Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas


Answering the Call to Care for America’s Most Vulnerable

Guided by our core values -- Caring, Respect, Faith, Quality and Trust -- our mission is to inspire self-reliance, dignity and hope through behavioral health services. With a dedicated staff of more than 750 expert behavioral health professionals, we answer the call to care for our most vulnerable neighbors throughout Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.

Call (301) 459-2020 or e-mail us to schedule an appointment.

Our services help people with:

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    Mental Illness

    Our supports range from 24-hour residential care based on individual needs, independent housing with supportive services, medication management, group therapy, counseling, community support and referral and assistance with the activities of daily living.

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    Substance Abuse

    Volunteers of America Chesapeake is a leader in the field of substance abuse treatment and prevention, offering a continuum of care consisting of supportive services and residential treatment options to assist adults and their families to experience life without addiction and become contributing members of their community.

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    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

    We provide residential programs offering supportive living services, while empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to live independently in their community. Our programs are located throughout Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia.

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Our Core Values and Beliefs about Treatment

  1. Safe shelter enables people to achieve better outcomes.   

  2. Every person has the innate potential for peak health.

  3. The best treatment solutions are community-based.

  4. Recovery is possible with the right care and support.