The shelter portion of the facility has space for 7 men to stay overnight
To access our shelter services, you must meet the following criteria:
You are 16 years of age or older
You are homeless, or about to become homeless
You are not under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
You must complete an in-person screening interview prior to acceptance into the shelter
You must demonstrate a desire to actively work towards permanently getting off the streets
Daily between 5:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. You do not need to call prior to an intake, simply come to our door at 5:30 p.m.
Daily from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast and dinner are served at the shelter, and clients are able to pack a lunch before they leave for the day.
Clients and staff work together, just like a family. House chores, cooking, and doing dishes are assigned to everyone, and together we maintain the home.
Staff also work one-on-one with clients to help them set and achieve goals. Goals can include, but are not limited to:
Our staff are here to help clients with their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Our goal is to work with each client, taking them from a state of homelessness and working with them until they are independent and self-sufficient members of society. We are more than just a bed and a meal - it is our goal to see lives transformed!
Clients are forbidden to bring weapons, any illegal substances, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and/or alcohol into the shelter
Violence, threatened violence, or other illegal conduct is not permitted and will be reported to law enforcement authorities
No smoking or vaping in the shelter
Acts that endanger the health and safety of yourself or others or which substantially interfere with the orderly operation of the facility will not be tolerated
No touching others without their permission
Clients are not to enter other clients' bedrooms
Only one person is to be in the bathroom at a time
No smoking on the premises
No food or beverages (other than water) on the second or third floor
Always treat others and the shelter with respect
Any client who comes to Hope Awaits under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol will not be permitted to stay at the shelter that evening