Hampton Roads Planning District CommissionHRPDCVA

Housing and Human Services


Shernita L. Bethea, Housing Administrator
Click here to email Shernita L. Bethea

In her capacity as a planner, she works with a variety of organizations and agencies in the effort to promote regional approaches to issues pertaining to the elderly population, services for persons with disabilities as well as various housing issues.

Before coming to HRPDC in 2006, Shernita Bethea was the Program Director for Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia where she developed and managed their Consumer Credit Counseling program, Housing Counseling, Emergency Services and Disaster Response initiatives. Prior to that, she worked as a credit counselor for Consumer Credit Counseling of Hampton Roads. Shernita holds a BA in Psychology from Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia. She is also a Certified Comprehensive Housing Counselor, Certified Financial Health Counselor and holds various other certifications in housing and credit.

Currently Shernita Bethea is the current Past President of the Virginia Association of Housing Counselors and serves on the Board of Directors for Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia and the Hampton Roads Housing Consortium. Shernita has spent countless hours helping agencies and organizations throughout the state of Virginia improve their programs and resources.

Deidre Garrett, Housing Program Specialist
Click here to email Deidre Garrett


Contact Housing & Human Services






8:00am to 4:30pm Monday - Friday

The Regional Building
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320