Culpeper Housing and Shelter Services (CHASS)

602 S. Main St., Suite 3, Culpeper, VA  22701                    Phone:  540-825-7434     FAX:  540-825-4399




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Culpeper Housing and Shelter Services (CHASS) operates a 15 bed Emergency Homeless Shelter in Culpeper,

VA.  The shelter is for families and individuals who are literally homeless as a result of:


  • Eviction
  • Loss of home through fire
  • Loss of employment
  • Economic disparity
  • Family/Medical emergency
  • Other unforeseen circumstance


The emergency shelter houses up to 15 people in a group setting.  They share kitchens and common living area.  Families and individuals learn to get along and work together, many times offering help to one another to accomplish their goals.  The shelter provides a temporary place to stay while dealing with crisis issues.  It gives them the time to regain control of their lives and focus on residential stability.


Every shelter resident is provided a case manager.  Case management services include:


  • Budget Counseling
  • Housing Counseling
  • Job Search Services
  • Life Skills Training
  • Referrals to local, state and federal resources
  • Help with developing an individualized housing service plan