Emergency Shelter

The Rescue Mission is open to serve 365 days a year. We welcome all who are in need and wish to seek our services.

We are excited to introduce a new system for our Emergency Shelter. This system will be focused on maximizing the potential of each guest in a way that best fits where they are, and what services they are open to.


  • Entry point for all new guests
  • Will be ongoing, available nightly
  • Includes Meals, Emergency Shelter and Fralin Free Clinic Services


  • For guests who are ready to take advantage of the full services offered by the Rescue Mission and our partners
  • Includes all the benefits of Entry plus:
    • Case Management
    • Guest Development Classes & Coaching
    • Chapel & Spiritual Direction
  • Each Establish guest will be on an individualized plan with demonstrated progress toward their personal goals and coordinated care from all Mission Services
  • Establish guests have the opportunity to serve on a Guest Council to provide input back to staff on needs and improvements


Coming Soon!


Individuals or families wishing to stay the night in the Women and Children’s Shelter need to bring:

  • One large suitcase per person
  • Medications
  • Custody papers, if applicable

Intakes are daily.

Individuals wishing to stay the night in Men’s Shelter are asked to bring:

  • One large suitcase per person
  • Medications

Intakes will begin when the shelter opens at 4:30pm.

For more information about accessing our Men’s Shelter, Women’s Shelter, Family Shelter, and Respite Care, call (540) 343-7227. For more information about what you need to do if you need to stay at the Rescue Mission, check out our Frequently Asked Questions.