​​Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter

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Katie Furneisen -  Certified Housing Counselor
A graduate of Central High School and East Carolina University, she worked for a little over 10 years in the Mental Health Field in surrounding counties.  Desiring a change and wanting to work in the field of homeless prevention in her area, she accepted the position of Centralized Housing Intake Coordinator with Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter in July of 2016.  
Katie enjoys traveling, being active, looking for the perfect burger, and taking her four legged child, Susie Q, on hikes. 


P.O. Box 386
109 North Main Street, Suite 114
Woodstock, VA 22664
Voice: 540-459-3212
Toll-Free: 855-401-5837



Danny Sheetz- Housing Assistant
Danny joined our staff September 16, 2013 to fill a new position as Housing Assistant. He currently works part time with the Department of Social Services and volunteers with the Free Clinic. He also maintains active involvement in several other non-profit organizations in our community. Danny is a semi-retired medical business owner and former Cardio-Pulmonary Therapist who attended the University of Central Florida.

Are you at risk of homelessness or already homeless? Call the Centralized Intake Number at 540-271-1701 or toll-free 855-831-4116

Sheila Orndorff- Executive Director
Sheila came to us from the corporate world, deciding to make a career change. She joined the Alliance in September, 2000 as Services Coordinator. She is very multi-talented and excelled in this position and was promoted to her present position on July 1, 2005 upon the retirement of her predecessor and mentor, Bea Provost

Janice Dickinson - Housing Assistant

Born  a Shenandoah Valley girl, attended Strasburg High School. Later moved to Richmond Virginia, Formerly employed  as a Manager of a Chemical  Engineering Department; late as an Administrative Assistant to the Director of Technical Services for Kaiser Compressors . Retired 2013.