, Women and Children’s Shelter, ext. 331 for available services. We are located at 5100 East Virginia Beach Blvd. in Norfolk.



Need Prayer?

Our staff prays regularly for our shelter guests, the poor in our community, our donors, and each other. How can we pray for you? Please let us know.

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