Alternative House Named Top Non-Profit by Vienna-Tysons Chamber

Alternative House was named “Nonprofit of the Year” by the Vienna Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce. Senator Chap Peterson presented the award at the VTRCC Annual Service Awards dinner on July 20. Over the last 12 months, Alternative House served 230 clients at its residential refuge in Tysons while expanding its homeless youth, young mothers and after school programs.

Alternative House, founded in 1972, transforms the lives of children and youth by helping them stay safe, make positive decisions, achieve educational success, and overcome personal crises by providing counseling, shelter, neighborhood support and after-school programs. Alternative House offers children, youth and families hope for brighter futures. To learn more about Alternative house, visit For more information about the Vienna Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce, see