Portsmouth Area Resources Coalition (PARC)


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Our Mission

To promote self-sufficiency by uniting community resources to meet basic human needs in Portsmouth and Western Chesapeake, Virginia



PARC is a member of the Virginia Coalition for the Homeless and the National Alliance to End Homelessness.

Through the generous donations of individual donors and support from their partner churches, PARC is able to enhance its programs.

Use the following designation numbers for PARC through the Combined Federal Campaign and the United Way to establish convenient payroll deduction.

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) #21105








Support PARC through your tax-deductible contribution.. (Including Donations for Walk for Hope on Sunday, October 11, 2015)



PARC Family Shelter


Renovated In 2014


Open for Families Needing Emergency Housing



For More Information on Emergency Hosuing

Call the Portsmouth Homeless Hotline


Call Information on Other Emergency Assistance

Call PARC Intake Office





For PARC's Emergency Assistance Program


Call: (757) 397-5208

Email: The Assistance Coordinator

Mailing Address:

Portsmouth Area Resources Coalition, Inc

P.O. Box 1183

Portsmouth, VA 23705-1183