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PACEM – People and Congregations Engaged in Ministry
P.O. Box 14
Charlottesville, VA 2290

Our office is located at 112 W. Market Street in the Haven building.


DSC04754Jayson Whitehead
Executive Director

As a local journalist, Jayson discovered his passion for serving the homeless and joined PACEM as a member of the seasonal staff in 2011. Now the Executive Director, he is in his eighth season of helping the most vulnerable members of our community.

Phone: 434-973-1234 ex. 104
Email: jayson@pacemshelter.org


LizNybergPhotoLiz Nyberg
Guest Advocate/Case Manager

Liz fell in love with the warm, diverse community of Charlottesville upon arriving in 2010. Through local volunteer work and now as PACEM’s Case Manager, she strengthens the spirits of our most vulnerable community members so they can find their way home safely.

Phone: 434-973-1234 ex. 105
Email: liz@pacemshelter.org


Heather Kellams
Women’s Case Manager

As a Case Manager for the female guests of PACEM, Heather brings a wealth of prior experience in the human services field, including 28 years of providing numerous programs and direct service to at-risk youth and their families, as well as services to women suffering from addiction. Heather’s new passion is focused on helping at-risk women overcome the multitude of difficult barriers in their lives associated with homelessness, by linking them with services aimed at ensuring their lives are healthy and purposeful. Heather also hopes to provide our women with daily care, compassion and support.

Phone: 434-465-5523
Email: heather@pacemshelter.org

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