• 1317 East Brambleton Avenue Norfolk, VA23504
  • 17573904328


Permanent Supportive Housing Program for Formerly Incarcerated Females

The Program, is staffed by a full-time Housing Manager is designed to assist twelve (12) formerly incarcerated individuals with opportunities and comprehensive support services that lead to economic and social stability and healthy lifestyles.

Provides the education, resources, and tools needed to equip the women to become self-sufficient, productive citizens in their respective communities.

Program Components

  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Support Groups
  • Computer Training Sessions
  • Financial Empowerment Classes
  • GED/ABE/Adult Literacy
  • Civic and Community Engagement Projects
  • Certified Life Skills Coach
  • Cultural Outings
  • Employment Assistance
  • Life Skills Training
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Case Management/Follow-Up


The program is not an emergency shelter or halfway house – but a permanent supportive house. All applicants must undergo a three(3) step screening process.

Step One – assessment with a Case Manager in the Second Chances office. (757 664 – 4281).

Based on the Case Manager’s findings, person may receive either a referral to proceed to Step Two or given further instructions.

Step Two – one-on-one interview with the Stanhope Housing Manager.

Step Three- panel interview with the house governing assessment team in which a final decision will be made and additional information provided.

All persons selected must be willing to comply with their individual Success Plans designed to help meet goals and objectives for successful reentry, and abide by the Stanhope House rules and Standard Operating Policies and Procedures.