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Read about the Alternative House, "A Place for Youth in Need," in the Vienna Connection. >>> Read More

Come to an Open Door Information Session and learn about issues facing homeless and at-risk youth, what Alternative House does to help, and how you can get involved. More info>>>


Residential Counselor, Full Time, Emergency Teen Shelter - more info>>>



Open Door Information Sessions

Join us for one hour at our Open Door Information Session:

  • Meet our Executive Director
  • Tour our Emergency Shelter for Teenagers
  • Learn about issues faced by at-risk and homeless youth
  • Find out how Alternative House’s programs and services are helping our most vulnerable population

Open Doors are held the second Tuesday of every month at 10am, 3pm, and 6pm at our Emergency Shelter for Teenagers located at 2100 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA 22182.

Event is informational; we will not ask for donations.

Upcoming Open Door Information Sessions:

  • Tuesday, April 11 at 10:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m.

To attend, please SIGN UP HERE or email

*Please note that an Open Door Information Session is NOT a volunteer orientation; however, attendance is required for all long-term volunteers.