Please do not use these email addresses to request assistance.
You MUST call the office during normal business hours to
discuss your particular situation.

Director of Ministries - Alicia Mathews
Alicia came to St. Columba with a history in psychology, crisis intervention and
grant writing.  After serving as Case Manager for two years and Assistant Director
for 8 months, she was asked to become the director in June 2005.  Alicia can be
reached at

Assistant Director - Helmi Ortiz
Helmi has been with St. Columba for over 40 years.  She has served in all
capacities over the years, including that of bookkeeper, and has been instrumental
in St. Columba’s growth through the years.  Helmi can be reached at

Homeless Advocate - Charmisa Sherrod
Missy has been with St. Columba since 2016, starting as our Day Center Assistant.  
She moved into our Homeless Advocate position in March of 2018.  Missy works
with clients who come in for food from our Food Pantry, are seeking additional
services as Day Center clients and is responsible for a majority of our data entry for
the Day Center.  Missy can be reached at

Day Center Assistant - Archie Walden
Archie joined our team in March of 2020 as our Day Center Assistant.  He brought
a background of experience and skills that have been easily transferred to our
Day Center setting, making him a perfect fit for our organization.  

Case Manager - Ike Bingham
Ike has been with St. Columba since 1999.  He oversees clients in the Next Step
Transitional Housing Program  and is responsible for maintenance of the four
transitional houses. Ike can be reached at
St. Columba Ecumenical Ministries, Inc.
2114 Lafayette Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23509             Phone: 757-627-6748          Fax: 757-622-2569