Established in 1970 to address the need for affordable housing, Cornerstones has grown to become a significant human services provider and advocate for those struggling to make ends meet in northwestern Fairfax County and the Dulles corridor. In this otherwise wealthy and well-resourced region the number of community residents coming to Cornerstones for one or more services continues to be alarmingly high. During Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18), Cornerstones served approximately 16,920 individuals, including 3,828 families and 6,569 children in northwestern Fairfax County who were experiencing homelessness, living in poverty or facing other needs.
Stability — being there when crisis hits
Cornerstones provides answers for individuals and families who are in crisis, connecting them to resources and support that offer them a measure of control when it is needed most. Read more >>
Cornerstones is there for individuals and families once the crisis has passed, giving them the ability to choose and plan their next steps in an environment that offers time, space and resources to succeed. Read more >>
Hope — building resilience across generations
Cornerstones builds strong families and communities through concrete resources that offer hope and opportunity for a brighter future. Cornerstones partners with community members to lead change initiatives that address root causes of poverty and inequity. Read more >>