Clients were assisted in 2020

Individuals were provided with clothing in 2020

Individuals were helped with Utility bill in 2020

Our Mission

Ghent Area Ministry (GAM) is a  collaboration of faith communities serving the marginalized residents of Norfolk. We do this out of our common commitment to justice


  • Bring Faith Communities Together
  • Provide a Resource Center
  • Empower People in Need

Core Values

  • Collaboration- we partner with diverse faith communites and other service providers
  • Responsibility- we work wisely to help others help themselves
  • Dignitiy- every person is worthy of respect


Ghent Area Ministry serves by addressing the economic, social, and spiritual needs of:

  • People who are homeless (transitional).
  • People with homeless prevention needs, with utility assistance.
  • People who have medical needs, with prescriptions, dental & vision access.
  • People who need a handup not a hand out.
  • People who are hungry.
  • People who have clothing needs, with Coat Closet for men and women.
  • People who have transportation needs, with HRT local and AMTRAK tickets.

2020 - Current Statistcs

Clients were assisted

Individuals were provided with clothing

Individuals were helped with Utility bill

Individuals were provided hygiene kits

Individuals were assisted with prescription scripts

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