Clyde Takes Steps Toward Success

Clyde Takes Steps Toward Success

Clyde has been homeless for twenty years. Let this sink in as you think about the past two decades. Born in Gary, IN, he remembers moving to Virginia Beach and being a sixth grader at Linkhorn Park Elementary. His stepfather served in the U.S. Navy. Childhood was...
Timothy is “Moving on Up”

Timothy is “Moving on Up”

Timothy has been homeless for over 35 years. This changed on June 25th when JCOC’s housing support specialists helped him move into a 1-bedroom apartment! Besides a few unstable housing experiences in his life, this is Timothy’s very first place of his own. Exciting...
Combat Marine Veteran Finds Refuge

Combat Marine Veteran Finds Refuge

Vince is a Marine combat veteran. He was homeless last summer. As we observe Military Appreciation Month throughout May, two words that should never be side by side are “homeless” and “veteran”. This man’s welcoming Chamorro culture flows freely from him. Growing up...
Area’s Hungry Receive Over 15,000 Meals

Area’s Hungry Receive Over 15,000 Meals

#TeamJCOC’s volunteer groups have helped to provide over 15,000 to-go meals since March 16th. Guests also often receive a snack bag with their meal. People like Frank. Caring. Humble. Compassionate. These three words describe a regular JCOC guest named Frank. He...
VA Beach City Council Approves Campus Rebuild

VA Beach City Council Approves Campus Rebuild

Dear Friend, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 was a historical moment for JCOC and those we have the privilege of serving every day. The Virginia Beach City Council unanimously approved our Campus Rebuild plan! This incredible news means that after eight years of diligent...