Emergency Housing and Shelters for the Homeless

Emergency housing provides temporary shelter and services for homeless people. Services may include:

  • Job training
  • Transportation assistance
  • Case management
  • Information and referral to other resources

The Emergency Solutions Grants Program funds the following types of facilities:

24-Hour Emergency Shelter
A facility that provides temporary shelter and services for homeless people in general or for specific subpopulations of the homeless 24 hours per day.

Night Only Emergency Shelter
A facility that provides temporary shelter and services for homeless people in general or for specific subpopulations of the homeless for evening hours only.

Day Only Emergency Shelter
A facility that provides temporary shelter and essential services for homeless people in general, or for specific subpopulations of the homeless only during day hours.

Transitional Living Facility
A facility that provides shelter and services for homeless individuals and families for 6 months to 2 years in a secure and supportive environment designed to help residents achieve self-sufficiency.

Domestic Violence Center
A facility that provides temporary shelter and services to homeless victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault.

Safe Haven
A facility that provides shelter and services to hard-to-reach homeless people with severe mental illness who are on the streets and have been unable or unwilling to participate in supportive services.

Contact

To find a homeless shelter in your community, contact Michael Leach.

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